Dr Susie Orbach

Dr Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst and writer. She co-founded The Women’s Therapy Centre in 1976 and The Women’s Therapy Centre Institute, a training institute in New York, in 1981.

Her books include Fat is a Feminist Issue, Hunger Strike, On Eating, What’s Really Going on Here, Towards Emotional Literacy, The Impossibility of Sex and Bodies. Her latest book In Therapy is from the highly regarded BBC Radio 4 series of the same name which drew 2 million listeners.

She has a clinical practice seeing individuals and couples and is a member of The Balint Consultancy. She convenes the UK chapter of www.endangeredbodies.org


http://www.any-body.org /


Online Modules

Past and Current Confer Events


The Future in the Consulting Room
Saturday 27 July 2019

Confer’s 20th Anniversary Conference!
Saturday 24 November 2018

Women on the Couch
Saturday 16 June 2018

Psychotherapy is a Cultural Issue
Saturday 22 April 2017

Practising Relational Psychoanalysis – A Seminar Exploring Core Themes in Contemporary Psychotherapy
Saturday 28 April 2012

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge Of Understanding And Working With Intimacy – A Multi-Disciplinary Conference
19 & 20 June 2009

Susie Orbach – Three Papers for Discussion
28 February 2009

The Practitioner’s Body
Friday 4 & Saturday 5 April 2008

The Psychotherapeutic Challenge of Working with Envy New Theory and Clinical Work Explored
8 December 2008

Live Supervision
28 January to 18 March 2010

Psychotherapeutic Work with Structures and Disorders of the Self
Wednesday 14 April – Wednesday 14 July 2010