Carine Minne and Lydia Chambers on Leslie Sohn

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Organised by:

The Melanie Klein Trust

11 June 2022

Time: 16:00 - 17:30

Price: £20

Location: online


Leslie Sohn’s psychoanalytic contributions to understanding violence

Carine Minne will introduce some of the key contributions made by the psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Leslie Sohn, particularly in working with patients who have been extremely violent. Sohn assessed, treated and supervised hundreds of patients in his 62-year career in the British National Health Service and he revolutionised the thinking around violent behaviour in mentally disordered offenders and in particular, the apparently inexplicable and often bizarre violent acts carried out by mentally ill patients. Lydia Chambers will present current clinical vignettes from her work to illustrate the continuing relevance of his ideas.

Carine Minne – is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist, with extensive experience in working with violent patients at Broadmoor High Security Hospital. She is President of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forensic Psychotherapy.

Lydia Chambers – is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and a consultant at the Maudsley Hopsital where she runs an acute psychiatric inpatient ward. She has training and experience in general medicine, older adult psychiatry, medical psychotherapy, perinatal psychiatry, community general adult psychiatry and acute inpatient psychiatry.

This event will be chaired by psychoanalyst, Emma Staples Hotopf

Everyone who registers will receive a link to a recording of the event a few days afterwards, which will be available to view for one month.

We are holding these events together with and in support of 10 Windsor Walk, a satellite site of the British Psychoanalytical Society linked to the Maudsley Hospital, where many Kleinian analysts have developed their work and their ideas.

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