The Dynamics of Influence, BPAS Edinburgh Conference

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Organised by:

British Psychoanalytical Society (incorporating the Institute of Psychoanalysis)

27 April 2024

Time: 09:15 - 17:30

Price: Standard: £150 | Concession: £100. (subsidised places may be available)


The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
11 Queen Street

United Kingdom

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A day conference organised by the British Psychoanalytical Society, to explore the influence the patient and the analyst have on each other, the understanding of which has implications for both the clinical situation and beyond. Three senior psychoanalysts will give papers followed by discussion with the chair and the audience.

Interactive Pressures: the Choreography of the Session. Speaker: Michael Feldman
Chair: Helga Skogstad

An Exploration of how the Past Influences the Present in the Treatment of an Infant. Speaker: Mary Short
Chair: Angela Joyce

The Anxiety of Influence: Clinical Thinking in Retrospect. Speaker: Rosemary Davies
Chair: Michael Parsons

Vic Sedlak, President of the British Psychoanalytical Society, will be the overall conference chair.

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