Rozsika Parker, author of Torn in Two: The Experience of Maternal Ambivalence and The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine, represented WPF/FPC on the BJP’s Board for many years. She remained a member of the Journal’s Editorial Advisory Panel until her death in 2010. She was well known for her commitment to creativity, in both art and clinical practice, and our new Essay Prize focuses on a critical engagement with this theme.
I am writing this on behalf of the ISPS* UK psychodynamics and psychosis research group. This is a small group currently focusing on taking small steps towards being closer to a position where an RCT is feasible and fundable.
Connecting Conversations - Exploring creativity through conversations between psychoanalysts and creative practitioners
This series has now been running for 7 years and there are over 40 recorded events on the website http://www.connectingconversations.org, which attract a world-wide audience. Interviewees range from visual artists to novelists, from dancers to comedians, from photographers to theatre directors, and have included Grayson Perry, Howard Jacobson,The Ballet Boyz and Jo Brand.
First Notice of the Four-Section Conference of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector
(Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Adults, Child/Adolescents, Groups, Couple and Families)
On Sameness and Otherness
June 26 – 28, 2015 Berlin, Germany
Organised by EFPP, DGPT, DPG, DPV, DGAP, DGIP, VaKJP, D3G, BVPPF
Further information will be available soon: www.efpp-berlin2015.de
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