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
Save the date!
It is with great sadness that the BPC learned of the passing on 4 April of one of the pioneers of British psychoanalysis, Betty Joseph.
Listen to the BBC Radio 4 coverage of the joint BPC & UKCP survey on quality psychotherapy services in the NHS, published earlier this year here
Service user Louisa, shares her experience of psychotherapy services, both in the NHS and privately, poignantly describing lower intensity treatments as a sticking plaster over a deep wound and that psychoanalysis gave her a language for the things that she couldn't speak of before.