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Online continuing education for psychologists
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Frank Lachmann

Frank M. Lachmann, Ph.D. is a teacher, supervisor and member of the Founding Faculty of the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York; and a Clinical Assistant Professor, in the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is author or co-author of more than 150 journal publications. He is co-author with Joe Lichtenberg and Jim Fosshage of four books including: A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication in Psychoanalysis (Analytic Press, 2002), and Psychoanalysis and Motivational Systems: A New Look (Routledge, 2010}. With Beatrice Beebe he wrote Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions (Analytic Press, 2002) and The Origins of Attachment (Routledge, 2014). He is sole author of Transforming Aggression: Psychotherapy with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient (Aronson, 2000) and Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations (Analytic Press, 2008). Pat Ogden


Past and present Confer events
The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Online module

Character Pathology - Working with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 June 2015







Book of the Month
Tea with Winnicott
Author: Professor Brett Kahr

Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those by Sigmund Freud. And yet how many mental health professionals have actually managed to read and digest the nearly twenty published volumes of Winnicott’s books, chapters, essays, reviews, and letters?... read more...
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Professor Peter Fonagy

Professor Peter Fonagy considers the research to show what treatments are most effective when working with children and adolescents suffering from anxiety, ADHD, depression, relationship and conduct problems... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...