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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

George Marshall

George Marshall co-founded COIN in 2004 with Richard Sexton, and he is currently Director of Projects. George has 25 years of experience working across the environmental spectrum – from community level protest groups to senior positions in Greenpeace and the Rainforest Foundation to consultancy work for governments and businesses. He is an expert advisor to the Welsh Government on public communications. George writes widely on climate change issues including articles for The New Statesman, The Guardian, New Scientist and The Ecologist and is the creator of the blogsite www.climatedenial.org which examines our psychological responses to climate change. George has written two books: Carbon Detox (Hamlyn Gaia) in 2010 addressed personal behaviour, and in 2014 Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired To Ignore Climate Change (Bloomsbury US) written for a general public audience on the psychology of climate change


Past and present Confer events
Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Online module

The Psychology of Inspired Collective Climate Change Action
Saturday 21 November 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 Winnicotts 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...