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Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Jon Sletvold

Jon Sletvold is a licensed specialist in clinical psychology and psychotherapy. He was founding Board Director and is currently Faculty, Training and Supervising Analyst at the Norwegian Character Analytic Institute. He is former chair of the Psychotherapy Speciality Board of the Norwegian Psychological Association. He is the co-editor of two previous books (in Norwegian), and the author of the recently published book: The Embodied Analyst - From Freud and Reich to Relationality, which has won the Gradiva Award for the Best Book 2015. Routledge Taylor and Frances Group, January 2014.

Articles:
Sletvold, J. (2015). Embodied empathy in psychotherapy: Demonstrated in supervision. Body, movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research and Practice, 10, 2, 82-93.
Sletvold, J. (2016). The analyst's body: A relational perspective from the body. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 13: 186-200.

DOI: 10.1080/1551806X.2016.1156433.

Sletvold, J. (2016). Freud's three theories of neurosis: Towards a contemporary theory of trauma and defence. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 26: 460-475. DOI.org/10.1080/10481885.1190611.


Past and present Confer events
Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy
Online module

Reaching Embodied Integration
Saturday 11 July 2015

Psychotherapeutic Listening with the Body
A skills development workshop

Saturday 6 December 2014

Mirror Neurons, Embodies Empathy and the Boundaries of the Self
Friday (eve) 10 and Saturday 11 January 2014







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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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