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Kate White

Kate White was until recently Editor of the journal, Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis and is currently Series Editor of The John Bowlby Memorial Conference Monographs. She is also a training therapist, supervisor and teacher at The Bowlby Centre where she trained.

Prior to training as a psychotherapist Kate was a senior lecturer at The South Bank University, London, in the Department of Nursing and Community Health Studies. In addition to working as an individual psychotherapist, Kate writes about psychotherapy education and runs workshops on the themes of attachment and trauma in clinical practice. Informed by her experience of growing up in South Africa, she has long been interested in the impact of race and culture on theory and on clinical practice. She has edited three books, Unmasking Race, Culture and Attachment in the Psychoanalytic Space; What do we see? What do we think? What do we feel? (Karnac, 2006) and Touch: Attachment and the Body. (Karnac, 2004), Talking Bodies: How do we integrate working with the body in psychotherapy from an attachment and relational perspective? (Karnac, 2013) and co-edited a three others. Sexuality and Attachment in Clinical Practice, (Karnac, 2007), a second with Sarah Benamer Trauma and Attachment (Karnac 2008) and a third with Judy Yellin, Shattered States, Disorganised Attachment and its Repair, Karnac (2012). Her forthcoming book, co-edited with Angela Cotter and Hazel Leventhal, reflects her current and developing thinking in the applications of insights from attachment theory to the world of dementia, memory loss and ageing to which she brings both personal and professional experience.

Attachment - New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis

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

Psychotherapy is a Cultural Issue
Saturday 22 April 2017

The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Saturday 9 July 2016

Space in Mind
Monday evenings 18 January – 21 March 2016

Transforming Losses
Monday evenings 5 October - 7 December 2015

Attachment Theory in Practice
Monday evenings from 22 January to 28 April 2013

Therapeutic Alliance
10 Wednesday evenings from 9 April 2008

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...