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Confer
Online continuing education for psychologists
Confer Speakers

Joanna Wise

Joanna Wise is a psychologist and Horticultural Therapist, currently engaged in research on a PHA-funded 2 year pilot project in Northern Ireland looking at the active therapeutic elements of an 8-week Horticultural Therapy programme for 'hard-to-engage' males, including (but not exclusively for) veterans. In her clinical work she specialises in trauma, and as part of her Counselling Psychology doctoral thesis, is currently on placement at the Traumatic Stress Clinic and the London Veterans' Service, at St Pancras Hospital. Her book, Digging for Victory: Horticultural Therapy with Veterans for Post-Traumatic Growth was published by Karnac Books (2015).


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

Post-Traumatic Growth
15 October 2016







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

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