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Online continuing education for psychologists
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Dr Jessica Yakeley

Jessica Yakeley is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy at the Portman Clinic and Director of Medical Education and Associate Medical Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society. She has published widely on topics including medical education, violence, risk assessment, prison health, and antisocial personality disorder, and is Editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She is research lead for the RCPsych Psychotherapy Faculty, and for the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC). She is currently leading the national development of new services for a multi-site randomised-controlled trial of mentalization-based treatment for antisocial personality disorder as part of the National Personality Disorder Offender Pathways Strategy. Dr Jessica Yakeley


Past and present Confer events
Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies
Online module

Unravelling Psychopathy
Saturday 12 March 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...

Did you know?
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...