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I am MA psychology and now 3 years psychoanalysis study and both personal analysis with professor alimoradian online from paris
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Iris Aleida Pinzón Arteaga is a psychologist, social researcher, and Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at University of Albany, New York. She’s a member of the interdisciplinary research group ‘Violence, Language, and Cultural Studies’ of the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga (Colombia). Her research involves the deployment of psychoanalytic concepts and critical...
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Dr Thi Gammon is a Research Associate with King’s College London’s Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries. She has a PhD in Media Studies from the Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) and a master’s degree in Global Media from the University of Westminster. Prior to her academic career,...
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Callum Blades MA, BA (hons) is an interdisciplinary lecturer and PhD researcher at Bournemouth University with a background in psychosocial studies, psychodynamics and psychoanalysis, applying to political culture, conspiracy theories and contemporary society. He works with scholars, academics, counsellors and political theorists in order to contribute further knowledge of psychosocial...
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I am currently a PhD candidate in Psychology interested in exploring how young children (ages 6 - 9 years old) construct their 'racial' identity within a specific educational context in South Africa. I am using a psychosocial framework and particularly interested in narrative/discursive methods alongside psychoanalytic understanding (contemporary attachment theory)...
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I am Professor of Health Humanities and Psychosocial Studies at the University of Stavanger in Norway. I have a humanities background and hold a PhD in Cultural Studies (University of Leeds, 2006). In broad terms, my research is characterized by interdisciplinary engagement across the humanities, social sciences, health sciences and...
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COSCA qualified relational psychodynamic psychotherapist and qualitative researcher at the University of Edinburgh.
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Currently a retired social worker but busy involved in writing 2 manuscripts on race and racism issues with hope of publishing the books in the near future.
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Tosin Tunrayo Olonisakin is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Studies at Ekiti State University, Nigeria. She has Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in psychology. She is currently an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Health Sciences, Hamburg...
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Julian Manley's research is focussed on the use of advanced psychosocial group methods such as social dreaming, theorised from a Deleuzian perspective and applied to situations of social and affective complexity such as climate change and community wealth building.
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I am a lecturer and a Programme Director in counselling & psychotherapy at the Psychosocial Department, Birkbeck University of London, and an associate senior lecturer in language and intercultural education at King’s College London. I am also a doctoral researcher at the Open University where I am about to complete...
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Jane is a psychodynamic counsellor and psychotherapist and the director of two counselling and psychotherapy centres in Colchester and Ipswich. She has managed health services for more than 23 years and been practicing for over 20 years in a variety of healthcare and mental health settings. She is interested in...
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Sophie Savage is an Associate Lecturer in Sociology working at the University of the West of England. Sophie is a disabled academic, and psycho-social researcher with an interest in Disability Rights, Post Humanism and Autoethnography.
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Stephen Frosh is Professor in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. He has a background in academic and clinical psychology and was Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Vice Dean at the Tavistock Clinic, London, in the 1990s. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences,...
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Marilyn Charles, PhD, ABPP is a psychologist and psychoanalyst at the Austen Riggs Center; Co-Chair, Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society (APCS); and Scholar of the British Psychoanalytic Council. Affiliations include Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis; Universidad de Monterrey; Harvard Medical School. Books include: Patterns; Constructing Realities; Learning from...
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Researching a PhD at QMUL: a non-fiction novel centred on a relative’s experiences of high-security psychiatric institutions (Broadmoor, Ashworth, Rampton) in England from 1972-2002. My work combines social histories and theoretical analysis of life in psychiatric carceral institutions and explores experiences of mental distress in the context of inter-generational trauma,...
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With a PhD in social sciences, as well as practical experience as a qualified social worker, I enjoyed an academic career until my retirement in 2021. Focusing primarily on the organization, management and delivery of services to children and their families, I have researched and published my work over three...
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Have worked in Public Health for 17 years and recently completed a PhD at Manchester Metropolitan University using an ethnographic psycho-social method to understand how volunteering affects psychological wellbeing in the contexts of health inequalities.
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Jem was one of the founders of the Association of Psychosocial Studies. Formerly a sociologist at the University of the West of England and Pro-VC. Now, and for some time, a psychotherapist and member of Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy, the British Psychoanalytic Council and the College of Psychoanalysts. Occasionally teaching...
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I am a Lecturer in Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex, as well as co-director, alongside Dr Jordan Osserman, of the BA in Psychoanalytic and Psychosocial Studies. I teach and write about psychoanalysis, colonialism, 'race' and racism. I have published articles and chapters on Frantz Fanon, Octave...
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Joanna Fortune is an accredited psychotherapist specialising in the parent-child relationship. She is the author of 4 best-selling books (15-Minute Parenting 0-7 years; 8-12 years; Teenage years and Why We Play). She is the host of the 15-Minute parenting podcast. She founded the Solamh Parent Child Relationship Clinic in Dublin...
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Jacinta Kent is a Group analyst in Training, Trauma-Informed Therapist and Intersectional Practice Consultant, with experience of working in the NHS, private practice, and third sector. She specialises in working with survivors of trauma and psychosocial activism. She is an associate member of the Institute of Group Analysis and registered...
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Rebecca Hutten is an independent researcher and Associate Lecturer, in Psychology and Social Sciences, at The Open University. She trained as a social anthropologist and worked as a policy analyst in Central Government before joining the University of Sheffield as Research Fellow in applied psychological therapies to work on the...
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Dr Lindsey Nicholls has recently retired from full time work at the University of Essex. She has worked at universities and clinical departments in London, UK and Cape Town, South Africa. Her doctoral work explored a psychoanalytic understanding of care through the lived experiences of occupational therapists and their clients....
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Dr Deborah L. S. Wright, is a BPC registrant, a Psychotherapist in private practice and an Academic, Lecturer, and the Programme Director of the Clinical Professional Doctorate Programs, in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at The University of Essex, as well as an Artist, Printmaker, and Illustrator. Her...
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Dr Karen Ciclitira is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Professor at Middlesex University's Psychology Department. Karen's academic activities include publications in scientific and psychology journals, supervision of doctoral students, and teaching and training within both the university and private sectors. She also sees clients for therapy in Belsize Park,...
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Luis Jimenez, MD, MSc. DipPsy, PhD Research Director/ Senior Lecturer/ UEL/School of Psychology/ BSc[Hons] counselling Executive Board/ Association of Psychosocial Studies UK Editorial Board/ Journal of Psychosocial Studies International Erich Fromm Society British Sociological Association British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences/ The Open University
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Tom Fielder is a PhD researcher in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck. His doctoral research engages Brexit and psychoanalysis to think through the subjective dimension of contemporary politics. He has published academic articles in History of the Human Sciences and the Journal of Psychosocial Studies.
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Peter Redman has worked in the Sociology Department at the Open University for over 25 years. He has a background in cultural studies and is a former editor of 'Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society' and the Palgrave 'Studies in the Psychosocial' series.
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Chris Mowles is Professor of Complexity and Management and Director of the Doctor of Management programme at the University of Hertfordshire.
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Psychologist, Director of the Else-Frenkel-Brunswik Institute and the Centre of Excellence for Research on Right-Wing Extremism and Democracy, both at the University of Leipzig. Chair of Social Psychology and Intercultural Practice at Sigmund Freud University Berlin. Together with Elmar Brähler, he is responsible for the Leipzig Authoritarianism Studies on right-wing...
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Holistic psychologist & doctor M.B.B.S., M.A.Psychology, CBT, NLP practitioner, Hypnotherapist & currently doing my own research in neurosciences. About my practice. I am a firm believer of the mind and have a holistic approach to healing the mind and body.
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Helene Aarseth is Professor at Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo. She is interested in psychosocial theory, Bourdieu and Frankfurt School Theory. Her research focuses on gender, class and everyday life, with a particular emphasis on parenting and social class. She is currently involved in a research project on...
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Dr. Martin Lüdemann holds an MA in Organisational Analysis from the University of East London and is a graduate of the Psychology Diploma Programme (industrial and organizational psychology) of the University of Darmstadt, Germany. He has been working as a psychologist and supervisor for 30 years. He consults, supports and...
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Shona is Reader and Research Degrees Director in the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University. She is a member of the Centre for Race Education and Decoloniality and the founder of WhiteSpaces. Her scholarship covers welfare politics and governance, state practices, identities and the broader material-cultural-affective politics through...
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I am a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and a retired academic from the Faculty of Education, U of Cambridge.
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Studied Modern History at Magdalen College Oxford; Sociology at the LSE; and Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham University. Lectured at Enfield College of Technology/Middlesex University. Current focus: 'psychosocietal within eco-geopolitical studies in general and biographic-narrative (BNIM) interviewing in particular. Favourite thinkers: Gramsci and Ogden. Currently writing update of 2001 textbook.
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I am a counselling psychologist working in the NHS. My background in therapeutic community work oriented me towards attending to the role of power in psychological therapy practice. This, and my involvement in service user led initiatives, motivated me to research user involvement in NHS mental health services, using psychosocial...
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Lizaveta is an Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London, and a Research Officer in the FREEPSY Project at the University of Essex.
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Candida Yates is Professor of Culture and Communication at Bournemouth University; she applies a psychosocial approach to culture, politics and society and has published widely in that field. She works with academics, clinicians, creatives and cultural organisations to create new understandings of emotion and affect in the public sphere. At...
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Adopting a discourse analytic and psychoanalytic approach to social and political analysis, my research engages broadly with theories of ideology, political economy, and democracy, seeking to delimit a field of investigation I call critical fantasy studies. I am especially interested in the role fantasy can play in helping us understand...
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Ambrose Hogan works part-time in teacher education, balancing academic responsibilities with childcare, other public service duties, and research into how psychoanalytic thinking can assist us understand day-to-day teaching. He is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Council, and is also engaged in performance practice.
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I am a professor at the Department of Caring and Ethics at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Stavanger, Norway, and leads the research group “Professional Relations in Welfare Professions”. Through a psycho-social perspective, I have a special interest in the emotional, existential, relational, and ethical aspects...