An overview on the treatment of eating disorders. Practical guidelines on how to recognise an eating disorder through combined use of interview and questionnaire measures; how to create a problem formulation, and plan a programme of treatment drawing on a combination of clinical skills drawn from cognitive behavioural and third wave therapies. For further informations…

Most children go through a temporary phase of picky eating, however a significant number will have persistent feeding difficulties throughout childhood. These include avoiding or refusing certain foods and having a very limited dietary range often connected to characteristics of the autism spectrum. The impact of persistent food refusal can be devastating, with parental anxiety…

Elisabeth Roudinesco is a French  academic historian and psychoanalyst. She is head of research in history at University of Paris VII – Denis Diderot. Briefly in London for the launch of her new book LACAN: In Spite of Everything (Verso) she reflects on Lacan’s extraordinary legacy as well as aspects of his trajectory not previously…

The workshop will explore metaphor as an idiom of language and its relationship with image, symbol, analogy, simile and story. It will examine how therapists, counsellors and coaches can use metaphor and storytelling in their work and will enhance participants’ skills in this area whatever their theoretical orientation or client group.  It will cover commonly…