BPA open afternoon

15:00 - 17:00 London

Explore training as psychoanalyst

  • Come and hear presentations about psychoanalysis and BPA Training
  • Explore whether training in psychoanalysis is right for you – now

aesthetic conflict: the impact of the psychoanalytic setting on highly traumatised adults by Ellie Roberts

11:00 - 13:30 Oxford

This paper explores the impact of the psychoanalytic setting on highly traumatised adults, diagnosed with Borderline Personalities, attending the Fitzjohn Unit at the Tavistock Centre.

audiences with authors. making room for madness in mental health - Marcus Evans

11:00 - 13:00 London

This Audiences with Authors event will host Marcus Evans discussing his book 'Making Room for Madness in Mental Health: The Psychoanalytic Understanding of Psychotic Communications'.

skin series 3 - psychic skin: a metaphor for the containing function of the psyche by Martin Schmidt

19:15 - 22:00 London

In this paper, Martin Schmidt applies the concept of psychic skin to analytic work with people suffering from personality disorders and psychoses. 

satanic error - the value of William Blake’s mythology for clinical practice and everyday life

11:00 - 12:30 Oxford

The poet and artist William Blake was profoundly affected by the impact of the industrial revolution and railed against ‘Satanic Mills’. For Blake these ‘mills’ represent