COVID-19: reflective discussions

10:00 - 17:30

The Scientific and Applied Activities Committee of the bpf is pleased to announce a series of informal, reflective workshops on Zoom for members to share and process experiences of working in the pandemic.

members' forum

10:00 - 12:00

Sadly the Member Forums scheduled for March and planned for the summer term to be followed by a garden party were cancelled due to Covid-19. 

We are therefore delighted to announce that we have re-scheduled our Members’ Forum for Saturday, September 12th, 10.00 am to 12.00 on Zoom. 

Jung reading group 2020-2021

08:45 - 13:15

Jung reading group 2020/2021

Jung reading group 2020-2021- Discounted fee

08:45 - 13:15

Jung reading group 2020/2021- Discounted fee

Jung reading group 2020-2021- Instalment 1

08:45 - 13:15

Jung reading group 2020/2021- Instalment 1

seminar - the sound of silence: analytic receptivity and the space of the session

10:30 - 12:30 Oxford

Wessex event. This paper opens up a discussion on the silent patient and what may be enabled and what prevented by a consistent resort to silence over an extended period.

dream sequences in shakespeare

11:00 - 12:30 Oxford

Wessex event. Meg Harris Williams will be talking about her forthcoming book "Dream Sequences in Shakespeare". She will consider Shakespeare’s dream sequences and plays, and why Shakespeare’s intuitive psychoanalytical method helps us to clarify our personal conflicts in our current times.

jung - lacan dialogues: time in analysis

14:00 - 17:00

Gwion Jones and David Henderson will elaborate on the history and development of the concept of an analytic relationship in the work of Jung and Lacan, and reflect on some of the implications for clinical work.

the comparative clinical method – an online day workshop

09:30 - 18:00

Open to those who attended the previous workshops and to those new to the method, this is the fourth workshop on the Comparative Clinical Method (CCM) that we are putting on for members.

The workshop will consist of a presentation by one member of the group of a piece of their analytic work, which the group will use to construct the different elements of the “working model” of the presenting therapist.

trans-itory identities: some psychoanalytic reflections on transgender identities

10:30 - 13:00 Oxford

Wessex event. In this event, Alessandra Lemma discusses the ways in which this identity label encompasses a complex range of internal psychic positions in relation to consciously stated sexual preferences and gender identifications.

the violent human - bpf annual conference

10:00 - 18:30 London

The bpf Annual Conference, ‘The Violent Human’ is an exploration of the origins and expression of violence in human personal and social relationships in its many manifestations (including on the environment).