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Event:Tansgender,Gender & Psychoanalysis AN EXHIBITION 6-15 March


Monday 6th March - Wednesday 15th March 2017
11am - 6pm Exhibition closed Weds 8 Mar - Fri 10 Mar re-opens Sat 11th March
Draper Hall Hampton Street London SE17 3AN
a short walk from Elephant and Castle underground and mainline train station

This exhibition is part of the conference fringe week
The Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Susu Laroche | Rosemary Cronin | Gili Avissar | Kika Nicolela | Jade Chorkularb | Olga Guse | Celia Dearden-Briggs
Susan Plover | Hattie Salisbury | Sally Jones | Jenny

Event: 2017 APP AGM and Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture

2017 Annual Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture
Friday 24 March 2017

Restructuring Fragility
results of a randomised controlled trial of intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) for treatment-resistant depression

Dr Joel Town Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine & Dentistry

DISCUSSANT: Dr Susan McPherson University of Essex

A decade ago Lord Layard drew attention to the scandal of unmet need for treatment for depression: IAPT was born. A decade on the scandal is that over 1M patients each year are leaving IAPT without having recovered.

Publication of landmark psychoanalytic psychotherapy for depression study

A landmark research study has been published in the World Psychiatry Journal by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Mental Health Trust.

The Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS) provides significant evidence for the efficacy of long-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy for NHS patients suffering from chronic depression.

Started over ten years ago, the study is the first randomised controlled trial in the NHS to establish if this type of psychotherapy can help people not helped by treatments currently provided: antidepressants, short-term courses of counselling or cognitive behavioural