BPC Trainees’ Conference 2016

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Trainees’ Conference 2016

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Trainees’ Conference 2016

Being Both: the Individual and the Group

5 March 2016, Islington, London

£45 (BPC Trainees & Registrants)

£55 (Non-BPC)

The 2016 Trainees’ Association conference will explore the tensions between our individual identities as practitioners and belonging within the professional community.

The day is jam-packed with debates, papers, workshops and experiencial sessions focusing on the realities of working today.

The event is open to all, both trainees and qualified practitioners.

Conference Exclusive! Attendees at the conference will have access to our ‘career clinics’ with senior practitioners from across the sectors. This is a great opportunity to seek guidance on your career, raise concerns, or just grill experienced practitioners on life as a psychotherapist!

Book online today here

Space at the conference is limited so book soon to avoid disapointment.



10 – 10.30am

10.30 -11.45am
Morning paper
‘When Outside Becomes Inside:The Impact of the Political and Social World on Clinical Practice’ Andrew Samuels

11.45 – 12pm
Coffee Break

Career clinics open – Between 12 and 3.15pm conference participants can book in to see a senior practitioner to seek guidance on their careers, advice, or just
grill about working as a psychotherapist today.

12 -1pm
Tandem sessions
Particpants are free to select which session they’d like to attend. Choose from:

1.    Learning from Others: Q&A with Jane Cook, Henrietta Rose and Gail Taylor
2.    Social dreaming matrix Carola Mathers
3.    The value of working therapeutically in organisation with Anne-Marie Wright

1 – 2pm

2 – 3pm
Tandem sessions
Particpants are free to select which session they’d like to attend. Choose from:

1.    Learning from Others: Q&A with Jane Cook, Henrietta Rose and Gail Taylor
2.    Social dreaming matrix Carola Mathers
3.    The value of working therapeutically in organisation with Anne-Marie Wright

3 – 3.15pm
Coffee Break

3.15 – 4.30pm
Afternoon Plenary
Precarious Work and Precarious States of Mind
Elizabeth Cotton

4.30 – 5pm
Conference Closing Plenary


About the Career Clinics

Ever wanted to grill an experienced practioner on what its really like to practice today?
Find out from senior clinicians what its like working in the NHS, private sector or in other institutions? Or did you ever just wanted to ask, but what is it really like post qualifying, where do I get patients from, how do I set up a practice, find a job, set up a network…?

Now you can! Participants at the BPC trainees’ conference will have the exclusive opportunity to book in time with a senior practitioner for a one to one chat about anything you want to know!

Senior practitioners include:

Dr Sally Beeken
Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Maureen Boerma
Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and Director of Training Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships

Dr James Johnston
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist Medical Psychotherapist

Prof Brett Kahr
Individual and Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Helen Morgan
Chair, British Psychoanalytic Council Jungian Analyst

Lee Smith

David Vincent
Chair of ethics (BPC) and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist


Book online for the conference here



British Psychoanalytic Council

Unit 7
19-23 Wedmore Street
London N19 4RU
United Kingdom

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