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Conference with Bob Harris and Dr Judith Anderson : Life’s stages and what these may mean for Clients and Therapists

October 14

£75 - £85

CONFERENCE   Saturday, 14th October 2017 : Life’s stages and what these may mean for Clients and Therapists

Speakers: Bob Harris and Dr Judith Anderson

Morning Speaker:  Robert Harris M.Inst GA

Bob is a group analyst and psychotherapist, with more than 30 years experience in clinical work with adults and young people.  He was a Principal Psychotherapist in the NHS for nearly 10 years, Director of Programmes at the Institute of Group Analysis, and worked as a clinician at the London School of Economics with students from first degree through to post graduate level.  He is a member of the IGA International Courses Committee.  For several years he has worked in Russia, and Kazakhstan as a supervisor and teacher, currently teaches and supervises students on the qualifying course at the IGA, London, and is Director of Training for Group Analysis Albania.  He has written and published many articles and papers, and contributed to several books, including ‘Psychological group work with acute psychiatric patients’ (2009), ‘Working with Distressed Young People’ (2011), ‘Bion’s Sources’ (2013), and ‘Teaching Bion’ (2015).  He has a special interest in working with psychosis.

TOPIC:  The foundation years from birth to young adulthood –Transitions and transformations. Growing fully into the adulthood years –  25 to 45

Do stages of development, life stages and ‘rites of passage’ mean anything any more?  Does the current ‘post truth’ social environment of insecurity, mistrust of authority and lifelong debt produce unmanaged trauma and psychotic phenomena on an individual and social scale? What does it mean to grow up in our current context of globalised social media and confusing, infantilised, adult behaviours?

In this setting, how do the infant and child live on in the young person and adult?  Can we tell if a client has regressed, or never progressed? How do we work with these elements in a clinical setting that emphasises emotional truth?

followed by a Performance Interlude with  Students of Performance at Southampton Solent University  How we see it – Reflections in another Form

Olivia Squires

Danielle Watmore

Cameron Carmichael









Afternoon Speaker: Judith AndersonJudith Anderson

Judith Anderson is a Jungian psychotherapist and member of the West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy. Having chaired Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility for a number of years, she is on the Executive Committee of the Climate Psychology Alliancehttp://www.climatepsychologyalliance.org/

TOPIC: Eldership in a time of Climate Change; and other gritty developmental tasks!

In 1972 analyst Harold Searles told us “the ecological crisis is the greatest threat mankind collectively has ever faced”. Forty-five years on, many in our profession still seem to be in a dream-like non-engagement, and the crisis has deepened.   In this presentation I hope we can explore together:

What are the resources we need to face the situation, and act accordingly?

  • What are the strengths on which we can draw to find creative maturity, as individuals and as a profession?
  • What gifts will this bring us?


The Solent Hotel and Spa, Whiteley

HACP Members £75, Non members £85

This will include lunch and refreshments

Please note: An application form is required to be filled in & submitted for this workshop

Link to Application Form page

Tickets can be purchased in the following ways:

  1. online – tickets can be purchased online at the bottom of this page
  2. by bank transfer – please use the details provided on the Application Form page
  3. by sending a cheque – please use the details provided on the Application Form page


October 14
£75 - £85
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The Solent Hotel and Spa
Rookery Ave
Whiteley, Fareham, Hants PO15 7AJ United Kingdom
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01489 880000

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