2018 Speakers

Peter Fonagy

Peter Fonagy OBE FMedSci FBA (born 1952) is a Hungarian-born British psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist.



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Bessel van der Kolk

Bessel A. van der Kolk M.D. has been active as a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of posttraumatic stress and related phenomena since the 1970s.

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Gabor Mate

Gabor Maté A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.

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Dr. Jennifer Freyd

Jennifer J. Freyd is a professor of psychology at the University of Oregon. She received her undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and her PhD in psychology from Stanford.

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Kim Golding

Kim Golding is a Clinical Psychologist living in Worcestershire, UK. Kim worked with children and families within the NHS for thirty years.

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Helen Milroy

Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia but was born and educated in Perth.

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Judy Atkinson

Emeritus Professor Judy Atkinson is a Jiman (central west Queensland) and Bundjalung (northern New South Wales) woman, with Anglo-Celtic and German heritage.

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Efrat Ginot

Efrat Ginot Ph.D., a graduate of the NYU Postdoctoral Program for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, is a psychologist-psychoanalyst and a supervisor in NYC.

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Marilyn Davillier

Marilyn Davillier, LCSW, Associate Program Director - Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with infants, toddlers, children, and their families, in a teaching, research or clinical capacity for over 30 years.

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Cathy Malchiodi

Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC, ATR-BC, REAT is a leading international expert, syndicated writer, and educator in the fields of art therapy, expressive arts and arts in healthcare.


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Ed Tronick

Dr Ed Tronick (University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA) is a developmental and clinical psychologist and is recognized internationally as a researcher on infants and children and parenting.

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Dr. Lou Cozolino

Dr. Cozolino has diverse clinical and research interests and hold degrees in philosophy, theology, and clinical psychology. His primary focus is the synthesis of neuroscience with psychotherapy, education, management, and leadership.

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Pat Ogden

Pat Ogden, Ph.D.,is a pioneer in somatic psychology and the founder/director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® Institute in Colorado (USA).


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Bonnie Goldstein

The focus of Dr. Bonnie Goldstein’s work is to foster and heal relationships through the lens of attachment theory, somatic and mindful awareness, and the dynamic interaction of group psychotherapy.

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Allan Schore

Dr Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioural Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Centre for Culture, Brain, and Development (Los Angeles USA).

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Theresa Kestley

Theresa Kestly, PhD is a psychologist, educator, consultant and a registered play therapist/supervisor with the Association for Play Therapy.


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