SPEAKERS: Alan Rowan (Guest Speaker), Ann Cox, Ingrid Masterson, Rob Weatherill
Alan Rowan is a Psychoanalyst, Clinical Psychologist and Family-Systemic Psychotherapist. He is Head of a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Service within the NHS and is also a Senior Lecturer for the MA Psychoanalysis programme with Middlesex University, London.
Alan's paper is the keynote for the day and he will speak to the title TRAUMA, BODY, IMPASSE.
is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice. She originally trained as a psychiatric nurse and worked for some years in NHS Community Psychiatry before returning to Ireland in 1995 following completion of her psychotherapy training. Her especial interest is in bridging the divide between psyche and soma in the psychoanalytic field and also in bridging the disciplines of psychotherapy and psychiatry in Ireland.
Ingrid's paper will explore Rob Weatherill
is a practicing and supervisory analyst in Dublin. He has been in practice for almost forty years. He lectures on aspects of psychoanalytic theory at postgraduate level and has been published widely in psychoanalytic journals in Ireland and abroad. He is the author of four books centred on Freud's concept of the death drive.
Rob's paper -
Ann Cox is a body centred psychotherapist and a director of the Stress Management Institute of Ireland. Her passionate interest and principal focus in her psychotherapeutic and teaching work is on body inclusive approaches to stress, distress and trauma. Ann holds an M.Sc. in Psychotherapy from UCD and School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincentís University Hospital, and has trained in the Hakomi method. She currently teaches in the Stress Management Institute and on the BA programme in Counselling and Psychotherapy in DBS School of Arts.
Ann's paper will approach TRAUMA FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF BRAIN DEVELOPMENT.
The day will end with a panel discussion of the day led by respondents
drawn from those attending the event.