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The Psyche and The Soma

The first in a new series of presentations and discussions on Psychosomatics

from the East Anglian Psychotherapy Network

The role of psychoanalytic psychotherapy

in helping patients with psychosomatic conditions and symptoms

Speaker: Dr Peter Shoenberg

Saturday 1st July 3.30 – 6.00pm

at The Friends’ Meeting House, Hartington Grove, Cambridge

In his talk Peter Shoenberg will explore some of the difficulties in helping psychosomatic patients to reach the emotions that may underlie their condition and to also consider how to handle psychosomatic incidents in psychotherapy .

Peter Shoenberg is a Senior Member of the BPF and Honorary Consultant Psychotherapist at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trusts and a Consultant Psychotherapist for DocHealth at the BMA . He was previously Head of the UCLH Psychotherapy Department . He is author of “ Psychosomatics. The Uses of Psychotherapy” (Bloomsbury; formerly Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007) and Coeditor (with Jessica Yakeley) of “ Learning about Emotions in Illness” ( Routledge, 2015).

Booking for this event - To attend in person, the cost is £ 30 , half price for trainees and students, payable to The East Anglian Psychotherapy Network .

Contact if you would like to reserve a place.

Please note, we are limited to a maximum of 60 attendees.

We hope to make this event available online, with preference

given to those who live distant from Cambridge – details to follow .

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