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July 2, 2021

What is Psychoanalysis and what is its value today?

Psychoanalysis is a particular way of thinking about ourselves, our lives and the world around us. Psychoanalytic thinking places the study of the unconscious aspects of the mind as being central to our behaviour, thinking and our emotional experience. We might say that the role of psychoanalytic psychotherapy is to help reveal those unconscious aspects that are holding us back from fulfilling our potential. It also helps us to understand why we keep recreating the same patterns in our lives, and why we can sabotage or deprive ourselves of sustaining good moments in our lives.

May 12, 2021

Mindful Walking

The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is ‘Nature’ – highlighting the powerful connection between our mental health and wellbeing and the natural world. Course Lead Angela Bagum outlines her own experience of mindful walking, and provides some tips for getting started.

April 22, 2021

A Mindful Cup of Tea

Everyday life is about managing stress to some extent; it can motivate us to achieve outcomes and complete goals, but unreasonable and sustained amounts of stress can feel like a threat to the body, at times affecting our ability to function.

April 8, 2021

Working Towards Wellbeing: An Introduction

There’s no doubt that mental wellbeing in the workplace has come into sharp focus over the past year, but we have a long history at the Tavistock and Portman of thinking about how to make sense of our emotional experiences at work.

Caroline Black
February 25, 2021

Meet our Faculty: Carrie Black

Meet Caroline Black – a British Psychoanalytic Council registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, who completed her training at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Caroline teaches on a number of courses at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, including our Digital Academy ‘Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work’ course.

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