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We are presenting a
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Boarding School: Surviving the Syndrome
Broken Attachment and Childhood Trauma
University of Brighton
Saturday, 9 September 2017 ( 9.30am to 5pm)
Conference for psychotherapists, counsellors, mental health workers, boarding school survivors and other interested people.
Conference overall aims are to:
Present key aspects of what has been published about the psychological and other effects of boarding.
Explore helpful therapeutic approaches for clients who are former boarders.
Consider current research and a possible agenda for future research
Enable networking amongst those interested in this important topic
Chair: Pam Howard, School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton.
Speakers: Nick Duffell, Joy Schaverien, Alex Renton, Thurstine Basset, Anni Townend, Olya Khaleelee.
Group Discussion Facilitators: Marcus Gottlieb, Leslie Lund, Nicola Miller, Simon Partridge, Boarding Concern Directors.
For more details, contact Laura Williams:
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Nick Duffell discusses his book Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege – A Guide to Therapeutic Work with Boarding School Survivors.