The GCP holds a Public Lecture each spring which is open to the public as well as psychotherapists and health professionals. The lectures are held at the United Reformed Church, 83 Portsmouth Rd, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4BS. Lectures take place 2.00 – 4.30 pm and include tea.
This lecture was due to be given in March 2020 but unfortunately cancelled.
It has been rescheduled for Saturday 20 March 2021. The subject and details are the same. Booking details will be made available soon.
In this lecture, Professor Mark Solms will briefly outline some theoretical innovations arising from neuropsychoanalytic research, and then discuss the implications for our understanding of the aims and mode of action of psychotherapy, with special emphasis on our understanding of repression, transference and working through.
Professor Mark Solms is Director of Neuropsychology at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and honours. He has published 350 articles in neuroscientific and psychoanalytic journals and has authored eight books. The Brain and the Inner World was translated into 13 languages. His collected papers were published recently as The Feeling Brain. He is the editor and translator of the forthcoming Revised Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud (24 vols) and Complete Neuroscientific Works of Sigmund Freud (4 vols). Currently his main scientific focus is the brain mechanisms of consciousness and the implications of these mechanisms for the understanding and treatment of psychopathology. See Solms (2013) 'The conscious id' Neuropsychoananalysis; Solms (2017) 'What is the unconscious and where is it located in the brain? Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences; Solms & Friston (2018) 'How and why consciousness arises' J Consciousness Studies 25: 202-238.
Tickets cost £35
There will be limited tickets available on the day (cash payment only) but please book your ticket to avoid disappointment. CPD certificates available on the day.
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