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March 2012

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

March 17, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£15 – £20

Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton had recently married when they paired up in this film and it is well known what a turbulent marriage they had. However, their brilliant performances are truly memorable.  Taylor received an Oscar for hers, sadly Burton did not.  Taylor died 23/03/11. A viewing of the film on DVD, starting promptly at 1.00pm, will be followed by tea and a talk by SANDRA THOMAS 'The Games People Play, or Compromise and Chaos' Ionesco reminds us that…

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June 2012

Monsters and the Monstrous: a Psychoanalytic Perspective

June 16, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, 10 St James Street
Sheffield, S1 2EW United Kingdom
£15 – £20

The Hallam Institute of Psychotherapy presents a morning meeting featuring a talk and discussion continuing our theme of monstrousness, from Iago to the couple in 'Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and beyond.  A Presentation by Patrick Loftus  Monsters are by their nature exceptional, yet they are a commonplace of fiction and popular culture. In this talk, I explore this paradoxical state of affairs from a psychoanalytic point of view. To begin with, I describe the lawless spaces where monsters are…

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October 2012

“The Skin I Live In”

October 13, 2012 @ 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Circle, Rockingham Lane
Sheffield, S1 4FW United Kingdom
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  “The Skin I Live In” A Film by Almodόvar Starring Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Banderas), an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things:…

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March 2013

“We Need To Talk About Kevin”

March 9, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
St. Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane
Sheffield, S2 4QZ United Kingdom
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£15 – £20

Film Event followed by a talk and discussion with Debbie Hindle  Saturday 9th March 2013, 9.30am At St. Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, S2 4QZ  Lynne Ramsey's film adaptation of Lionel Shriver's book, full of suspense and psychological angst, sadly recently echoed in events at the Sandy Hook School, Connecticut where 20 children and 6 adults were mown down by a former pupil after he had shot his mother. Debbie will be offering a detailed analysis from a psychoanalytic perspective…

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May 2013

Neurologically Unexplained Symptoms

May 11, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane
Sheffield, S1 4FW United Kingdom
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£15 – £20

“Hysteria – still with us and presenting in Neurology” Talk & Discussion by Steph Howlett  Saturday 11th May 2013 – 9.00am – 12.15pm  The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW Between 10 and 30% of patients referred to consultant neurologists have symptoms that cannot be explained by physical disease or damage. These patients present with all the symptoms described by Freud and Breuer in their work on hysteria; non-epileptic seizures, paralysis, weakness, numbness, speech and visual disorders and a…

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October 2013

Erotic Transference

October 11, 2013 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

“Erotic Transference” Talk & Discussion by Pat Hunt      Saturday 26 October 2013 – 11.15am – 1.00pm Followed by a light buffet lunch  The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW  Pat’s talk is “Erotic Transference:  consideration of the theoretical background of this concept; the ways in which perversion can be expressed through the erotic transference; and a case study illustrating this.” Pat Hunt is a member of the Hallam Institute of Psychotherapy.  She has served on the Executive Committee and was Chair…

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May 2014

The Dream of the Film – The Film of the Dream

May 17, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 2:45 pm
The Circle, Rockingham Lane
Sheffield, S1 4FW
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£10 – £20

Film Event followed by a talk and discussion on Kubrick’s film  “EYES WIDE SHUT” with Geraldine Shipton  Saturday 17 May 2013, 9.30am At The Circle, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW  This was Stanley Kubrick’s last film which he directed, produced and co-wrote with Frederick Raphael, based on Arthur Schnitzler’s 1926 novella ‘Dream Story.’ Made in 1999, a British-American drama set in New York and filmed at Pinewood studios, starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman it is a highly charged drama…

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October 2014

UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S NEEDS WHEN PARENTS SEPARATE

October 4, 2014
The Circle, Rockingham Lane
Sheffield, S1 4FW United Kingdom
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£40 – £50

WORKSHOP BY EMILIA DOWLING AND DI ELLIOTT Saturday, 4 October 2014, 9.30am At The Circle, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW  How can parents and professionals keep children in focus during the process of separation and divorce? How can the children’s voice be heard? The aim of this workshop will be to provide an opportunity for participants to think about what they can do to ensure that children are kept in mind during the process of separation and divorce. The workshop…

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January 2016

FORCED ENDINGS: WHEN THE THERAPIST COMES FIRST

January 23, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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£15

FORCED ENDINGS: WHEN THE THERAPIST COMES FIRST  The Hallam Institute of Psychotherapy invites you to a presentation by Anne Power An attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist and author of “Forced Endings in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.  Attachment and Loss in Retirement” Routledge - August 2015   Anne will draw upon her research findings with therapists who imposed an ending of their clients for retirement, sabbatical, relocation or illness.  She considers the impact on the therapeutic alliance when the therapist’s needs intrude –  how…

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November 2018

Bravery and Self-Agency – Standing Apart from the Crowd

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane
Sheffield, S1 4FW United Kingdom
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A Talk and discussion with Coline Covington, Jungian Analyst and Writer Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War 1, the Hallam Institute of Psychotherapy is delighted to commence a new series of events in Sheffield with a talk and discussion by Coline Covington on the theme of bravery. In the midst of atrocities, there is the silent presence of the brave individuals who act and stand apart from the crowd, who risk their own lives…

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