HENRY ABRAMOVITCH Ph.D. is Founding President and senior training analyst at the Israel Institute of Jungian Psychology in Honor of Erich Neumann, Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University Medical School and Past President of Israel Anthropological Association. He is active in Israel Interfaith Encounter Association. He teaches and supervises Routers in the IAAP Developing Groups across Eastern Europe and Kazakhstan. He does international workshops on ethics, brothers and sisters, and with Jan Wiener on Beginnings and Endings of psychotherapy and analysis. Together they gave keynote address at Kyoto Conference, Supervising away from home: clinical, cultural and professional challenges, published in Journal of Analytical Psychology 62:88-106, 2017. For many years, he was Director of the unique Intensive School in Analytical Psychology for Russian speakers in Israel with participants coming from Kazakhstan through to Latvia. His anthropological speciality is death, mourning, funerals but is also teaches on issues in transcultural therapy and analysis. Recently, he is interested in the role of friends and friendship in life and in analysis. He is author of The First Father (2010); Brothers and Sisters: Myth and Reality (2014); Why Odysseus Came Home as a Stranger and Other Puzzling Moments in the Life of…Great Individuals (2020), and with Murray Stein, the plays, The Analyst and the Rabbi (2019), My Lunch with Thomas (2023) and Eranos (2023). His first novel, Panic Attacks in Pistachio: A Psychological Detective Story will appear with Chiron Publication this year. Since the beginning of the war, he has led a Reflection Group for Ukrainian Analysts on Zoom. His special joys are poetry, dream groups and the holy city of Jerusalem. Email: henry.abramovitch@gmail.com

Jay Barlow is Training- and Supervising-Analyst and Director of Training at the SAP, London. In 2022 he was the recipient of the BPC’s Diversity in Training Excellence Award for further developing a psychoanalytically-informed training programme for “Diversity and Otherness” from a developmental perspective. Jay holds an MA in Jungian and Post Jungian Studies, and worked as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist within the NHS. Prior to his holding the Director of Training role he was Deputy Director of the Analytic Training for five years, and before that he headed the SAP’s Education faculty. Jay teaches clinical seminars on unconscious fantasy, early relational trauma, and human development in relation to early states of mind in the consulting room. He co-leads an SAP Infant Observation group, and supervises developing analytic groups in Eastern Europe. His private practice is in Clapham, London.

Misser Berg, Denmark. Education as Jungian Analyst 1985-1991 in Denmark, London and Berlin. Individual Member of IAAP in 1992. Co-founder of the Danish Society for Analytical Psychology (DSAP) in 1994 and Director of Training at the C.G. Jung Institute, Copenhagen from 2005-2019. Member of the IAAP administration from 2010 and currently President of the IAAP. Misser Berg has a private practice North of Copenhagen. She has published articles and book-chapters in Danish and International journals and books, and she lectures and examines in both Denmark and abroad

Mary Hepworth PhD (formerly Mary Target) is a psychoanalyst and clinical psychologist, and Professor of Psychoanalysis at UCL, now part-time alongside a busy practice. Mary set up and ran the MSc in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies in the Unit for 20 years 1996-2016. She now teaches and supervises UCL students on this programme, and the PhD programmes. She has supervised 26 completed PhDs. Mary was Professional Director of the Anna Freud Centre 2003-13. There she was part of planning the joint child psychotherapy training between the BPF and Anna Freud Centre, now well-established.

Mary is a Fellow of the British Psycho-Analytical Society, of which she was Honorary Secretary to the Board and Council 2012-4. She has chaired the Research and Universities Committees of the BPAS, and served on Curriculum, Student Progress and Scientific Committees. She was appointed as first Chair of the European Psychoanalytic Federation’s Working Party on Psychoanalytic Education, which she ran 2001-4. She is a long-serving member of the Research Committee and Research Training Programme faculty of the International Psychoanalytic Association.

Mary has served as External Consultant for the analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, and External Examiner for the psychoanalytic training at the British Psychoanalytic Association, the adult analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training, and Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Trainings.

Mary has served as External Consultant for the analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, and External Examiner for the psychoanalytic training at the British Psychoanalytic Association, the adult analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training, and Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Trainings.

Mary has served as External Consultant for the analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, and External Examiner for the psychoanalytic training at the British Psychoanalytic Association, the adult analytic training at the Society of Analytical Psychology, Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training, and Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy Psychodynamic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Trainings.

Dr David Hewison is a Training Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology and a Consultant Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. He is the former Head of Research and Head of the Psychoanalytic Training at Tavistock Relationships in London, from which he has recently retired after 27 years. He has extensive experience of developing and delivering professionally- and academically-accredited analytic clinical training programmes as well as developing and running a post-qualification doctoral research programme. He has a particular interest in the place of theory in training and his own doctoral research explored the links and discontinuities between the concepts and theories espoused by couple psychoanalytic psychotherapists as they reflected on their clinical practice. He has taught from Introductory to Post-qualifying levels on a range of Jungian and psychoanalytic training programmes in the UK and abroad, and he has a particular interest in links between psychoanalytic and Jungian thinking particularly around imagination, creativity, film and relationships. He has published extensively and presented internationally. His most recent conference presentation was at the IAAP-sponsored Serbian/Italian international Conference on Film and Analytical Psychology in June where he spoke on Projection and recollection on and off the couch, and his most recent publication was Re-visioning creativity in couple psychoanalysis: the importance of Winnicott and Bollas in clinical practice (Nathans, S. (ed) 2023 More about Couples on the Couch: Approaching Psychoanalytic Couple Psychotherapy from an Expanded Perspective, published by Routledge). 

Since leaving Tavistock Relationships he maintains an online part-time private practice of clinical work, supervision, and consultation, leaving space for his other interests in Japanese woodblock printmaking and embroidery. 

Dr. Jan McGregor Hepburn is a qualified psychoanalytic psychotherapist and has a professional doctorate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy from the University of Northumbria. She is a registrant of the British Psychoanalytic Council and a trainer for the North of England Association for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy {NEAPP] She was the Registrar of the British Psychoanalytic Council from 2005 to 2020, and now chairs the Professional Standards Committee. She is on the reading panel of the British Journal of Psychotherapy and also reviews books for them. She has presented papers at conferences and devised and facilitated both seminars and workshops on a variety of subjects related to both clinical and theoretical topics and management dynamics. These include training both adult and child psychotherapists in psychoanalytic theory and practice, and research She has worked with the Kings Fund Top Manager Programme and the NHS Leadership Academy leading day seminars on conflict management. She has given seminars nationally and internationally on various topics, most recently on guilt and shame, narcissism and echoism and envy. She is the author of a book and many journal articles.

In her role as trainer for NEAPP she has marked clinical and qualifying papers for 20+years. She is also the External Examiner for the University of Leeds MA Course in Observational Studies.

In her role as trainer for NEAPP she has marked clinical and qualifying papers for 20+years. She is also the External Examiner for the University of Leeds MA Course in Observational Studies.

François Martin-Vallas, MD, PhD, is a psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, supervisor member of the Société Française de Psychologie Analytique (SFPA) and former director of the Institut Jung de Paris. He has a private and institutional practice, with children in a Public Consulting Center.

He has written many papers, mostly in the Cahiers Jungiens de Psychanalyse, the Revue de Psychologie Analytique and the Journal of Analytical Psychology. He is a former member of the IAAP Programme Committee, a former editor of the Cahiers Jungiens de Psychanalyse, editor-in-chief of the Revue de Psychologie Analytique, and associated researcher at Lyon 2 University. He won an honorary prize of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis in 2003 and the Special Fordham Prize for the 50th anniversary of the JAP in 2006.

Richard Mizen has worked as a psychotherapist for forty years and qualified as an analyst over thirty years ago. He trained with the Society of Analytical Psychology where he is a training analyst and is a past member and Chair of the Training Committee. At the SAP he contributed to the design and delivery of various forms of training. He is in private practice as an analyst at Exeter in the southwest of England. For the last eighteen years he has also worked at the University of Exeter as Director of the Studies in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy portfolio of programmes, part of the Psychology School, in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, where he is an Associate Professor. There he designed and leads a doctoral training programme that enables clinicians to become researchers and a second doctoral programme that provides British Psychoanalytic Council accredited clinical trainings to become either a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist or a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. This programme allows access to training from across the UK and Internationally. He has published widely and works as a consultant and clinical supervisor to both trainee and qualified analysts and psychotherapists. He also consults to organisations. He supervises post-graduate research at doctoral and master’s level and has acted as an External Examiner to both academic and clinical programmes.

Jill Savege Scharff, MD, FABP, MRC. Psych  is the co-founder of the International Psychotherapy Institute (IPI), a distance learning community where she is a supervisor of adult and child analysts and child and family therapists in Chevy Chase MD.  She trained as a psychiatrist in the UK, in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and the Tavistock Centre and Clinic before emigrating to the United States in 1974 where she trained in child psychiatry, adult and child analysis.  She was the founder of the International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training at IPI.  She teaches in psychoanalytic child, couple and family therapy training programs in the United States, China and Russia.  She is an Honorary Fellow of Tavistock Relationships in London, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University in Washington DC.  Jill was guest editor of the March issue of the journal Couple and Family Psychoanalysis on couples and families during COVID.  She edits Psychoanalysis Online volumes 1-4, books on technology mediated psychoanalytic treatment and training for individual analysts and therapists and couple and family therapists.  Her most recent book co-authored with David Scharff is The Interpersonal Unconscious in which they integrate link theory with object relations and chaos theory.   She and David are 2021 recipients of the Sigourney Award for “outstanding psychoanalytic work worldwide”.

Jelena Sladojević Matić is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at the Faculty of Media and Communications, Department of Psychology at Singidunum University, Belgrade, that offers programmes in psychotherapy and counseling; the psychotherapy process and the relationship in psychotherapy; the basics of analytical psychology and Jungian analysis.

 She is an Individual Member and Supervisor of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (Zurich, 2008; Mokra gora, 2014), a member of EAP (European Association of Psychotherapists) and SDPS (Association of Psychotherapists of Serbia), as well as the Belgrade Analytical Circle and the Serbian Analytical Society. She lectures and supervises for the Serbian Developing Group.

 She lectures widely on analytical psychology and psychotherapy generally, and she has presented at more than one European Congress for Jungian Analysts, as well as at other conferences. She has  completed advanced courses in CBT and the Systemic Family Psychotherapy of Alcoholism. In 2019, she published the book, ’Shadow in psychotherapy: the psychotherapist and his shadow.

Nora Swan-Foster, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, IAAP, NCPsyA is a senior training analyst with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts (IRSJA), and a teaching faculty member with the Memphis-Atlanta Seminar. Between her academic roles at Naropa University and coordinating an IRSJA Jungian training seminar in Boulder, Colorado, Nora has been immersed in various pedagogical questions specifically related to the intersection of art therapy, Jungian and analytic training and contemplative education. She has led workshops and clinical seminars for over 30 years on various Jungian topics and art therapy in the U.S. and Asia, emphasizing the lived experience of the psyche through working with spontaneous images. Nora has authored several professional articles, chapters and the books Jungian Art therapy (2018) and Art Therapy and Childbearing Issues (2021) (editor). Most recently, Nora served as the North American Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Nora offers analysis, clinical consultation, and groups on special topics related to analytical psychology and the expressive arts. www.swanfoster.com

Evy Tausky is a Jungian psychotherapist and psychoanalyst with a private practice in Geneva, Switzerland where she works with children, adolescents, and adults. A convinced clinician, she is fascinated by the unfolding of human potential and the psychic development of the analysands. Clinical work gives her great satisfaction and she is keen on transmitting her experience and knowledge to the younger generations.

For many years she gave lectures and led seminars on Jungian psychology and its practical applications for professionals in the psychosocial-educational field. In 2015 she established in Geneva a further education program in Jungian psychotherapy for psychiatrists in training.

Parallel to this she is a senior training analyst and supervisor at the C.G. Jung-Institute Zurich and the current President of its Curatorium. In this function, she is strongly involved in the development of the different training programs offered. Her aim is to support the Institute to maintain its special link with its roots and values while being well positioned within the modern psychology world.

Evy Tausky’s fields of teaching are developmental and symbolic approaches to clinical work, cultural diversity, and various issues on the parent-child relationship. She has a particular interest in Jungian supervision and is actively involved in developing this area further within her Institute.

Jan Wiener is a Training and Supervising Analyst for the Society of Analytical Psychology. She was previously Director of Training (on two separate occasions). She has a long-term interest in how we train people to become analysts and she has considerable experience teaching and supervising both in the UK, in Europe and in Eastern Europe. She was Vice President of the IAAP from 2010 until 2013 and Co-Chair of the IAAP Education Committee with special responsibility for training analysts in Eastern Europe. Jan is author of papers and chapters on topics including transference, training, supervision and ethics. She has published four books. Her book in the Fay Lectures series is called ‘The Therapeutic Relationship: Transference, Countertransference and the Making of Meaning’ and was published by Texas A and M University press in 2009. Her most recent book, edited with Catherine Crowther, was published by Routledge in 2021 and is called ‘Jungian Analysts working across Cultures: From Tradition to Innovation’.

CATRIONA WROTTESLEY is a Jungian analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP), and senior couple psychoanalytic psychotherapist (Tavistock Relationships). She has many years’ experience of teaching and training psychodynamic and couple psychoanalytic psychotherapists and provides supervision and consultation to other clinicians. She is a training analyst for the Association of Child Psychotherapists, a training therapist for the SAP’s Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and WPF’s Psychodynamic Psychotherapy trainings, and a supervisor on TR’s couple psychoanalytic training. Her first training was as a psychodynamic psychotherapist (WPF Therapy). In 2012, became a clinical lecturer and faculty staff member of Tavistock Relationships with responsibility for organising short courses and conferences. In 2016, she was appointed Head of the MA in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy and MSc in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy, and subsequently Head of Psychoanalytic Training until July 2020. Catriona writes and reviews for a wide range of journals and is an editorial board member of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Her particular interests are the nature of psychic reality and subjectivity, developmental psychopathology, transgenerational transmission of trauma, analytical psychology, and couple relationships. Her practice is in Enfield, North London, and online.

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