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In Conversation with Susie Orbach

March 30

BPC Trainee Conference 2019
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Starting Out
The BPC’s guide to starting out as a psychotherapist; an interactive full-day conference for trainees and recent graduates.

March 30th, 2019
Resource for London, 356 Holloway Rd, London N7 6PA


In conversation with Susie Orbach

Susie Orbach is an internationally acclaimed psychoanalyst, psychotherapist, writer, activist and social critic. She co-founded The Women’s Therapy Centre, London in 1976. Her first book, Fat is a Feminist Issue has been continuously in print since 1978. Her most recent In Therapy is based on the Radio 4 series of the same name heard by 3 million listeners. She was a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and a Guardian columnist, both for 10 years and continues to work with many individuals and couples from her practice in London. She is a member of The Balint Consultancy.


Master Classes – 4 key areas explained, when looking to a career in psychotherapy

Meet the BPC Team – get to know your professional body

Post-Conference Wine reception – meet fellow trainees from across the UK


Working Programme:

10:00 Lee Smith, BPC Vice Chair
10:05 Susanna Abse, BPC Chair
10.15 In conversation with Susie Orbach
Chair: Susanna Abse

11.30 Morning Break

11.50 Breakout Sessions AM:
– How to Run a Successful Private Practice:
Pauline Hodson, Couples and Individual Psychotherapist 25yrs+, Author: The Business of Therapy: How to Run a Successful Private Practice
– The Ethical Code & The Complaints Procedure:
Kam Kandola, BPC Head of Regulation & Legal Adviser & Ann Malkin, BPC Vice Chair, Ethics
– CPD: How do you develop as a clinician in your career using CPD, and what are the requirements of the BPC?
Jan McGregor Hepburn, BPC Chair, Professional Standards Committee, Registrar and Chair of the Registration Committee
– Insurance: tbc

13.05 Lunch Break

14.05 Breakout Sessions – repeated from AM

15.20 Break

15.40 What it is to be a trainee at the BPC?
Lee Smith, BPC Vice Chair
Gary Fereday, BPC CEO

17.00 Conference Finish

Post-conference wine reception


March 30


Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA
356 Holloway Rd
London, N76PA