OXPIP Previous Public Lectures

Lecture Series



18th October               Dr Sarah Sutton

"Who do we think we are? The myth of the individual mind"

28th June                    Dr Sebastian Kraemer

"Collaborative care-giving: an evolutionary imperative"

15th March                   Michela Biseo

"Knowing and being known: thoughts on parent-infant psychotherapy technique in the face of severe maternal psychopathology"

25th January               Joanna Tucker

“'Match, mismatch and rematch': an exploration of the interactive processes between parent and baby, and therapist and parent"


23rd November           Jane Eustace
"Rhythm and Blues: how the development of an attuned rhythm can mitigate depression and anxiety in both mother and baby"

21st September          Michael Yousif

"Integrated care for women with complex health needs during pregnancy"

16th March                  Amanda Jones
"The inter-generational transmission of defensive processes in parent-baby relationships and how these affect professionals involved in perinatal care".


17th November         Jessica James

"Taking parent-infant psychotherapy to ordinary settings: using groups to strengthen relationships, now, not later"

13th October              Monika Celebi

 "‘Weaving the cradle’: facilitating groups for parents and babies in the 1001 critical days"

23rd June                   Joanna Chapman

"The dynamic pain of learning from experience: for the parent and infant, the therapist, and the organisational system"

12th May                     Dilys Daws

"Parent-infant psychotherapy: emotions of parents, babies and professionals"

17th March                  Vasu Reddy

"Why dialogue matters: the development of social understanding in infancy"

3rd February               Joanna Tucker

 "‘Seeing is Believing’: using video-feedback in parent-infant psychotherapy to help change parents’ and babies’ negative representations of themselves"

18th November           Jan Tomlinson

"Reflections from the Asian Outreach project"

14th October                Alan Stein

"Perinatal depression and child development: mechanisms and a global perspective" 

24th June                     Denise Turner

"Sudden unexpected child death: Learning about practice from parental experience"

13th May                       Rachel Pardoe

"Hope and fear: focusing on the positive while working with intergenerational trauma – integrating Video Interaction Guidance and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in work with parents and infants"

18th March                   Sara Rance

"“Today I lose and find you”, psychotherapy with a depressed young mother and her baby"

12th February              Robin Balbernie

"The links between child poverty and infant mental health"


9th October                   Becky Saunders

"Projective identification and the foundations of thought: reflections on early communication from clinical practice in parent-infant psychotherapy"

11th September            Dana Shai

"Mentalising in Movement: How parental embodied mentalising (PEM) can inform The Importance of Parent-Infant Research and Therapy"

10th July                         Maret Dymond

"Mindfulness for Expectant Parents"

22nd May                        Joan Raphael-Leff

"The Dark Side of the Womb: Pregnancy, Parenting and Perinatal Anxieties"

20th March                      Lynne Murray

"Specificity of effects of parenting in depression and anxiety, and their implications for assessment and intervention"

6th February                  Alan Stein

"The influence of perinatal depression on child development: mechanisms and a global perspective"


21st   November 2014    Maria Pozzi

"Working with a baby and parents affected by mental illnesses: repercussions on the multi-disciplinary and multi-agency teams."

3rd October 2014             Jane Barlow

"Parent infant psychotherapy: Does it make a difference?"

20th June 2014                 Caroline Gluckman

"Baby observation: what can we learn from looking at a baby?"

2nd May 2014                    Graham Music

"How real learning happens. Using attachment, developmental and neurobiological research to look at why play is central to developing emotional wellbeing, the risks when playfulness does not develop, and the roots of playfulness in early experiences"

21st March 2014                Harriet Calvert

"How to help Children and Families in a traumatized society. Training of mental health professionals in Sri Lanka"

7th February 2014              Anne Alvarez

"The Birth and Re-Birth of Psychic Life"

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