Graham Music (PHD) is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Tavistock and Portman Clinics and an adult psychotherapist in private practice. His publications include Nurturing Natures: Attachment and children’s emotional, sociocultural and brain development (2011), Affect and Emotion (2001), and The Good Life: Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality (2014). He has a particular interest in exploring the interface between developmental findings and clinical work. Formerly Associate Clinical Director of the Tavistock’s child and family department, he has managed a range of services working with the aftermath of child maltreatment and neglect, and organised many community based psychotherapy services. He currently works clinically with forensic cases at The Portman Clinic. He teaches, lectures and supervises on a range of trainings in Britain and abroad.
Graham’s presentation will cover
- Biology and the brain
- Resilience and the relation to quality of care
- The role of ‘alloparents’ and the role of the relationship in recovery
- Psychopathology, how and why things go wrong, and what can be done about it.
You will also have the opportunity to reflect and discuss the contents of the presentation as well as network with like-minded professionals, who are also committed to our mission.
At the Institute of Recovery from Childhood Trauma we believe that all children and young people who have suffered trauma and abuse should have the opportunity to recover from their experiences and to go on to live happy and fulfilled lives. To this end the Institute is committed to campaigning at local and national levels, spreading knowledge, building awareness and developing the children's workforce.
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