A warm welcome to our Friday opening keynote speaker

Judy Yellin

Judy Yellin trained as an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist at the Bowlby Centre, London and works as an attachment-based relational psychotherapist in private practice.

She is a supervisor and training therapist and has taught extensively at the Bowlby Centre and other organisations. She currently teaches a relational third year M.A. module in contemporary theories of psychotherapy at the Minster Centre, London.

Judy is Secretary of The Relational School UK and a member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) & European Society for Trauma & Dissociation (ESTD). She is an Advanced Accredited Associate of Pink Therapy, an organisation working with gender and sexual diversity, offering affirmative psychotherapy to sexually diverse clients, as well as training for psychotherapists working with the LGBTQ communities.

Judy is particularly interested in issues related to clinical work with trauma and dissociation, and their impact on the development of self.

She has co-edited two volumes of papers from the John Bowlby Memorial Conference:

Shattered States: Disorganised Attachment and Its Repair (with Kate White, Karnac 2012) 

Terror Within and Without: Attachment and Disintegration - Clinical Work on the Edge (with Orit Badouk Epstein, Karnac 2013).