Free Associations? Psychoanalytic history, democracy and the state we are in
Keynote speaker Professor Daniel Pick
Chair Jan McGregor Hepburn
Daniel Pick is a psychoanalyst and historian. He is a fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society and professor of history at Birkbeck College University of London. He is an editor of History Workshop Journal. He has presented a number of documentaries for Radio 3 and Radio 4, and currently holds a senior investigator award from the Wellcome Trust for a team-based research project entitled 'Hidden Persuaders? Brainwashing, Culture, Clinical Knowledge and the Cold War Human Sciences, c. 1950-1990'.
Jan McGregor Hepburn has a background in Social work management and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She has presented papers at conferences and devised and facilitated both seminars and workshops on a variety of subjects related to both management dynamics and clinical topics. She is the author of a book chapter in ‘Between Sessions & Beyond the Couch’  and numerous journal articles. She is a registrant of the British Psychoanalytic Council and a trainer for the North of England Association for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She has been the Registrar of the British Psychoanalytic Council since 2005. She is on the Reading Panel of the British Journal of Psychotherapy and is doing doctoral research at the University of Northumbria.