Siblings in development: a psychoanalytic view

  title={Siblings in development: a psychoanalytic view},
  author={Ann Hughes},
  journal={Psychodynamic Practice},
  pages={220 - 224}
  • A. Hughes
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Psychodynamic Practice
Notes on contributor Christopher Gore currently works with adolescents excluded from mainstream education and their families as the Senior Counsellor in an Independent special school. He worked in Palliative care for a number of years prior to this as a counsellor. He has been a staff member on a number of Group Relations conferences at Birkbeck College, University of London and recently trained as a group supervisor at the Institute of Group Analysis. He has a special interest in understanding… Expand
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  • Medicine
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