Innovative Approaches to South African Psycho-Social Health
Following on from the successful Couch and Country conference in Cape Town, 2016, the South African Psychoanalytic Confederation continues the dialogue with another conference, this time in Johannesburg.
We invite abstracts that explore the practice, policy and research in a range of traditional and non-traditional interventions that address the Psycho-Social health of South Africa. In these changing times what are we using psychoanalytically to hold individuals and our nation in mind?
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More about the 2018 Conference venue
Founded by clinical psychologists Tony and Hillary Hamburger, Ububele is a centre of learning with a focus on improving the emotional development and wellbeing of children under 7, their parents and other caregivers. For the last 14 years, its work has centred on the promotion of mental health and the development, field testing and advocating of low-cost models of preventative care and experiential training, which are suitable for low-resource environments. Located in Kew, our programmes our mainly conducted in nearby Alexandra. Ububele, which means kindness, embodies the notion of public interest psychology..