Held at Clement House LSE Aldwych WC2A 2AE

Saturday 29 November 2014 Public Lecture


Psychoanalyst and Consultant Psychologist

Caroline Garland has worked in the Adult Department of the Tavistock Clinic for the past 25 years and she has founded the Tavistock's Trauma Unit. She has worked and published widely on the subject of trauma in adults and does also consultative work with traumatized organisations. In her presentation Caroline Garland looks at the development of theory and practice of traumatic processes in the light of some clinical cases. She considers the reasons for taking a psychoanalytic view on the effect of trauma and discusses the possibilities of recovery.


Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Europe

Approved EMDR Consultant and Facilitator, leads a Complex Trauma Service in Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. EMDR is an approved treatment for Trauma as outlined by NICE and WHO. In her paper she will include a description of EMDR and some of its applications. In particular she will explore how EMDR is applied to complex PTSD, with clinical examples.

Caroline Garland has engaged in the long term Tavistock Outcome Study of treatment-resistant depression. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including "Children and Day Nurseries" (1980) with S. White, "Understanding Trauma: A Psychoanalytic Approach" (1998; second enlarged edition published 2002), and The Groups Book: Psychoanalytic Group Therapy - Principles and Practice; including The Group Manual - A Treatment Manual with Clinical Vignettes (2010).