Papers celebrating forty years of the Tavistock Institute of Marital Studies.The Tavistock Institute of Marital Studies began life as teh Family Discussion Bureau in 1948, and has since developed into a centre of advanced study and practice committed to alleviating the stresses of family life. The papers in this volume, originally presented at an anniversary conference in 1998, not only touch upon the history of an organisation but also raise issues highly relevant to the mental health of individuals, families and the community in the closing years of the 20th Century.This work includes contributions from: Timothy Renton MP, Christopher Clulow, David Clark, Robin Skynner, Barbara Dearnley, Douglas Woodhouse
Christopher Clulow, PhD, is a Senior Fellow of the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London, where he works as a visiting lecturer and researcher. He has published extensively on marriage, partnerships, parenthood and couple psychotherapy, most recently from an attachment perspective. He has a long history of contributing to thinking about the processes involved in ending relationships, and his most recent work has involved heading up a project identifying competences for treating depression through couple therapy under the Department of Health's Improving Access to Psychological Therapies initiative. He has also recently consulted to and evaluated interventions provided by a mental health agency to reduce depression in parents of young children. He is a founding member and past Deputy Chair of the British Society of Couple Psychotherapists and Counsellors and a member of the editorial board for the journal 'Couple and Family Psychoanalysis'.
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