Jonathan Burke

Jonathan Burke first trained in social work and later became a hospital administrator before moving to London where he took up a post as a health planning consultant to UK hospitals and ministries of health abroad. His professional interest in the cancer field began with strategic studies he undertook examining the organisation of services for cancer patients in Cyprus. He is the author of the Enfield Cancer Directory, funded by Macmillan Cancer Relief, and for six years he managed the Cancer Life project on behalf of Enfield Disability Action before training as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. He has facilitated a range of seminars on cancer related issues, most recently helping develop the “Topic of Cancer” Seminar Series at the London Centre for Psychotherapy. He now works as a psychotherapist in private practice.

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Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Shadow of the Parent: Mythology, History, Politics and Art

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Shadow of the Parent: Mythology, History, Politics and Art

Edited by Jonathan Burke

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What do we mean when we say of others, of family members, and particularly of our elders, that they are “a hard act to follow”? Are we speaking of their achievements, their personality, their talents... (more)

The Topic of Cancer: New Perspectives on the Emotional Experience of Cancer

The Topic of Cancer: New Perspectives on the Emotional Experience of Cancer

Edited by Jonathan Burke

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This book focuses on our emotional responses to cancer by offering a range of perspectives: psychoanalytic, medical, spiritual and religious, as well as literary. Once suppressed, akin to a taboo,... (more)

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