Bernardine Bishop

Bernardine Bishop, the great-granddaughter of the poet Alice Meynell, was one of the witnesses from the Lady Chatterley trial in 1960. After writing two early novels, she taught in a London comprehensive school for ten years and then went on to have a distinguished career as a psychotherapist, during which time she was a member of the London Centre for Psychotherapy and of the Lincoln Centre for Psychotherapy. Cancer forced her retirement in 2010 and thereafter she returned to her first love, fiction.

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Challenges to Practice

Challenges to Practice

Edited by Bernardine Bishop, Josephine Klein

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The first title in the Practice of Psychotherapy Series that explores the limits of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Each of the five chapters in this book takes up an aspect of this challenge. In an... (more)

Ideas in Practice

Ideas in Practice

Edited by Bernardine Bishop, Josephine Klein

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Comprising the second volume in the series The Practice of Psychotherapy, this volume brings together six contributors, all members of the London Centre for Psychotherapy, presenting psychoanalytic... (more)

Elusive Elements in Practice

Elusive Elements in Practice

Edited by Bernardine Bishop, Josephine Klein

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The third volume in the The Practice of Psychotherapy series, Elusive Elements in Practice brings together a collection of papers, examining their ideas and theories more commonly regarded as... (more)

Difference: An Avoided Topic in Practice

Difference: An Avoided Topic in Practice

Edited by Angela Foster, Bernardine Bishop

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Difference is a complex and often disturbing issue. The purpose of this book is to encourage a culture of open enquiry into an emotionally charged subject which, the editors argue, has been largely... (more)

Unexpected Lessons in Love

Unexpected Lessons in Love

by Bernardine Bishop

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With the wit of Marina Lewycka, the piercing observation of Jane Gardam, and the bittersweet charm of Mary Wesley, this will appeal to all who loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand or The Guernsey... (more)

Hidden Knowledge

Hidden Knowledge

by Bernardine Bishop

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Accused of child abuse, Father Roger Tree confesses at once; it masks a darker secret. Meanwhile his sister Romola faces a future without their beloved brother, the novelist Hereward Tree. Can she... (more)

The Street

The Street

by Bernardine Bishop

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There's more going on in The Street than its inhabitants realise... In the course of this delightful, quirky and perceptive novel an elderly soldier with incipient Alzheimer's saves the life of a... (more)

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