Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

Editor : Rael Meyerowitz, Editor : David Bell

Turning the Tide: The Psychoanalytic Approach of the Fitzjohn's Unit to Patients with Complex Needs

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About the Editor(s)

Rael Meyerowitz was born in South Africa. He is an adult psychotherapist and psychoanalyst (member of the British Psychoanalytical Society since 2004), having embarked on clinical training in mid-life, after an earlier career as an academic in a range of humanities disciplines and on several continents. In addition to working clinically at the Tavistock and in private practice, he teaches a variety of psychoanalytic subjects on the Tavistock’s adult psychotherapy training, at University College London, the British Psychoanalytic Foundation, and elsewhere.

David Bell is a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Tavistock Clinic in London, where he directs the Fitzjohn’s Unit, a specialist service for serious/complex psychological disorders. He is visiting Professorial Fellow, Birkbeck College, London and past President of the British Psychoanalytical Society. Throughout his career he has been deeply involved in the relation between psychoanalysis and literature, philosophy and politics, and has made numerous contributions in these areas. He is one of the UK’s leading psychiatric experts in asylum/human rights. He is contributing editor of Reason and Passion and Psychoanalysis and Culture: A Kleinian Perspective.

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