Bion’s Vertices: On Truth and Lies

Author(s) : Tomasz Fortuna

Bion’s Vertices: On Truth and Lies

Book Details

  • Publisher : Phoenix Publishing House
  • Published : 2024
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 392
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  • Catalogue No : 97147
  • ISBN 13 : 9781800132115
  • ISBN 10 : 1800132115

About the Author(s)

Dr Tomasz Fortuna trained as a psychoanalyst at the Institute of Psychoanalysis in London. He is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and Hanna Segal Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies. He had worked as a psychiatrist in the NHS for sixteen years and, currently, he works at the Portman Clinic and is in private psychoanalytic practice. At the Portman Clinic he conducts individual forensic psychotherapy as well as group work and assessments. He offers consultations and reflective practice to prison staff.

He is a Visiting Professor at the psychiatry department of the Universiti Putra Malaysia.

He teaches and supervises in the UK and abroad (including Poland, Russia, China, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea). His professional interests include the relationship between psychoanalysis and the arts, understanding of severe emotional disturbance and criminal behaviour. He is interested in current developments in Bion’s thought and is a member of the Bion in Marrakech seminar.

Dr Fortuna is a Course Lead for the ‘Foundations in psychodynamic approaches to risk and complexity’, a one-year course offered at the Portman Clinic (Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust). In addition, he teaches courses at the Tavistock Clinic and the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

He co-authored a book Melanie Klein: The Basics and was a guest-editor of Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication.

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