June 16, 2018

South West London, Parent-Infant Psychotherapist presented with prestigious Churchill Medallion at London award ceremony

Nick Danziger presents Churchill Medallion to Yvonne Osafo

Yvonne Osafo, a parent-infant psychotherapist from South West London, was presented with a...

July 22, 2017

 Well... this is the last stop in my travels and this has been the hardest blog to write.  There's definitely some unconscious thing going on ... Freud would have had a heyday with it.  After two week's delay (jet-lag) I wrote a pretty decent account of my last days in...

June 24, 2017

 A Beautiful Load

Our USA journey started in Michigan, where parent-infant psychotherapy was birthed through the work of Selma Fraiberg, and will end in California, San Francisco, where Selma died.   Selma was a social worker who trained as a child psychoanalyst at the...

June 3, 2017

It takes a village

After a restful weekend (Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May), writing reflecting and exploring (so easy to do in such a beautiful environment) we feel physically, spiritually and mentally refreshed and ready for the week.  We only have one more day in...

June 1, 2017

First Things First

I must say... it's been such a pleasure to receive emails and comments on my blogs ... especially the last two.  I'm really sorry not to have responded via the Facebook link at the bottom of the blog but Facebook security is being over zealous.  They'...

May 31, 2017

It's Wednesday 17th May and my last day in Detroit.  I have packed so many appointments into the day that there's no space for a lunch or dinner break.  Fortunately, we start the day with an Infant Mental Health (IMH) supervisors breakfast, again hosted by Ann Stacks,...

May 29, 2017

In my previous blog I spoke about the mental health of babies and how we can give them the best start in life, with the help of good research.  Today I learn about how the professional workforce in Michigan is equipped to work competently with babies and their caregive...

May 25, 2017

It's all about the baby

Well, it's Monday morning and time to get down to some serious meetings and thinking about infant mental health after all that sightseeing and socialising over the weekend.  I must confess that it's left me feeling really inspired and refreshed.


May 21, 2017

 "Freedom" - Slaves look over at Canada from the banks of the Detroit River


On Saturday morning, 14th May, we checked out of Robert's Riverwalk Hotel and checked into Airbnb for a more homely feel. Jane's old house; situated about ten minutes by car  from Downtown...

May 20, 2017

After the conference in Kalamazoo our next stop is Detroit; known as The Motor City due to the many car industries that are based there.  On researching the travel options we find that the journey by Greyhound coach and the train both take over three hours.  We choose...

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