Our world-class research demonstrates how we foster creative and new ways of looking at the role of the unconscious mind in mental health, culture and society..
Our Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
is an internationally-recognised leader in the field of
psychoanalytic studies. We bring together clinical and academic
interests in the role of the unconscious mind in mental health,
culture and society.
Drawing on our research excellence, we offer a range of
and research opportunities in both psychoanalytic and Jungian
thought, refugee care, organisational dynamic, community,
education and social care. At Essex you will be taught and
supervised by senior clinicians and world-class scholars.
Why we are special
- Consistently achieved excellent student satisfaction ratings
- Courses designed for both clinical and non-clinical students
- Ranked top in the UK for research
- Strong links with the local National Health Service, care
services and professional institutions
News and events
Check out our news and events section for the latest information about publications, research excellence, awards and achievements by our staff and students.
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