Exploring Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

A one-week introductory course for prospective postgraduate students

Thinking about studying Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at postgraduate level? Want to find out about the variety of different subject areas within our Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies? From Childhood Studies to Refugee Care, Jungian theory to Organisational Dynamics, we offer a wide range of Masters delivered by world-class scholars and clinical practitioners.

This taster course provides a CPD opportunity for those working in the education and care sectors introducing educators to current important topics we teach at Essex that coincide with their line of work. 

Join us for a free online course that comprises daily sessions, specifically designed to introduce you to some of the most dynamic and cutting-edge topics within the field of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies today.

Each session will vary between 1 to 2 hours and will be delivered by our expert academics, giving you the chance to meet the tutors, ask questions and discover what studying Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at postgraduate level is really like..

You can pick and choose which sessions to attend and you will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance if you attend four or more sessions on request, once the course has completed.

Why we Need Superheroes // Working with Severe Adversity 
with Dr Kevin Lu / Professor Renos Papadopoulos 
Monday 26 April, 3.00-5.00pm BST

Teams Under Pressure: How can Psychodynamic Insights help Organisations?
with Chris Tanner
Tuesday 27 April, 2.00-3.00pm BST

Relational Thinking, Relational Childhoods // Relational Practice
with Dr Norman Gabriel / Dr Chris Nicholson
Wednesday 28 April, 3.00-5.00pm BST

The Rainbow Children of Covid-19 // Trauma during Covid-19 
with Dr Jessica Clark / Dr Chris Nicholson 
Thursday 29 April, 2.00-4.00pm BST

Bereavement without a Funeral // Therapy, Student Cohorts and Covid-19
with Dr Rodrigo Sanchez Escandon / Professor Sue Kegerreis 
Friday 30 April, 3.00-5.00pm BST