People

Susan Kegerreis

Senior Lecturer
Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
 Susan Kegerreis
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873263

  • Location

    5A.209, Colchester Campus

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Adolescents

Applications of Psychodynamic Thinking in non -clinical work

Organisational Dynamics

Eating Disorders

Training issues with Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Open to supervise

Ethical approval for qualitative and clinical research

Key words: Ethical approval

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Work-based Learning 1 (PA120)

  • Group Relations and Professional Life (PA133)

  • Counselling Contexts (PA215)

  • Psychodynamic Observation for Counsellors (PA216)

  • Personal Development (PA221)

  • Developmental Trauma, Autism and ADHD (PA233)

  • The counselling relationship and counselling techniques (PA256)

  • Therapeutic Practice (PA408)

  • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice 1 (PA961)

  • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice 2 (PA963)

  • Advanced Counselling Theory and Practice (PA964)

  • Applications of Research to Psychodynamic Practice (PA965)

  • Personal Development (PA967)

  • Professional Development 1 (PA968)

  • Professional Development 2 (PA969)

  • Dissertation (Child) (PA984)

  • Dissertation (Adult) (PA985)

  • Critical Analysis of Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (PA121)

  • Mentoring and Supervision (PA212)

Previous supervision

Helen Neame
Helen Neame
Thesis title: The Pull to Fusion: An Exploration of Observed Links Between Autism and Hoarding
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 27/11/2019
Yvonne Marcia Osafo
Yvonne Marcia Osafo
Thesis title: Parent-Infant Psychotherapy with a Child Showing Early Signs of Autism: Is Improvement in the Nature of Internal Parental Representations a Key Factor in Therapeutic Change? An In-Depth Qualitative Study of a Single Case
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 27/11/2019
Deborah Lillian Somerville Wright
Deborah Lillian Somerville Wright
Thesis title: Being in the Consulting Room: A Study of the Physical Space of the Consulting Room and its Role in the Therapeutic Process
Degree subject: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Degree type: Doctorate
Awarded date: 12/6/2019
Beverley Janice Mears
Beverley Janice Mears
Thesis title: Is There a Connection Between Object Relations (As Described By Klein), Problems with Sexual Intimacy and Obsessive Compulsive Dis-Order.
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 7/12/2018
Barry Patrick Keane
Barry Patrick Keane
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 6/11/2018
Siobhan Ward
Siobhan Ward
Thesis title: Surviving Loss of a Twin in Childhood: A Case Study
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 16/5/2018
Mahin Golbandi-Nazif
Mahin Golbandi-Nazif
Thesis title: Borderline Patient's Quest for Empathy: Four Female Patients in a Therapeutic Community
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 4/1/2018
Simona Reghintovschi
Simona Reghintovschi
Thesis title: The Emotional Radioactivity Behind Conflict in Psychoanalytic Institutions
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 23/3/2017
Fiona Anne Louise Henderson
Fiona Anne Louise Henderson
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 20/3/2017
Sheila Marie O'sullivan
Sheila Marie O'sullivan
Thesis title: An Exploration of How Childlessness and the Decision Whether to Become a Parent Is Understood By Psychoanalytic Practitioners
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 1/2/2017
Jennifer Butler
Jennifer Butler
Thesis title: 'the Unexamined Death': Patients' Experiences of the Premature Termination of Analysis Due to the Sudden Death, or Terminal Illness, of the Analyst
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Awarded date: 4/11/2015
Angela Mary Doran
Angela Mary Doran
Thesis title: Beginnings and Endings: A Study of How UK Secondary School-Based Psychodynamic Therapists At Different Stages of Their Careers Approach Initial and Final Phase Practice
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 27/11/2014

Publications

Journal articles (13)

Kegerreis, S., (2020). Immigration panics, borders and eating disorders. Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society

Kegerreis, S., (2019). Managing our time and ourselves in the way we now work. Psychodynamic Practice. 25 (1), 67-73

Willemsen, J., Della Rosa, E. and Kegerreis, S., (2017). Clinical Case Studies in Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Treatment. Frontiers in Psychology. 8 (FEB), 108-

Micklewright, D., Kegerreis, S., Raglin, J. and Hettinga, F., (2017). Will the Conscious–Subconscious Pacing Quagmire Help Elucidate the Mechanisms of Self-Paced Exercise? New Opportunities in Dual Process Theory and Process Tracing Methods. Sports Medicine. 47 (7), 1231-1239

Kegerreis, S., (2016). Further thoughts on research: a response to Michael Rustin. Journal of Child Psychotherapy. 42 (2), 198-207

Kegerreis, S., (2013). Freud and Klein in the Lion King. Journal of Child Psychotherapy. 39 (3), 334-345

Kegerreis, S., (2013). Knowing all this just makes it harder?: Psychodynamic Ideas on the Frontline. Psychodynamic Practice. 19 (1), 4-21

Kegerreis, S., (2013). ?When I Can Come on Time I'll be Ready to Finish?: Meanings of Lateness in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. British Journal of Psychotherapy. 29 (4), 449-465

Kegerreis, S., (2011). Taking psychodynamic thinking 'home' to the workplace ? How can courses manage better the impact on student and employing agency?. Psychodynamic Practice. 17 (1), 23-39

Kegerreis, S., (2006). Working with children and adolescents – Is specialist training necessary?. Psychodynamic Practice. 12 (4), 403-418

Kegerreis, S., (2001). Does ‘individual’ have to mean ‘all on your own’? Integrating group and institutional thinking in individual training. Psychodynamic Counselling. 7 (3), 261-278

Kegerreis, S., (1993). From a gang of two back to the family. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. 7 (1), 69-83

Kegerreis, S., (1991). Using the positive : Is the truth always the awful truth?. Journal of Child Psychotherapy. 17 (1), 41-59

Books (1)

Kegerreis, S., (2009). Psychodynamic Counselling with Children and Young People: An Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan. 9780230551961

Book chapters (2)

Kegerreis, S. and Midgley, N., (2014). The Psychodynamic Approach. In: The Handbook of Counselling Children & Young People. SAGE. 1473909139. 9781473909137

Kegerreis, S., (2011). The Theoretical Background to Psychodynamic School Counselling. In: Therapeutic Practice in Schools Working with the Child Within: A Clinical Workbook for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Arts Therapists. Editors: French, L. and Klein, R., . Routledge. 9780415597906

Grants and funding

2010

PhD STUDENTSHIP GRANT

The Glass-House Trust

Contact

skeger@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 873263

Location:

5A.209, Colchester Campus