Susan Kegerreis

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

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873263

  • Location

    4SB.6.16, 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

Teaching and supervision

  • Work-based Learning 1 (PA120)

  • Group Relations and Professional Life (PA133)

  • Counselling Skills for Therapeutic Work (PA210)

  • Organisational Dynamics (PA211)

  • Mentoring and Supervision (PA212)

  • Advanced Work-Based Learning (PA214)

  • Counselling Contexts (PA215)

  • Psychodynamic Observation for Counsellors (PA216)

  • Work-based Learning 2 (PA220)

  • Personal Development (PA221)

  • Application of Key Psychodynamic Concepts to Therapeutic Work (PA222)

  • Counselling Skills with Children and Adolescents - Theory (PA228)

  • The counselling relationship and counselling techniques (PA256)

  • Group and Organisational Dynamics for Counsellors (PA257)

  • Pre-Sessional Summer School for Psychodynamic Thinking for Child and Adolescent Work (PA703)

  • Working with Children with Additional Needs and Their Families Using the Maze Approach (PA940)

  • 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)

  • Different Approaches (PA966)

  • Critical Analysis of Psychodynamic Theory and Practice (PA121)


Journal articles (6)

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

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

Books (1)

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

Book chapters (1)

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



The Glass-House Trust

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4SB.6.16, Colchester Campus