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Professor Robert Hinshelwood

Emeritus Professor
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
Professor Robert Hinshelwood

Profile

Biography

Previously: 1993-97 - Clinical Director, The Cassel Hospital 2002-03 - Visiting Professor, Committee for Social Thought, University of Chicago

Qualifications

  • Fellow British Psychoanalytical Society,

  • Fellow Royal College of Psychiatrists,

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Application of psychoanalysis to social sciences

Psychoanalytic Ethics

Epistemology and Methodology of Psychoanalytic Studies

Therapeutic communities

Group dynamics

History of psychoanalysis

Current research

Epistemology of psychoanalytic research

Bion Studies: The Shaping of his Paradigms (London: Routledge) (2013)

Research on the Couch: Subjectivity, Singles Cases, and Psychoanalytic Knowledge (London: Routledge) (2013)

Teaching and supervision

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
Degree type: Doctorate
Awarded date: 27/11/2019
Fung Ko
Fung Ko
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 6/11/2018
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
Degree type: Doctorate
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
Degree type: Doctorate
Awarded date: 20/3/2017
Dominik Havsteen-Franklin
Dominik Havsteen-Franklin
Thesis title: When Is a Metaphor? Art Psychotherapy and the Formation of the Creative Relationship Metaphor
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 6/10/2016
Joshua Thomas Holmes
Joshua Thomas Holmes
Thesis title: Reverie and Research Interviews: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 26/11/2015
Gillian Ruth May Steggles
Gillian Ruth May Steggles
Thesis title: The Nature of the Relations Between Mental Representations and Internal Objects as Internal Conceptualizations of External Reality
Degree subject: Psychoanalytic Studies
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 3/6/2014

Contact

rhinsh@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus

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