Evening Salon / Mon 20 May / 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Susie Orbach is a renowned psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic. Her clinical practice is in London. The New York Times once called her the 'most famous psychotherapist to have set up couch in Britain since Sigmund Freud'. Her early work, Fat is a Feminist Issue, was groundbreaking in bringing the problems of women's relationships to their bodies and their eating to public consciousness. She campaigns vigorously for body diversity and against media pressure on girls to feel dissatisfied with their physical appearance. Susie Orbach has been a Visiting Scholar in New York, and at LSE in London for ten years. She was chair of the Relational School in the UK. She is the co-founder of Antidote, which works for emotional literacy, and co-founder of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility. She lectures and broadcasts extensively world-wide.