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Anna Motz

Anna Motz is a Consultant Clinical and Forensic Psychologist working for the Family Assessment and Safeguarding Service, Oxford and a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. She supervises teams in Avon, Devon, Cornwall and Wales for the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families in MBT ASPD (Mentalization Based Treatment for Antisocial Personality Disorder: men at high risk for violence), led by Dr Jessica Yakeley and Professor Anthony Bateman. In Ireland she supervises MBT ASPD teams who run these groups within the prison service. She is the author of Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence (Routledge, 2014) and The Psychology of Female Violence: Crimes Against the Body (Routledge, 2008). Ms Anna Motz

Past and present Confer events
Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies
Online module

Self-Harming Clients in Psychotherapy
Saturday 6 April 2019

Women on the Couch - the seminar series
17 May to 13 December 2018

Toxic Couples in Therapy
Saturday 23 June 2018

Unravelling Psychopathy
Saturday 12 March 2016

Countertransferences, Intersubjective Fields and Enactments
5 June, 26 June, 25 September & 6 November 2010

Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2018
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited twelve volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon (Karnac Books, 2018)... More >>
Watch this
Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...