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Jon Sletvold

Jon Sletvold is a licensed specialist in clinical psychology and psychotherapy. He was founding Board Director and is currently Faculty, Training and Supervising Analyst at the Norwegian Character Analytic Institute. He is former chair of the Psychotherapy Speciality Board of the Norwegian Psychological Association. He is editor of three books (in Norwegian) and the author of the recently published book: The Embodied Analyst - From Freud and Reich to Relationality, which has won the Gradiva Award for the Best Book 2015.

Sletvold, J. (2015). Embodied empathy in psychotherapy: Demonstrated in supervision. Body, movement and Dance in Psychotherapy: An International Journal for Theory, Research and Practice, 10, 2, 82-93.
Sletvold, J. (2016). The analyst's body: A relational perspective from the body. Psychoanalytic Perspectives, 13: 186-200.

DOI: 10.1080/1551806X.2016.1156433.

Sletvold, J. (2016). Freud's three theories of neurosis: Towards a contemporary theory of trauma and defence. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 26: 460-475.

Past and present Confer events
Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy
Online module

Developing embodied awareness in the psychotherapy relationship
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March 2019

Reaching Embodied Integration
Saturday 11 July 2015

Psychotherapeutic Listening with the Body
A skills development workshop

Saturday 6 December 2014

Mirror Neurons, Embodies Empathy and the Boundaries of the Self
Friday (eve) 10 and Saturday 11 January 2014

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 >>
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