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    Contributors Vol. 22
    N° 2 | 2003


    Biographical Notes


    Anne Blyth is a clinical psychologist in private practice and is a graduate of the V.A.P. training program. She has particular interests in loss and grief issues and in service evaluation.

    Gillian Burrell is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice in Sydney. She is a past secretary of the NSW Institute of Psychoanalyic Psychotherapy. Before that she worked with Relationships Australia as a family and relationship therapist.

    Mrs Helga Coulter is a psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist in full time private practice in Melbourne. She trained in London with the Lincoln Clinic and Institute for Psychotherapy. She is an Associate Member of the Lincoln Clinic, a Member of the British Confederation of Psychotherapists and a Member of the Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (VAPP). At present she is Chairman of the Training Committee of the VAPP.

    Dr Douglas Kirsner is Associate Professor in philosophy and psychoanalytic studies at Deakin University. His most recent books are the republication of The Schizoid World of Jean-Paul Sartre and R. D. Laing (Other Press, New York 2003) and Unfree Associations: Inside Psychoanalytic Institutes Process Press, London, 2000). Dr Kirsner is currently writing a book on politics and ethics in the psychoanalytic movement to be published by Other Press. He founded the Freud Conference in 1977, directed it for 20 years and remains on its committee of management.

    Susan Laganza is a Child and Adult Psychoanalyst working in private practice in Sydney. She began her professional life as a Psychologist and Child Psychotherapist at Arndell Children’s Unit North Ryde, Sydney. Her work as part of the Team at Arndell led by Dr Sara Williams inspired this paper. Susan Laganza and Ron Brookes began a training programme in Child Psychotherapy at Arndell in 1987. This programme was later transferred to the N.S.W. Institute of Psychotherapy. Susan LaGanza is a Supervisor for the Institute of Psychiatry, and teaches Child Psychotherapy as part of the Child, Adolescent and Family Psychiatry Training. She has a particular interest in supervision of Child and Adult Psychotherapy and sees private groups in Infant Observation.


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