David Morgan (psychoanalyst)

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David Howell Morgan (BAHons D.Clin.Psych. FBPAS FPBPA SMBPF. Training Analyst Supervisor IPA. AMBPS. MBPC) is a psychoanalyst and consultant psychotherapist who has worked at the Portman Clinic London for 25 years.[1]

Publications/contributions[edit]

Morgan’s writing, as with his political and social contributions, tends to focus on the intersection between psychoanalysis and the political, social.[2] He has also written on Pat Barker, Jorge Luis Borges, and repeatedly on the works of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott.[3] His co-edited volume Lectures on Violence, Perversion and Delinquency. The Portman Papers Series deals extensively with the role of parental violence on patients at the Portman Clinic.[4]

  • Morgan, David. ‘Children as Receptacles of Parental Violence’ in Educational Therapy & Therapeutic Teaching the Journal of the Caspari Foundation. (14. 2001) P, 53. [1]
  • Morgan, David. ‘Psychoanalysis and Regeneration’. The Modern Novel: Critical Approaches. By Barbara Bleiman, Jane Ogborn and Lucy Webster. [English and Media Centre: London, 2002] ISBN 0907016715
  • Lectures on Violence, Perversion and Delinquency. The Portman Papers Series. David Morgan & Stan Ruszczynski. [Karnac: London, 2007] ISBN 1855754959
  • Morgan, David. ‘Objectum Sexuality’—The Independent, May 25 (2008).
  • Morgan, David. ‘Enactments Moving From Deadly Ways of Relating to the Beginnings of Mental Life’. The British Journal of Psychotherapy (24.2. 2001). Pp. 151-166
  • Morgand, David. ‘Bearing and Not bearing Unbearable Realities’. In, Containment In The Community: Supportive Frameworks for thinking about Antisocial Behaviour and Mental Health. The Portman Papers Series. Editors A. Rubital, David Reiss. [Karnac: London, 2011] ISBN 1855758482
  • Morgan, David. ‘Discussion of Professor Jonathan Webbers‘ Sexuality and Perversion’ as part of the ‘Meaningful and Mindedness’ Series at The Tavistock, 27 January 2012 in British Psychoanalytic Society Bulletin Annual Review. 2012.
  • Morgan, David. ‘The Uncertain Patient in ‘Psychoanalysis and Homosexuality’. Moving On a personal account of the conference by Jan McGregor Hepburn BPC. December, 2012.
  • Morgan, David. ‘Is it Coz I’m White?’ in ‘Thinking Space’: Promoting Thinking about Race, Culture and Diversity in Psychotherapy and Beyond. Tavistock Clinic Series. Editor, Frank Lowe. Margot Waddell (Series Editor). [Karnac: London, 2013] ISBN 1782200592.
  • Morgan, David. ‘“Don’t Shoot the Messenger”: A historic look at some who took the plunge to make a difference.’ New Internationalist (471. April, 2014)
  • Morgan, David. ‘“I had to do it”: What makes some people risk all to speak out?’. New Internationalist (471. April, 2014)
  • Morgan, David. ‘Destroying the Knowledge of the Need for Love’. In Interpretive Voices: Responding to Patients. J. Arundale & D. Bellman. [Karnac: London, 2015].
  • Morgan, David (2019) The Unconscious in Social and Political Life Phoenix Press. Edited by David Morgan. Vol 1
  • Morgan,David (2020) in Press. The Political Mind. A Deeper Cut. Edited papers. Vol 2(Phoenix Press)


Multi-media[edit]

Morgan has contributed to public debate and hosts discussions with leading academics in the political, social, and psychoanalytic fields, on his radio show “Frontier Psychoanalyst”.[5] Along with the recurring radio show, Morgan has made many television appearances[6] and frequently appears as a discussant on BBC Radio.[7] Morgan also appeared in a documentary called "Married to the Eiffel Tower" investigating the psychological condition objectum sexuality. The documentary investigates the famous case of Erika Eiffel.[8]

Conferences[edit]

Morgan has hosted, spoken at, and arranged many conferences, seminars and lectures, both nationally and internationally.[11] In January 2017 Morgan delivered the prestigious Bob Gosling memorial lecture in Bristol.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Public Interest Psychology". Public Interest Psychology. PiP.
  2. ^ "How Psychoanalysis can help us make sense of Brexit". blogs.lse. London School of Economics.
  3. ^ "A collection of Articles, Papers and Books by Members of British Psychoanalytic Association (April 2016)" (PDF). A collection of Articles, Papers and Books by Members of British Psychoanalytic Association (April 2016). Members of the British Psychoanalytic Association.
  4. ^ Morgan, David (2007). Lectures on Violence, Perversion and Delinquency. London: Karnac. p. 7. ISBN 1855754959.
  5. ^ "David Morgan". Frontier Psychologist. Frontier Psychologist.
  6. ^ a b "An artist's representation of rape". abc.net. ABC. 20 May 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Pick of the Week - John Waite". BBC i-player. BBC.
  8. ^ "Married to the Eiffel Tower". documentary heaven.
  9. ^ "Episodes". BBC i-player. BBC.
  10. ^ ""Is Neo-Liberalism Making us Sick?"". abc.net. ABC.
  11. ^ "The Role of the Unconscious in Political and Social life". The Political Mind. The Political Mind.
  12. ^ "The Bridge Foundation". bridgefoundation.org.