About Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, Earl’s Court, London. Member of Earl's Court Clinical Group & Earl's Court Collective (currently translating Seminar IV)

I would love to meet you at ‘The Future of Counselling & Psychotherapy : Rally & Conference’ 2nd December 2012 in London N17

November 10, 2012

Dear Alliance  Supporters, Are You Coming To Our Conference? Sunday 2nd December 2012 From 9.30am at the Selby Centre, London N17 8JL Location: The Selby Centre  is a former Tottenham secondary (…)

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Letter to the Guardian: Cut-price therapy and the trauma underlying mental ill health

November 8, 2012

Some more on taint or stigma and the Government’s use of power. My recent posting is also relevant, available here The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) (…)

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The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) black & its relation to the Government’s production of taint in its clinic of Mental Health: 2 new posts: Reminder – conference on current issues on Sunday December 2nd

November 1, 2012

A)  details of two new posts on LacanianWorks B) A reminder of the conference on 2nd December 2012 which is about finding a way forward. C) A reminder of your  (…)

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Everyday insecurity: Life at the end of the welfare state: November 2012: interim briefing: nef – economics as if people and the planet mattered

November 1, 2012

Reason for recommending the New Economic Foundation’s briefing: The joint advent of the Government’s Happiness Factories (IAPT) replacing both GP Counselling Services and provision within hospitals, means provision of support (…)

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The exchange between Earl Howe, the Department of Health and Julia Evans during October. My reply will be posted shortly.

October 30, 2012

1. Introduction 2. Background on Earl Howe – his responsibilities 3. Earl Howe drives standards into social care via NICE 4. Department of Health’s reply of 30th October 2012, sent (…)

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Your invitation to join the conversations and discussions at the November LW WG meeting

October 29, 2012

 1)  Next LacanianWorks Working Group Meeting:  Saturday 3rd November between 10.30am and 12.30   There will be the usual mixture of conversations and presentations from Bruce Scott, Bruno de Florence, Jo (…)

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Notes on p19-27 of Seminar VII: 25th November 1959: Reading Group of 27th October 2012 (Dream of ‘strawberries’ & of ‘dead father’)

October 27, 2012

Dream of ‘dead father’ : see below for notes on these references. The Interpretation of Dreams: 1st November 1899 (published as 1900): Sigmund Freud  : Available here Formulations on the (…)

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Mental Health: as standard or other…

October 22, 2012

These reflections were started when in a semi-comatose state I listened to a report of a seminar at Lambeth Palace on how faith communities can help combat the stigma of (…)

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Further comments on ‘perverse jouissance’: Seminar VII:18th November 1959

October 22, 2012

1) These comments follow from those in Notes from p1 – 7 of Seminar VII from the 21-09-12 Reading Group Meeting  or here    ‘perverse jouissance’ is found on the (…)

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Tribute to Thomas Szasz (April 15th 1920 – September 8th 2012)

October 18, 2012

Available here Thomas Stephen Szasz, M.D., 92, died at his home in Manlius, N.Y. on September 8, 2012. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1920, and emigrated to the (…)

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