Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Finding Body Confidence with Susie Orbach

Mark your calendars for a keynote address and reception with internationally acclaimed author and body image activitst, Susie Orbach.

This free event will be held at the Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt on Sunday October 2, 2011 from 2-4pm. Pre-registration is required-- call (410) 938-3157 or email rsvp@sheppardpratt.org to reserve your seats today!

Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst and writer. She co-founded The Women’s Therapy Centre in 1976 and The Women’s Therapy Centre Institute in New York, in 1981. Her interests as have centered around feminism and psychoanalysis, counter-transference, psychoanalysis and the public sphere, the construction of femininity and gender, globalisation and body image and emotional literacy. Her numerous publications include the classic, Fat is a Feminist Issue, Hunger Strike and her latest book, Bodies, which was published in January 2009. She is the convener of Anybody campaigning for body diversity.

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