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Jane Haynes

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I will be discussing Proust with Andrew Marr and Christopher Prendergast at Hatchards on 23rd November…

I am delighted to be discussing Proust on the centenary of this death...

Listed in Vogue’s Expert Guidance

Delighted to be listed as an expert in one-on-one psychotherapy in Vogue's Expert Guidance.

Exploring relationship issues when experiencing Menopause/Long Covid

Jane Haynes will be hosting confidential group workshops with your partners/ family members to discu...

‘Who’s beast and who’s man’ Anna Akhmatova

I haven’t felt like writing, I haven’t felt like reading the media, not th...

Notes on the body…

Yesterday evening I spent a magical hour between 6.30 and 7.40 PM. Lying beside my body, my mind ro...

Dante as Talisman and Transitional Object… A psychological reflection for On Reflection: 700 years of Dante Alighieri

As part of the 700 year celebrations for the poet Dante’s death I was asked to contribute a psycholo...

Confessions in the Consulting Room: Why they shouldn’t come fast and furious

But I'm not a saint yet. I'm an alcoholic. I'm a drug addict. I'm homosexual. I'm a genius. ― Tr...

Serious Money: Understanding the therapist’s place in the counting house

One of Freud’s more astute observations and one I never tire of quoting is that humanity has two nee...

The Mirror of the Menopause

At the beginning of the twentieth century the average age of death for women was around 47, a huge i...

Eternity in the Palm of my Hand: A Psychedelic Initiation with RD Laing

With so much discussion about research into the use of psilocybin and micro-dosing as a panacea for ...

An introduction to my blog on Psychology Today Magazine. 24/2/2021

Who Am I? A riddle of identity. I think children love riddles because they so often catch..

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View my blog archives. An amalgamation of past writings.

How to Mentally Prepare for a Second Lockdown According to a Therapist

I fear this year there will be none of Keats’s promise of “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”...

5 tips to get you through the last stretch of lockdown for the Evening Standard

We finally have a roadmap out of this mayhem. But, if, having spent the last few days furiously googling....

A Therapist’s Tales from Lockdown for the Jewish Chronicle

Psychotherapist Jane Haynes has swopped the consulting room for Zoom calls. Until early...

My London by Jane Haynes for The London Magazine

I have lived off the Abbey Road and in the same house for forty-three years. Abbey Road has its ....