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Literature & Psychoanalysis: The Woman in Black

We are delighted that psychotherapist Shahrukh Husain will deliver the next instalment of our Literature and Psychoanalysis series, presenting on memory and its many uses in Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black

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Location
Online
Date
16.11.2021
Time
7:00 pm
About the Event

We are delighted that psychotherapist Shahrukh Husain will deliver the next instalment of our Literature and Psychoanalysis series, presenting on memory and its many uses in Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black (published by Vintage). The series invites leading psychoanalysts to chose a classic or contemporary work that they feel will connect with the theme and Faber Members as a community of readers.

Shahrukh Husain
Shahrukh Husain is a psychotherapist with thirty years’ experience. Some of those years were spent specialising in intercultural therapy and working with PTSD among refugees and survivors of war and disaster. She was drawn to Analytical Psychology (Jungian) because of her lifelong passion for myth and legend, and she has made extensive use of these stories in her therapeutic work. She has written fiction and non-fiction about myths and legends for children as well as adults.

During the course of her career as a therapist, she worked with a number of clients who found themselves caught up in supernatural worlds, from Jins, Abiku, witches and malign spirits to ‘everyday’ ghosts.

Arabel Charlaff
Arabel Charlaff is a psychodynamic psychotherapist who has worked in the NHS, the higher education sector and in private practice. Before retraining, she worked as an editor, literary consultant and ghost writer. She is particularly interested in the ways in which fiction and psychoanalysis can speak to and of each other and the rewards to be found in such a conversation. It was to this end that she founded Characters on the Couch, a writers’ service which combines clinical and editorial expertise. She teaches at the Faber Academy and at WPF Therapy.

What To Expect

Our online events take place via Zoom. You will be sent the link the day before the event and the event will go live at 7 p.m. or shortly after. You can submit questions in advance by email to members@faber.co.uk or during the event, although we are unable to guarantee which questions, if any, will be covered due to time constraints.

FAQs

When will I receive the link to the event?

You will be emailed the link for the event the day before the event. If you haven’t received it by the morning of the event, please forward your confirmation email to members@faber.co.uk.

Will I receive the recording after the event?

If we have permission from the author and host to share the video post-event, we will send the link to ticket holders to rewatch the event.

Can I submit a question for the host(s)?

You can email your questions in in advance to members@faber.co.uk or ask them via the Q&A function on the night.