By Susie Orbach
2013 conference keynote address
Susie is currently co-editing Fifty Shades of Feminism, which will be published in Spring 2013.
Keynote Speaker at the UK Government’s Body Image Summit in London in 2000, Susie has also presented at Body Image Summits in Vienna and Berlin and Munich and lectures extensively in Europe, North and South America. She is currently an expert member of the steering group of the British government’s Campaign for Body Confidence.
Susie has been a consultant to the World Bank, the NHS and Unilever. She is a founder member of ANTIDOTE, (working for emotional literacy) and Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility and is convenor of Endangered Bodies (www.london.endangeredbodies.org) the international organisation campaigning to challenge the pernicious culture that teaches women and girls to hate their own bodies
She has a PhD from University College London, and several honorary Doctorates. She is currently chair of the Relational School in the UK and has a clinical practice seeing individuals and couples.