The Freud Museum

Events Archive

19 April 2012

Reflections on Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed

Anouchka Grose and Estela Welldon

A podcast is available for this event on our iTunes page.


An informal discussion between psychoanalysts Anouchka Grose and Estela Welldon, who will give their personal responses to the Freud Museum’s current exhibition Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed.

Anouchka Grose is a writer and psychoanalyst. She is a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, where she regularly lectures. She is the author of two novels and, more recently, the non-fiction books, No More Silly Love Songs: A Realist's Guide to Romance' (2010) and Are You Considering Therapy? (2011). She also writes and speaks about contemporary art.

Estela Welldon is Founder and Honorary Elected President for Life of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy; a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists; an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at Tavistock Portman NHS Clinics; and a Senior Member of the British Association for Psychotherapy. She is the author of Mother, Madonna Whore, the Idealization and Denigration of Motherhood (1988); Sadomasochism (2002) and Playing with Dynamite (2011) and is the co-editor of A Practical Guide to Forensic Psychotherapy (1997).

This website uses cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. Find out more about our cookie policy.