Sue Gerhardt lives in Oxford, where she is a practising psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice. She also works with the Oxford Parent Infant Project (OXPIP), which she co-founded in 1998. This charitable organisation provides parent infant psychotherapy to around 50 families each week.
Educated at Newnham College, Cambridge, in the 1970s, she played an active part in the women's movement.
After a few years focused on community work, she trained to become a documentary director at the National Film and Television School, and worked briefly in television, making programmes such as the well-received TELL IT LIKE IT IS about sexual abuse in the black community.
Her previous publications include a chapter in British Film Now, (Weidenfeld and Nicholson) ed.Porter and Collins, Booklets such as Decade of Destruction (Channel Four), Coping with Bereavement (Thames Television), and articles in the British Journal of Psychotherapy and the European Journal of Psychotherapy.
She has two children, Jessica and Laurence.
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