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Dr Estela Welldon Archive

  • Dr Estela Welldon MD DSc (Hon) F.R.C.Psych.BPC
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


The following is an interim description which may change when detailed cataloguing take place in future. Please note that this archive is made up of material of a highly personal and sensitive nature. When the archive is catalogued, this material will require closure for the lifetime of the individuals in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act. For fuller information on how the library handles sensitive archival data, please see our Access to Archives policy.
Material on conferences attended, lectures given, workshops, publications and professional corresponence spanning Welldon's career.
The collection contains a number of subject files, topics include but are not limited to; Perversion; Pornography and the Internet; Incest; Paedophilia; Festishism; Cross dressing; Transvestism; Domestic Violence; Gender Dysphoria; Sexuality and Prejudice; Women; Motherhood; Hysteria; Female Abusers; Female Offenders; Trauma; Consultancy including work on Big Brother; Forensics; Menninger's; Law and Psychiatry; Prostitution and Sadomasochism; Young Minds; Forensic Psychotherapy; Maternalabilities; and Stalkers. In addition there are a number of patient files, including material on Group Therapy; and material documenting Welldon's involvement with the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy (IAFP).



Physical description

27 Deepstore Boxes

Acquisition note

March 2015

Biographical note

Dr Welldon has had a long and distinguished career, particularly notable for her development of the field of forensic psychotherapy. Welldon was heavily connected in the fields of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and forensic psychiatry.

Terms of use

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