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The Soul of Existential Therapy: Dialogues with Professors Miles Groth & Todd DuBose. 5th of Nov 2020 @ 3 pm – 5 pm.

November 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

£15.00 – £20.00

The Soul of Existential Therapy: Dialogues with Professors Miles Groth and Todd DuBose.

Presentation and Group Discussion – November the 5th, 2020 at 3 pm – 5 pm.

The Soul of Existential Therapy: Dialogues between professors Miles Groth and Todd DuBose (SEA, 2020) considers the state of the mental health profession in general and existential therapy specifically, the situation in the training institutes, and uses these as a background to discuss what existential therapy is in its most uncomplicated form, its soul. It is the second in the SEA’s Dialogues series. It follows on from the first dialogue by Ernesto Spinelli, a leading existential writer, and Giancarlo Buffardi, an Italian psychiatrist. Like its predecessor, Soul of Existential Therapy comprises ten email conversations between both men (20 emails in total), and a response from the editor, Loray Daws.

Miles Groth is Professor of Psychology (emeritus) and the author of five books (Philosophical Library, Humanity Books, University of Toronto Press, Men’s Studies Press, Free Associations Books), co-author of one book (Rowman & Littlefield), and co-editor of two books (Men’s Studies Press, Heidegger-Jahrbuch). He has presented papers at forty-one conferences around the world and has given testimony for the Canadian Senate (Ottawa) on family relations. He has served as an external reviewer for six journals and two university professional programs, as well as a manuscript reviewer for two university presses (the University of Toronto and Rowman & Littlefield). He has been a member of the executive boards of five international professional organisations and served on the editorial boards of five peer-reviewed journals. He has been general editor of three peer-reviewed journals (two of which he founded) and was Assistant Editor for American Imago, founded by Sigmund Freud and Hanns Sachs. He was an external reviewer for doctoral dissertations presented to Flinders University and the University of Ottawa. He maintains the definitive Bibliography of Heidegger Translations in English. He was among the first responders to the AIDS crisis as a counsellor at the Lesbian and Gay Center in New York City (1986-88). A Special Collection, in his name, of more than two thousand volumes donated from his private collection has been established at Wagner College’s Horrmann Library. Dr. Groth has been in practice as an existential therapist since 1975.

Todd DuBose is a Distinguished Full Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and is the coordinator of the humanistic-existential concentration at the school. He has over thirty years of clinical experience, is a former chaplain and has over seventeen years of teaching, supervising and consulting in local, national and international venues. He holds advanced degrees in contemporary continental philosophy of religion and in human science clinical psychology. He is the winner of numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship and is known globally for his workshops and presentations on existential-hermeneutical-phenomenological approaches to therapeutic care.




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November 5, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£15.00 – £20.00
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