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October 2019

Group Supervision w/ Karen Weixel-Dixon: on Couples Therapy

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
£90 – £115

Karen is a psychotherapist, supervisor, trainer, and mediator in private practice, and has been a member of visiting faculty at Regents University London since 1995. She maintains her work and private practice in both the UK and France, working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. The paradigm she favours is Existential Phenomenological, and she has a particular interest in how people experience, and engage with, temporality. Karen has published papers in journals and textbooks in the field of psychotherapy, and…

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November 2019

Phenomenology and the Arts

November 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
King’s College London, Department of Music, Room SWB21 Strand Campus
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
£20.00 – £25.00

This interdisciplinary CPD event will explore the benefits of working phenomenologically with artists, and the contribution of phenomenological psychology and psychotherapy to the evidence-base of performing arts medicine. It will be relevant to practitioners of all persuasions interested in how phenomenology and the arts can enhance their clinical and performance practice.

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SEA 2019 Annual Conference – Movement, Music & Metaphor

November 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
NVCO: Society Building, 8 All Saints Street
London, London N1 9RL United Kingdom
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£80 – £170

This year, you're invite you to be lyrical and poetic, to be in motion and explore new ways of communicating, to stretch your language, your body, your ears, your knowledge, your practice. Our wonderful line-up of speakers, workshop presenters, panellists, poets, dancers, musicians and out-of-the-box thinkers! are listed below to pique your interest: Verity J. Gavin ~ Stuart Hanscomb ~ Oded Reitten ~ Michael Worrell ~ Michael Montgomery ~ Marion Steel ~ Manu Bazzano ~ Letizia Orlando ~ Jason Upton…

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December 2019

Group Supervision w/ Emmy Van Deurzen

December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
£90 – £115

Emmy van Deurzen, Principal and Founder of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling at the Existential Academy in London. Her application of philosophical ideas to psychology, psychotherapy, counselling and coaching has been instrumental in establishing the existential paradigm firmly in the UK and elsewhere in Europe and around the world.  She lectures internationally and her sixteen books have been translated into as many languages. Her books include: Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice (3rd edition 2012), Everyday Mysteries (2nd Routledge,…

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February 2020

Where It Was, Others Shall Be: Desire, Otherness, and the Alien inside.

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
£60 – £120

A one-day experiential/theoretical seminar
with Manu Bazzano

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March 2020

SEA AGM 2020

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Attending the AGM is free, however it is important that you go through the ‘check out’ process so we can keep track of attendee numbers for catering, venue access and for ‘dial-in’ access.

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CORONAFORUM-1 Thursday 19th March 7pm

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

  In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a new routine that meets all different and new demands. Rather than proposing guidelines or…

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CORONAFORUM-2 Tuesday 24th March 4pm

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

If you could not get a place in the first CORONAFORUM  here is a second chance!   In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a…

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CORONAFORUM-3 Saturday 28th March 11am

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

If you could not get a place in the previous CORONAFORUM  here is another chance!   In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a new…

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April 2020

CORONAFORUM-4 Friday 3rd April 2pm.

April 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

If you could not get a place in the previous CORONAFORUM  here is another chance!   In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a new…

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CORONAFORUM-5 Thursday 9th April 7pm

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

Continuing our Coronaforum run, you are invited to join the discussion and share your experience.   In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a…

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CORONAFORUM-6. Thursday 16th April 11am

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

Continuing our Coronaforum run, you are invited to join the discussion and share your experience.   In recent weeks new challenges have fallen upon us, not just as therapists, but as inhabitants of the globe. We are experiencing anxiety, uncertainty and fear.  We need to keep ourselves and our families safe, while also continuing to support our clients.  We may need to change or adjust the way we practise and we may need a lot of flexibility to try to set a…

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SYMPOSIUM April 24th 7pm-9pm

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

COVID-19 Shall Not Stop Us. SEA Symposiums Are Picking Up Again Online Join our Zoom Symposium for a get together to discuss different ideas on topics that are of equal interest and liking. Get yourself a drink, a meal or your favourite snack, sit comfortably and simply show up. April 24th @ 7 pm – 9 pm Free Speaker: ALEXANDER MORRISS Title: "Choosing to be enslaved: An exploration of the meaning of addiction and 12-Step recovery via Heidgger, Levinas... and…

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ECHOISM. Donna Christina Savery. April 30th 7.30-9.30pm

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
£15.00 – £20.00

Echoism - an introduction to the theory and practice of working with the partners and children of narcissists Donna Christina Savery introduces the key ideas in her book Echoism: The silenced response to narcissism. She draws upon ten years of research specialising in the Echoistic client. The session will be 90 minutes of presenting her key ideas and a 30 minute question and answer discussion.   It is not necessary to have read the book but reading the clinical vignettes…

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May 2020

Existential Reflections on Motherhood May 10th 10am-12noon

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
£15.00

A Forum for Existential Psychotherapists who are mothers of children of up to ten years old, to explore experiences during the coronavirus lockdown.   Facilitated by Monia Brizzi & Naomi Stadlen We warmly invite existential psychotherapists who are mothers of young children under 10 to join us in a forum to explore experiences during the coronavirus lockdown. Some of us are used to leading busy professional lives and counted on nurseries, nannies and schools to look after our children during the day, but, for the moment,…

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SYMPOSIUM May 22nd 7-9pm

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
Free

COVID-19 Shall Not Stop Us. SEA Symposiums Are Picking Up Again Join our Zoom Symposium for a get together to discuss different ideas on topics that are of equal interest and liking. Get yourself a drink, a meal or your favourite snack, sit comfortably and simply show up. This is a FREE event. May 22nd @ 7 pm – 9 pm Free Speaker: DEVANG VAIDYA Title: DO THERAPISTS' EXPERIENCES AS CLIENTS INFLUENCE THEIR PRACTICE? In this symposium we will discuss how…

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Authentic Presence: Buddhist and Existential Perspectives – KEN BRADFORD PhD. May 29th 6-8pm

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
£15.00 – £20.00

Both Existential and Buddhist psychologies recognize an authentic potentiality, sanity and natural resilience to the human mind. Although in Existential thought, the notion of “true nature” is debatable and not always clearly understood.

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The Natural Ease and Resilience of Being. KEN BRADFORD PhD May 30th 6-8pm

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ON LINE EVENT, zoom.us
£15.00 – £20.00

  Natural resilience is the healing expression of authentic presence when we stop talking to ourself and open to experience as it is. The truth is we cannot always trust our mind to see things clearly, since the human predicament finds us in the position of seeing through a glass darkly: seeing others, the world and ourself through projections we may not be aware we are projecting. Simultaneously, the truth is we can always trust the sane nature of our…

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June 2020

‘Covid-19 and the financial impact on my therapy practice’ – PAUL SILVER-MYER – 14th of June @ 11 am – 1 pm

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£15 – £20

‘Covid-19 and the financial impact on my therapy practice’ There are two crises going on – a health crisis and a financial one – and whilst it’s an anxious and upsetting time with the primary concern being the health of the nation, nevertheless many self-employed therapists have found their income has been affected. This session will look at your rights as a self-employed person, what financial support is available to you and how your business accounts and relationship with HMRC…

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SYMPOSIUM : Existential Analysis and Racism – Free event.

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

COVID-19 Shall Not Stop Us Join our Zoom Symposium for a get together to discuss different ideas on topics that are of equal interest and liking. Get yourself a drink, a meal or your favourite snack, sit comfortably and simply show up. Title: Existential Analysis and Racism If psychotherapy is anything, it is ethical.  Both therapist and client are engaged in the question "how am I to live?", and perhaps more particularly, "how am I to live in the face of…

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A Phenomenological Reflection Upon the Benefits of Kum Nye Movement within an Embodied Approach to Existential Psychotherapy – JASON UPTON – 25th of June @ 10 am – 12 pm

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
£15 – £20

A Phenomenological Reflection Upon the Benefits of Kum Nye Movement within an Embodied Approach to Existential Psychotherapy Jason Upton is a UKCP registered existential psychotherapist and dance movement therapist with many years’ experience in the fields of trauma, sexual abuse and sexual offending. He currently lectures at Regent’s University and sees clients in private practice. Jason has practised Kum Nye and other Tibetan movement practices for over 17 years. He is also doing a PhD at SOAS which takes a…

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July 2020

The Irony of Race Relations: An Experiential Seminar on The Contemporary Discourse on Race from an Existential Perspective – DEVANG VAIDYA – 20th of July 2020 @ 11 am to 4 pm

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
£30.00 – £40.00

The Irony of Race Relations: An Experiential Seminar on The Contemporary Discourse on Race from an Existential Perspective Devang Vaidya Devang Vaidya is a person-centred existential therapist based in London. His research focuses on Kierkegaard studies for tracing the existential foundations of person-centred therapy. Other interests lie at the intersection of therapy with philosophy, arts, psychoanalysis, and critical social theory. Thinking about race is hard. Talking, harder. In trying to express a point of view, one stumbles into saying something controversial. It is ironic…

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A Sightless World – Readdressing Sight-Loss with Some Merleau-Ponty Ideas – PAULO RIBEIRO – 28th of July 2020 @ 6 pm to 8 pm.

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£15.00 – £20.00

A Sightless World - Readdressing Sight-Loss with Some Merleau-Ponty Ideas Paulo Ribeiro Paulo is an existential psychotherapist currently working for Headstrong Counselling, an extremely busy low-cost therapy service in London, where he sees clients with complex presentations, mostly personality disorders, major depression and anxiety and gender identity. Before that, Paulo worked for the RNIB – Royal National Institute for Blind People and for Hammersmith and Fulham Mind. Paulo holds a BA in Social Communication, a Master’s in Integrative Counselling and…

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SYMPOSIUM – 31st of July 2020 @ 7 pm to 9 pm – Free Event.

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

COVID-19 Shall Not Stop Us Join our Zoom Symposium for a get together to discuss different ideas on topics that are of equal interest and liking. Get yourself a drink, a meal or your favourite snack, sit comfortably and simply show up. This is a FREE event 31st of July 2020 Speaker: Thoraya Alkasab Title: THE EXPERIENCE OF TRAUMATIC LOSS AND THE UNCANNINESS IT LEAVES BEHIND. Question: Can the loss of a loved one bring us closer to living more…

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