Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

January 2019

Group Supervision w/ Del Loewenthal

January 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£90 – £115

Del Loewenthal is Professor of Psychotherapy and Counselling and Director of the Research Centre for Therapeutic Education at the Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton, London, UK. He is an existential-analytic psychotherapist, photographer and chartered psychologist, with a particular interest in phenomenology. He has published several books including: Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling after Post-Modernism: The selected works of Del Loewenthal (2017, Routledge) Why Not CBT: Against and For CBT 2nd Edition (2018, PCCS Books); He is also founding editor of…

Find out more »

February 2019

SEA AGM 2019

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Helen Bamber Foundation, Bruges Place, 15-20 Baynes Street (Entrance via Randolph Street)
London, NW1 0TF United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Free

Tickets are free, but we need you to check out so we can keep track of attendee numbers and any topics raised for the AGM.

Find out more »

SEA Film Club – ‘Mirror’ by A. Tarkovsky (1975)

February 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Vout-o-Reenee’s, The Crypt (below the Church), 30 Prescot Street,
London, E1 8BB United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20 – £25

Screenings will be preceded by a brief introduction Our current SEA Chair, Natasha Synesiou will present Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1975 film Mirror and facilitate a discussion after the screening.  Natasha, has researched and written on Tarkovsky’s films, including a book on Mirror Art and aesthetics are inseparable from life, they are intrinsic parts of it in fact, and films are powerful expressions of the many facets of the lifeworld and of experience. They have the power to change our lives. The SEA Film Club aims to address…

Find out more »

March 2019

Group Supervision w/ Ernesto Spinelli

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£90 – £115

Professor Ernesto Spinelli was Chair of the SEA between 1993 and 1999 and is an Honorary Life Member of the Society.  He has contributed numerous papers to the SEA Journal, Existential Analysis, most recently focused on issues surrounding human sexuality, supervision and the experience of change. Ernesto's most recent book, Practising Existential Therapy: The Relational World 2nd edition (2015) has been identified as the most influential contemporary text on existential therapeutic practice.

Find out more »

Group Supervision w/ Frank Bock

March 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£90 – £115

Frank Bock, UKCP accredited supervisor, working from an Existential Focusing Oriented perspective, has been supervising at Mind in Hackney and Hammersmith as well as privately during the past ten years. He is a certifying coordinator of Focusing Institute in New York, teaching on the Focusing Oriented Therapist Training. He has become increasingly more interested in somatic work within his therapeutic practice particularly in the area of trauma actively developing an experiential sense of containment and safety within the therapeutic relationship.

Find out more »

May 2019

SEA Film Club – ‘PERSONA’ by I. Bergman (1966)

May 11, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St Ethelburga, The Nave, 78 Bishopsgate
London, EC2N 4AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20 – £25

With elements of psychological horror, ‘Persona’ has been the subject of considerable analysis, interpretation and debate. Released in 1966, Persona is mesmerising, luminous, strange, questioning... The film, with its themes of existential aloneness, duality, insanity and personal identity, explores cinema, the scandal of the erotic, the polarities of violence and powerlessness, reason and unreason, language and silence, the intelligible and the unintelligible. Like a poem it invites multiple interpretations. In What is Called Thinking? Heidegger looks back through Hoelderlin to early Greek poetry…

Find out more »

June 2019

Art and Existence – David Cotterrell Studio Visit

June 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
David Cotterrell Studio, 1 Borthwick Street
London, SE8 3GH United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£10 – £15

From 1905 to 1906 the poet Rainer Maria Rilke worked as sculptor’s Auguste Rodin’s studio assistant in order ‘to learn how to see’.  What type of seeing was Rilke seeking to learn in the studio of Rodin? Art is an intensified form of lived experience, just like human and sentient beings are intensified forms of life.  Art has the power to open us up to a liminal space and time where conventional dichotomies of physical and mental, material and ideal,…

Find out more »

Group Supervision w/ Elena Manafi

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Find out more »

September 2019

Group Supervision w/ Niki D. on Sexuality

September 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Birkbeck University of London, Malet St, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E 7HX United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£90 – £115

Niki D is an existential psychotherapist with 25 years’ experience in private practice, statutory and voluntary sectors. She works with individuals, couples and groups and is a clinical associate of Pink Therapy. She holds an MA in Existential Psychotherapy, a diploma in Relationship Therapy with gender, sexual and relationship diverse clients (GSRD) and training in somatic body therapy. Niki has worked for over 15 years as a supervisor for organization’s including the Metropolitan Police counselling service, Galop (LGBT hate crime…

Find out more »

October 2019

SEA Film Club – ‘WINGS OF DESIRE’ by W. Wenders (1987)

October 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Ethelburga, The Nave, 78 Bishopsgate
London, EC2N 4AG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
£20 – £25

Emmy van Deurzen Emmy has been an existential therapist since 1973 and she has founded several schools and many other organizations, including the Society for Existential Analysis.  She has 17 books to her name and is Principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.     "This movie struck a chord with me, when I first saw it around the time we were creating the Society for Existential Analysis. The story seemed to me profoundly existential and the atmosphere…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map
£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…

Find out more »

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,…

Find out more »

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

Find out more »
+ Export Events