These groups are for those of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage who are training to become psychotherapists and counsellors. Students who have completed their course and are working towards registration are also invited.
Monthly meetup sessions are a mixture of theory, group discussion, practical exercises and individual tutorials. Each month there is a different theme and an assignment for the month which will build towards a selection of work for exhibition. Ends October 19th 2019.
Thinking on Sunday: Denial, Denialism and Post-Denialism – Why is Speaking Truth so Difficult? | Sunday 7th April
How does denialism work and why is post-denialism replacing it? And how can they be combatted? In this talk, Keith Kahn-Harris, author of Denial: The Unspeakable Truth, argues that a solution will only be possible when we come to terms with the truth of our darker desires.
In this lecture Dr Christine Parker reflects on her experience as head-teacher leading, then co-leading, a dynamic ‘Girls’ Chat Group’ of three 10-11-year-old girls, who grappled with questions related to anti-discriminatory practice and social justice, and over time girls led an anti-racism and anti-bullying campaign in schools.
An evening of piano duet classics from by Irish pianist Clíodna Shanahan and Sunday Concerts Director of Music Simon Callaghan, with a chance to hear a charming set of miniatures by Cécile Chaminade, alongside Schubert, Mozart and Ravel. Funds raised will support the continuation of the concert series.
We urgently need to talk about women’s sexual and reproductive health, about our experiences of sex and pregnancy and pain and pleasure. In this Thinking-on-Monday talk, Lynne Enright, author of Vagina: A Re-Education, does just that.
An unmissable talk by Rory Sutherland, the acclaimed Behavioural Economist and – with 6.5m views – a TED Talk superstar, on how your ideas, products and brands can triumph in defiance of logic
How can you know the truth about diets ? What works and what’s snake oil? From the Atkins to the South Beach diet, Cambridge University’s Dr. Giles Yeo is here with the scientific facts.
There may be a long-term global trend toward humanism, but in some regions of the world there’s a reverse trend, with an alarming rise of religious and nationalist fundamentalist groups. Come and join this discussion about the rise of Islamist and Hindutva fundamentalism in Bangladesh and India respectively, with Narendra Nayak, Bonya Ahmed and Andrew Copson.
A free 6-week course by David Rosenberg focusing on London’s radical and rebellious writers, pamphleteers, journalists and activists whose words challenged the status quo in several arenas between 1840-1890 and their counterparts 100 years later between 1940-1990.
Despite a widespread acceptance that we are living through a housing crisis, little seems to be being done to improve the living conditions of Londoners. George Turner discusses what is driving London’s housing market to dysfunction and reveals how the house building industry has managed to exploit the crisis in order to turn an enormous profit.