IN PRAISE OF INAUTHENTICITY
Psychotherapy in a post-metaphysical world.
A talk by Manu Bazzano
Drawing on contemporary ethics, deconstruction and embodied Zen practice, the seminar will outline the challenges and rewards of a non-foundational, post-phenomenological therapeutic practice based on encounter and on the appreciation of the primary eccentricity of the human condition.
Manu Bazzano is a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice and a visiting lecturer at the University of Roehampton and the University of Richmond.He teaches philosophy in adult education. He practiced Buddhism since 1980, was ordained as a Zen monk in the Soto and Rinzai traditions in 2004, andhregularly contributes to magazines such as Therapy Today, PCEP, Dharma, Journal of Existential Analysis.
He edited the best-selling anthologies Zen Poems (2002) and Haiku for Lovers (2004) and published several books, including: Buddha is Dead: Nietzsche and the Dawn of European Zen (2006); The Speed of Angels (2012);Spectre of the Stranger: towards a Phenomenology of Hospitality (2012)
The Society of Psychotherapy will provide a continuing professional development (CPD) letter confirming 1.5 hours of CPD.
The New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling:
254-6 Belsize Road, London, NW6 4BT