What we're about

Hello, the aim of this group is to present talks and discussions by some of the top experts in the fields of Sex, Love and Relationships. The group is OPEN TO ALL (all genders and sexualities) whether you are interested in the topics discussed or you are working in psychotherapy, counselling, relationships and sexual health etc. As I'm sure you agree, there is much to be debated, discovered and explored within these subjects therefore we will present talks on a wide variety of topics. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certificates will be available to attendees awarded by our sponsor City CBT Coaching College.

Our Speakers include

Dr. Meg John Barker is a writer, academic, counsellor and activist specialising in sex and relationships. Meg John is a senior lecturer in psychology at the Open University and has published many academic books and papers on topics including non-monogamous relationships, sadomasochism, counselling, and mindfulness, as well as co-editing the journal Psychology & Sexuality. They were the lead author of The Bisexuality Report – which has informed UK policy and practice around bisexuality. They are involved in running many public events on sexuality and relationships, including Sense about Sex, Critical Sexology, and Gender & Sexuality Talks. Meg John is also a UKCP accredited therapist working with gender and sexually diverse clients. Their 2013 book Rewriting the Rules is a friendly guide love, sex and relationships, and they blog about these matters on www.rewriting-the-rules.com. Twitter: megbarkerpsych.

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Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known for his work in Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT), a leading CBT approach. He has been working in the field of counselling and psychotherapy since 1975 and was one of the first people in Britain to be trained in CBT.
He has published over 200 books and has trained therapists all over the world, in as diverse places as the UK, the USA, South Africa, Turkey and Israel. He has just been awarded Emeritus Professorship from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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Dr Raj Persaud could be described as a modern “Renaissance Man”. He is a Consultant Psychiatrist who unusually for a psychiatrist holds a first class degree in psychology and in addition has been awarded over 8 degrees and diplomas including a Masters in Statistics. These are just some of his numerous accomplishments. Dr Persaud is a distinguished lecturer with an innovative approach to psychological issues.

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Dominic Davies has over 30 years working as a psychotherapist and clinical sexologist with a wide range of gender and sexual diversities. He is a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a senior accredited counsellor/psychotherapist with them.

Accredited by the National Council for Psychotherapy, and holds membership of the World Association for Sexology and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health and CARAS Community Academic Consortium for Research on Alternative Sexualities.

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Upcoming events (1)

A Day on Depth Psychology £40.00

The Stockwell Street Building, University of Greenwich

LAST TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! A Day on Depth Psychology £40.00. Sun 27th Jan. University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street London SE10 9BD Archetypes, Dreams & Trauma: A full day of talks exploring the psychology of the unconscious. ''Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life, and you will call it fate.'' C.G. Jung BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-on-depth-psychology-tickets-53539048736?aff=PhilPearl&afu=223917176564 Why do you do what you do? Are you really in control of your thoughts, feelings and behaviour? Or are there elements beneath the surface that are really running the show? The depth psychologists; Freud, Jung and Adler, helped us understand that much of what we do is shaped by the unconscious, and that our conscious mind (the ego) is just the tip of the iceberg. Crucially, they also developed methods for working with the unconscious and making its contents conscious, to improve our self awareness and give us greater freedom in our lives. But are their theories and approaches still credible, given what recent developments in neuroscience have since revealed about the human mind? In this series of talks, we’ll explore the key ideas of Freud, Jung and Adler, and examine them in light of modern, scientific research. BOOK EARLY AS THESE EVENTS SELL OUT! BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-on-depth-psychology-tickets-53539048736?aff=PhilPearl&afu=223917176564 Attendees will learn: Sigmund Freud’s theories of the unconscious; are dreams really the 'royal road' to the unconscious? Alfred Adler and trauma-informed psychotherapy; how do traumatic events in early life affect you in later years? And how can you best heal from them? Carl Jung and the archetypes; what are the key archetypes you should be aware of? Why are they so powerful in influencing behaviour? And how do these ancient, motivational systems affect you in the modern world? You’ll leave with a clear understanding of how these ideas can improve your own emotional intelligence, but also your ability to help others too. BOOK EARLY AS THESE EVENTS SELL OUT! BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-on-depth-psychology-tickets-53539048736?aff=PhilPearl&afu=223917176564 Lectures & Speakers Freud & The Unconscious - Dr Mark Vernon, PhD Dr Mark Vernon is a writer, broadcaster, psychotherapist and former Anglican priest, with an interest in Ancient Philosophy. His work focuses on the skills and insights that illuminate our inner lives. He contributes regularly to programmes on the BBC, comments and reviews for the national press, as well as giving talks and leading workshops. Adler & Trauma - Anthea Millar Anthea Millar is Vice President of the Adlerian Society in London and a co-editor of the UK Adlerian Journal. She has many years’ experience as an Adlerian psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer, and a busy therapy and supervision practice where she specialises in trauma work. Carl Jung & The Archetypes - Dr Kevin Lu, PhD Dr Kevin Lu, PhD, is Director of Graduate Studies and Director of the MA Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. BOOK EARLY AS THESE EVENTS SELL OUT! BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-on-depth-psychology-tickets-53539048736?aff=PhilPearl&afu=223917176564 Format The format will be similar to a TED event, but with in-depth lectures and focused on the theme of depth psychology. 10:00am – 12:00pm: Session 1 12:00 - 1:00pm: Lunch break 1:00pm - 3:00pm: Session 2 3:00pm - 3:15pm: Afternoon break 3:15pm - 5:00pm: Session 3 5:20pm - 7:00pm: Attendee Social and Networking BOOK EARLY AS THESE EVENTS SELL OUT! BOOK HERE https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-day-on-depth-psychology-tickets-53539048736?aff=PhilPearl&afu=223917176564

Past events (107)

A Day on Psychotherapy £40.00

Birkbeck University of London

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