Blog

20
Oct

Temporality and Shame

Hessel Willemsen, a Training Analyst, describes the clinical implications of the relationship between temporality and shame Temporality is lived time, the time of our lives, and not the abstract time […]

19
Oct

Finding Attunement

Averil Williams, a member of the SAP, thinks about the value of music therapy to her work with psychotic patients As psychotherapists or analysts we often have experiences of working with […]

19
Sep

The Adolescent archetype and Goldilocks

Some thoughts about the Adolescent archetype and Goldilocks Marica Rytovaara, a Training Analyst with the SAP, is speaking on the adolescent archetype and the Goldilocks Factor on 1 October. Returning from […]

16
Sep

Re-reading Midnight’s Children

Toby Brothers is director of the London Literary Salon. As I re-read Midnight’s Children in preparation for our work together, I am thinking anew about how literature approaches the contradictions […]

08
Sep

Publication of “Act and Image”

Warren Colman, a supervising analyst in the SAP, has just published “Act and Image: The Emergence of Symbolic Imagination” In this groundbreaking book, Warren provides a reformulation of archetypal symbols as emergent from […]

10
May

Into the Darkest Places

Into the Darkest Places – Early Relational Trauma and Borderline States of Mind Marcus West We live in fascinating times where recent advances in trauma theory, attachment theory, relational psychoanalysis, […]

26
Apr

The SAP’s Foundations Course

  The Foundations Course is for anyone interested in learning more about Jung’s ideas, and the relevance and impact they have in our lives, both at an individual level and also […]

18
Apr

Why don’t psychotherapists laugh?

Ann Shearer writes about her new book “Why Don’t Psychotherapists Laugh? Enjoyment and the Consulting Room” which is published on 21 April.  It is available at Routledge (use promo code […]

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