Life as literature; exploring the 'literary mind' in psychotherapy
Society of Psychotherapy Lecture with Martin Weegmann
"Life as literature; exploring the 'literary mind' in psychotherapy".
This is a fee paying event. £6 if booked via meetup and £8 on the door.
In this talk, Martin will summarise the notion that human beings have inherent 'literary minds', that most of our therapies involve a 'permission to narrate', and that we can learn a great deal about psychotherapy through the perspective of narrative psychology.This can be helpful across differing orientations. He will offer some interactive exercises and illustrations from his work with clients.
Martin is a clinical psychologist, group analyst and author. He has long experience in the NHS and independent practice. A well-known trainer too, he has specialised in substance misuse, personality disorder and complex needs. His first book was Psychodynamics of Addiction (Wiley, 2002) and his latest book, Permission to Narrate: Exploration in Group Analysis, Psychoanalysis and Culture (karnac, 2016). He has completed a new edited book, Psychodynamics of Writing (Karnac, 2018).
About the host
Society of Psychotherapy offers low cost monthly lectures with good quality speakers