The 2018 BPA Programme (and speaker follow-up information)
The programme for the 2018 Spring/Summer/Autumn Terms can be viewed below, or click here to download a pdf version.
you would like to make a suggestion for a future programme or offer
your own talk or presentation, please contact
a member of the committee on the 'Contacts' page.
Evening meetings start at 7.30pm. Non-members £10
BRISTOL PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION
2018 - Spring/Summer/Autumn Terms
Working with Traumatic Memories using Eye Movement
Integration - EMI, not EMDR
Annie Robinson is a therapist, supervisor and a former counselling / supervision tutor now in private practice. Trained in the humanistic tradition and Embodied Relational Therapy, her focus is integrative and relational. Her trauma work is influenced by Janina Fisher, Miriam Taylor, energy approaches and EMI training with Eva Pollani annierobinsoncounselling.co.uk
Monday 5th February, 2018
Exploring The Spaces
Caroline Chalk has been a practicing Psychosynthesis therapist and Alexander Technique teacher for over 30 years. Her passion lies in enabling people to become more fully themselves through exploring the inter-connectedness of body, mind and spirit. She is Head of Training at the Bristol Alexander School. www.carolinechalk.co.uk
Monday 5th March, 2018
the Light Gets In - The arts and mental health
Fiona Hamilton wrote Clay Bricks for BBC Radio 3 and Fractures, a collection of poems with visual art. Her book Bite Sized explores mental health in poems, images, dance and associated workshops. Fiona is facilitator in healthcare settings and tutor at Metanoia Institute specialising in therapeutic dimensions of creative writing. fionahamilton.org orchardfoundation.co.uk
Monday 16th April, 2018
Physis in Springtime - The season of growth?
Kerri Warner is a Transactional Analyst and has been in private practice, organisations and charities as a psychotherapist & supervisor for children & adults for 27 years. She is also a lecturer at UWE and South Wales University. Her interests are in working creatively and connecting to spirituality to bring together groups of people. Carrie White* is a Transactional Analyst with over 23 years experience. She has worked in a range of settings in private, public and 3rd sector organizations, including Rampton Maximum Secure Psychiatric hospital and a residential therapeutic community. Carrie is a specialist working with people who meet the criteria for a Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and more recently set up a new BPD care pathway in her local NHS service. * In the event Carrie White was unable to come and the talk was given by Kerri Warner
Monday 21st May, 2018
Working with fragile states
of self - baby steps to self compassion
Margaret Landale is an experienced psychotherapist and supervisor. She has been a training director at the Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy in London and delivers workshops and talks nationwide on subjects such as somatization, complex trauma and the application of mindfulness in psychotherapy.
Monday 4th June, 2018
"Moving Beyond Words" - From Psyche to Soul with Music Imagery Therapy
Monday 1st October, 2018
Oedipus Reversed? Are the Younger Generation being Shafted by the Older One?
Monday 5th November, 2018
Achieving an Authentic Gender Identity through Gender Reassignment.
Monday 3rd December, 2018
On the Value of 'Not Knowing' in the Helping Professions