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CBT, Stoicism & Overcoming Adversity – Jules Evans

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is perhaps the most evidence-based therapy for emotional problems. It was directly inspired by Stoicism, an ancient Greek and Roman philosophy which teaches people how to take care of their minds and souls. In this talk, [...]

2020-07-18T10:57:56+01:00 July 18th, 2020|Talks|

Placebos and Behaviour Change – Rory Sutherland

Why should aspirin be expensive? Why are branded analgesics more effective? The psychologist Nicholas Humphrey argues that placebos work by prompting the body to invest more of its limited resources in recovery. He believes that human immune systems evolved for an [...]

2020-05-29T16:38:30+01:00 May 29th, 2020|Talks|

Pluralistic Therapy – Professor Mick Cooper

This lecture will introduce, and look at the practical implications of, a pluralistic approach to counselling, psychotherapy and psychological practice. The pluralistic approach is a collaborative, integrative perspective, deeply rooted in humanistic and person-centred values. Its fundamental premise is that [...]

2020-05-23T10:16:27+01:00 May 23rd, 2020|Talks|