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|

Carl Jung & Individuation – Dr Kevin Lu, PhD

https://youtu.be/lBjLuhf0HQ8 In this lecture, we will look at Jung's theory of individuation, where he maps out a path of psychological personality development that, ideally, culminates in greater self-knowledge. Intricately linked to this process is a gradual unfolding of the archetypal [...]

2020-03-15T13:16:44+00:00 March 15th, 2020|Talks|