Unknowing in practice

Henderson, David (2018) Unknowing in practice. In: Unknowing in Practice, 04 Oct 2018, Guild of Pastoral Psychology, Essex Church, 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, London W8 4RT.

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Abstract

Psychotherapists often find that they don’t know what is happening in a session. Are there resources in ancient and medieval philosophy and theology that can help the therapist to be aware of the many ways of unknowing? This talk will also look at some contemporary philosophical and theological ideas.Psychoanalysis can be characterised as a contemplative practice and in the work of C.G. Jung many images, concepts and rhetorical manoeuvres can be found that aim to help the practitioner keep their balance in the midst of unknowing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Centre for Psychoanalysis
Item ID: 25297
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Depositing User: David Henderson
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 10:58
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 08:15
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25297

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