Date(s) - Saturday, November 21st, 2015
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
BCA AGM & Autumn Talk, in collaboration with the journal Psychodynamic Practice
Giles Fraser on the Spiritual Dimension in Psychotherapy
Key analytic figures like Neville Symington and very recently Isca Salzberger WiCenberg in her latest book have written about the importance of the spiritual dimension in their psychotherapeutic work. Giles Fraser often mentions aspects of his personal experience of psychotherapy in his weekly Guardian column ‘Loose Canon’ and he has agreed to discuss his take on the theme of spirituality and psychotherapy.
Giles Fraser is a priest of the Church of England and a journalist. He is currently the parish priest at St Mary’s, Newington, near the Elephant and Castle, London, and as well as contributing a weekly Saturday column for The Guardian, he frequently appears on BBC Radio 4. He is also a regular contributor on Thought for the Day and a panellist on The Moral Maze. He is visiting professor in the anthropology department at the London School of Economics. He was previously Canon Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral and director of the St Paul’s Institute from 2009 un4l his resignation in October 2011. As Canon Chancellor, he fulfilled the role of a canon residentiary with special responsibility for contemporary ethics and engagement with the City of London as a financial centre.