Date: Friday 26th July 2024

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm.

Topic: Solitude, isolation, emptiness and seclusion, the different faces of Loneliness?

In her article ‘The loneliness epidemic’  published in Therapy Today, December 2022 / January 2023, Dr Olivia Sagan explores the roots of loneliness, and why it is on the increase. Professor of Psychology at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh she has conducted phenomenological research on the biomedical model of human distress, offering counter narratives of survival and resilience.

This workshop will use her article as a framework to explore ours and our clients sense of loneliness. In completing, we will be joined online by Dr Olivia Sagan for an introduction to her research and a Q&A.

Pre meeting info:

‘The loneliness epidemic’  published in Therapy Today

International Society for Research on Solitude ISRS

Therapy Today podcast with Olivia Sagan

Location: Weare336, 336 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 7AA.

Facilitator: Simon Thomas