Last night the first Café Psychologique Sydney of 2019 saw the largest turn-out yet with a number first-timers. As always, it was incredible to hear people's perspective and experiences on Monogamy and the associated topics. I'm looking forward to the next two café's which will focus on appearance, in February, and Toxic Femininity, in March. … Continue reading Café Psych: Monogamy – essential or outdated?
Yesterday I was due to present at The Alfred in Melbourne about how we can work authentically in mental health services. Storms and strong winds meant that my flight was cancelled so the talk is postponed until 2019. Preparing for this talk I considerd the work of Charles Guignon whose thesis is that we can … Continue reading Cut the crap: working towards authenticity in mental health services
There are different ideas about how we should live our life and what might make a life fulfilling. For some people, this might be working towards a 'dream' that they've always had and for others it might be about living by their values or religious beliefs. At the next Café Psychologique we will be considering … Continue reading Café Psych: What does it mean to have a good life?
Saturday 16th June the Problem Solving Booth will be in Hyde Park, Sydney 10am-12pm. This is an opportunity for strangers to help each other solve 'five-minute' problems. Maybe you can have a problem solved or help someone else with theirs? Come along and have a chat with somebody new. We'll be just off the main … Continue reading Problem Solving Booths are back
The next Café Psychologique in Sydney will take place on June 27th! This month's conversation will focus on religion and spirituality and as usual there are no lectures or guest speakers, just good psychologically minded conversation. The event is free and you can join the discussion by turning up on the night. More information is … Continue reading Café Psych: You gotta have faith – the importance of religion and spirituality