Buddhist Therapists Forum: Gender Diversity - an exploration with Jens Bakewell

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Buddhist Therapists Forum: Gender Diversity - an exploration with Jens Bakewell

Time: March 30, 2019 from 10am to 4pm
Location: The Buddhist House
Event Type: forum
Organized By: caroline brazier
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Gender diversity - an exploration
Jens Bakewell
A day of discussion and exploration of our different experiences of gender identity and what gender identity might mean.  My plan is to keep the structure of the day quite open and see what the group wants to explore.  We may look at how ideas about gender have changed over time and how this might continue in the digital age.  We may examine how other parts of our experience and identity might intersect with our gender identity.  We may also think about how gender impacts on the counselling relationship.  People of any/all genders and no gender are very welcome - I'm looking forward to meeting you.
Jens Bakewell is an ecotherapist, counsellor, supervisor and trainer who has worked in the university, charity and employee assistance program sectors.  Areas of practice where they have experience include gender, sexual and relationship diversity (GSRD); rape and sexual violence, working by phone & online, using creative arts and play as part of the counselling process; and disability.  Jens takes a pluralistic approach to counselling theory and is particularly interested in humanistic, ecotherapy and narrative therapy as well as being informed by other-centred, feminist, queer and multicultural approaches.  They are drawn to autoethnography and have a variety of research interests including ecopsychology, GSRD, spirituality, workplace cultures, bibliotherapy and - perhaps most passionately -  the therapeutic benefits of outdoor swimming.  Jens works in private practice as an ecotherapist & supervisor, teaches on the post-graduate counselling & psychotherapy programmes at Keele University, is a trustee for a counselling charity that specialises in working with GSRD, and is currently completing a doctorate in counselling and psychotherapy.  Their website is www.therapywithnature.com

Buddhist Therapists Forum is a gathering of people with an interest in therapy and Buddhism. We usually host a speaker/facilitator who has an interesting perspective or methodology to share. Our programme is wide-ranging and draws on different spiritual and philosophical traditions as well as Buddhism, and on a broad range of therapeutic and psychological topics.

The format of forums will vary depending on the speaker/facilitator. Most will involve discussion and some may involve personal sharing or workshop style exercises. We ask participants to take responsibility for managing personal and professional boundaries.

Forums are open to anyone with an interest in a particular topic, but most of those who attend are practising therapists, students on counselling programmes or others who work in the mental health field. We attract local counsellors and therapists as well as people who have trained with us in the past and current students. Although forums are generally professionally orientated, they are open to anyone and sometimes attract people with no formal training in the subject.If you are unsure about attending, do ask us.

Tariki students can count forums towards their peer learning requirement and we provide letters confirming attendance for CPD purposes.

Venue: The Buddhist House

Times: 10.00am-4.00pm

Cost: £30 including lunch; Tariki students £20 including lunch

Booking: email courses@tarikitrust.org

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