An increasing number of women of child-bearing age are not having children. As therapists how do we support our clients in their decision-making process and circumstances around child-bearings, whilst bearing in mind our own circumstances, choices, prejudices and preferences?It's becoming increasingly well documented that…See More
"Therapy has wild aspects, and rather tame ones; both can be of value at different times and for different people, but this workshop will be an exploration and celebration of therapy’s wildness, its capacity to transcend the limitations we place on our own creativity and connectedness". Nick Totton.Advanced notice of a 5-day residential workshop with Nick Totton and…See More
Meeting together at the time of the year when the light is fading and the days are shortening, this workshop will be an exploration of the wild aspects of therapy and the wild aspects of ourselves. We will celebrate that wildness—nascent or full-bodied–which we find in ourselves and our work. We shall explore:Our embodying and disembodying tendencies—our wilder and tamer, freer and more fearful polesThe lesser known dimensions of ourselves, listening and attending to those parts that are often…See More
I am an Embodied-Relational therapist, facilitator and writer living and working in Bristol. I work at the interface of therapy, ecopsychology and Eco Dharma and engaged Buddhism. I've been practising Buddhism since my early 20s and was ordained in 2005.
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This is a newsletter for all those who have been involved with our Ten Directions ecotherapy training, including past and current students and people who are considering joining the programme in 2017. Within Tariki we have a growing community of people who share an interest in taking therapeutic work…
Since the time of the Buddha people have looked to Buddhism as a source of salvation from their unhappiness and confusion. In the modern age, psychotherapy has become a route which many people choose to help them face and move beyond their personal suffering. Not surprisingly many Western therapists tend to gravitate towards Buddhist ideas and, conversely, Buddhists are often interested in exploring how their faith…
I wrote this article for Running Tide back in January but it didnt get published and as Running Tide has only just come out, things had obviously moved on. I'm putting it up here because it seems like a pity to waste a good article - or even a mediocre one!
Going Back to Go Forward: The Birth of Tariki Trust