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An Introduction to Ecopsychology: a Body-Based Approach | Goldsmiths University

Goldsmiths, University of London

Saturday, 14 April 2018 at 10:00 - Sunday, 15 April 2018 at 17:00 (BST)

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Standard Ticket Not Started £250.00 £0.00
Concessionary Ticket Not Started £212.50 £0.00
Early Bird Ticket 14 Mar 2018 £200.00 £0.00
Early Bird Concessionary Ticket 14 Mar 2018 £170.00 £0.00

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This introductory course is for anyone in the helping professions who is interested in a body-based approach to Ecopsychology.

Ecopsychology brings a psychotherapeutic lens on the causes and impacts of climate chaos, supporting an understanding of individual and collective distress within an earth-based context. As physical beings, we are connected to the world through a system called ‘the body’. As we discover and deepen our embodied awareness we are able to get in touch with life on a more sensitive and intimate level. In this way we can rediscover our interconnectedness with earth as a living system. This training is an opportunity to consider how ecopsychology has emerged as a diverse and eclectic form, with a wide ranging practice-base.  Central to all these practices is an acknowledgement of climate chaos as the most pressing issue of our time. The causal relationship between our unsustainable lifestyles, psychological distress and ecological crisis is played out on an individual and a collective level. We will explore the place of body-based practice in the ecopsychological arena, finding time to move, to reflect, to listen and to share. Our body awareness becomes central to the human experience, as we foster sustainable ways of living with the plurality of life on this planet.

Goldsmiths offer cutting edge professional training programmes for potential therapists. Within the department of Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies there is a focus on current issues that impact on well-being within wider social, cultural, political and economic contexts.  Climate Change is one of the most pressing issues of our time.  Human progressive and productivity has forged ahead with little regard for the well-being of our planet and the impact of climate change is increasingly evident.

This is a two-day course that runs on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September 2016. Sessions are at 10am-5pm on each day.

Early Bird / Concessionary Fees:

Early Bird Fee £200.00 - Early Bird Concessionary £170.00

Course Fee £250.00 - Concessionary Fee £212.50

Please note: Early Bird Fee ends one month before event.  Proof of concession status will be required.


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Goldsmiths University
New Cross
SE14 6NW London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 14 April 2018 at 10:00 - Sunday, 15 April 2018 at 17:00 (BST)

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Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, known for its excellence in creative and cultural arts, humanities and social sciences, is launching an exciting range of adult education and short training courses, giving busy people the chance to work towards new opportunities and a more fulfilling future. We are presenting a diverse, new range of evening and weekend courses, taught by the same experts that teach our ground-breaking degree programmes. This is a chance for you to get a taste of the challenging courses that has made our graduates so successful in creative, cultural and business communities.

So whether you want to learn a new career skill, enhance your job prospects or just discover a new hobby, and at the same time develop your networks, then our short courses are a great opportunity to enrich your life and join the vibrant learning community at a world-class university.

What are we offering? Short courses in Business, Innovation and Marketing, Creative Computing, English & Comparative Literature, Music, Dance and Drama, as well as Social Science subjects applied to real life such as Anthropology, Psychology, Social , Therapeutic and Community Studies.

Goldsmiths is also home to the only Confucius Institute, whereby professional arts platforms are used to promote Chinese language and culture.



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