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The ICAPT Evening Lectures Series: What Happens When We Experience the Imag...

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What Happens When We Experience the Image in Art Psychotherapy? - Knowing, Not Knowing and the Phenomena of the Image

How do we know what is being communicated through image making? This talk will explore from a phenomenological perspective the degrees of knowing revealed through exploring clinical examples and artworks. We will examine knowledge ‘as it is lived in the world’. Further to this the process by which we engage with emergent content will be investigated specially in relation to the role of reflexivity as a function that integrates conscious thought and speech in the act of image making. The work from Art Therapists such as Carpendale and Davis will be referred to in terms of their contribution to the field of phenomenological investigation. The emphasis will be on how we interpret experience and how we verify our hypothesis, with increasing degrees of differentiation. The role of empathy and countertransference will also be explored from the perspectives of Thomas Ogden and Joshua Holmes.

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Dr. Dominik Havsteen-Franklin is Consultant in Arts Psychotherapies for CNWL NHS Foundation Trust and Head of ICAPT (The International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies Training) in Mental Health. He is responsible for developing and implementing clinical training and leading on the research arm of ICAPT. He also works as a clinical supervisor in the NHS and in private practice.

Note: Registration and refreshments from 6.00pm-6.30pm

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