Professor Del Loewenthal's latest book is the central focus of a conference to be held at the Freud Museum, London.
Posted: 15 September 2011
Professor Del Loewenthal’s latest book is the central focus of a conference to be held at the Freud Museum, London.
The Psychotherapy without Foundations conference will explore the psychological therapies at the start of the twenty-first century. In contrast to the prevailing culture which has led to the dominance of theory-led approaches that are increasingly instrumentalised, what happens when we start by considering psychotherapy as a practice involving a meeting between two unique individuals? The conference will raise fundamental questions about the nature of knowledge in the psychological therapies and the implications for what might be meant by theory, research, ethics and indeed practice.
The publication of Post-Existentialism and the Psychological Therapies by Del Loewenthal and others, with its provocative subtitle ‘Towards a Therapy without Foundations’, raises intriguing questions about the essence of psychotherapy. Is it possible, or even necessary, to create a psychotherapy 'without foundations'?
In Del Loewenthal’s latest work 'Post-existentialism and the psychological therapies: Towards a therapy without foundations', Del explores the concept of post-existentialism through a series of essays with his co-authors Julia Cayne, Tom Cotton, Dennis Greenwood, Patrick Larsson, Robert Snell and Rhiannon Thomas, all from the Research Centre for Therapeutic Education in the Department of Psychology.
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Posted: 9 November 2017
Discover 18th Century artefacts at the University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities.
Posted: 3 November 2017
RoeReads is back for its third year
The University, in association with the Booker Prize Foundation, is offering every student a copy of this year's RoeReads book, Room by Emma Donoghue.
Posted: 19 October 2017