The Curiosity Drive: Our Need for Inquisitive with Philip Stokoe

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Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training

28 May 2021

Time: 11:30 - 13:00

Price: £35 + booking fees

Location: online


A two hour ZOOM workshop with Philip Stokoe.
Please note events are livestreamed only, they are not recorded.

About the event:

This two hour online workshop is based on his new book: The Curiosity Drive: Our Need for Inquisitive Thinking.

Stokoe will outline the work of Freud, Klein, and Bion to provide a firm foundation to his exploration of individual development and how it relates to groups and organisations.

He will discuss why so many organisations are dysfunctional, take an in-depth look at the problems unique to psychoanalytic institutions, and give clear insight into how groups function as a separate entity to the individuals involved.

He will also investigate curiosities shadow side, detailing the alternative processes needed when it becomes a problem. There will be time for Q&A.

The trainer:

Philip Stokoe is a Psychoanalyst (Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, Training Analyst with the British Psychotherapy Foundation) in private practice working with adults and couples, and an Organisational Consultant, providing consultation to a wide range of organisations. He worked as a Consultant Social Worker and Senior Lecturer in the Adult Department of the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust from 1994 to 2012 finishing as Clinical Director. He writes and teaches on a wide range of topics including Psychoanalytic understanding of society and politics.

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