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Gathering the fragments (2018)

I have been using the phrase 'gathering the fragments of the enactment' for many years, and many of you have asked me to give more detail - here finally is 'another fragment'. I'm grateful [...]

OTS-Oxford: Couple Workshop Series 2018

This series of evenings and day workshops is designed to give space to you as a couple. We invite you to invest in your relationship. In our culture that’s a rare opportunity – normally [...]

How to Improve Access to ALL the Psychological Therapies?

The 'IAallPT' project: towards a multi-disciplinary, multi-modality mental health and well-being service How can we make a broad-spectrum therapeutic response accessible and available to the community? A year ago, after much preparation, my colleague Justin [...]

Recent Additions to this Site

2018-07-23T16:10:17+00:00

Relational complications in current trauma therapy (Morit Heitzler & Michael Soth 2018)

Trauma therapy, aided by revolutionary neuroscientific understandings, has been very successful over the last 20 years or so, and has expanded enormously. New trauma therapies have proliferated, new tools, techniques and methodolgies have been developed, the reach and scope of treatable conditions has been extended and public and [...]

2018-01-26T23:41:27+00:00

Perel, E. (2017) The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

Book Review: Perel, E. (2017) The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity Book Review to be completed. Please feel free to submit your own comments below to be included in the review. Reference: Perel, E. (2017) The State Of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity. Yellow Kite.

2017-10-16T00:21:55+00:00

Book Review: “Somatic Experience in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy” by William F. Cornell (2015)

This book review was written for the journal Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, and you can find the 1500-word version there. But I got so engrossed with the book and the issues it raises, I wrote a whole discussion, plus I also included lengthy key paragraphs from [...]

2018-01-13T16:03:44+00:00

Mcgilchrist, I. (2012) The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

Book Review: Mcgilchrist, I. (2012) The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World Book Review to be completed. Please feel free to submit your own comments below to be included in the review. Reference: Mcgilchrist, I. (2012) The Master and His [...]

2017-08-23T11:27:11+00:00

Cornell, W. F. (2015) Somatic Experience in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: In the expressive language of the living

Book Review: Cornell, W. F. (2015) Somatic Experience in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: In the expressive language of the living Book Review to be completed. Please feel free to submit your own comments below to be included in the review. Reference: Cornell, W. F. (2015) Somatic Experience in Psychoanalysis [...]

2017-06-08T20:25:49+00:00

Body Psychotherapy and the Body in Supervision – Interview for CONFER (2013)

In this interview, Jane Ryan from CONFER was asking Michael about Body Psychotherapy, the role of the body in our emotional lives, and the body in supervision, in preparation for the upcoming event in the series ‘LIVE SUPERVISION – THE BODY’ which Michael has entitled: ‘The Fractal Self [...]

2017-04-07T19:07:31+00:00

Enactments: are these to be welcomed or avoided? (CONFER 2016)

This is the presentation given CONFER at the conference entitled "Enactments: are these to be welcomed or avoided?" The main aim of the presentation is the following question: If I want the enactment to become transformative of deeply ingrained, unconscious characterological patterns (which, according to one definition, is [...]

2017-04-07T02:55:21+00:00

What Supports the Sustainability of our Practice as Therapists? – Part 2 (2015)

After some years of not writing very much, I have written a substantial article on this crucial topic: mainly based on years of supervision experience and seeing supervisees' practices struggle or flourish, I explore the key factors that influence how we process the 'emotional load' of our practice [...]

2017-04-07T02:55:21+00:00

What Supports the Sustainability of our Practice as Therapists? – Part 3 (2015)

After some years of not writing very much, I have written a substantial article on this crucial topic: mainly based on years of supervision experience and seeing supervisees' practices struggle or flourish, I explore the key factors that influence how we process the 'emotional load' of our practice [...]