Pluralistic Practice: A Medical Anthropology Perspective

Dr Natalie Tobert, Medical Anthropologist, natalietobert@gmail.com , https://www.aethos.org.uk/   Multiple Narratives, Plural Perspectives One essential requirement of the discipline of medical anthropology is to honour multiple narratives around health and wellbeing. Research within medical anthropology always ensures plural perspectives are explored, so people are witnessed according to their own understandings, and…

The 2022 International Conference on Pluralistic Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Personal Introduction to the Speakers and What their Work has meant to me –John McLeod

The 5th annual conference on pluralistic practice is being held on 3-4th June 2022. As in previous years, the aim of the conference is to provide an inclusive space for counsellors, psychotherapists, and other mental health and care practitioners to come together to share ideas about how to work together…

Pluralism as Diversity in Practice: But What about Indigenous and Transpersonal Approaches?

Joe Bartholomew, trainee psychotherapist, Brighton Therapy Centre; radicalcultureint@gmail.com; www.radicalculture.co.uk On my journey as a trainee therapist I’ve previously worked as a trainee NHS psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) within an IAPT service. This involved using a CBT model, as well as CBT based interventions when working with clients. More recently in…

Shaking the Pluralistic Kaleidoscope on a Central Asian Campus

Robin Higgins MA, University Counsellor and Well-Being Consultant, University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Campus Well-Being blog: https://tenthstreetdinner.wordpress.com/ Pluralism is a process and not a product. It is a mentality, a way of looking at a diverse and changing world. A pluralistic environment is a kaleidoscope that history shakes…