Pluralistic Therapy Meets Global Mental Health

Lynne Gabriel, Christine Kupfer, John McLeod, Kate Smith and Mhairi Thurston A group of members of the pluralistic network recently participated in a two-day on-line conference on Pluralizing Global Mental Health Care: crisis, and critique, hosted by the University of Edinburgh Centre for Medical Anthropology. We presented two papers –…

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…

Pluralistic Practitioners Network Creativity Group: Creative Writing in Therapy. Gathering Report from 31st July 2021

Roddie McKenzie PhD, PG Dip. Counselling  (Senior Counsellor with Insight Counselling, Dundee). The PPN Creativity Group on Zoom continues to attract participants from across the UK and Europe. Fourteen attended the July monthly gathering of the group, which focussed on creative writing as a therapeutic tool. We are a mixed…

Metamodernism and Pluralism

Marie-Clare Murphie, 2nd Year PhD student at Abertay University, Dundee, researching the processes and outcomes of pluralistic therapy (1206416@uad.ac.uk) How do you define the undefinable? I have been mulling this question over for the past year, as I try to develop an adherence scale for pluralistic therapy as part of…