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The Guild has an archive of 350 papers dating back to the 1930s and 600 recordings dating from the 1970s. You can browse these using the search facilities below; they are free to download for Guild members.

Disclaimer: The Guild’s written and audio resources are for members’ personal and non-commercial use only. The views expressed in them are those of the authors; they may not necessarily be shared by Guild members, nor represent the collective opinion of the Guild.

  • Unknowing in Practice

    Unknowing in Practice

    Date: Thursday 4th October 2018

    Speaker(s): David Henderson

    Psychotherapists often find that they don't know what is happening in a session. Are there resources in ancient and medieval philosophy and theology that can help the therapist to be aware of the many ways of unknowing?  This talk will also look at some contemporary  philosophical and theological ideas.Psychoanalysis can be…

  • Christian Cosmology: a Spirituality of Integration?

    Christian Cosmology: a Spirituality of Integration?

    Date: Thursday 7th June 2018

    Speaker(s): Fr. Dominic White

    Fr. Dominic Wright discusses whether or not Christian cosmology is a spirituality of integration. His talk includes substantial discussion of dance and Gnosticism, which he asserts need not contradict more orthodox Christian theology.

  • Scapegoats and the Kindness of Strangers

    Scapegoats and the Kindness of Strangers

    Date: Saturday 19th May 2018

    Authors/Speakers: Stephen Hanvey

    Child sexual abuse now seems to be widespread and it evokes primal responses in us all. Can a Jungian and depth psychology perspective  shed any light on this behaviour and what has best practice revealed about working with those who perpetrate such acts? This day conference will allow us to explore…

  • Gilgamesh – Being Human

    Gilgamesh – Being Human

    Date: Thursday 3rd May 2018

    Speaker(s): Andrew George

    The Epic of Gilamesh is the oldest recorded story in the world, originally carved in cuneiform script on twelve stone tablets. The talk explores Gilgamesh's journey, from its beginning in, and return to Uruk, and how he evolved psychologically from all he discovered and was obliged to accept, including his own…

  • Pushing the Boundaries: Towards a dynamic understanding of the Christian faith

    Pushing the Boundaries: Towards a dynamic understanding of the Christian faith

    Date: Thursday 1st March 2018

    Speaker(s): Fr. Benedict Cobben

    More than 70 years ago the scientist and Jesuit priest Teilhard de Chardin wondered why Christianity was ceasing to appeal to an increasing number of people. Christianity, he wrote, still to some degree provides a shelter for the modern soul, but no longer clothes it, nor leads it. And so…

  • Christa, the Feminine Aspect of Christ

    Christa, the Feminine Aspect of Christ

    Date: Thursday 1st February 2018

    Speaker(s): Caroline Mackenzie

    Caroline Mackenzie aims to demonstrate how working with the archetype of Christ has helped her in her individuation process. In her own words; “I will share the process of moving from feeling like a victim to owning my power as belonging to me as a woman. Beginning as an object,…

  • The Ceremony of Innocence: cruelty, suffering and visionary experience in the music of Benjamin Britten

    The Ceremony of Innocence: cruelty, suffering and visionary experience in the music of Benjamin Britten

    Date: Saturday 6th January 2018

    Speaker(s): Tia Kuchmy

    This talk will explore the juxtaposition of cruelty, suffering, and deep spirituality found in so many of Benjamin Britten's operas and vocal compositions, and will relate it to Donald Kalsched's perception that deep trauma sometimes opens the door to another dimension of reality.

  • The Path of Forgiveness

    The Path of Forgiveness

    Date: Monday 2nd October 2017

    Author(s): Brenda Crowther

  • Religion as Symbol and Myth

    Religion as Symbol and Myth

    Date: Sunday 1st October 2017

    Author(s): David Tacey

  • We all Walk in Mysteries

    We all Walk in Mysteries

    Date: Friday 1st September 2017

    Author(s): Paul Bishop