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Reflections On Loneliness – The Malaise of Our Time

14th January 2014 · 7:30pm

In person | Virtual event

 Reflections On Loneliness – The Malaise of Our Time

Adlerian Society UK presents; Presented by Dr Chris Maddox; A basic postulate of Adlerian psychology is our interconnectedness our ’embeddedness’ and as H.S. Sullivan said “We are all more simply human than otherwise”. Yet a key problem at the heart of psychological problems is feelings of loneliness feeling ‘disconnected’. Concentrated in cities and towns human beings live more and more in urban areas in high density populations. The mix and flux of urban living in London often presents with a decline of community or a mixture of communities divided by race ethnicity class and religion. We experience close proximity but lacking any real attachments and ties of family and friends are often strained disturbed detached This lecture dwells on the psychological aspects of loneliness its interpersonal and intra-personal dimensions: how can we best understand loneliness and when required overcome it as a psychological and social problem?; Dr Chris G. Maddox (Ph.D. Cert.Indiv.Psych. PG Dip. Ex.Psych. MUPCA (Clin.) MASIIP) is a sociologist psychotherapist and counsellor. He has lectured and supervised at the British Adlerian Society; Regent’s College School of Psychotherapy & Counselling; the New School of Psychotherapy & Counselling; and worked as a lecturer at several Universities in London for example contributing several courses on the Psychoanalytic Psychology Diploma at Birkbeck College University of London over many years. He lives and works in London.; 19.30 – 21.00; Admission £7 (concessions £4) All welcome. No need to book. CPD certificates are available. Lecture enquiries: evans_patel@hotmail.co.uk

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