The Frozen Present – Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Trauma

SOUL SEMINARS MEETUP with Professor Ivor Browne

Title : The Frozen Present – Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Trauma


Date : Thursday 13th March, 7-10pm @ The Lantern Centre, Dublin 8

Cost €15/€10 OAP, Student, Unemployed


We are delighted to be hosting Professor Ivor Browne at the next Soul Seminars. Professor Browne will be talking about Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Trauma – this is sure to be enlightening and thought provoking evening and we look forward to seeing you there.


About the Night

Prof. Ivor Brown has over sixty years’ experience working in the field of mental health. After his initial studies at the Royal College of Surgeons he worked in Oxford, London, Harvard and Dublin and went on to become Professor of Psychiatry at University College, Dublin and Chief Psychiatrist of the Eastern Health Board. He took the care of mental patients away from large institutions and brought it into the community.


At this Soul Seminar Prof. Browne will discuss the nature of trauma, and examine at the uneasy alliance that exists between psychiatry and psychotherapy. Drawing on his unrivaled experience as a psychiatrist and a psychotherapist, Prof. Browne will illustrate the evolution of current psychiatric and psychotherapeutic models, and explore the benefits and drawbacks of these approaches for working through trauma.


This Soul Seminars takes place at The Lantern Centre, 17 Synge Street, Dublin 8 and Dunderry Park every two weeks. If you would like to attend regular talks on Jung, Transpersonal Psychology, Mythology, Mindfulness and Creativity you can sign up on for regular updates.


As always we will start with a meditation, break for tea/biscuits at 9 and end with a discussion group and Q&A.


We look forward to seeing you there,




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