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Being Present with Loneliness

  • 11th May 2022
  • Nigel Wellings

How can we help clients to get into relationship with their loneliness? What happens when we are able to lean into an experience of being alone? As we mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and Buddhist Nigel Wellings recalls an intense personal encounter with this often difficult emotion, and explains when and how we might bring mindful presence to experiences of loneliness.

Loneliness: a Body Psychotherapy Perspective

  • 9th May 2022
  • Kathrin Stauffer

What can a deep and persistent feeling of loneliness tell us about a client’s inner world? How might we think about our role as therapist when working with an isolated client? To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, body psychotherapist and author Kathrin Stauffer shares her take on the theme of loneliness – and explains how both physical and non-physical contact can help is enquire into the nature of our client’s isolation.