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Theology and Therapy 2010 Conference

10 November 10

Wednesday 10 November 2010, Martin Hall, New College, University of Edinburgh. 11 am - 4 pm (followed by a drinks reception).

Organised by Phase 3 Large Grant Theology and Therapy: Christianity, Psychotherapy & Spirituality in Scotland 1945-2000. Exploring 'The Churches, Pastoral Care and Counselling: Recent Traditions and Current Prospects.' Click here for the website.


10.30 am
Registration (coffee/tea available)

11.00 am
Introduction by Project Team

11.15 am
David Lyall (formerly Senior Lecturer in Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh): Pastoral Care and Counselling in Scotland from 1950

12.15 pm
Ruth Layzell (Director of Training, Sherwood Institute for Psychotherapy): Recent Developments in British Pastoral Care and Counselling

1.15 pm
Sandwich Lunch in Rainy Hall

2.00 pm
Colwyn Trevarthen (Professor Emeritus of Child Psychology and Psychobiology at the University of Edinburgh): Confidence, Confiding and Acts of Meaning: Infants' Moral Feelings and Philosophers in Scotland

3.00 pm
Panel Discussion chaired by Liz Bondi (Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Edinburgh).
Discussants: Cecelia Clegg (Divinity, University of Edinburgh), Colin Kirkwood (formerly Senior Lecturer in Counselling Studies, University of Edinburgh), Wendy Mathison (PF Counselling Service, Edinburgh).

4.00 pm
Drinks reception in the Rainy Hall

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