Biographies of Visiting Speakers 2020-2021

All speakers are members of IGAP unless introduced here

Stephen Bushell trained with GAP, graduated in 2006 and runs a private practice in Buckinghamshire. His undergraduate degree was in Religious Studies, he did a post graduate theology training that led to ordination in the Anglican church and in this capacity for 15 years he worked in spiritual care in psychiatry which led to his embarking on an analytic training. Since his early 20s Stephen has been very interested in Eastern approaches to spirituality including meditation, tai chi and chi kung; he is currently working on how meditation brings insight into unconscious processes.

Pauline Higham is a Jungian analytical psychotherapist working in private practice in Leicestershire. She is a retired mental health nurse and specialist practitioner in mental health, and worked for many years in the NHS mental health services. She has spent her career researching and studying the possibilities inherent in the therapeutic relationship. Alongside this is a lifelong interest and study of spirituality, mysticism and comparative religion.

Dr Jacqueline Morgan is a retired Associate Specialist in Neuro-Developmental Paediatrics. Over her long career she has acquired a unique experience in working with children and adults who are on the Autism Spectrum. She has worked for many years as part of several teams of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Therapists where she has been an integral presence in both the assessment and therapeutic phases of the clinical work with children and adults with neurodevelopmental difficulties.

Katerina Sarafidou is the Head of Research and former Jungian Director of the MSc Psychodynamics of Human Development run by Birkbeck College and the British Psychotherapy Foundation. She is an honorary member of the British Jungian Analytic Association and is carrying out academic research at King’s College London on Jungian theory and German aesthetics. She lectures at both Birkbeck and King’s College. In 2016, alongside two senior Jungian analysts, she helped establish The Circle of Analytical Psychology, which offers a 2-year course of study to Jungian analysts on Jung’s Liber Novus.

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