An Introduction To The Work Of W.R. Bion
10 Seminars with Simon Good
Psychoanalysis seen through the Bion’s eyes is a radical departure from all conceptualisations which preceded him. We have not the slightest hesitation in saying that he is the deepest thinker within psychoanalysis – and this statement does not exclude Freud. (Symington & Symington, 1996,p. xii)
This series of seminars will focus on some of the main concepts to be found in Bion’s writings. Bion brought a piercing light into classical analytic theory and technique. For Bion, theory was only one aspect of becoming a therapist, more crucial is truth. He believed that the therapist is in a never ending process of becoming authentic.
The aim of the seminars will be to meet the Bion who has been described as Mystic, psychotic, visionary, genius. Nowadays, Bion is a major influence in modern analytic thinking, particularly in Italy, Spain and South America.
These seminars, aim put you ‘in touch’ with Bion’s thinking. All his major ideas will be explored, Language of achievement, reverie, truth, O, transformations, container-contained, dreaming, becoming, thoughts without a thinker, the grid, and many more.
About Simon Good
I graduated from the guild in 1994, after this I spent four years training with the Squiggle
foundation. I have extensive experience and interest in the concepts of the analytic third,
intersubjective phenomena and Freud’s unrepressed unconscious.
The seminars run one Saturday per month. There are two seminars each Saturday you
may choose which time suits you Either 1pm to 2.30 or 2.45pm to 4.15pm There is a
maximum of 12 per group.
Dates: Oct 20th, Nov 10th , Dec 15th, Jan 19th, Feb 16th, March 16th , April 20th, May 25th , June 22nd and July 20th
Venue: Meeting Room, St Pauls Centre, 102A Church Street, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 6AR.
Cost: £200 for members of the public and registered ECS members; £180 for Trainees.
To reserve a place contact ECS on 020 8367 2333 OR Email Us