Menopause in Conversation Workshop with Andrea Davies

Menopause is a hot topic! It has become spoken about more in the last 5...

Last updated 5 June 2024

Menopause is a hot topic! It has become spoken about more in the last 5 years than for decades. However there remains much pathologising, misunderstanding and conversations that are just never started or had.

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Menopause in Conversation Workshop with Andrea Davies


Professor Andrea Davies

Professor Andrea Davies is a certified Embodiment Coach/Counsellor, Voice First Aid specialist, is a meditation leader, has a black belt in karate, has practiced yoga for over a decade, leads community sounding, trained at LoVentri Somatic Voice™ (level1) and has a long career as a research-academic and lecturer at various UK universities including Edinburgh, Exeter, Lancaster, Leicester and DeMontford.

In 2015 she pioneered EnAct, an embodied presence and leadership practice with Curve theatre (Leicester). She has worked with Roffey Park Institute well known for their critical role in health and wellbeing from post WW1, and has also worked with TUC, ACAS, Department of Education, and Working Transitions as both collaborator and consultant. Her areas of focus are within life transitions and trauma, family and intergenerational dynamics, compassion ethics, embodiment and performativity. She is also co-author of the 2017 gov.uk report on menopause transition and has worked extensively as a counsellor, collaborator, educator and activist in this arena to tackle taboo, and foster cultural change.

Her PhD and early career was in cognitive psychology, but after much adventures she rests at the intersection with neurobiology, body and social psychology, and psychoanalysis. She has published widely in international journals, and recently was prize winner for intellectual contribution with her on-going work on how to apply and use Kristeva’s psychoanalysis contribution The Power of Horrors.

The Link Centre

This workshop in a collaboration between the Link Centre and Onlinevents

At the Link Centre we pride ourselves in delivering high quality options tailored to needs of clients and delivered in a relaxed, comfortable yet stimulating environment in which people feel safe to learn and develop. We work with individuals, groups, organisations, and educational establishments using the depth of our psychological knowledge, to facilitate growth and development.

Our training centre is located in the heart of the countryside, in Plumpton, East Sussex. It provides a variety of training rooms, extensive parking, and disabled access, to help meet the needs of individuals attending our courses. As well as this the centre has extensive grounds that can be enjoyed during lunch and tea breaks.

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