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Spirituality in the Therapy Room and Beyond Workshop with Geoff Hopping & Jane Tillier

At the origins of Transactional Analysis (and indeed many other forms of psychotherapy) there is...

Last updated 3 May 2024

At the origins of Transactional Analysis (and indeed many other forms of psychotherapy) there is a spiritual component.

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Spirituality in the Therapy Room and Beyond Workshop with Geoff Hopping & Jane Tillier
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Presenter

Geoff Hopping

Geoff is a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst, with nearly thirty years experience as a psychotherapist and trainer. This experience includes twenty years of private practice and and eight years working in a high security prison. Since moving to the South Coast, he has maintained clinical supervision practice and has become one of the partners of the Link Centre where he is also a core tutor.

He is an experienced workshop presenter and interested in mythology, archetypes and symbolism. He is also an Interfaith minister with a strong interest in ancient wisdoms and the interplay between science and spirituality.

As a seasoned mental health practitioner, he is committed to ensuring that we deal urgently with the challenges of the 21st century. For psychotherapy this includes working with many new and pressing challenges, as well as embracing and developing anti-oppressive practice. He also believes that peace and happiness are our essential nature, and that our healing involves loving ourselves well enough to be able to love others, with whom we are all ultimately connected – eve though it doesn’t always feel that way.

Jane Tillier

Jane has over 30 years of experience in offering warm, relational and inclusive soul-space to individuals and groups in a wide variety of settings such as healthcare (hospice, hospital and primary care), education (school and university) and church. With a background in the study of Modern Languages and a PhD in Spanish, she was among the first women to be ordained priest in the Church of England in 1994. She is now also a UKCP-listed trainee psychotherapist, with particular interests in the interface between psychotherapy and spirituality and in the impact of neurodiversity in mental health and wellbeing. She is in the process of completing her MSc in TA Psychotherapy and her Certificate in Transactional Analysis at the Metanoia Institute.