About

Allan Frater

Allan Frater is a UKCP psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice. He has taught at the Psychosynthesis Trust in London since 2011, on the Foundation and Diploma courses as well as CPD events related to his research interests in imagination, ecopsychology and transpersonal psychology.  His book ‘Waking Dreams: Imagination in Psychotherapy & Everyday Life’ (2021, Transpersonal Press) presented a critical development of standard approaches to ‘active imagination’ and ‘guided imagery’, incorporating paradigm shifting ideas and methods from ecopsychology, complexity theory, fractal geometry and transpersonal psychotherapy. He lives in London with his wife and a three-legged dog called Milly.

Much of theory and practice with imagination assumes it to be a personal-historical psychological interiority…
The metaphorical father of modern psychotherapy was Sigmund Freud. Influenced by the zeitgeist of his…
This workshop, by author Allan Frater, is based upon his current work-in-process, which focusses upon…
This workshop considers a client’s entry into therapy as a breakdown of story-making. How, when…
New developments in image-based work with Allan Frater, author of ‘Waking Dreams: Imagination in Psychotherapy…