23th February-22nd March
Introduction to Psychotherapy
Idler Academy @ Pedlars, London

5th March
Day of Family Constellations
Camberwell, London

19th March
Philosophy as Therapy
The School of Life, London

29th & 30th March
Philosophy Slam with Pippa Evans
The Camden Head, London

12th April - 10th May
Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Idler Academy @ Pedlars, London


Past events on my Blog
When recorded, I post past events on my blog, which includes journalism, essays and other material too.



How it can help, why it works, what to do next.


Another form of therapy & workshops.


Discussions on science and religion with Rupert Sheldrake.

NEW Idler Guide To Ancient Philosophy

- To read an excerpt
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Mark Vernon is a psychotherapist, writer and teacher.

He’s written books on friendship, love, wellbeing, belief, spirituality, science and ancient Greek philosophy. His articles and reviews on religious, philosophical and ethical themes have appeared in many newspapers and magazines.

He leads workshops and groups for those interested in exploring the dynamics of transformation and inner life, and also regularly contributes to radio programmes and discussions, notably on the BBC.

He has degrees in physics, theology and a PhD in philosophy, takes part in debates and festivals, also teaching at The Idler Academy and The School of Life in London. Some of his classes are available online.

Mark's psychotherapy work is as a psychodynamic psychotherapist in his London private practice, as well as at the Maudsley Hospital. He also runs family constellations workshops. For more information on personal therapy please click here, and for information about constellations here.