The centre is home to one of the country’s first and leading Philosophical Counselling practitioners. Here you’ll find a trusting and effective space for meaningful and healthy personal transformation.
Philosophical Counselling, the primary healing modality used at the Centre, promotes mental health by discerning individual differences and identities and promoting independent value-based thinking. We do not promote normalizing and numbing world views and instead aim to reclaim the self from the potential monotony of a disengaged day-to-day life. Read More
Patricia Arnold has been a longtime dedicated theorist, practitioner and teacher. Her PhD Thesis was “Reasonable Hope: A Philosophical Counsellor’s Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress.” This work reflects many years of research in psychology and philosophy, and it provokes us to consider how hope might be reasonable. Read More
The practice, and discipline, of philosophy is rooted in the desire for human flourishing and happiness. The idea of a practical and compassionate philosophy – “a philosophy that exists for the sake of human beings, in order to address their deepest needs, confront their most urgent perplexities, and bring them from misery to some greater measure of flourishing” is an idea that can be traced back to the origins of the ancient practice. Read More
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