Diary of Events

January 12th, 2016

For a detailed description of our events click on the link to the right of this page

Balint Weekends

31st March -2nd April 2017: Whalley Abbey, Lancs.: Event details and online registration

Important update: Please note that you can no longer register online for this event. Late applicants should contact event@balint.co.uk to see whether space is available.

Cancellation Policy for the Whalley weekend

Full refunds are available prior to 03/02/2017.  No refunds will be made after 17/03/2017.  Refunds for cancellations received in writing to event@balint.co.uk will be made as follows:

From 03/02/2017 to 03/03/2017          50% of the total fee
From 03/03/2017 to 17/03/2017          25% of the total fee

For delegates who do not attend the event without notifying the Balint Society in advance, no refund will be given. In the case of Trusts an alternative may be sent to the event free of charge. The Balint Society reserves the right to change any event programme or venue should this be necessary. In the circumstance that the event has to be cancelled the Balint Society will provide a full refund to delegates.

16th – 18th June 2017: Radisson Hotel, Sligo, Ireland: For further information and to receive an Application Form please contact Patsy Brady by email padraigob@hotmail.com

6th to 10th September 2017: International Balint Federation Congress, Oxford,  The UK Society is hosting this event, which will replace the usual Oxford weekend. For more information click here

24th-26th November 2017: Kenwood Hall, Sheffield.

One day events:

Further events will be added soon.

22nd Michael Balint Memorial Lecture: “Rules”

Dr Pat Tate, GP and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

Friday 28th April 2017

Venue: The Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos Street, London

Time: 8.30pm, with wine and canapés from 7.30pm.

Guests are welcome.

There is no charge for this meeting.

RSVP to: contact@balint.co.uk

Podcasts of the 2013 and 2015 lectures are available on the Our podcasts page.

Group leaders’ peer supervision workshop dates

Tavistock WorkshopPlease contact David Watt if you are interested in presenting your group: david.watt7@nhs.net 

Meets at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA. All meetings begin at 8pm.

Dates: Thursday 16th February 2017; Thursday 4th May 2017

Newcastle upon Tyne Balint Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group: Please contact Jane Dammers if you would like to attend or present your group: jane.dammers@newcastle.ac.uk.

Meetings are held from 4pm to 6pm at Benfield House, Walkergate Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle NE6 4QD   Tel: 0191 287 6130.

Next meeting: Wednesday 14th June 2017.

The Balint leaders peer supervision group is open to anybody in the region who is running a Balint group.  We meet for 2 hours and have time to discuss one or two groups as well as discussing some more general issues.  There is no charge for this group.  If you know anybody who is involved in Balint and is not on the mailing list please feel free to invite them to come along.

North West Balint Leaders’ Group: Please contact Ceri Dornan if you would like to attend this or future meetings: ceri.dornan@gmail.com.

Next meeting: Saturday 4th February 2017, 11am-1pm. Manchester. Cancelled – new date will be published soon. Contact Ceri for details.

Annual Dinner

The next Annual dinner will be in early 2018

International meetings

See IBF website for details of other international events, information about the International Balint Federation, member countries and more. www.balintinternational.com