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

Currently open for booking:

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

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Forthcoming weekends: all will offer leadership training groups and ordinary Balint groups. Information and booking details are posted 4-5 months before each event.

  • 16th -18th March 2018: Whalley Abbey, Lancashire

  • June 2018: Newcastle

  • 14th-16th September 2018: Oxford

  • November 2018: Belfast

 One day events:

Friday 13th October 2017: Leadership training day, Kings House Conference Centre, Manchester.

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Friday 1st December 2017: Balint Study Day, including leadership training, Bristol.

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Saturday 2nd December 2017: Lecture by Dr Gearoid Fitzgerald (rescheduled from last year). The Use of the Group Leader’s Countertransference in Balint groups

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9th February 2018: Study Day and Annual Dinner, London.

Day in Birmingham being planned for early 2018.


22nd Michael Balint Memorial Lecture: “Rules”

Given by Dr Pat Tate, GP and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, on Friday 28th April 2017: a podcast of this lecture is now available, click here

Podcasts of the 2013 and 2015 lectures are also available on the Our podcasts page https://balint.co.uk/our-podcasts/


Group leaders’ peer supervision workshop dates

NEW GROUP in the Midlands: SUPERVISION GROUP FOR LEADERS IN BALINT WORK:  If you are leading a group, or are interested in becoming a leader, this is for you.  The intention is to provide supervision support in a group setting.  We will meet quarterly at first. 
Interested in attending? Just curious? Maybe for the future?

Please contact Dr Shake Seigel for further information:  shake.seigel@btinternet.com
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 and end at 10pm.

Dates: Tuesday 7th November 2017; Thursday 8th February 2018; Tuesday 8th May 2018

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: to be added shortly

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: to be decided.


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