Diary of Events

September 21st, 2020

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

International meetings: click the link on the right to read about these.

Dates For Your Diary:

As we begin to advertise a number of events for the Autumn/Winter 2020 period (some of which are now taking place online) please note all events are subject to change, dependent upon Covid-19 and the latest government guidelines.

One Day Events including Online

4th December 2020: Online Balint Study Day 

We are pleased to be able to offer the usual Bristol Study Day online this year using the Zoom platform, and delighted that Gearoid Fitzgerald will be joining us and giving the introductory talk. The aim of the day is to further build on the success of previous Balint study days and to bring together those with interest in and experience of Balint work.

This event is now full.

If you would like to be added to a waiting list should we have any cancellations, please email the administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.

London Leadership Day: Friday, 11th June 2021

Swiss Cottage Hotel, London NW3 (or on-line if necessary). Space for 28 participants.

Booking will be open from approximately 1st April 2021. To register your interest and to be added to the waiting list please contact the administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.

Balint Weekends/ 2 Day Events: 

Balint “Spring” Weekend  – ** Provisional Dates **

We are hoping to hold the Spring Balint Weekend online during March 2021. Details of this are yet to be confirmed. This page will be updated as soon as the details are finalised.

Unfortunately, it looks like the usual face to face weekend at Whalley Abbey will need to be postponed until April 2022 due to the uncertainties surrounding Covid-19.

If you would like to register your interest and be notified if/when registration opens please contact the Balint Society Administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.

Oxford Balint Weekend 2021 – 1st -3rd October 2021

Corpus Christi College, Oxford (or on-line if not possible).

Booking from approx. 1st May 2021. To register your interest and to be added to the waiting list please contact the administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.

Group Leaders’ Peer Supervision Workshops

  • Birmingham Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group: 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 meet every two months at Edgbaston Golf Club, Birmingham, B15. The meeting is usually on the third Thursday of the month, from 7-9pm. Please contact Dr Shake Seigel for further information.
  • Tavistock/London Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group : Please contact David Watt if you are interested in presenting your group. Meetings usually take place at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA however at present due to Covid-19 they are to be held online using the Zoom platform. Next meeting dates as follows: Tuesday 3rd November, Thursday 4th February, Tuesday 4th May 2021. All meetings begin at 8pm and end at 10pm.
  • North East Peer Supervision GroupPlease contact Jane Dammers if you would like to attend or present your group. 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. The next meeting will take place 10am – 11.30am on Zoom, Thursday February 4th 2021.
  • North West Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group: Please contact Ceri Dornan if you would like to attend this or future meetings. Next meeting: to be decided.