Diary of Events

December 10th, 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:

Please see dates for your diary below. All live events, open for registration are highlighted in RED. 

One Day Events including Online

Balint Online Leadership Training Event for those on the Accreditation Pathway – Thursday 4th March from 9am – 12.30pm on Zoom 

This training event will be an opportunity for those working towards leadership accreditation to get together to explore how we adapt to Balint Leadership online, in a world of COVID and will count towards accreditation. The event is half a day, 9am till 12.30 online using Zoom.

For further information and to register please click here: Leadership Training Event Registration

Online “Whalley Abbey” Study Day – Saturday 20th March 2021

The usual Spring Whalley Abbey weekend can not take place in 2021 due to Covid-19, in its replacement, we have arranged a Spring Study Day to be held online on the 20th March 2021 from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

The day will be spent in either Balint groups or Balint Leadership training groups and will provide 4 ½ hours of group experience, over 3 sessions.

For further information and to register please click here: Spring Study Day Registration

Online South Wales Leadership Day – 23rd April 2021

An online event run by the South Wales Balint Peer Group. The day will be a chance to reflect, contribute and network in Balint groups.  Both ordinary and leadership Balint groups will be running on the day.

The event is open to current Balint leaders, Balint group members, and individuals interested in Balint with any background.  Medical students are also welcome at a concessional rate.

For further information and to register please click here: South Wales Leadership Day Registration

Sligo Balint Symposium – Friday 21st May & Saturday 22nd May

The Sligo Balint Symposium is to be held online on Friday 21st May 7.00pm to 9.00pm and on Saturday 22nd May 9.00 am to 1.45pm. The theme of the meeting is “ Fragmentation in the time of COVID’. This symposium is a bi-annual event and is normally held in the West coast of Ireland. We aim to have an international representation and envisage important conversations to be held between health care providers from many perspectives.

Booking for this event will be direct with the event organisers. For further information and to register your interest please email SligoBalintSymposium@gmail.com.

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: 

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 May 6th 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.