Professor Andrew Samuels

Andrew Samuels has, for almost forty years, been evolving a unique clinical blend of post-Jungian, relational psychoanalytic, and humanistic approaches to therapy work.

He is recognised internationally as one of the leading commentators from a psychotherapeutic perspective on political and social problems. His work on the father, masculinity, sexuality, spirituality and countertransference has also been widely appreciated.

His Wikipedia page describes Andrew as being:

…known internationally as an influential commentator on political and social themes from the standpoint of ‘therapy thinking’. He has worked with politicians, political organizations, activist groups and members of the public in Europe, US, Brazil, Israel, Japan, Russia and South Africa as a political and organizational consultant.

Clinically, Andrew has evolved a unique blend of Jungian and post-Jungian, relational psychoanalytic and humanistic approaches.

He is a past chair of the UK Council for Psychotherapy, a co-founder of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility and also of the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is Professor of Analytical Psychology at Essex and holds visiting chairs at New York, London and Roehampton Universities.

Andrew’s many books have been translated into 19 languages, the most recent being Politics on the Couch. He is well-known for his engaging and participatory style as a workshop leader and lecturer.

Read our interview with Andrew Samuels on our blog.

In addition, we’ve written and summary of one of Andrew’s events – Men’s Issues in Therapy.

Past events with Andrew Samuels

Men’s Issues in Psychotherapy

Testimonials for Andrew Samuels’ training

Stimulating, refreshing, thought provoking and affirming of some of my unconventional views

The day exceeded expectations. Very stimulating, lots of ideas. Enjoyed the links to the political

Andrew was entertaining and challenging. He had a wealth of life experience, was occasionally pompous, and guilty of sweeping generalisations albeit well intentioned

My high expectations were met by this day. It was very challenging at many levels, with an appropriate use of humour within a delicate subject

Andrew has a very engaging, lively style; I enjoyed his provocative/stimulating approach

Brighton Therapy Partnership has worked with many trainers and speakers in the field of counselling and psychotherapy. To see a full list, visit our speakers' page. In addition, we regularly interview speakers for our blog.