In Conversation with Professor Patrick Pietroni, Director, Darwin International Institute for the Study of Compassion
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Start time: 8:30pm
Professor Patrick Pietroni, Director, Darwin International Institute for the Study of Compassion, will deliver a short lecture entitled ‘Towards Compassionate Care’. The lecture will focus on compassion in the context of caregiving, mental health, aging populations and compassionate communities. Dr. Pietroni will also introduce the Darwin Centre Trust (DCT) and the scope and vision of the Darwin International Institute for the Study of Compassion (DIISC) while opening the discourse on compassion in our current geo-political landscape.
Patrick is a Jungian Analyst. He retired as Professor of Community Care and Primary Health at University of Westminster in 1997 and as Dean of General Practice for the University of London in 2001. He has held many senior positions in general practice and community care and has consulted to numerous psychotherapeutic organizations, both voluntary and statutory. He is the Director of The Centre for Psychological Therapies in Primary Care, the Public Health Lead, Mental Health and Wellbeing for Shropshire and Editor of the Journal of Psychological Therapies in Primary Care.