Dr Aaron Balick

Aaron BalickAaron Balick, PhD, is a psychotherapist, supervisor, and cultural theorist specialising in the understanding of modernity through depth psychology.

Aaron is an honorary senior lecturer at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex and a founding and executive member of The Relational School, UK. In addition to his academic and clinical work, Aaron is a media spokesperson for the UKCP, a contributor and consultant to the media, a blogger, mental health writer, and a regular voice promoting mental health for children and young people on BBC television and radio.

Aaron is the author of two books, The Psychodynamics of Social Networking: connected up instantaneous culture and the self (2014, Karnac) and the children’s book Keep your Cool: how to deal with life’s worries and stress (2013, Hachette).

Aaron Balick’s Bookshop

The Psychodynamics of Social Networking

Keep Your Cool: How to deal with life’s worry and stress

Past events with Aaron Balick

Perspectives on Interpretation: What makes a good intervention in therapy?


Testimonial’s from Aaron Balick’s Training

“I have thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was well organised, the presentations flowed well together and kept me enthralled”

“Uplifting, touching, thoughtful”

“Engaging – reassuring – educational and exciting. An enlightening presentation from Aaron.”


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