Dr Aaron Balick

Aaron 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).

Past events with Aaron Balick

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

Testimonials 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 speakers' page. In addition, we regularly interview speakers for our blog.