Activities

The Trust also organizes occasional events and activities other than twice-yearly lectures. Some of these other activities are listed below.

Summer Conversation and AGM 2010
17 September 2010

This Conversation focussed on the Sutherland Trust Awards Scheme

Summer Conversation and AGM 2009
11 September 2009

This Conversation focussed on the theme of recovery.

Beyond the Couch: Sutherland in the Twenty First Century
19 September to 31 October 2007
Counselling Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh in association with the Sutherland Trust and the Scottish Insitute of Human Relations

This new course looked back critically at the development of psychodynamic thinking in Scotland during the twentieth cen-tury and challenges us to reinvent the psychodynamic perspec-tive in human relations for the twenty first century.

The teaching team were: Judith Brearley; Judith Fewell; Eileen Francis; Jo Hilton; Chris Holland; Colin Kirkwood; Molly Ludlam; Gavin Miller; Desmond Ryan and Neville Singh. The course addressed key papers drawn from Jill Savege Scharff’s recently edited selection of J D Sutherland ‘s papers The Psychodynamic Image : John D Sutherland on Self in Society published by Routledge, 2007

Jill Scharff with Richard Holloway, at The Edinburgh International Book Festival
Supported by the Sutherland Trust and the Scottish Institute for Human Relations
27 August 2007

The complexities of the human mind, relationships and mental health
were explored in pioneering depth by John (Jock) D Sutherland, leading
Scottish psychoanalyst. His hugely influential writings on the self in
society have been gathered by expert Jill Scharff, who here talked to
Richard Holloway about the crucial lessons they teach us.

Edinburgh Conversation 2006: The future of counselling – new themes, new directions, new risks, new opportunities
1 December 2006
Contributions from Professor Liz Bondi Brian Magee and Joyce Watkinson
Download .pdf of conversation Futureconversation

Edinburgh Conversation 2005: What shall we do with RD Laing?
2 December 2005
Contributions from Gavin Miller, Chris Holland, Lillian Bashford and Colin Kirkwood.
Download .pdf of conversation Laingconversation

The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland
Jill Savedge Scharff with David Scharff
28 August 2005, presented by the Edinburgh International Book Festival
Supported by The Sutherland Trust and The Scottish Institute of Human Relations

Edinburgh Conversation
20 May 2005

To celebrate Sutherland’s Centenary, Trustees, Patrons and Friends of the Sutherland Trust came together for an evening of dialogue and discussion. The topic for the evening was ‘Developing the Inheritance’. Contributions were received from Colin Kirkwood, Molly Ludlam, Neville Singh and Colwyn Trevarthen.

Seminar: Developing Resilience for Children: Families, Organisations, Localities
7 May 2004
Following on from the March lecture, this seminar allowed further development of themes and issues identified from the lecture.
Download a .pdf of the seminar here Resilienceseminar

Seminar: Sutherland and the search for the essence of contemporary caring
August 1994
Download a .pdf of the seminar here Caringseminar

Seminar: Care in Crisis?: Can head and heart work together in caring today?
25 November 1993
Download a .pdf of the seminar here CareCrisisseminar