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Champernowne - Mental health and the arts

Champernowne Trust promotes emotional health through Jungian Psychotherapy and the Creative Arts since 1969

Providing courses that inform, nourish and inspire practitioners, and makes affordable therapy available to those in need.

The Trust disseminates the psychology and practice of Dr C G Jung as interpreted in practice by Irene Champernowne.



2020 Summer Course postponed to

August 2021

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The Champernowne Summer Course
‘Alone and Together’

For anyone in interested psychotherapy, in education, in the creative arts and seeking community, inspiration or refreshment in a peaceful, relaxed atmosphere and in good company, with first class accommodation and catering.

A rich diverse five day programme of lectures and seminars, discussions, arts workshops open-all-hours arts studios, with music, song, poetry and dance, with time to relax, to go deep, to recharge.

The Course has a broadly Jungian/archetypal ethos, without dogmatism or evangelism

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The Champernowne Summer Course has been the jewel in The Trust’s crown since 1970

a source of Respite, Nourishment, Renewal, Inspiration, and much more, for helping professionals offered annually until 2012, and since then biennially 

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Remembering Michael Edwards

It is fitting that today, March 13th, the tenth anniversary of his death, the Champernowne community should remember and celebrate the life and contribution of Michael Edwards.  You are invited to share your recollections of Michael, whether from Champernowne events or otherwise. As we celebrate our 50th year, let us also celebrate one of our…

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Lindsey Harris writes: THE FOUNTAIN OF STORYLAND This blog is to tell you a little about the Opening Presentation of the Champernowne Summer Course 2020 “Alone and Together” , that will take place on Sunday 9th August at Hothorpe Hall.   Fresco Painting in the House of the Marine Venus at Pompeii 1st Century— Image…

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Champernowne Summer Course 9-14 August – Limited Assisted Funding

Some assisted places unexpectedly available through THE IRENE FUND. Applications are invited to attend the Champernowne Summer Course 9-14 August 2020 at Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire. If you are a student, currently training for a professional qualification in the creative therapies, psychotherapy or analytical psychology you may be eligible for this opportunity.

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