Diary of Events

January 12th, 2016

For a detailed description of our events click on the link to the right of this page.

International meetings: click the link on the right to read about these.


Dates For Your Diary:

Please note that due to the current uncertainties surrounding Covid-19 all Balint Society events have been cancelled or postponed until further notice. 

WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

Please note the following:

  •  The Balint Spring Weekend at Whalley Abbey, 27th to 29th March 2020 has been postponed until later in the year (hopefully this will be held late October).
  •  The Two Day Leadership Event in Cardiff, 30th to 1st May 2020 has been cancelled.
  • The Dublin Balint Experience, 16th & 17th May 2020 has been postponed.
  •  The London Leadership Training Day, Swiss Cottage Hotel, 5th June 2020 has been cancelled.
  •  The Two Day Event in Newcastle, 25th to 26th June 2020 has been postponed until further notice.
  • Oxford weekend at Corpus Christ, 2nd to 4th October has been cancelled.

Further information will be provided as soon as possible. If you have any queries please contact the administrator.

Events for your diary:

Please note we are hopeful the following events will run, however, this is subject to change dependent upon the Covid-19 Pandemic.

  • 23rd to 25th October 2020: Deferred Balint “Spring” Weekend at Whalley Abbey.
  • 13th – 15th November 2020: Belfast Balint Weekend.
  • 4th December 2020: Balint Study Day in Bristol.

Balint Weekends/ 2 Day Events: 

23rd – 25th October 2020: Deferred Balint “Spring” Weekend at Whalley Abbey

The Balint Spring Weekend is a residential weekend based at the peaceful & comfortable conference house of Whalley Abbey on the Banks of the River Calder in the grounds of the ruined abbey

**Please note that due to Covid-19m registration for this event is not yet open. If you would like to register your interest, and be notified if/when registration opens please contact the Balint Society Administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.


13th November – 15th November 2020: Balint Weekend Belfast

The Balint Weekend Belfast is a non-residential weekend based at Malone Lodge Hotel, in Belfast.

This weekend will provide an opportunity for clinical, allied health and other professionals and those in training to explore their feelings about patients in the safety of small groups. A Leaders Workshop group will also be available for those wishing to learn, practice and develop their group leadership skills.

The fee for the weekend will be £140.00.

**Please note that due to Covid-19 registration for this event is not yet open. If you would like to register your interest, and be notified if/when registration opens please contact the Balint Society Administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.


One Day Events

4th December 2020: Balint Study Day in Bristol

**Please note that due to Covid-19 registration for this event is not yet open. If you would like to register your interest, and be notified if/when registration opens please contact the Balint Society Administrator – administrator@balint.co.uk.


Group Leaders’ Peer Supervision Workshops

  • Birmingham Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group: If you are leading a group, or are interested in becoming a leader, this is for you.  The intention is to provide supervision support in a group setting.  We meet every two months at Edgbaston Golf Club, Birmingham, B15. The meeting is usually on the third Thursday of the month, from 7-9pm. Please contact Dr Shake Seigel for further information.
  • Tavistock/London Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group : Please contact David Watt if you are interested in presenting your group. Meets at the Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA. All meetings begin at 8pm and end at 10pm.
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Balint Leaders’ Peer Supervision GroupPlease contact Jane Dammers if you would like to attend or present your group. Meetings are held from 4pm to 6pm at Benfield House, Walkergate Park, Benfield Road, Newcastle NE6 4QD  Tel: 0191 287 6130. Next meeting: Wednesday June 10th 2020. ** This meeting may be via Zoom. The Balint leaders peer supervision group is open to anybody in the region who is running a Balint group.  We meet for 2 hours and have time to discuss one or two groups as well as discussing some more general issues.  There is no charge for this group.  If you know anybody who is involved in Balint and is not on the mailing list please feel free to invite them to come along.
  • North West Leaders’ Peer Supervision Group: Please contact Ceri Dornan if you would like to attend this or future meetings. Next meeting: to be decided.