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Dr Chris Johnstone

Chris Johnstone is a medical doctor and resilience specialist who for more than two decades has taught and written about the psychology of inspired responses to concerns about the world. Drawing on his experience treating people with addictions, hes worked closely with the Transition movement in applying insights from health psychology to tackling oil dependence. His books include Active Hope (co-authored with Joanna Macy) and Find Your Power. More recently he set up www.collegeofwellbeing.com to offer online trainings that help us improve wellbeing in our lives and the world. Chris Johnstone


Past and present Confer events
The Psychology of Inspired Collective Climate Change Action
Saturday 21 November 2015

Mindfulness, Resilience and Harmony
A 6-Day Summer School-Retreat for Practitioners

Sunday 14 July - Friday 19 July 2013

Landscapes of The Mind
Friday 25 - Sunday 27 September 2009







Book of the Month
Grief Works by Julia Samuel

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...