Rev Christopher MacKenna

Christopher MacKenna is an Anglican priest, a Senior Member of the Jungian Analytic Section of the British Association of Psychotherapists, and an honorary member of the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London.

He has published a number of peer reviewed papers on the resonances between Christian and psychotherapeutic understandings, including From the Numinous to the Sacred which was awarded the Michael Fordham prize for the most original contribution to clinical analytic thinking published in the Journal of Analytical Psychology in 2009. Currently Chris is Director of St Marylebone Healing and Counselling Centre, London, which offers professional counselling and psychotherapy within a Christian setting, and Chaplain and Clinical Director of the Guild of Health.


Past and Current Confer Events


The Intuitive Psychotherapist
Friday 29 and Saturday 30 June 2012 – London

Applications of Object Relations Theory in Contemporary Psychotherapy
12 September to 5 December 2011

Object relations theory and christianity
Saturday 15 January 2011


Read our winning entry, “The Book and the Child” by Mary Pyle




Barker, M-J. (2018) Rewriting the Rules: An Anti-Self-Help Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships. London: Routledge


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