On Loneliness

On Loneliness: Therapeutic growth and the capacity for solitude

With Lesley Caldwell, Dr Richard Gipps and Dr Akshi Singh

Recorded Saturday 18 January 2020

“I’ll never attain any degree of freedom till I’ve learnt to disagree with people—to stand alone—to face up to human loneliness.”
Marion Milner (1927)

Why is it that some people never experience the emotion of loneliness, while others feel excruciating anxiety in solitude? This talk attempts to understand aspects of an individual’s psyche that predisposes them towards either tendency.

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SCHEDULE

00:00:00
Introduction

00:02:07
Dr Akshi Singh
Facing up to Human Loneliness: Marion Milner’s Experiments with Solitude

01:10:17
Lesley Caldwell
The Place Where We Live: Being at Home Being Alone

02:09:40
Discussion

02:47:42
Dr Richard Gipps
Love’s Possibility: On Loneliness, Madness and Human Dignity

04:02:18
Discussion

04:36:10
End