The Good Samaritan: Exploring Altruism in Challenging Times with Miriam Taylor


The Good Samaritan: Exploring Altruism in Challenging Times with Miriam Taylor

The current pandemic has brought out the best and the worst in people. This webinar will explore some ideas about altruism, bringing social, biological, ethical and implicit dimensions into the frame. A particular focus will be on altruism as a response to trauma.


‘Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom’ Viktor Frankl

Main image: Samuel Nixon, St Paul’s Church, Halifax

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Presented by


Miriam Taylor is a UKCP registered Gestalt psychotherapist, supervisor and international trainer who has been in private practice since 1995. Her background was in adult education before training as a counsellor and psychotherapist. Working as clinical lead of a young peoples’ service pointed her towards specialising in trauma, and for several years she worked in a specialist trauma service. Miriam’s particular interest is in the relational integration of trauma and the role of the body. She teaches in the UK and internationally, has been a trainer, Academic Consultant and examiner for the Metanoia Institute, London, and is on the Leadership Team of Relational Change. For more about Miriam, please see her website:

Who is the workshop for?

  • Therapists
  • Coaches
  • People in caring roles
  • Human services practitioners
  • All are welcome

Event Details

Start date: 4 June 2020

Start time: 07:00 p.m. AEST

End time: 09:00 p.m. AEST

Venue: Online

Directions: Join details will be sent to registered participants closer to the date.