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“BEGIN AGAIN …” How do we want to live as we emerge into the new normal?

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21 Sep

“BEGIN AGAIN …” How do we want to live as we emerge into the new normal?

21st September 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lecture by Tony Bates

The past eighteen months have challenged each of us in different ways. Lives were disrupted, isolation and loss were endured by many, and livelihoods threatened. We found ourselves immersed in a crisis that revealed our vulnerabilities and made us aware of creative resources in our lives. Times of crisis can leave us uniquely poised to change and grow as human beings. What have we learned over the past eighteen months that we want to hold onto? What do we want to let go? This talk will explore how we can harness the learnings of Covid and live in a more authentic way.

Tony Bayes was Head of Psychology for 30 years in St James’s Hospital, Dublin until 2006. Trained for seven years in the USA with Cognitive Therapy Centre in University of Pennsylvania. Established MSc in Cognitive Psychotherapy in TCD (1997) and was course Director until 2006. Founded Jigsaw – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health (2006). Appointed Adjunct Professor of Psychology UCD (2018). Currently he is a consultant role to various Government Departments. Tony lives fulltime in North Sligo, on a cliff surrounded by the sea. He looks after 4 hens, 3 cats, a pair of rabbits and over 200 wild birds.


Sponsored by: Toni and Terry McCoy

Please Note: All ticket holders, will be required to show proof of a Covid-19 vaccination certificate for admittance to all events.


Date: 21st September 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: Station House Theatre
Address: Station House Complex
Organizer Name: Clifden Arts Festival
Phone: +353 (0)87 331 5009


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