Author: Jaspreet Tehara

IKIGAI: A JAPANESE CONCEPT OF BALANCE

The Japanese concept of “Ikigai,” is a compound of the two words ‘Iki,’ (meaning life) and ‘Kai,’ (meaning an effect/result/worth/benefit), arriving at the concept of “A reason for living,” or “A meaning for life.” (Watanabe, Skrzypczak and Snowden, 2003). It comprises of a psychological and conscious understanding of what aides the motivation for living (Sone

Continue reading

PRESENTATION AT THE SOUTH ASIAN LGBT CONFERENCE 2018

  Here you will find the powerpoint presentation and the accompanying transcript presented at the 2018 Finding A Voice & South Asian LGBT conference in Birmingham. The presentation was concerned with the research being conducted as part of my doctoral thesis; (1) Historical perspectives of Bisexuality, (2) Bisexuality in South Asia (3) Preliminary themes emerging from my research and (4)

Continue reading

PRESENTATION AT THE BPS COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE 2017

    Here you will find the powerpoint presentation and the accompanying transcript presented at the 2017 BPS Counselling Psychology conference, in Stratford Upon Avon. The presentation was concerned with the promotion of social justice and how that would look in the counselling psychology profession.  

REFLECTIONS ON WORKING WITH POLYAMORY

  Below, I’m going to present a vignette and case conception around concepts of working with a client who came to therapy and used the space to explore polyamory. The information about the client has been modified from information from three individual clients who came to me for counselling. I’ll be referring to a pseudonym

Continue reading