About A Space
At A Space, we believe in the value of making ideas from psychotherapy relevant to everyday life. We do this via our work as therapists, our books published by Routledge, and our emotional learning resources co-produced with the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva) which combine compelling contemporary art with psychologically informed commentary and questions.
Emotional Learning Cards
Reflecting on what makes us who we are is central to building an understanding of ourselves and others. Whether you’re a therapist, an educator or a workshop facilitator, our emotional learning cards can set the scene for important conversations on race, identity, collective histories, and the stories we tell.
The Making of Meaning
Published in Engage magazine, this article uses emotional learning cards to explore questions such as ‘What is “the self” and how is it formed?
Bringing our histories into school-based therapy: How therapists’ backstories enrich work with children and young people
This is a book that delves into the relationship between therapists’ sometimes fraught engagement with their own emotional histories and those of their clients, offering a creative template for opening up important conversations.