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Closed Sunday Feb 11th - Inventory
February 11th, 2018
presented by Caversham
On Sunday, Februrary 11th we count our inventory, and cannot permit browsing of our shelves. If you are coming in that day to pick up specific titles, please try to make payment arrangements ahead of time, and knock when you arrive. We apologise for this annual inconvenient bit of business.
New Developments in Expressive Arts Therapy: The Path of Poiesis–Book Launch with Aesthetic Feedback
November 10th, 2017
Speakers: Stephen K. Levine and Ellen Levine
presented by The Create Institute
November 10th, 7-9pm, The Create Studio, 468 Queen St. East Suite LL01
Stephen K. Levine will speak about the new book, a selection of essays, poems and images from the POIESIS journal, while Ellen Levine will paint and reflect on her painting process at the same time. The Create faculty will give aesthetic feedback and members of the audience will be encouraged to offer theirs. Introduction by Shara Claire.
To mark this special event, past issues of the POIESIS journal will be given out without charge to all. Come join us for an evening of art, food and fun!
Book Launch: Developing Empathy
June 22nd, 2017
Speakers: Katharina Manassis, M.D.
presented by Caversham Booksellers, Routledge & Pearson Canada
Caversham invites you to join in celebrating the release of Katharina Manassis' Developing Empathy: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Understanding Compassion for Therapists and Parents - Thursday, June 22nd, Reception 6:30 - 8:30 pm
A note from managing director Joe Adelaars
Caversham Booksellers was established in 1989 by Dr. Christine Dunbar (psychiatrist and psychoanalyst born in Caversham, Nz) and Peter Heyworth (1931-2007; professor of English & former Vice Principal of University College). Caversham opening meant Toronto joined New york and London in being home to bookshops specialising in psychology & mental health. My postmusic-degree experience at the U of Toronto Medical Bookstore got me on board as manager. I became a partner in 1994, and in 2007 sole proprietor, when Dr. Dunbar went on to form Caversham Productions with Elisabeth Young-Bruehl.
Whether you are in touch by phone or email, or are visiting us in-store or at conferences, you'll be served by a most experienced and helpful group. We miss Eric Evans, who after 22 years as assistant manager has taken his psychotherapy practice to full-time. We've three senior staff, hired between 1999 & 2001: Janet Milligan, who has bravely and handily taken on Eric's accounting role; Vicki Fraser, who artfully co-ordinates our conference schedule and promotional efforts, while in training to be a psychotherapist; and Karl Bustamante, who diligently creates and monitors our website, databases and gadgets, while studying cognitive science and philosophy. Front-of-house are Marijke, Neil & Eli.
Our annual catalogue is produced over ten weeks by Vicki, me & designer Marcus Sampaio which is available on our home page. Hard copies are available also on request.
Book Launch: Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
January 29th, 2016
Speakers: Robin Holloway
presented by Caversham Booksellers, Karnac Books and Stylus Publishing
Please join us Friday, January 29th, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in celebrating the release of Asperger's Children: Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Robin Holloway, published by Karnac Books.