Public event

We are very excited to be able to invite you to this online Pluralogue CPD event celebrating Graham Music’s new book Respark – Igniting hope and joy after trauma and depression .

With: Graham Music

Date: Sunday 3 April 2022

Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Venue: Online, using Zoom video conferencing

About the topic

In this event we will discuss how to understand and work with more shut-down states, such as those seen after trauma, neglect and learned helplessness.

We will discuss the relational impact not only of trauma, but also of emotional flatness and lack of energy, the variety of forms this can take, and how aliveness may return after it.

New science will be linked with clinical insights needed to shift people from ‘desparked’, lifeless, unenergised states – and think about how to reboot and respark emotional and bodily aliveness in our clients, and possibly in ourselves too!

The talk will use video clips and slides as well as clinical examples and there will be some opportunities for discussion.

About Graham Music

Graham Music is a consultant child and adolescent psychotherapist at the Tavistock Centre and an adult psychotherapist in private practice.

Formerly Associate Clinical Director of the Tavistock Clinic’s Child and Family Department, he now works clinically at the Portman as a forensic psychotherapist and his clinical experience has for decades been mainly with trauma.

He has developed and managed a range of services working with the aftermath of child maltreatment and neglect.

He supervises and teaches nationally and internationally and has a particular interest in linking cutting-edge developmental findings with therapeutic practice.

His publications include Nurturing Children: From Trauma to Hope (2019), Nurturing Natures (2016, 2010), Affect and Emotion (2001), The Good Life (2014) and Respark (2022), as well as co-editing From Trauma to Harming Others (2021). See more by visiting Graham Music’s website.

Buy Respark from Karnac Books (10% discount off the RRP).

About the Pluralogue

For those new to this event, the Pluralogue is a space where we get together to both learn and socialise, meet some new colleagues and find out what others are up to.

We coined the term ‘Pluralogue’ many years ago to depict moving beyond monologue to dialogue: to ‘pluralogue’ (the rich conversation of many). We hope to learn together and from each other in the form of a learning community in a friendly atmosphere of collaborative meaning-making.

The added bonus is that we structure it as a CPD event so you will be able to count it as CPD hours (a CPD certificate will be provided as well).


  • 2.30pm to 3pm: Introduction and interview with Graham
  • 3pm to 3.45pm: Presentation by Graham
  • 3.45pm to 4.30pm: Q&A and discussion

Booking information

Please note – places are limited to a learning environment in a safe setting.

Places cost:

  • £15 for Relational Spaces members
  • £25 for non-members

To confirm your booking please email us at and we will reply with details of how to pay.

We will also send you a link to join the Zoom meeting 24 hours in advance of the event. You will not need to download any software to take part.

Please use your name + PL35 as reference.

Cancellation policy

Please note we do not offer refunds for our Pluralogue events. However, if you ask to cancel your booking more than 7 days before the event, you’ll receive a one-time use (no-cancellation) credit for a future event.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Warm regards,

Dianne, Doron and Cressy.

07426 336 322