It is the readiness
of the mind that is wisdom
Reason To Be
What is the psychological truth for an
individual, group, organisation, or other social system?
How may this best be brought to light as a means for creative
transformation and growth?
Socio-analysis is grounded in
wonder and exploration, and it seeks to illuminate and express
the interplay of wonder and knowledge in creating new realities.
Wilfred Bion is usually regarded as the father of socio-analysis.
His stance of always pointing to the unknown is the spirit
The Centre for Socio-Analysis is concerned
to explore new forms of community, and organisation for our
society; ways of being together, and working together, that
engender the expression of human spirit, and the growth of
The Centre for Socio-Analysis was founded in 2004 in Victoria.
The Centre develops socio-analytic ideas and methods pioneered
at the Tavistock Institute in London, at the Australian Institute
of Socio-Analysis, and by other organisations and practitioners
who work in the socio-analytic tradition pioneered by Wilfred
Bion. There are some 25 organisations around the world working
with aspects of this tradition: U.K., France, Eire, Germany,
Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain,
Italy, Bulgaria, U.S., India, Israel, South Africa, and Australia.
The Centre formally defines its primary
task as: “To
increase human capacities through socio-analysis”.
Socio-Analysis is “the activity
of exploration, consultancy, and action research which
combines and synthesises methodologies and theories, derived
from psycho-analysis, group relations, social systems thinking,
organisation behaviour, and social dreaming” (Bain,
For a description of socio-analysis, and its history, see the
article in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socio-Analysis
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