Maidenhead Skeptics in the Pub is open to all those interested in science, scepticism, critical thought, philosophy, investigative journalism, politics, religion and so on. Everyone is welcome, whatever their preconceptions, just bring an open mind.
We invite a speaker every month to present on a topic of interest, which is followed by a discussion in a relaxed and friendly pub atmosphere.
Events are on the first Wednesday of every month at The Rose in Maidenhead starting promptly at 7:30pm.
The event is free. We do welcome a £2 donation towards speaker travel.
Wednesday, November 2 2016 at 7:30PM
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16 King Street
Dr James Erskine
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Dr James Erskine grew up in many places and has a broad perspective on most issues. His background is in healthcare and university settings. He trained as a psychologist and holds a BSc in psychology, MSc in statistics and research methods, PhD in psychology and a second clinical doctorate in counseling psychology. He has studied and worked in various universities (Hertfordshire, Cambridge, Harvard, Regents, St George’s) and hospitals / GP surgeries (St George’s, Shenley, Harperbury, Kneesworth House, Orford Lodge), as an educator, researcher and clinician. In the distant past he worked at other jobs (mail room sorter, hospital porter, kitchen assistant, cleaner, prison officer, writer, personal assistant). He has published scientific journal articles in the fields of psychology and healthcare. Furthermore he has published poetry in several anthologies. He was married, is now divorced and lives with his daughter in London. He currently runs a therapy centre in London and Hertfordshire providing treatment excellence to private clients and companies. http://www.londonhertstherapy.com/ http://www.drjameserskine.co.uk/