Renos K. Papadopoulos, Ph.D., is Professor of Analytical Psychology at the ‘Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies’, Director of the ‘Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees’ at the University of Essex as well as Honorary Clinical Psychologist and Systemic Family Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic. In addition, he is a training and supervising Jungian psychoanalyst and systemic family psychotherapist in private practice. As consultant to the United Nations and other organisations, he has been working with refugees and other survivors of political violence, torture and disasters in many countries. He lectures and offers specialist trainings internationally and his writings have appeared in fifteen languages. Last year he was given an Award by the European Family Therapy Association for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Family Therapy’. Relatively recently, he included in his activities the investigation of the interface between Orthodox Christian spirituality and psychological discourses, supervising PhD theses as well as participating in and organising events in this field. At the Orthodox Christian Antiochian House of Studies in Pennsylvania he offers annual seminars on this interface in their Masters programme on Orthodox Pastoral Counselling.