Mark Vernon


I am a psychotherapist and writer, with a keen interest in the vitality of inner life. I have a PhD in ancient philosophy, as well as degrees in physics and in theology. My new book, out in August, is A Secret History of Christianity. Cont’d

The healing chair


Many of life’s troubles are rooted in parts of ourselves of that are largely unconscious. Like an iceberg, we are aware of difficulties only insofar as they break the surface, which is why it’s possible to struggle with problems for years. Cont’d

Christianity & Consciousness

Introduction, excerpt, films and more on my new book, A Secret History of Christianity. Cont’d

Philosophy & Spirituality

Talks on seeing spiritually and ancient Greek philosophy as awakening. Online films. Cont’d



Podcasts, online films, events


For thoughts, writing and ideas


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Upcoming Events

Psychotherapy and Christianity
11th May, 2019 WPF Therapy, London

The Idler Festival 2019
12th July, 2019 - 14th July, 2019 Fenton House, London

Port Eliot Festival
27th July, 2019 - 28th July, 2019 Port Eliot, Saltash

The Idler Retreat in Umbria
13th October, 2019 - 20th October, 2019 The Idler, Lippiano