Mark Vernon


I am a psychotherapist and writer, interested in spirituality and inner life. I have a PhD in ancient philosophy, as well as degrees in physics and in theology. Cont’d

The healing chair


Many of life’s troubles are rooted in parts of ourselves of which we’re only partially aware, which is why it’s possible to struggle with problems for years. Cont’d

Spiritual Intelligence

My latest book on the evolution and flourishing of the distinctive capacity that makes us Homo spiritualis.

The Last Inkling

The ideas of Owen Barfield, friend of CS Lewis, and my exploration based on them, A Secret History of Christianity.

Podcasts and Talks

Discussions with Rupert Sheldrake, YouTube talks, online courses with The Idler and more.

Upcoming Events

Philosophy Slam! live in person 9th June, 2023 The Century Club, London

Realisation Festival 2023 29th June, 2023 - 2nd July, 2023 St Giles House, Dorset

Philosophy Slam! live in person 4th July, 2023 The Union Club, London

Idler Festival 7th July, 2023 - 9th July, 2023 Fenton House, London

Philosophy Slam! live in person 5th October, 2023 The Conduit Club, London

Do have a browse through my talks and articles online, perhaps via my YouTube channel, Dante podcast and blog.