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PhenoLab – an experience of encounter

  The PhenoLab, A Theoretical Laboratory in Phenomenology and Mental Health is born out of an encounter between an Academic, Prof. Francesca Brencio , and a physician ,   Dr. Prisca Bauer .  Both have a deep interest in mental health and bring different, yet complementary, ways of investigating and understanding experiences.       With the support of Prof. Stefan Schmidt , Head of the Systemic Research and Psychotherapy Section at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine  at the Freiburg Medical Centre (Germany) Prof. Brencio founded a small group in November 2019. This group brings together physicians, medical students, psychologists and scientists who work in the field of mind-brain theories and share an interest in understanding the phenomenological method in the field of mental health.   Once a week Prof. Brencio lectured this growing group of people on the history of phenomenology and on seminal psychiatrists. This helped them to learn about some fundamental concepts whic

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