Author Archives: Robin Johnson

About Robin Johnson

I'm the chap that created this website. Also in fact the one who first came up with the term "PIE"


NEWS FLASH : We will be having an interview and Q&A with Jay Levy himself on 9th November, in Season Three of the PIElink community of practice lunchtime forums (HERE). Jay will be talking on his new book – the ‘Pretreatment in Action’ workbook.  The interviewer will be Ray Middleton. ………………. The concept of pretreatment […]

The dignity of tiny victories

  An excerpt from Rachel Clarke’s ‘Dear Life‘, as read on radio (BBC Radio 4) by the author, on her work as a doctor in end of life care, at a hospice. Here, Rachel recounts an encounter with one memorable resident at the home. It’s uplifting story of a thoroughly person-centred approach,  going with a […]

A PIE events in October – Paris

17th October, Paris: ‘L’ environnement informé : cinq ou six principes de base’ This is a presentation on PIEs, in French, as part of the conference   “Quelle hospitalité pour les personnes en rupture de liens?” NB: this talk will be followed by a handful of ‘pop up’ PIE workshops later that week in English, in […]

Announcing: ‘the monthly essay’

August is traditionally the silly season; and so it seems a good time to launch a possibly silly idea – the monthly essay. A bit like a blog – actually very like a blog – the monthly essay could become an opportunity for PIElink readers and writers to take a little longer to play with […]

Re-design stage II

Just been re-designing the layout for the PIElink’s “Questions” pages, partly to bring out the key central issues more clearly, and partly to make space, in a side bar, for more links to other useful content on these themes. Feedback welcome.

London region network events in July

On July 27th there are two quite informal gatherings for members in, or in easy reach of, London. The first, all afternoon, 2-5pm, is at a rather nice Tea Room in Vauxhall Gardens. The second is a meal, that same evening, in Soho. For details and/or to book a place at either (just so we […]