Join us to discover the Benefits of Working from a Focusing-Oriented Perspective.
When: June 27, 2017 from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Pacific Time.
How: Via live webinar.

Sign up for our open house and we’ll:

  • Share with you the powerful, immediate benefits Focusing can bring to your work without having to teach your clients a technique or even let them know you’re using one.
  • Give you a firsthand experience of the way listening from a Focusing perspective opens possibilities for new ways forward, even by just incorporating a few select words.
  • Demonstrate the client-centered, somatic orientation that informs the heart of Focusing work and creates an ideal environment for intrinsic change by finding the place inside that is free of frozen structures and allows shifts to happen more easily.
  • Fill you in on the details of our newest training program and all the transformational training you’ll receive when you join us in October.

You’ll also get a chance to get to know your teacher, Ann Weiser Cornell, and ask any questions about Focusing or how this program can benefit you as a Healing Professional.

Get Your Seat Here!

A personal note from Ann,

      “If you’ve been struggling with stuck clients, feeling overwhelmed or burnt out in your work, wondering how you can help your clients come into new relationship with old material, if you’re in need of a self-care practice you can use easily in the moments between sessions…if you value client-centered work and body-based processes and want to know how to incorporate them in your practice or deepen your work with them…our Focusing in Clinical Practice Training Program might be right for you.

      I believe that a client holds the keys to her/his own best way forward and that a healing professional who knows how to help clients unlock the inner doorway to change is a priceless resource in the transformation process. I’ve created this program to help people like you facilitate shifts from the inside out – with presence; gentle, even radical acceptance; and a clear focus on the client’s intrinsic wholeness.

      Come join me for the Open House Teleconference. I look forward to being with you there.”

F.A.Q.
How is this different from the Inner Relationship Focusing Training Program?
This course is taught live and in-person in Berkeley, CA. You get to spend 4 weekends in Ann’s warm, compassionate, engaging presence while learning with a cohort made up of other healing professionals. Our IRF Program is taught by phone and in a mixed group of healing professionals and non-healing professionals. Get Your Seat Here! *toll charges may apply.

This training teaches the main Realization Process practices along with specific practices for applying foundational consciousness to psychological and relational healing. The Realization Process approaches recovery from trauma in two ways: by directly facilitating body-mind integration through inhabiting the internal space of the body, and through practices that, along with verbal dialogue and insight, release the trauma-based constrictions in the fascia that obstruct our ability to inhabit our body.

The training also teaches how to sit with another person while attuned to foundational consciousness, how to discern subtle protective organizations within a person’s body, and to track the changes that occur within the internal space of one’s own and the other person’s body during a therapeutic session.

In the Realization Process, accessing and knowing ourselves as foundational consciousness is understood to be crucial for psychological health. Trauma disrupts our internal cohesion, either through the intensity if its impact, or through the constrictions that we ourselves create to protect against it. Uncovering the primary unified ground of ourselves can help recover us from trauma. It heals both the fragmentations within our individual being and the fragmentations between our internal experience and our experience of the world around us.

Foundational consciousness is experienced as stillness, within which all of the content of our experience—our thoughts, emotions, sensations, and perceptions—flow. As foundational consciousness, we can remain open to the unobstructed flow of experience without losing our underlying wholeness and stability. We gain a sense of both our own authenticity, of becoming who we really are, and of spontaneity, of being able to respond to life without fear of overwhelm or annihilation.

A certificate is awarded at the completion of the training, authorizing you to use the Realization Process Spiritual Psychotherapy practices professionally.

Taught by Judith Blackstone.

Format: 2 (two) five-day modules with required practice sessions between modules.
Dates: February 16-20, 2018; April 6-10, 2018
Location: Los Altos Hills, California (near San Francisco).

CE credits are available.

For further details about the requirements of this training, and for registration, please go to www.realizationcenter.com or email Judith at realizationctr@aol.com.

This training teaches the main Realization Process practices along with specific practices for awakening and moving through foundational consciousness in the whole body. As this core dimension of ourselves, we move with our whole being. We become both empty and present at the same time.

These practices deepen and integrate our capacities for understanding, emotional reponsiveness and physical sensation. They cultivate balance, fluidity, vitality, openness and self-contact.

A certificate is awarded at the completion of the training, authorizing you to teach the Realization Process Embodiment practices.

Format: two five-day modules.
Dates: November 10-14, 2017; May 4-8, 2018

To register, go to www.realizationcenter.com or email Judith at realizationctr@aol.com.
Taught by Judith Blackstone.

This training teaches the main Realization Process practices for embodied nondual awakening. When we inhabit our body as a whole, we uncover a subtle, unified experience of foundational consciousness pervading our body and environment at the same time. This is experienced as the authentic ground of our individual being, and the basis of our oneness with our surroundings, and with other people. This means that we can know ourselves and mature as individuals, at the same time as we transcend our individuality.

A certificate is awarded at the completion of the training authorizing you to teach the Realization Process practices.

The training is taught by Judith Blackstone, the founder of the Realization Process.

12 classes on Zoom: Fridays, 1:00-2:30 Eastern (all classes are recorded and available for download; you do not need to attend the classes in real time), weekly practice with a partner from within the group, monthly practice with someone from outside of the group, email q&a with Judith. For the schedule of classes, and to register, please visit www.realizationcenter.com.

Dates: October 12-December 15, 2017; February-April 27, 2018

For schedule of classes, and to register, go to www.realizationcenter.com or email Judith at realizationctr@aol.com.

Add to your skill set with 18 Somatic Experiencing Post Advanced Credits.

You belong to a world-wide community of the most effective professionals treating trauma today; your SE™ skills allow you to apply a new science-based understanding to age old human suffering. AST Model of Holistic Shame Resolution® provides the missing piece for SE™ professionals when shame & trauma are intersecting. It is the only model of its kind that targets shame neurobiologically, compassionately, and with highly effective results.

Get this training and earn 18 Somatic Experiencing Post Advanced Credits with the AST Model for SEPs course. Spring Semester re-opened and the first class is June 6th.

Alchemy of Shame Transformation® for SEPs

Join AST Model for SEPs class 1 on Tuesday June 6th by registering here:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/2594347b264453b04ac87b605f06faf5

You can then choose to Pay to Stay for the rest of the course.

AST Model for SEPs is a specialty curriculum born out of Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute’s Post Advanced Learning Program. It is uniquely designed to integrate with SE™ interventions and offer the powerful lens of AST Model® shame-shifting principles and techniques so SE™ professionals can begin applying and harnessing the synergy of these two gold star models in trauma recovery and shame resolution immediately in sessions with clients. Taught as a 3 Module (15 weeks over 6 months) online course earning 18 Somatic Experiencing Post Advanced Credits, AST Model for SEPs curriculum offers step-by-step practical insights, tips, techniques, case studies, demos & charts that make applying this integrated approach clear and effective.

As an Instructor for Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute’s Post Advanced Learning Program, I’ve blended AST Model® and SE™ to harness our human UNshaming resiliency and capacity and create more effective client outcomes for SE™ professionals and the clients they serve. Get my email training of the AST Model®’s Rainstick Technique™ and learn how to re-balance your client’s ANS; calm anxiety, gently juice up the dorsal system, help children settle and focus, allow couples to repair after arguments, bring more cohesiveness to your group, or work more effectively with your client’s need for relational repair.

https://www.re-embodylife.com/rainstick-for-se-professionals/

Caryn Scotto d’ Luzia, MA, SEP

Healing Shame in Couples – A workshop for therapists and other helping professionals
with Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT & Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP, BCC

Saturday, April 29, 10:00am – 6:00pm & Sunday, April 30, 10:30am – 5:00pm
In Berkeley, just off I-80

$325 ($295 with full payment by March 24)
Special rate for interns.
Partners welcome! Contact us to find out about couples discount.

13 CEUs for MFTs & LCSWs
CAMFT Approved CE Provider #134393

The more we care about each other, the more vulnerable we are to shame. Intentionally or unintentionally, we poke each other in the tender spots. Couples can shame each other multiple times a day, often without realizing what is happening. This can become a highly reactive cycle, preventing both people from getting their basic safety and attachment needs met. And shame can distort how we hear each other; the received message may have little to do with the message the partner is attempting to send.

In this workshop we will explore the blame/shame game couples can fall into and learn how to help them stop shaming each other and work together to create a secure base and heal the wounds of the past.

We will:
– Look at some of the many subtle ways shame can be triggered.
– Explore shaming moments with great care so we can teach our clients how to avoid shame-based reactivity.
– Learn the gentle art of counter-shaming and how to help a partner with his or her feelings of inadequacy.
– Help a person give back shame to the original source with their partner’s full support.

If we can free the energy that has been stuck in blame and shame, couples can increase their vitality, joy and intimacy.

TO REGISTER, please send full payment or a $100 deposit to:
Bret Lyon
830 Bancroft Way, Suite 102, Berkeley, CA 94710
Please include your email and phone number.
We accept PayPal. For details, email Bret at Bret@HealingShame.com.
Space is limited.

For more information, call Sheila at 415-820-3974 or email Sheila@HealingShame.com.

You can also check out articles and two free 1 1/2-hour Healing Shame webinars on the Resources page of our website.

www.HealingShame.com

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

Training Application

Training Dates:

June 9-11, 2017
July 21-23, 2017
October 6-8, 2017
November 17-19, 2017
5% discount if application is submitted by April 10, 2017

Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: Fridays/Saturdays: 9:00am-6:00pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1 hour lunch each day)
Sundays: 9:00am-3:00pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1 hour lunch each day)

Location: Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20017.

Trainers: Ame Cutler, Ph.D., Kekuni Minton, PhD

Tuition: 3,100 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 04/10/2017. 5% Group of 3 or more (Tiered; 5%-15%) discount. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application. Refund Policy

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Sara Mindel, 202 321 3077, sara.mindel@gmail.com.

View complete details here: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s69900022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders. Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

Training Application

Training Dates:

September 8-9, 2017
November 3-4, 2017
January 12-13, 2018
February 9-10, 2018
March 9-10, 2018
April 13-14, 2018
5% discount if application is submitted by June 23, 2017

Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days (two 15 min. breaks, 1.5 hr lunch)

Location: Cathedral Counseling Center, 50 E Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Trainers: Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW, Rebeca Farca, MA

Tuition: 3,050 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 06/23/2017. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Amy Zajakowski-Uhll, 773-754-7441 (ext. 20), jazajuhll@yahoo.com

View complete details here: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s64800022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.
Training Application

Training Dates:

September 15-16, 2017
November 3-4, 2017
December 1-2, 2017
February 2-3, 2018
March 16-17, 2018
April 27-28, 2018
Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: 9:00am-5:30pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1.5 hour lunch each day)

Location: The First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York, 12 West 12th Street, New York City, NY 10011.

Trainers: Janina Fisher, PhD, Amy Gladstone, LCSW, Ph.D

Tuition: 3,300 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 07/28/2017. 5% Group of 3 or more (Tiered; 5%-15%) discount. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Amy Gladstone, LCSW, Ph.D., 212-243-1540, amygladstone@comcast.net

For complete details: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s72900022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

This Training is co-sponsored by Partners in Healing

Contact information: Sharon Gold-Steinberg, PhD, Carrie Hatcher-Kay, PhD, Cesar Valdez, LMSW 734-926-0071, partnersinhealingpsychotherapy@gmail.com

Training Application

Training Dates:

October 6-7, 2017
November 3-4, 2017
January 5-6, 2018
February 9-10, 2018
March 9-10, 2018
April 6-7, 2018
5% discount if application is submitted by July 28, 2017

Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Click here for more information about securing CE credit

Times: TBA

Location: Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Rd, Chelsea, MI 48118. Map

Trainers: Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW, Kelley Callahan, PhD

Tuition: 3,000 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 07/28/2017. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Carrie Hatcher-Kay, 734-730-3952, chatcherkay@gmail.com. http://www.partnersinhealingpsychotherapy.com/

For complete details: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s70900022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

Training Application

Training Dates:

October 13-14, 2017
November 10-11, 2017
December 8-9, 2017
January 12-13, 2018
February 9-10, 2018
April 13-14, 2018
5% discount if application is submitted by July 28, 2017

Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days (two 15 min. breaks, 1.5 hr lunch)

Location: TBA, Los Angeles, CA.

Trainers: Rebeca Farca, MA, Mason A. Sommers, Ph.D

Tuition: 3,100 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 07/28/2017. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Bonnie Goldstein, Ph.D, drbonniegoldstein@gmail.com.

For complete details: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s69800022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

Training Application

Training Dates:

October 20-21, 2017
November 17-18, 2017
January 26-27, 2018
March 16-17, 2018
April 6-7, 2018
June 1-2, 2018
5% discount if application is submitted by June 23, 2017

Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days (two 15 min. breaks, 1.5 hr lunch)

Location: The Watertown Center for Healing Arts, 17 Spring St., Boston, MA 02472.

Trainers: Lana Epstein, M., Ed., LICSW, Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW

Tuition: 3,200 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 06/23/2017. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Barbara Phillips PhD LICSW, 781-777-1277, phillipsba@aol.com.

For complete details: https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s67600022/detail

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders.

Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.

Training Application

Training Dates:

October 20-21, 2017
November 17-18, 2017
January 12-13, 2018
February 9-10, 2018
March 23-24, 2018
April 20-21, 2018
Dates and times may be subject to change; see Cancellation Policy

5% discount if application is submitted by August 21, 2017

Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). The opportunity to secure credit is included with tuition; materials to secure credit will be provided for participants onsite.

Times: 9:00am-5:30pm (two 15 min. breaks, 1.5 hour lunch each day)

Location: Rudramandir, 830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94710

Trainers: Janina Fisher, PhD, Kelley Callahan, PhD

Tuition: 3,200 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 08/21/2017. A non-refundable registration fee of $25.00. A deposit of $500.00 is due to provisionally secure a place in the training – deposit is not due at time of application.

Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.
Local Contact: Janina Fisher, PhD, 510-891-1809, drjjfisher@aol.com.

Focusing is a powerful process that can shift emotional stuckness into ease and balance. But it’s not always clear how Focusing can be of direct help when we’re confronted with the struggles of daily life.

Working Through Anxiety

When: April 17, 2017, 4:00PM – 5:30PM Pacific Time
Cost: $39 until April 9th, $49 after

A message about this webinar from Ann Weiser Cornell

Got anxiety? I know I do.

My throat closes up and my heart starts to pound, and I start to feel sure that something terrible is about to happen.

Luckily I don’t feel that way very often… even now that the world feels turned upside down… and luckily I have some powerful and empowering processes to help me deal with it when it comes.

We don’t choose when to be anxious. It hijacks us… reading an email, or driving in bad weather, or watching the news. Suddenly our body is in panic mode, adrenalin pours in, and our thoughts are hijacked as well. Disaster is sure to happen.

Or maybe it’s not as intense as that but it’s more a feeling of dread and doom that hangs over you all day. It might be about money, about your health, about the future of the world.

In this first seminar on Focusing in Daily Life, I will show you how to use fast, “first-aid” Focusing at the times when you feel overtaken by anxiety in the midst of life. You’ll come away with powerful and practical moves you can use immediately to feel more at ease, more balanced, more clear.

Join me or find out more here!

Focusing is a powerful process that can shift emotional stuckness into ease and balance. But it’s not always clear how Focusing can be of direct help when we’re confronted with the struggles of daily life.

Finding the Gift in Anger without Losing Your Head

Date: May 25, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:00PM Pacific Time
Cost: $39 until May 17th, $49 after

A message about this webinar from Ann Weiser Cornell

Anger is good. The feeling of outrage shouts out loud and clear that something is unfair, wrong, unacceptable. Our bodies are full of powerful energy that could be directed to righting that wrong.

But anger can also make us stupid, lead us to take actions that don’t help and actually make things worse. Anger at old wrongs can become corrosive, turned inward at ourselves, forming part of dead-end patterns of blockage and frustration. And worst of all, anger with no acceptable channel can turn into feelings of powerlessness, depression, and despair.

If you’re like me, there’s a lot to be angry about these days. I feel both angry and sad when I see how my values of compassion and caring for the more vulnerable among us are ignored and tossed aside by many of our political leaders. You may be different from me, and I respect that — but I bet there is a lot to trigger your anger too. (People trying to take your guns away?)

In addition to current events, our anger may be triggered by behaviors occurring now that set off something in us hurt and hidden from long ago. Being disrespected… not being heard… being marginalized.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could channel our anger into effectiveness without dissolving into overwhelm and feelings of powerlessness? In this seminar, I will show you how to use Focusing when your anger flares up and when your despair knocks you down, to shift from powerlessness to empowerment, and from inner suffering to inner strength.

Join me or find out more here!

Focusing is a powerful process that can shift emotional stuckness into ease and balance. But it’s not always clear how Focusing can be of direct help when we’re confronted with the struggles of daily life.

Reaching Across Differences

Date: June 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Cost: $39 until June 20th, $49 after

A message about this webinar from Ann Weiser Cornell

“I don’t get it. How could you have done that? How could you see the world the way you do?”

In a world that feels increasingly divided, I long to have conversations with people who have made choices that make no sense to me. I wish I could find out how someone could believe that climate change doesn’t exist, or that immigrants are inherently dangerous.

It’s not that I’m trying to change their minds. Well, maybe part of me is. But most of all, I’d like to be in dialogue with them so that together we can find a way to go forward. And so the world starts to make a bit more sense.

Being able to reach across differences to hear each other, and possibly to find common ground… do you long for that, too?

For many of us, the differences are in our own families. The people whose choices baffle us are our brothers and sisters, our children and our parents. And maybe it’s not about politics, but it’s about child-rearing, or about whether therapy helps, or whether forgiveness is possible. It hurts to be so far apart… estranged for years… is there any way to come together again?

In this seminar, I will offer some ideas about how to use Focusing when you want (or need) to have conversations with people who have different values and different assumptions from you. I will be joined by some people who have experience in this area, and I look forward to being inspired by what they share with us. We’ll come away with more hope and more possibilities for life-changing dialogue.

Join me or find out more here!

Join Caryn for in Austin for Live AST Model® Intro as well as Returning AST Model® Student Demo/Case Debriefs.

LIVE AST Model® Intro

Please join AST Model® developer, Caryn Scotto d’Luzia, on March 18th, in Austin, Texas, for a LIVE Intro to the AST Model®. This event will include 14 paradigm shifts of AST Model® theory, dynamic group work, and a live Demo. Find out what it takes to move core stuckness forward. You will never experience shame the same way again. Space is limited, and once filled, we will take names on a waiting list basis. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.

Returning AST Model® Student Demo/Case Debrief

Gather to debrief demos and discuss clients through the gentle yet powerful lens of the AST Model with Caryn. This is optn to AST Model students who have attended a live AST Model Level 1 training, attended a full length AST Model webinar, attended any AST Model online course or are or have been part of an AST Model case review group with Caryn. Bring your questions, where you feel stuck with your clients, in applying this work, or whatever is relevant to advancing AST Model learning. PDF will be included in your tuition.

Visit https://www.re-embodylife.com/product/ast-model-live-austin/ for full details and to register.

Do you have clients who are stuck, get into repetitive ruts, get lost in self-analysis or self-criticism? Do you believe in valuing your clients’ intrinsic wholeness and inherent knowing of what their own growth direction is? Have you been looking for a way to help your clients go past analyzing and story-telling, directly to their own inner source of change?

We believe that clients hold the keys to their own best way forward and that a healing professional who knows how to help clients unlock the inner doorway to change is a priceless resource in the transformation process. So we’ve created this program to help people like you facilitate shifts from the inside out – with presence; gentle, even radical acceptance; and a clear focus on the client’s wholeness.

We hope you’ll join us for 4 weekends of transformational training in a client-centered and body-based practice. 4 weekends, starting Oct 21-22, 2017. Workshop in Berkeley, CA. Cost: $1795 until September 28, 2017. CE units provided. Free Open house available. Find out more here.