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Walking the Talk: Self-Care as the Heart of Psychotherapy

a collaborative and (r)evolutionary workshop for therapists, counselors, social workers, chaplains, professional listeners….We will focus on the body as the basis for connection and presence in psychotherapy. Breema, a dynamic, nurturing, interoceptive practice, will be used to experience coherence between body and mind as a catalyst for movement towards healing and transformation in the therapeutic relationship. Continue reading

Transformational Healers Free Online Summit

Join me for this exciting free online summit! Filled with personal experiences and ground-breaking research, you will hear from 22 expert helping professionals who delve into everything from creativity and spirituality to finances, personal relationships, physical health, and the relationship with oneself.

My interview explores my journey as a Jungian analyst and Dance/Movement Therapist and how I integrate movement, and body wisdom into my professional practice. How do we maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle and emotional well-being when dealing with challenges and struggles that all helping professionals face? Continue reading

Healing Shame in Couples – A workshop for therapists and other helping professionals

In Berkeley, Saturday, April 29 – 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. 13 CEUs for MFTs & LCSWs Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Washington, DC

A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or… Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Chicago, IL

Location: Cathedral Counseling Center, 50 E Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602. Trainers: Anne Westcott, MA, LICSW, Rebeca Farca, MA. This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. Continuing Education Credit: Continuing education credit for this Training is co-sponsored by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute (SPI) and The Institute for Continuing Education (ICE). Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – New York

Trainers: Janina Fisher, PhD, Amy Gladstone, LCSW, Ph.D. Location: The First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York, 12 West 12th Street, New York City, NY . This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Chelsea, MI

This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. This Training is co-sponsored by Partners in Healing. Michigan Friends Center, 7748 Clark Lake Rd, Chelsea, MI Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Los Angeles, CA

Location: TBA, Los Angeles, CA. Trainers: Rebeca Farca, MA, Mason A. Sommers, Ph.D. This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. Tuition: 3,100 USD. 5% discount if application is received by 07/28/2017. Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Boston, MA

The Watertown Center for Healing Arts, 17 Spring St., Boston, MA. This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. Level I and Level II training. 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. Continue reading

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training in Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory – Berkeley, CA

Location: Rudramandir, 830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA. This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours. Trainers: Janina Fisher, PhD, Kelley Callahan, PhD Continue reading

Focusing in Daily Life Series: Working Through Anxiety

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. Continue reading

Focusing in Daily Life Series: Finding the Gift in Anger without Losing Your Head

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. Continue reading

Focusing in Daily Life Series: Reaching Across Differences

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. Continue reading

Live AST® Training Double Header!

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. Continue reading

Focusing in Clinical Practice: The Essence of Change Training Program with Ann Weiser Cornell

CE units provided. – 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? Continue reading

Intersection of Shame & Trauma Combining SE & AST Model® for More Effective Client Outcomes

ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN – Caryn Scotto d’ Luzia developed the AST Model® as a non-medical/non-psychological approach that can be immediately useful to working professionals. She has brought together the concepts of SE and AST Model® to harness our human UNshaming resiliency and capacity and create more effective client outcomes for SE professionals and the clients they serve. This 3 semester online course responds to the need for skill-building that has been expressed to her by SE professionals all over the world after participating in webinars, live training’s, intros and a mini 5 week course on the intersection of shame and trauma. Continue reading

Coming Home to the Body: Healing the Body/Psyche/Soul Split through Conscious Embodiment

C.G. Jung believed that psyche and body are one. Marion Woodman, with Mary Hamilton and Ann Skinner, developed BodySoul Rhythms® from their common belief in our body’s wisdom and their many years of exploring the relationship between psyche and soma. In this talk I will discuss their pioneering contributions to the field, conscious embodiment in clinical practice, and how neuroscience supports a body-oriented approach to healing trauma. Through lecture, embodied experience, and discussion, participants will have an opportunity to experience the process of “coming home to the body”. Continue reading

Brain, Mind and Body Conference

April 29 & 30, 2017

Level One Focusing

Join Lucinda Hayden for 5 Wednesdays, April 19 to May 17, 2017. 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time – ONLINE COURSE: In the Focusing Training Program for Healing Professionals, you’ll discover an experiential, body-oriented process of self-awareness and emotional healing that you can immediately bring into your work with clients. Continue reading

Sex and Shame – A Workshop for Therapists and other Helping Professionals

Saturday, March 25, 10am-6pm & Sunday, March 26, 10:30am-5:30pm – Sexuality is a vital, defining part of our identity. We are at our most vulnerable when we experience sexual feelings—therefore we’re the most prone to feeling shame. We are subject to sexual shaming from early childhood, when we are most vulnerable to moral judgments from family and society—and to boundary violations from family members and those older than us. Entering our teenage years, we long to be attractive to others and try desperately to “be cool” and fit in. As adults, we seek a partner and try to balance the constraints of monogamy with sexual adventure. In our mature years, our ability to function sexually diminishes and our faces and bodies are no longer as we remember them. Continue reading

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