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    • 10 Jan 2020
    • 20 Jul 2020
    • 3 sessions
    • Los Angeles, CA
    Touching Developmental Trauma™ NeuroAffective Touch® Foundation Training
    Presented By: Dr. Aline LaPierre

    Short Summary:
    The NeuroAffective Touch Foundation Training integrates the use of touch with psychodynamic psychotherapy to work with developmental, emotional, and relational trauma. We address the key somatic and touch skills necessary to work with attachment deficits and emotional traumas that cannot be reached by verbal means alone. The training is useful to mental health, somatic, and touch therapists who want to integrate the body-mind connection in the resolution of developmental distress and trauma.

    Event Description: TOUCHING DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA™ Healing the Relational Matrix

    Facilitator Bio:

    Dr. Aline LaPierre, PsyD, MFT, SEP, is the developer of NeuroAffective Touch® and Director of The NeuroAffective Touch Institute. She is the co-author of Healing Developmental Trauma, now published in 10 languages. Past faculty in the Somatic Doctoral Program at Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (2000-2010) Dr. LaPierre is Vice-President of the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) and Deputy Editor of the International Body Psychotherapy Journal (IBPJ). She maintains a private practice in West Los Angeles.

    The training is offered in three 4-day modules.

    WEST LOS ANGELES 2020
    Module 1 • January 10-13
    Module 2 • May 1-4
    Module 3 • July 17-20

    Alternative location: BERKELEY 2020
    Module 1 • February 14-17
    Module 2 • June 12-15
    Module 3 • August 21-24


    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    Touch is at the foundation of relational experience, a vital bridge to body-mind integration. Scientific evidence shows that attuned touch is critically important for normal brain development and healthy emotional/cognitive maturation. Learn the language of the body at the nonverbal level, where we have all received our first imprints.

    MODULE 1 • Healing Our Deepest Core ― Nurturing Infant States

    • Learn to read and decode the body’s nonverbal language
    • Meet a client’s tender attachment needs without creating dependency
    • Develop and refine your palpation skills and touch intentions
    • Support coherence between mind and body
    • Connect with the implicit self and develop your body awareness
    • Legal & scope of practice issues

    MODULE 2 • Touching the Emotional Body

    • Apply interpersonal and affective neuroscience to address emotional shocks to the heart and viscera
    • Learn languaging to bring unconscious somatic patterns of protection, fear, and shame into conscious awareness
    • Learn to touch into the polyvagal and enteric nervous systems
    • Recognize and support the life force pulse and rhythms
    • Release the diaphragms that hold in emotion

    MODULE 3 • Renegotiating Hypervigilance and the Capacity for Social Engagement

    • Work with the face, eyes, and ears to help the ears stop listening for danger, and the eyes stop looking for threats
    • Open the throat for self-expression
    • Deconstruct somatic survival patterns of numbing, bracing, and collapse
    • Develop a relational treatment plan

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM

    https://neuroaffectivetouch.com/trainings/curriculum

    Cost: Early registration $870. Full tuition $945 per module

    Event Location:
    West Los Angeles NATouch Institute / Berkeley-Rudramandir

    CLICK AND REGISTER FOR THIS TRAINING

    CEU Information:

    24 CE credits are available for each 4-day module for a total of 72 CE credits for the complete Foundation Training. Your purchase of CE credits can be made directly from R. Cassidy Seminars after the completion of each module (you will receive an email with links to Cassidy).

    Cost is $30 per module (24 CE credits).

    For more details please go to: https://neuroaffectivetouch.com/trainings/ce-credits/


    • 24 Jan 2020
    • 26 Jul 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Boulder, CO


    2019-2021: Comprehensive Training in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy
    Faculty: Certified Hakomi Trainers: Melissa Grace, MA (Lead Trainer) with guest faculty Jaci Hull, LMFT, and others.
    Schedule: 16 blocks: Friday and Saturday, and Sunday 9:30 am – 5:45 pm
    Dates:
    Module One: 2019: Nov. 1-3, Dec. 13-15
    2020: Jan. 24-26, March 6-8, April 24-26, May 29-31, June 26-28, July 24-26
    Module Two: 2020: Sept. 11-13, Oct. 23-25, Dec. 11-13
    2021: Jan. 15-17, Feb. 26-28, April 9-11, May 21-23, June 25-27
    CEs available for: MFTs, psychologists, social workers and professional counselors.
    For tuition and a detailed course description, download the training flyer
    For more information call 303-499-6699, email
    HakomiTR@aol.comor click here.


    • 25 Jan 2020
    • 8 Aug 2020
    • 8 sessions
    • San Diego, CA

    Event Title: Somatic Relational Psychology Workshop Series

    Presented By: The Southern California Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis

    Facilitated By: Jennifer York LMFT, CBT

    Facilitator Bio:

    Jennifer York is the Program Chair for the Southern California Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis (SCIBA) and the coordinator of the Somatic Relational Psychology Workshop Series. Ms York is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Bioenergetic Therapist (CBT) She is an advocate for mind-body healing and understands the important role of the body while addressing issues of relational and shock trauma. Jennifer has personal experience in trauma recovery and is passionate about helping others unlock their potentials through therapy. Ms York received her MA in Counseling Psychology from National University and BA in Art Therapy from the College of NJ. She has been licensed since 2004 and is Certified in both Bioenergetic Analysis and Art Therapy. Currently she is an Intermediate Student of the Somatic Experiencing Certification Program. Continuous learning and introspection are personal ambitions for Jennifer as well as inspiring hope and empowering self-growth for others.

    In addition to Ms. York's Coordination and Facilitation. The 8 week program includes a variety of Bioenergetic Therapists, International Trainers and Faculty Members. For more information please visit www.SCIBA.org website.

    Repeating Event:

    This is a multi-day event: 1/25/20; 2/15/20; 3/21/20; 4/18/20; 5/2/20; 6/13/20; 7/11/20; 8/8/20

    Short Summary:

    The Relational, Somatic Psychology Workshop Series is a set of eight workshops that stimulate self-growth and teach about Modern Bioenergetic Analysis. It includes theoretical discussions, experiential exercises and group process.

    This unique program is designed for individuals who are seeking a deeper understanding of their own development and mind-body experience.

    Event Description:

    Somatic Relational Psychology Workshop Series

    Integrating Mind, Body, & Emotions

    The Relational, Somatic Psychology Workshop Series is a set of eight workshops that stimulate self-growth and teach about Modern Bioenergetic Analysis. It includes theoretical discussions, experiential exercises and group process.

    This unique program is designed for individuals who are seeking a deeper understanding of their own development and mind-body experience.

    Each training day includes ...

    • 9 - 10 am - Bioenergetic Movement Exercises

    • 10 - 12pm - Lecture & Theoretical Discussions

    • 1:15 - 4pm - Experiential Learning & Group Process

    Learning Objectives include:

    • Identify and describe somatic adaptations.

    • Differentiate each Character Structure.

    • Identify the theoretical basis of Bioenergetic Analysis principles.

    • Apply the concepts of personal safety, grounding and boundaries.

    More details of the learning objectives are in the application on the website.

    Join us for Personal Growth and Connection

    2020 Workshop Dates

    One Saturday each Month 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    January 25, 2020; February 15, 2020; March 21, 2020; April 18, 2020; May 2, 2020; June 13, 2020; July 11, 2020; August 8, 2020

    Location: 1767 Grand Ave., Suite #4, SD, CA 92109

    Tuition: $900 for payment in full at the start of the series. $125 each workshop if paid individually.

    $100 savings if paid in full at the start of the series!

    4 CEU’s available for LCSW’s, MFT’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s for $25 per workshop

    (Your attendance is expected at each workshop & payment is required for the whole training.)

    Applications are available online at www.sciba.org

    For more information please contact:

    Jennifer York, LMFT, CBT (760) 525-6442 JenniferYorkLMFT@gmail.com

    Cost:

    $125 each workshop.

    Event Location:

    1767 Grand Ave., Suite #4, San Diego, CA 92109

    Registration Instructions:

    Mail Registration and Check to SCIBA c/o Jennifer York, 1767 Grand Ave., #4, San Diego, CA 92109

    Web Link for Registration:

    https://sciba.org/register-for-workshop

    CEU Information:

    The Southern California Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis (SCIBA) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and / or LEP’s. SCIBA maintains responsibility for this program and its content; Approval #57012. Each workshop in this Relational Somatic Psychology Workshop Series meets the qualifica- tions of 4 hours of continuing education units for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and / or LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. One CEU certificate will be provided after completion of the entire program and all fees and evaluations have been submitted. Four CEU’s will be awarded for attendance during the presentation and experiential portions of each workshop day. Total possible CEU’s for attending all 8 workshops is 32 (CEU credit is not awarded for breaks and lunch break.)


    • 14 Feb 2020
    • 24 Aug 2020
    • 3 sessions
    • Berkeley, CA
    Touching Developmental Trauma™ NeuroAffective Touch® Foundation Training
    Presented By: Dr. Aline LaPierre

    Short Summary:
    The NeuroAffective Touch Foundation Training integrates the use of touch with psychodynamic psychotherapy to work with developmental, emotional, and relational trauma. We address the key somatic and touch skills necessary to work with attachment deficits and emotional traumas that cannot be reached by verbal means alone. The training is useful to mental health, somatic, and touch therapists who want to integrate the body-mind connection in the resolution of developmental distress and trauma.

    Event Description: TOUCHING DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA™ Healing the Relational Matrix

    Facilitator Bio:

    Dr. Aline LaPierre, PsyD, MFT, SEP, is the developer of NeuroAffective Touch® and Director of The NeuroAffective Touch Institute. She is the co-author of Healing Developmental Trauma, now published in 10 languages. Past faculty in the Somatic Doctoral Program at Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (2000-2010) Dr. LaPierre is Vice-President of the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP) and Deputy Editor of the International Body Psychotherapy Journal (IBPJ). She maintains a private practice in West Los Angeles.

    The training is offered in three 4-day modules.

    BERKELEY 2020
    Module 1 • February 14-17
    Module 2 • June 12-15
    Module 3 • August 21-24


    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    Touch is at the foundation of relational experience, a vital bridge to body-mind integration. Scientific evidence shows that attuned touch is critically important for normal brain development and healthy emotional/cognitive maturation. Learn the language of the body at the nonverbal level, where we have all received our first imprints.

    MODULE 1 • Healing Our Deepest Core ― Nurturing Infant States

    • Learn to read and decode the body’s nonverbal language
    • Meet a client’s tender attachment needs without creating dependency
    • Develop and refine your palpation skills and touch intentions
    • Support coherence between mind and body
    • Connect with the implicit self and develop your body awareness
    • Legal & scope of practice issues

    MODULE 2 • Touching the Emotional Body

    • Apply interpersonal and affective neuroscience to address emotional shocks to the heart and viscera
    • Learn languaging to bring unconscious somatic patterns of protection, fear, and shame into conscious awareness
    • Learn to touch into the polyvagal and enteric nervous systems
    • Recognize and support the life force pulse and rhythms
    • Release the diaphragms that hold in emotion

    MODULE 3 • Renegotiating Hypervigilance and the Capacity for Social Engagement

    • Work with the face, eyes, and ears to help the ears stop listening for danger, and the eyes stop looking for threats
    • Open the throat for self-expression
    • Deconstruct somatic survival patterns of numbing, bracing, and collapse
    • Develop a relational treatment plan

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM

    https://neuroaffectivetouch.com/trainings/curriculum

    Cost: Early registration $870. Full tuition $945 per module

    Event Location:
    West Los Angeles NATouch Institute / Berkeley-Rudramandir

    CLICK AND REGISTER FOR THIS TRAINING

    CEU Information:

    24 CE credits are available for each 4-day module for a total of 72 CE credits for the complete Foundation Training. Your purchase of CE credits can be made directly from R. Cassidy Seminars after the completion of each module (you will receive an email with links to Cassidy).

    Cost is $30 per module (24 CE credits).

    For more details please go to: https://neuroaffectivetouch.com/trainings/ce-credits/


    • 28 Feb 2020
    • 1 Mar 2020
    • Sausalito, CA

    Through playful movement, breath, structured exercises, individual and Radical Aliveness process, we'll explore the intersections of cultural and familial conditioning, and our unique patterns in a truly supportive environment that supports your individuality within the collective power of our community. You'll have support to deeply connect with yourself, and others with vulnerability, spontaneity, and embodied presence.

    Facilitated By: Jo Sandry
    Jo Sandry is a certified Radical Aliveness, Core Energetics Practitioner with a Masters in Somatic Psychology, in private practice in Sausalito. In her work with individuals, couples and groups she brings creativity and humor with a direct embodied approach that honors the fullness of who we all are -- our courage and vitality, the delicacy of our deepest aches, and the resiliency to reclaim it all.

    When & Where 

    This workshop is offered over the course of three sessions: 

    Friday, February 28th, 12-6 

    Saturday, February 29th, 10-6 

    Sunday, March 1st, 10-4 



    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    Workshop Objectives 

    Our sexuality is sacred, tender, and beautiful! This weekend is a unique opportunity to come together and explore how the embodiment of our sexuality, gender, and expression has shaped itself in response to the environment. You'll have multiple opportunities to develop a stronger sense of trust, safety, and pleasure in your embodied self, stretch into new internal territory, disrupt and reorganize energy, release trauma, pain, and negative patterns, and give and receive support for your most delicate and vulnerable selves. 


    Description 

    Through playful movement, breath, structured exercises, individual and Radical Aliveness process, we'll explore the intersections of cultural and familial conditioning, and our unique patterns in a truly supportive environment that supports your individuality within the collective power of our community. You'll have support to deeply connect with yourself, and others with vulnerability, spontaneity, and embodied presence. 

    Our queer community needs a specific kind of support. Let's play, move, laugh, cry, express our truth, feel our pain and vulnerability, and come fully home to ourselves, our vitality, and our hearts! 


    EVENT LOCATION:

    The Space, 491 Gate 5 Road, Sausalito, CA 94965


    COST: 

    $350 *Some scholarships are available



    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Please complete the registration form using the registration link. If you are new to this work, a brief phone interview is required. Please contact christina@RadicalAlivness.Org for more information.


    REGISTER NOW

    http://radicalaliveness.org/event/radical-aliveness-a-workshop-for-the-queer-community-in-the-bay-area/


    CEU INFORMATION:

    Eligible for 15.5 CEUs


    CONTACT

    Christina Oliver

    Phone Number:

    (310) 751-0606


    Email: christina@radicalaliveness.org

    http://radicalaliveness.org/



    • 1 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Delray Beach, Fla.

    Integrating Trauma-Informed Yoga with Polyvagal Theory: Embodied nervous system regulation for improving outcomes in therapy.

    Presented By:

    Joann Lutz, MSW, LICSW, C-IAYT, E-RYT, and Deb Grant, LCSW, RSMT.

    Presenter Bios:

    Joann Lutz, MSW, LICSW, C-IAYT, E-RYT

    Joann is a psychotherapist and yoga therapist/teacher with more than 40 years in the field, and 20 years of experience offering clinical social work services. She currently trains mental health clinicians internationally as a consultant for PESI, Inc., and independently. Her book, Trauma Healing in the Yoga Zone, will be published in 2020 by Handspring Press. She is the author of a NASW-MA CE course, "Bringing Yoga into Social Work Practice, " and the paper "Classical Yoga Postures as a Psychotherapeutic Intervention for Autonomic Nervous System Regulation." published in "Proceedings of the Yoga and Psyche Conference, 2014," published by Cambridge Scholars. Her website is www.yogainpsychotherapy.com

    DEB GRANT, LCSW, RSMT (REGISTERED MOVEMENT THERAPIST)

    Deb Grant, LCSW, RSMT, provides consultation and teaches professional development workshops to helping professionals exploring the integration of somatic/body-based work with psychotherapy. Deb has co-presented workshops with Deb Dana, LCSW, and most recently co-authored a chapter with Deb Dana, titled, "The Polyvagal Playlab: Helping Therapists Bring Polyvagal Theory to their Clients," in the book entitled "Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-informed Therapies." (Editors: Stephen Porges and Deb Dana) Deb Grant holds an M.S.S.W. degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She has been in private practice since 1995, and holds yoga teacher certifications as well as certification as a somatic movement educator. Her website is www.debgrant.net.

    Repeating Event:

    Event Start Date and Time:

    Mar 01, 2020 06:00 PM

    Event End Date and Time:

    Mar 06, 2020 12:30 PM

    Short Summary:

    This workshop provides mental health professionals with a clinical foundation for using trauma-sensitive yoga, integrated with polyvagal theory, to improve therapy outcomes for individuals with symptoms of psychological trauma, anxiety and depression. The training includes the in-depth study of polyvagal theory, the physiology of trauma, and trauma-sensitive yoga interventions, such as chair postures, breathing practices, yoga nidra, and meditation.

    Event Description:

    Title: Integrating Trauma-Informed Yoga with Polyvagal Theory: Embodied nervous system regulation for improving outcomes in therapy.

    This professional training offers participants a solid foundation for bringing two related, embodied approaches into individual and group therapy sessions: polyvagal theory and trauma-sensitive yoga. It is conducted in a retreat environment, offering participants the opportunity to cultivate relationships; rejuvenate their mind and body; and rest.

    The curriculum includes the in-depth study of polyvagal theory; the physiology of trauma; principles of nervous system-informed, trauma-sensitive yoga; and guidelines for choosing and teaching therapeutic yoga interventions which can be incorporated into any style of therapy. These include selected chair postures, breathing practices, yoga nidra, and meditation. The material will be taught through lecture, case discussions, experiential exercises, and scripted practicums. No prior yoga experience is required.

    The course meets from 7 to 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with three additional, hour-long practicums. The rest of the afternoons and evenings are free, for the enjoyment of the on-site outdoor pool and jacuzzi, the nearby ocean beach, the many cultural and social events which Delray Beach offers, and eachother!

    You can expect to:

    Develop a basic fluency in the language and practice of polyvagal theory (a theory of how the autonomic nervous system functions).

    Understand the physiological basis of psychological trauma.

    Learn how, when, and to whom to incorporate nervous system-informed, trauma-sensitive yoga-based interventions into individual and group therapy sessions.

    Improve your ability to recognize and respond to your own patterns and nuances of autonomic state shifts, and to support more adaptive response patterns in your clients.

    Cost:

    $1200-$500 residential; $850 non-residential.

    Event Location:

    Casa San Carlos Retreat Center, Delray Beach, Fla.

    Registration Instructions:

    Complete on-line registration form; send deposit to Deb Grant.

    Web Link for Registration:

    http://debgrant.net/yoga-and-pvt-retreat-registration.php

    CEU Information:

    23 CEs for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, and Yoga Therapists are available.


    • 2 Mar 2020
    • 6 Mar 2020

     A Theoretical and Experiential Exploration of Body-Based Sex Therapy

    Presented By: Stella Resnick, PhD

    SUMMARY:

    The ERST training integrates body-based Gestalt therapy, sex therapy, couples therapy, and interpersonal neurobiology. ERST is a holistic body-mind approach to individual and couples’ sexual enhancement through present-centered experiential processing, breath awareness and intention. The work is supported by the latest developments in neurobiology, grounded in an understanding of human sexual biodiversity, and attuned to the critical roles of pleasure and play in healing, health, and happiness.

    Presenter bio:

    Stella Resnick, PhD is a clinical psychologist, trainer, author, speaker, and AASECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor. She trained with both Fritz and Laura Perls and many other early pioneers in body psychotherapy. She has been studying interpersonal neurobiology and attachment theory since 2001 and has been in a peer study group with Allan Schore for ten years. Her full-spectrum approach (cognitive-somatic and experiential-behavioral) focuses on the quality of life and health benefits of not only resolving chronic emotional pain but also specifically enhancing the capacity to enjoy pleasure and play. She views sexuality holistically, as a core aspect of the whole person and recognizes sexual development, and sex-negative or positive programing as intricately intertwined with the self-development from infancy, through childhood, adolescence, and throughout the lifespan. Stella received her doctorate at Indiana University, interned at UC Medical Center's Langley Porter NPI and has been practicing and training therapists in the U.S. and abroad for decades. She specializes in couples and sex therapy in Beverly Hills, CA and trains and supervises therapists in Embodied Relational Sex Therapy™ (ERST). She has written three books focused on pleasure: The Pleasure Zone: Why We Resist Good Feelings; The Heart of Desire: Keys to the Pleasures of Love; and her latest book, Body-to-Body Intimacy: Transformation through Love, Sex, and Neurobiology (2019) on which the ERST training is based.

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 2, 2020
    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 6, 2020

    Number of Days: 5 days
    Number of Modules: 2 modules

    Day 1 Event Date: Mar 02, 2020
    Day 1 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Day 1 Event End Time: 06:30 PM

    Day 2 Event Date: Mar 03, 2020

    Day 2 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 2 Event End Time: 06:30 PM

    Day 3 Event Date: Mar 04, 2020

    Day 3 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 3 Event End Time: 06:30 PM

    Day 4 Event Date: Mar 05, 2020

    Day 4 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 4 Event End Time: 06:30 PM

    Day 5 Event Date: Mar 06, 2020

    Day 5 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 5 Event End Time: 01:00 PM


    Module 1 Start Date: Mar 02, 2020

    Module 1 End Date: Mar 03, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Mar 03, 2020

    Module 2 End Date: Mar 06, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    Embodied Relational Sex Therapy Training™ (ERST)

    A Theoretical and Experiential Exploration of Body-Based Sex Therapy

    Sexual health is an essential area of study in the training of all psychotherapists both for personal growth and for professional development. Participants will explore body-based present-centered experiential Gestalt methods and have opportunities to process their own emotional, sexual and relational repair and pleasure enhancement.

    With Stella Resnick, PhD

    27 hours each workshop, Part I March 2 through March 6, 2020 and Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28, 2020

    Groups meet Monday through Thursday 10 am to 6:30 pm each day and Friday 10am to 1pm

    Total of 54 CEs for APA, MFT, LCSW, and more through R. Cassidy Seminars

    The ERST 2020 Program

    Full Program: Two Five-Day workshops,

    Part I: Mon. March 2 through Fri. March 6, 2020
    Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28, 2020

    Part I: Mon. March 2 through Fri. March 6: Sexuality at the Core of the Whole Person

    Module One: A New Look at Sexual Problems: Tracing embodied relational sexual roots in childhood, and adolescence, to adult pleasure and happiness.

    Module Two: Sexual Healing Heals More than Sex: Working with the breath, sensory awareness, intuitive sensing, memories, emotions, and stress regulation, to heal shame, embrace authenticity, and broaden expansive pleasures.

    Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28: Embodied Relational SexTherapy for Couples

    Module Three: Calling Forth Authentic Love and Desire: Processing relational and sexual trauma, repairing trust, integrating love, sex, and commitment.

    Module Four: Couples’ Sexual Fulfillment and Interpersonal Growth: Authenticity, empathy, the integrated sexual self, essentials of romance and play, sexual aliveness, synchrony in breath, left brain sex vs. right brain sex, mindful eroticism.

    Enrollment is limited. For more information & to register, visit: https://www.drstellaresnick.com/professionals

    Part I and Part II are also available for separate registration and attendance, Couples are welcomed at a discounted rate.

    EVENT LOCATION: The Charlie Hotel, West Hollywood, CA

    COST: $1950 for each workshop; $3875 for Full Program

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Fill out the registration form and send in payment of $1950 to hold your place for Part I, or $3875 for the full program of Part I and II.

    Web Link for Registration: https://www.drstellaresnick.com/professionals

    CEU INFORMATION:
    Part 1: 27 CEs, Part II: 27 CEs; Total Program: 54 CEs for APA, MFT, LCSW, and more through R. Cassidy Seminars


    • 5 Mar 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 8 Mar 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • Milano, Italy

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    This 80-hour training in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to make sense of the symptoms and issues of traumatized clients and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of how trauma is remembered and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how post-traumatic issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, you will discover new and deeper ways of helping clients resolve the traumatic past.


    Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Level I Training
    Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Esther Perez, MA, LMFT
    Presented By: Kekuni Minton, PhD

    3 Modules: MARCH 5 - JUNE 7, 2020
    Module 1: Mar 05 To Mar 08, 2020
    Module 2: Apr 02 To Apr 05, 2020
    Module 3: Jun 04 To Jun 07, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI Organizer for Italy:

    Maria Puliatti info@psicosoma.eu

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Hotel Doria, Via Andrea Doria, 22 - 20124, Milano

    COST:

    3,300 EUR

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI Organizer for Italy: Maria Puliatti, info@psicosoma.eu

    Web Link for Registration

    http://www.psicosoma.eu/dodicesima-edizione-livello-I.htm


    • 4 Mar 2020
    • 2 Dec 2020
    • 10 sessions
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Weekly Group Objectives:

    This group is set up for you to have the time and space and community support for self-care, gaining insights about your circumstances and supporting positive change in all our lives.

    Description:

    We will use experiential exercises, movement, partner exercises, physical expression, energy work, guided breathwork, artistic expression, and Radical Aliveness group process work.

    This work can help people address addiction, resistance, trauma, relationships, a sense of belonging and in creating a life that brings more of their authentic self into it. Resulting in more resilience, empowerment, fulfillment and ability to affect change.

    Join us for fun, discovery, intensity, laughter, music, tears, pleasure, joy, movement, deep connection, delight, release, exploration, and growth.


    CORE Expressions Weekly Group Series

    A Gym for Your Soul. A Part of SoulWork LA.

    Who, What, When, Where:

    Starts: October 10, 2019   Ends: On-going

    Wednesday Nights, Weekly: 7-9 PM, Come early to sign in.

    Format: Open, Drop-in Group. Beginner to Advance.

    Fee: IT IS A Suggested Donation - $25 per group session.
    Give what you can. 

    Facilitated by: Liam Blume, CPRA

    Location. Flow Here:  1020 Cole Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038  [Suite 4181, 1st Floor]

    I’m Ready. Sign Me Up.


    Building Entrance:
    At the front door is an intercom system. There is a box outside - press the up or down arrow until you get to #4180A Center for Aliveness - and then push the bell button - that will ring through to the office intercom and we can buzz you in.

    Parking:
    You can find parking south of Romaine Street on Cole Ave or on Chuenga north of Romaine - or west of Cole Ave. Make sure you rea the parking signs - there are some spots that you can only park for 1 hour until after 6pm on weekdays and Saturday.

    Let us know you are coming. Please Register below.

    Guidelines for Group Attendance:

    • Confidentiality agreements are involved.
    • A willingness and spirit to apply the Radical Aliveness Principles in group.
    • Call or contact us for details on how to get started or to ask questions about the group.
    • You can also reserve your spot and donate for the group session using the forms below.
    • Please let us know each week if you are coming by emailing us right up until 15 minutes before arriving.
    • Space is limited to 15 people. Reserve your space below.
    • There are no dues or fees but we do have expenses.
    • A suggested $25 donation is requested.
      • If you can't meet that we only ask that you give what you can and don't not come because you are worried about not being able to give a full or small donation.

    Registration:

    Space is limited. So please let us know in advance you are coming. Let us know how often you will be coming: such as weekly, bi-weekly, monthly.

    Fill out the registry form below.

    Note, if you are new to this kind of work please reach out to Liam Blume for a brief interview before attending Group. This is powerful work, and we like to ensure participants are prepared for that journey. Please e-mail liam.b@soulworkla.com to schedule an appointment.


    I’m Ready. Sign Me Up.


    In The Deepest Expressions of Ourselves... We Transform and Go to New Places in Our Lives. ~ Liam Blume



    Liam Blume, CPRA

    • Founder of SoulWork LA
    • Somatic Practitioner providing BodyMind Therapy, Coaching and Leadership
    • Certified Radical Aliveness Practitioner
    • Group Counselor, Beit T'Shuvah Treatment Center
    • US Association for Body Psychotherapy Member, Marketing Director and Content Curator for Somatic Psychology and Body Psychotherapy Teaching and Training


    About Liam
    Liam bridges BodyMind Therapy, coaching and leadership development work together for dealing with life on the personal, interpersonal and systemic levels.

    Through SoulWork LA he brings his CORE Expressions Group techniques, Radical Aliveness Process Work and Breathworks Plus experiences to: individuals, couples, outpatient treatment, specialty workshops and other on-going groups.

    • 6 Mar 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 13 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 12 sessions
    • Dublin, Ireland

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Jennifer Gardner MA, LICSW, CST, Esther Perez, MA LMFT

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Mar 06, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Mar 08, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: May 08, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: May 10, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Jun 26, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Jun 28, 2020

    Module 4 Start Date: Sep 11, 2020
    Module 4 End Date: Sep 13, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Dublin, Ireland 

    COST:

    £2700 plus a £500 deposit

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 7 Mar 2020
    • 8 Mar 2020
    • Berkely, CA

    Presented By: Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    Learn how to help your clients reestablish a healthy relationship with their inner teen—how to both listen and talk to that sensitive, creative and essential part of us. We will teach about developing identity, boundary setting, relationship dynamics, body image, nourishment, healthy eating and healthy self-care, and understanding the shame and fear that get in the way.

    Presenter:

    Sheila Rubin and Bret Lyon are leading authorities on healing shame. They created the Healing Shame – Lyon/Rubin method and are the directors of the Center for Healing Shame, a continuing education provider that offers Healing Shame workshops to therapists and other helping professionals. They have co-led workshops on Healing Shame for over a decade, in many cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Berkeley, New York, Montreal, Ottawa, and Victoria, BC. Both have trained in EFT with Sue Johnson and in AEDP with Diana Fosha.

    Sheila Rubin, MA, LMFT, RDT/BCT is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Drama Therapist and Board Certified Trainer who integrates somatic, expressive and attachment modalities to work with couples, adults and children who have shame and trauma. She is an alumnus of the CIIS Drama Therapy program and adjunct faculty in JFK University’s Somatic Psychology program. Her expertise, teaching, and writing contributions have been featured in numerous publications, including six books. She offers therapy through her private practice in Berkeley and online through Zoom, and she also offers consultation to therapists in person and over Skype.

    Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP has been a consultant/teacher of Somatic and Emotional Mindfulness for over 25 years and holds doctorates in both Psychology and Drama. He is certified in Focusing and Somatic Experiencing and has trained extensively in Reichian Breathwork.

    Number of Modules:

    Day 1 Event Date: Mar 07, 2020
    Day 1 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Day 1 Event End Time: 06:00 PM

    Day 2 Event Date: Mar 08, 2020
    Day 2 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Day 2 Event End Time: 05:30 PM

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    Healing Shame in the Inner Teenager—and Actual Teenagers

    A Workshop for Therapists and Other Helping Professionals with Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP

    Saturday, March 7, 10am–6pm and Sunday, March 8, 10am–5:30pm

    In Berkeley, off I-80

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by February 1

    Special price for interns

    13 CE credits available (See website for details)

    CAMFT CE provider #134393

    Our inner teenager lives on! Though we may develop adult bodies and think our teen years are long behind us, somewhere inside that frustrated/scared/ornery/embarrassed/desperate-to-fit-in teen is still alive, deeply influencing our thoughts, words and actions.

    In this workshop, we will teach you how to help your clients reestablish a healthy relationship with their inner teen—how to both listen and talk to that sensitive, creative and essential part of us. We will teach about developing identity, boundary setting, relationship dynamics, body image, nourishment, healthy eating and healthy self-care, and understanding the shame and fear that get in the way.

    In this workshop you will:

    • Join and explore the world of the teen. Find out where there was squelching of identity.
    • Provide an inner champion or protector to provide healthy boundaries and a kind adult influencer/role model.
    • Re-enact scenes when a teenager was shamed and/or subjected to peer pressure and/or made bad decisions, and repair or replace what they wish they could have said and done.
    • Explore the psychosocial development of the teen years using Erickson’s stages “Identity vs. Role Confusion” and “Intimacy vs. Isolation.”
    • Use drama therapy and expressive therapy processes, including role play, enactment and working with symbols and objects, to create a new coherent narrative that transforms the shame and trauma of teen years into new awareness, resilience and creativity.

    There is no prerequisite for this course. It can be taken by itself or as part of a sequence.

    TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.CenterforHealingShame.com.

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

    For details about our complete training program in Healing Shame, visit our website, where you can also check out articles and free Healing Shame webinars.

    www.CenterforHealingShame.com

    The Center for Healing Shame is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs in California. Approved CE provider #134393. Berkeley and online courses meet the qualifications for 13 hours of continuing education credit. CE credits for PhDs and nurses licensed in California and PhDs, therapists and nurses licensed outside of California in the U.S. and Canada are available through the co-sponsorship of R. Cassidy Seminars. Please visit our website for details. The Center for Healing Shame maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Berkeley, CA

    COST:

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by February 1

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.CenterforHealingShame.com.

    Web Link for Registration:

    https://healingshame.com/new-events/2020/healing-shame-in-the-inner-teenager-and-actual-teenager-berkeley

    CEU INFORMATION:

    13 CE credits available - CAMFT Approved CE provider #134393 (See website for details.)

    Member Name:

    Sheila Rubin
    (415) 820-3974

    Email: sheila@healingshame.com

    Center for Healing Shame Website:
    https://healingshame.com


    • 14 Mar 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Kentfield, CA

    Short Summary:

    This workshop will be a creative exploration on returning home to the body and to the heart of what matters in your life through movement and art-making.

    Presented By: Tamalpa Institute
    Facilitated By: Daria Halprin

    Daria Halprin, MA, REAT, RSMT: co-founding director of Tamalpa Institute, dancer, poet, teacher, and author, is among the leading pioneers in the field of movement/dance and expressive arts education and therapy. Her work bridges the fields of somatic psychology, movement/dance therapy, expressive arts therapy, community-based arts and health education, organizational consultancy, leadership development, social change and performance. Bringing a life-long practice in the arts to her work, published writings include: Coming Alive; The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy; contributing author Expressive Arts Therapy: Principles and Practices; Poesis: Essays On the Future of the Field; and Body Ensouled, Enacted and Entranced.

    Event Start Date and Time: Mar 21, 2020 10:00 AM
    Event End Date and Time: Mar 21, 2020 05:30 PM


    Body Ensouled, Enacted and Entranced with Daria Halprin
    Event Description:

    “To dance with life and not against it, to move responsively instead of reactively, this is a way to make spirit visible in the world.”

    This workshop will be a creative exploration on returning home to the body and to the heart of what matters in your life through movement and art-making. There is a potent connection to be made between our physical, emotional and imaginative experiences. As we make this connection, movement can serve as a metaphor and a narrative that reveals, expresses and transforms. Encountering old stories, we discover artful ways to re-story ourselves, bringing new vision to the life themes that matter to us.

    Cost: $125

    Event Location: Mountain Home Studio, Kentfield, California 15 Ravine Way Kentfield, CA 94904

    Registration Instructions: $125 payment required to reserve space

    Refunds will be given if cancellations are made by March 9th. no refunds if cancelations occur after March 9th. **A 4% Service Fee is included in all PayPal and Credit Card transactions.

    Web Link for Registration:

    https://www.tamalpa.org/calendar/body-ensouled-enacted-and-entranced-with-daria-halprin/

    CEU Information: Pre-registration required to receive CEU-s. Provider #: 75903. This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours or continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For additional information about CEUs for this course contact us at info@tamalapa.org or call 415-457-8555. CEU’s will cost $31 for this workshop.


    • 14 Mar 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • New York, New York

    SHORT SUMMARY:

    Join us for a weekend workshop of deep personal exploration that will lead to an increased ability to handle powerful emotions, conflicts and challenging situations that arise with clients or in life.

    Presented By:
    Jonathan Godfrey, CPRA, CCEP

    Jonathan Godfrey, CPRA, CCEP, is a faculty member at the Radical Aliveness Institute as well as at Radical Aliveness Costa Rica. He leads workshops throughout the US and has a private practice in Philadelphia and NYC where he works with individuals and groups. Jonathan also does speaking engagements at various organizations.

    Mar 14, 2020
    Day 1 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Day 1 Event End Time: 06:00 PM

    Mar 15, 2020
    Day 2 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM
    Day 2 Event End Time: 05:00 PM

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    Join us for a weekend workshop of deep personal exploration that will lead to an increased ability to handle powerful emotions, conflicts and challenging situations that arise with clients or in life.

    The Radical Aliveness process is where there is space for all that you are and all that you feel. We'll help you confront old patterns and shed light on the unconscious behaviors that sabotage you from the very things you say that you want. If you desire true change in your life, come and experience yourself in a way you never have before.

    You will work on your relationship with yourself and explore relating to others in radically alive ways. You will have the opportunity to find what stands in the way of your full potential for life. And the best part is, you will experience the goodness and essence that lives beyond your most destructive patterns and expand your ability to meet the complex and multifaceted world in ways that benefit all.

    This workshop is fun and cathartic and will help you open in fresh and profound ways. Deep individual work balances with dynamic group processing for a weekend of connection, excitement, and learning

    Where:
    139 Fulton St., Ste. 917
    NY, NY 10038

    Cost
    $300 early bird special due February 28. $350 after February 28.

    CEU Administrative Fee: $25.00 This course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of
    continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the
    California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

    COST: $350

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Registration Instructions: Please complete the registration form at the registration link. If you are new to this work, a brief phone interview is required. For more information contact, Christina@RadicalAliveness.Org

    Register Here

    http://radicalaliveness.org/event/introduction-to-radical-aliveness/

    CEU INFORMATION:

    This course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.


    • 18 Mar 2020
    • 22 Nov 2020
    • 20 sessions
    • Phoenix, AZ

    NARM® Practitioner Training - Phoenix, AZ

    SHORT SUMMARY: The NARM® Practitioner Training is an advanced clinical training for the healing of complex trauma. Enrollment is open to psychotherapists, counselors, social workers & other mental health professionals who work with trauma.

    Presented by: Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, NMT

    MODULES: 4

    Module Day and Times: For each module listed below, the training occurs: Wednesday evening from 6:00-9:30 pm, Thursday – Saturday from 9:00 am – 6:30 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

    Module 1 Start Date: Mar 18, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Mar 22, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: May 13, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: May 17, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Sep 16, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Sep 20, 2020

    Module 4 Start Date: Nov 18, 2020
    Module 4 End Date: Nov 22, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    The NARM Therapist Training is an advanced clinical training designed to enhance the skills of professionals who work with developmental trauma. The training is intended for mental health practitioners with an active practice so the material presented in each module can be applied and developed. Graduate trainees and interns actively seeing clients are welcome to apply.

    Applications are approved on a case-by-case basis, and may include a personal interview with a NARM faculty member.

    NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM™) is an advanced clinical training for mental health and somatic practitioners who work with developmental trauma. NARM addresses relational and attachment trauma by working with early, unconscious patterns of disconnection that deeply affect our identity, emotions, physiology, behavior and relationships. Integrating a psychodynamic and body centered approach, NARM offers a comprehensive theoretical and clinical model for working with developmental trauma.

    NARM draws on psychodynamic models such as attachment and object relations theory, somatic models and character structure approaches, in addressing the link between psychological issues and the body. Working relationally in the present moment, and within a context of interpersonal neurobiology, NARM offers a new approach of working relationally that is a resource-oriented, non-regressive, non-cathartic, and ultimately non-pathologizing model. Grounded in mindfulness and contemplative spiritual practices, NARM supports a non-western orientation to the nature of personality. Learning how to work simultaneously with these diverse elements is a radical shift that has profound clinical implications for healing complex trauma and supporting personal and relational growth.

    In the NARM Practitioner Training, you will learn:

    The different skills needed to work with developmental versus shock trauma; when and why shock trauma interventions may be contraindicated in working with developmental trauma.

    How to address the complex interplay between nervous system dysregulation and identity distortions, such as toxic shame and guilt, low self-esteem, chronic self-judgment, and other psychobiological symptoms.

    How to work moment-by-moment with early adaptive survival styles that, while once life-saving, distort clients’ current life experience.

    When to work ‘bottom-up’, when to work ‘top-down’, and how to work with both simultaneously to meet the special challenges of developmental trauma.

    How to support clients with a mindful and progressive process of disidentification from identity distortions.

    A new, coherent theory for working with affect and emotions, which aims to support their psychobiological completion.

    Presenter Bio: Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, NMT is a NARM faculty trainer. Brad has studied under his mentor Dr. Laurence Heller for nearly 20 years and is a NARM Practitioner and Consultant. Brad is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Consultant and Instructor. Brad began his career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker in Asia which introduced him to personal and collective trauma. He became passionate about supporting individuals and communities in the transformation of trauma. Brad has since focused his work on the integration of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and wisdom from Spiritual Traditions and Traditional Cultures. Brad lives in a small town in Northern California with his family where he is a Somatic Psychotherapist, College Professor, and International Presenter on Shock and Developmental Trauma.


    EVENT LOCATION: Hampton Inn & Suites Scottsdale 16620 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

    COST: We offer a variety of payment options, please explore on our website or email us at admin@narmtraining.com.

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please visit our website to submit your application! If you have any additional questions, please explore our website or email us at admin@narmtraining.com.

    REGISTER HERE: https://narmtraining.com/trainings/bay-area/

    CEU INFORMATION: 30 CEUs per module: Available for psychologists, psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, social workers and personal counselors. Additional cost for CEUs.

    Organization Name: NARM Training Institute

    Email: tori@narmtraining.com

    Phone Number: (616) 328-0264



    • 20 Mar 2020
    • 22 Mar 2020
    • St. Louis (Brentwood), MS

    Concussions and PTSD: Understanding the complex relationship between PTSD and PCS

    Presented By: Dave Berger, MFT, PT, LCMHC, MA, SEP

    SUMMARY:

    A concussion is the result of a sudden physical assault to the skull and brain from trauma experiences such as abuse, accidents, sports, domestic violence, and military activities. The reality is that PCS and PTSD are overcoupled physiologically and emotionally and result in autonomic dysregulation, and need to be understood and treated this way clinically. This combined diagnosis is too often missed. This workshop does just that with dydactic, experiential and practice components.

    Presenter/Facilitator Bio:

    Dave is senior international faculty with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. He teaches all levels of the SE training. He is also a part of Dr. Peter Levine’s initial legacy faculty being mentored by Dr. Levine to teach SE master classes. Dave’s own BASE™: Bodywork and Somatic Education Training for trauma practitioners is an integration of his decades of work in behavioral and physical health. As a therapist, teacher, consultant and mentor, Dave’s passion and commitment to deep healing guide his work. An internationally recognized somatic psychotherapist, Dave brings his knowledge of anatomy, physiology and function of the body, and of psychological and relational dynamics to help clients improve their physical well being and psychological health. With over 38 years of clinical practice, Dave provides a unique blend of clinical care for people healing from traumatic injuries and accidents, anxiety, back and neck pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, headaches, panic attacks and chronic pain. He uses a diverse array of traditional and complementary healing practices, integrating his understanding of the relationship between an individual’s emotional challenges, their family system dynamics and cultural issues. In therapy, a client may expect to talk, use body awareness and relaxation, trauma renegotiation, hands-on (when appropriate) interventions, movement and exercise to help in their healing process. Dave received his bachelor’s degree in Somatopsychology from the University of Maryland and graduate degrees from Stanford University (Physical Therapy) and California Institute of Integral Studies (Psychology with a specialty in Somatic Psychology). He has been a professor in physical therapy and psychology, and has been adjunct faculty at several colleges. Dave is on faculty with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute and Ergos Institute. He consults internationally.

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 20th
    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 22nd

    Number of Days: 3 days

    Day 1 Event Date: Mar 20, 2020

    Day 1 Event Start Time: 09:30 AM

    Day 1 Event End Time: 05:30 PM

    Day 2 Event Date: Mar 21, 2020

    Day 2 Event Start Time: 09:30 AM

    Day 2 Event End Time: 05:30 PM

    Day 3 Event Date: Mar 22, 2020

    Day 3 Event Start Time: 09:30 AM

    Day 3 Event End Time: 05:30 PM

    EVENT LEARNING:

    Main points of this workshop include:

    The workshop includes lecture, experiential exercises, demo’s and practice time.

    *What is a concussion

    *PTSD and high impact injuries

    *Trauma healing and bodywork for concussions

    *Working with the cranium

    *Shock and somatic structures

    *Uncoupling shock trauma and post-concussive symptoms

    *Concussion as a Near Death Experience

    *Recognize similarities and differences between post concussive symptoms and PTSD

    *Learn strategies and interventions to treat Post Concussive trauma and PTSD

    *Therapeutic attunement as a physiological conversation

    *Clinically and ethically appropriate use of touch

    *Polyvagal theory and clinical application related to concussions

    *Bodywork/touch as a relational process

    EVENT LOCATION: St. Louis (Brentwood), MS

    COST: $630 and $590 early bird

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Contact Rebecca Erkhe, PsyD for information and registration: rebecca.ehrke@gmail.com

    Web Link for Registration: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5caa298693a63240aabf0c9a/t/5d7ff222d736e97ab1dd242a/1568666159356/STLConc+PTSD+Reg+and+Flyer.pdf

    CEU INFORMATION: CE’s for mental health practitioners including MFT’s, social workers, counselors, and psychologists through Cassidy and for bodyworkers through NCBTMB.


    • 20 Mar 2020
    • 17 Apr 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Online

    Shame and Aging: Healing the Shame of Aging in a Society that Worships Youth

    An online event - Live and Recorded
    Presented By: Sheila Rubin LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon PhD, SEP

    We all go through it. No one is immune. And nothing produces more universal shame in our society than aging. Whereas many societies have deep respect for people as they age and see a vital role for elders, our society still worships youth. In this workshop, we will explore and learn to be more comfortable with our own aging process. And we will explore ways to help clients talk about, explore and heal their own shame around aging.

    Presenter Bio:
    Sheila Rubin and Bret Lyon are leading authorities on healing shame. They have co-led Healing Shame workshops for over a decade, in many cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Berkeley, New York, Montreal, Ottawa, and Victoria, BC. Both have trained in EFT with Sue Johnson and in AEDP with Diana Fosha.

    EVENT DETAILS:

    A Workshop for Therapists and Helping Professionals
    with Sheila Rubin, LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon, PhD, SEP

    Online, using Zoom – Live and Recorded

    4 Fridays: March 20, 27, April 3 and 17 (No class April 10)

    10am–1:30pm Pacific Time

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by February 14, 2020

    Special price for interns

    13 CE credits available (See website for details) - CAMFT CE provider #134393

    We all go through it. No one is immune. And nothing produces more universal shame in our society than aging. Whereas many societies have deep respect for people as they age and see a vital role for elders, our society still worships youth.

    In this workshop, we will explore and learn to be more comfortable with our own aging process. And we will explore ways to help clients talk about, explore and heal their own shame around aging.

    We will:

    • Discover ways to help clients become aware of the many messages they received and continue to receive about aging and body image from family and society.

    • Learn ways to help clients cope with the shame of not being able to do all that they once did.

    • Understand counter-shaming techniques to help ourselves and our clients find pride and joy in the new reality—seeing that there are real gains as well as losses in this new stage of life.

    • Work with the shame that can cause and result from sicknesses and injuries.

    • Identify challenges in being looked at as unimportant and “not up to par” by a youth-oriented society and the layers of shame that can occur.

    • Discover how to make the necessary adjustments so we can regain access to the life force and creativity that we still have in a grounded and embodied way.

    • Begin to shift and transform cultural stereotypes about aging by finding a reservoir of vitality, inner vision and clear action for the next phase of life, that may be hidden under shame!

    There is no prerequisite for this course. It can be taken by itself or as part of a sequence.

    TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.HealingShame.com.

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

    For details about our complete training program in Healing Shame, visit our website. You can also check out articles and free Healing Shame webinars.

    www.HealingShame.com

    The Center for Healing Shame is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs in California. Approved CE provider #134393. Berkeley and online courses meet the qualifications for 13 hours of continuing education credit. CE credits for PhDs and nurses licensed in California and PhDs, therapists and nurses licensed outside of California in the U.S. and Canada are available through the co-sponsorship of R. Cassidy Seminars. Please visit our website for details. The Center for Healing Shame maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    CEU INFORMATION: 13 CE credits available - CAMFT Approved CE provider #134393 (See website for details.)

    Center for Healing Shame
    https://healingshame.com


    • 25 Mar 2020
    • 19 May 2020
    • 3 sessions
    • Various

    Embodiment Teacher Certification Training

    (Exceptions may be made for long-time RP students and people who have taken previous RP certification trainings.) This training includes the main Realization Process practices for embodied nondual awakening, as well as specific embodiment and gentle movement practices for attuning to fundamental consciousness within one’s whole body. These practices cultivate internal unity, balance, fluidity, presence and subtle energy within the body.

    As the embodiment of fundamental consciousness, we become both empty and present at the same time.   We know ourselves as the integration of awareness, emotion and physical sensation.  We perceive, understand, touch, move, and express ourselves with the whole breadth of our being.

    Participants will learn how to recognize and help people resolve chronic imbalances and tensions in the body that limit embodiment and the realization of fundamental consciousness. The training is also an opportunity to deepen your own embodiment and realization of nondual, fundamental consciousness.

    Note: The Realization Process Embodiment Teacher Certification Training will not be offered again until Fall, 2021 online and Spring, 2023 in person.

    Format: two five-day modules.  The first module is taught by senior Realization Process teachers in your choice of three locations and the second module is taught by Judith Blackstone in Woodstock, New York.

    Embodiment Teacher Training Part One options:

    • With Roma Hammel in Los Altos Hills, California, March 25-29, 2020

    For more information about Roma, click here

    To register for part one of the Embodiment training with Roma:

    roma@romahammel.comhttp://www.romahammel.com/

    • With Jon Hansen in Portland, Oregon, April 1-5, 2020

    For more information about Jon, click here

    To register for part one of the Embodiment training with Jon:

    jonhansen01@gmail.com,  http://www.jonfhansen.com

    • With Marcia Haarer and Christi Bemister in Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 4-8, 2020

    For more information about Marcia and Christi, click here

    To register for part one of the Embodiment training with Marcia and Christi:

    rpannarbor@gmail.com,  https://www.marciahaarer.com/events

    Part Two

    With Judith Blackstone in Woodstock, New York, May 15-19, 2020

    Arrangements for lodging, especially in Woodstock, should be made as soon as possible, as this is a popular tourist destination.  There are reasonably priced hotels and many airbnbs in the area.

    Registration for part one is a commitment to complete both parts of the training. 

    Certification:

    You will receive a certificate at the completion of the two five-day modules, authorizing you to use the Realization Process Embodiment practices professionally.

    Cost: $730 for each part ($530 if you are repeating the Realization Process Embodiment Teacher Training)

    Registration Process:

    To register, email your completed application to the teacher of your choice for part one of the training, Marcia and Christi, Jon or Roma. They will send you an invoice for your $400 deposit.  $200 will be applied toward each of the two parts of the training. Your deposit is refundable, minus a $50 cancellation fee, if you cancel up to two weeks before part one of the training.

    Note: The teacher certification trainings are for people who intend to teach the Realization Process or to integrate it into their current professional work. (Exceptions may be made for long-time RP students and people who have taken previous RP certification trainings.)  It is recommended that you experience the Realization Process practices, in a class or workshop, with Judith Blackstone or a certified Realization Process teacher, before registering for the training.

    Application: RP.Embodiment.Training.Application


    • 26 Mar 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 13 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 12 sessions
    • Ascona, Switzerland

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Esther Perez, MA LMFT

    Over 3 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Mar 26, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Mar 29, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: May 07, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: May 10, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Sep 10, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Sep 13, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Ascona, Switzerland

    COST: 3,300 CHF

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    USABP Spotlight Webinar Series and the Bodynamic Institute Present...

    Creating New Psychophysical Resources That Heal Developmental Disruptions: 
    Working with Muscle Activation and Movement to Resolve Unconscious Limiting Patterns.

    Presented by Anne Issacs - live and recorded

    Ideas discussed:

    • Somatic and psychological development occur simultaneously
    • What muscles need to be used to create new resources
    • Example of how grounding develops and how each stage of grounding has a different flavor
    • How developing specific physiological/psychological resources can support changes in psychological and relational/attachment states of mind 
    • The  present day experience of embodying new somatic, relational and psychological competency can create life-changing outcomes
    • Differences in how to work with unconscious given up, parasympathetic states, (hypo strategies of protection,) and held back,  sympathetic states, (hyper protective strategies)
    • The ability to contain the work to the developmental stage of the issue leads to fuller integration into their daily life
    • Difference between trauma, developmental trauma, and developmental disruptions
    • Working specifically with missing developmental disruptions can create resources that allow working with trauma easier


    About Anne Issacs, MSW, LCSW 
    Specialty:
    Working with adults and groups – dealing with developmental issues. 
    Helping you to recognize and become the best of yourself.

    Other Skills:
    Leads long term therapy groups, including incest survivors

    • Healing early developmental and attachment disruptions that impact your adult life and relationships
    • Using your body to support, change and solidify new resources
    • Being fully present with you so you can be fully present with yourself

    Bodynamic Training:
    Certified Bodynamic Analyst and Trainer, PTSD Trauma Training

    Anne feels it’s a privilege to be moved by the depth in her students and clients. She is very skilled in perceiving how your body holds patterns of protection and limitation. She will help you find new ways to function with more vitality. She is touched by the wonder of what happens when both she and her clients and students surrender to the process of contact and change.

    Anne has been a therapist and teacher for 35 years. She is grateful to her many teachers, including, Lisbeth Marcher, Mariana Bentzen, Merete Branbtjerg, Mary Main, Eric Hesse, Diana Fosha, Julie Henderson, Tony Richardson, Bairo Tulku, for the profound wisdom they have shared with her. She is thankful for her smart and loving husband, Joel, daughter, Vida, and the many friends who are such a rich part of her life.

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    Resumes / Curriculum Vitas

    WORK HISTORY

    1993-2020 Trainer of Bodynamic Analysis

    1977-2020   Private Practice, Los Angeles

    1990-2020 Bodynamics Somatic Developmental Psychology primary modality

    1997-2004  Founding board member of United States Association of Body Psychotherapy

    1997-2004   Program and conference planner of first 3 USABP conferences

    1974-1977 Developer of community mental health program in a rural county of SE Arizona


    TEACHING

    1993-2020 trainer of Bodynamic Analysis

    1977-2004  Esalen Institute, yearly 5 day workshops

    1990-2011 Presenter at numerous USABP conferences

    2004-2010  Adjunct Faculty at SBGI

    2006  Presenter at JFK/CIIS symposium

    2010 Presenter at JFK conference on trauma and attachment


    EDUCATION

    1973 MSW, University of Denver,

    1976-1978, Radix Institute

    1978-1983, study of many somatic modalities

    1985-1991, Bodynamic Institute 5 years training

    1999-2011, Focus on trauma-many modalities

    2000-2011, Focus on Attachment-many UCLA conferences and reading

    2003-2011, Student of Julie Henderson, Zapchen, a body based Buddhist practice

    2008-2011, Systems Centered Therapy, trainings and on-going group consultation

    2010, 3 week training with Mary Main and Erik Hesse, AAI

    2011 AEDP core training for one year, Ron Frederick

    2011 AEDP immersion training, 2 weeks, Diana Fosha

    PUBLICATIONS:

    2020  INTERNATIONAL BODY  PSYCHOTHERAPY JOURNAL


    REFERENCES

    Fosha, D. (2000). The transforming power of affect. New York, NY: Best Books.

    MacNaughton, I. (2004). Body, breath, and consciousness. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 

    Marcher, L., and Fich, S. (2010). Body encyclopedia. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

    Bentzen, M., Bernhardt, P., Isaacs, J. (1995 -1997). Waking the body-ego – Parts 1-4. Journal of Energy and Character, Vols. 26-28.

    McKoewn, G. (2014). Essentialism. UK. Random House.

    Rothschild, B. (2017). The body remembers: Volume 2. New York, NY: North Atlantic Books.

    Porges, S. (2018) Polyvagal theory in therapy. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Co.

    Brantbjerg,  M.  (2020) Widening the Map of Hypo-states: a methodology to modify muscular hypo-response  and support reulation of autonomic nervous system regulation,  Copenhagen, Denmark.  Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy


    • 27 Mar 2020
    • 29 Mar 2020
    • Kingston, NY

    Concussions and PTSD: Understanding the complex relationship between PTSD and PCS

    Presented By: Dave Berger, MFT, PT, LCMHC, MA, SEP

    SUMMARY:

    A concussion is the result of a sudden physical assault to the skull and brain from trauma experiences such as abuse, accidents, sports, domestic violence, and military activities. The reality is that PCS and PTSD are overcoupled physiologically and emotionally and result in autonomic dysregulation, and need to be understood and treated this way clinically. This combined diagnosis is too often missed. This workshop does just that with dydactic, experiential and practice components.

    Presenter/Facilitator Bio:

    Dave is senior international faculty with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. He teaches all levels of the SE training. He is also a part of Dr. Peter Levine’s initial legacy faculty being mentored by Dr. Levine to teach SE master classes. Dave’s own BASE™: Bodywork and Somatic Education Training for trauma practitioners is an integration of his decades of work in behavioral and physical health. As a therapist, teacher, consultant and mentor, Dave’s passion and commitment to deep healing guide his work. An internationally recognized somatic psychotherapist, Dave brings his knowledge of anatomy, physiology and function of the body, and of psychological and relational dynamics to help clients improve their physical well being and psychological health. With over 38 years of clinical practice, Dave provides a unique blend of clinical care for people healing from traumatic injuries and accidents, anxiety, back and neck pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, headaches, panic attacks and chronic pain. He uses a diverse array of traditional and complementary healing practices, integrating his understanding of the relationship between an individual’s emotional challenges, their family system dynamics and cultural issues. In therapy, a client may expect to talk, use body awareness and relaxation, trauma renegotiation, hands-on (when appropriate) interventions, movement and exercise to help in their healing process. Dave received his bachelor’s degree in Somatopsychology from the University of Maryland and graduate degrees from Stanford University (Physical Therapy) and California Institute of Integral Studies (Psychology with a specialty in Somatic Psychology). He has been a professor in physical therapy and psychology, and has been adjunct faculty at several colleges. Dave is on faculty with the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute and Ergos Institute. He consults internationally.

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 27th
    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: March 29th

    EVENT LEARNING:

    Main points of this workshop include:

    The workshop includes lecture, experiential exercises, demo’s and practice time.

    *What is a concussion

    *PTSD and high impact injuries

    *Trauma healing and bodywork for concussions

    *Working with the cranium

    *Shock and somatic structures

    *Uncoupling shock trauma and post-concussive symptoms

    *Concussion as a Near Death Experience

    *Recognize similarities and differences between post concussive symptoms and PTSD

    *Learn strategies and interventions to treat Post Concussive trauma and PTSD

    *Therapeutic attunement as a physiological conversation

    *Clinically and ethically appropriate use of touch

    *Polyvagal theory and clinical application related to concussions

    *Bodywork/touch as a relational process

    EVENT LOCATION: St. Louis (Brentwood), MS

    COST: $630 and $590 early bird

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Contact Thayer Case thayercasemsw@gmail.com for information and registration.

    Web Link for Registration: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5caa298693a63240aabf0c9a/t/5d7ff222d736e97ab1dd242a/1568666159356/STLConc+PTSD+Reg+and+Flyer.pdf

    CEU INFORMATION: CE’s for mental health practitioners including MFT’s, social workers, counselors, and psychologists through Cassidy and for bodyworkers through NCBTMB.


    • 27 Mar 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 28 Jun 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 12 sessions
    • Portland, Oregon

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Rebeca Farca, LMFT, Kelley Callahan, PhD

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Mar 27, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Mar 29, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Apr 24, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Apr 26, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: May 29, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: May 31 , 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Jun 26, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Jun 28 , 2020



    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

    COST: $3,200 USD

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 27 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Integral Somatic Psychology One Day Demonstration - Los Angeles, CA

    This demo is inconjunction with the following few days Trauma, Development, and Attachment Workshop. See more below.

    How to work with the effect of trauma on development and attachment with greater efficiency through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance

    SHORT SUMMARY: The workshop will demonstrate how to improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in working with attachment issues through: 1) a differentiated understanding of how developmental and shock trauma can affect developmental tasks in stages of early childhood development (existence, need, autonomy) and cause variations in a person’s attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, disorganized); and 2) the tools of emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™).

    Presented by: Dr. Raja Selvam

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The workshop is offered in one 3-day workshop. Optional demonstration day offered ahead of workshop (March 27).

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    How an insecure attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, or disorganized) shows up as specific adulthood difficulties depends on the stage of childhood in which the developmental or shock traumas affected our relational capacities and the specific developmental tasks affected in that stage of development.

    This three-day workshop will describe and demonstrate how to work with adult relationship difficulties differentiated in terms of attachment styles and various developmental tasks in at least three early stages of development using clinical strategies of inter-personal resonance and emotional embodiment from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™), a modality based partly on emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

    • Learn to work with avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized styles of insecure attachment and their variations that are often in the form implicit sensorimotor emotional memories through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn to identify and work with the different developmental tasks or functions in at least three early stages of childhood development (existence, need, and autonomy) the wounding of which by developmental and shock traumas determine specific vulnerabilities driving the insecure attachment styles.

    • Learn how to access and work with a wider range of emotions especially sensorimotor emotions in relation to attachment and relationship from the very first session with a client.

    • Learn how to help clients work through and develop a greater capacity for extremely difficult emotional experiences having to do with attachment and relationship faster by using the body as container and regulator.

    • Learn how to improve your ability to regulate your client emotionally through embodied attunement, a very important component of effective attachment work, through specific skills of inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn about how the emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology can help improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in all therapies including body-oriented modalities such as Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy®, through embodiment of a greater range of emotions from the very first session with clients.

    In the three-day workshop, Dr. Raja Selvam will cover all of the above topics. The format of the workshop will be lectures, live demonstrations with workshop participants (at least two per day), questions and answers, and short, guided dyadic and group exercises to make the workshop experiential for the participants as well as to manage activation among them. To impart as much knowledge as possible during the short three-day workshop and to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise, there will be no lengthy practice sessions among participants.

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/trauma-development-attachment/

    Presenter Bio: Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist (California license number PSY30233), is the developer of Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™) taught in nearly twenty countries in North and South Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He is also a senior trainer in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional trauma trainings. Dr. Selvam’s eclectic approach draws from bodywork systems of Postural Integration, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Polarity Therapy, body psychotherapy systems of Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Bodynamic Analysis, Jungian and Archetypal psychologies, psychoanalytic schools of Object Relations and Inter-Subjectivity, Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), Affective Neuroscience, Quantum Physics, Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

    Add'l Presenter Bio:

    EVENT LOCATION: The Olympic Collection Banquet and Conference Center

    COST: Early registration $595. Full workshop tuition $645. Optional Demo Day $195 (March 27)

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Early registration ends February 26, 2020. Los Angeles Coordinator: Debra Clydesdale - debra@omvitality.com, (310) 312-6759

    REGISTER HERE: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/training-schedule/#trauma

    CEU INFORMATION: 18 CE credits are available for each 3-day workshop. Cost is $45 per module (18 CE credits). For more details please go to: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/ce-credits/

    Integral Somatic Psychology, LLC
    Email: info@integralsomaticpsychology.com
    Phone Number: (424) 256-9477
    Organization Website: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/


    • 27 Mar 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Online

    NARM® & Cultural Misattunement
    Addressing the Impact of Cultural Trauma from Systemic Oppression

    SHORT SUMMARY:

    This workshop will use NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM®) to present an introduction into a clinical orientation for addressing the historic and systemic oppression in American culture of minority groups, specifically focused on people of color and the LGBTQ community.

    Presented by: Claude Cayemitte, MSW, CCTP, NARM Therapist

    And also Presented by : Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, Senior NARM Faculty

    Date and Time: March 27, 2020 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM PST.

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    We invite you to join us for the next NARM Online Workshop. Cultural trauma, a significant yet under-recognized aspect of Complex Trauma, can contribute to misattunement in therapeutic relationships due to lack of diversity in the mental health field, the legacy of systemic oppression in American institutions, implicit bias and other countertransference reactions within clinicians.

    The workshop will explore the impact of cultural trauma in order to increase cultural competency in working with people of color and the LGBTQ community, as well as other minority communities. The intention of this workshop is to present specific dilemmas minorities face and how clinicians can be better prepared to support these clients to incorporate agency and begin resolving the impact of systemic trauma in their individual experience. We will use the basic principles of NARM to begin an important discussion facing all clinicians in the current American culture in how to most optimally create the therapeutic conditions for addressing the complexities of historical and cultural trauma.

    Some areas we will review in this workshop:

    Overview of cultural trauma, the historic and systemic oppression in American culture of minority groups, specifically focusing in this workshop on people of color and the LGBTQ community.

    Systemic oppression, objectification and environmental failures and their role in contributing to Complex Trauma.

    Identifying the specific survival strategies relied upon in these populations of clients.

    Highlighting clinician countertransference and implicit bias, and its impact on clinical attunement and effective treatment.

    Introducing the process of how to be an effective ally in the therapeutic relationship in addressing issues related to historical and cultural trauma.

    Understanding aspects of the therapeutic relationship – including consent, agency and allyship - to advance therapeutic and social change.​

    Please note, your purchase includes one-year of replay video access, downloadable audio, slides and workshop transcript.

    Presenter Bio: Claude Cayemitte, MSW, CCTP, NARM Therapist, is a clinical social worker who has experience working with trauma in substance abuse treatment and low income communities. Claude is an award-winning psychotherapist, receiving the Minority Fellowship Award from the Council of Social Work Education for his work with at-risk teens. Claude is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Claude is currently a NARM certified therapist currently working at a residential treatment center for teenage boys and families. Claude believes in the healing power of conversation, allowing him the privilege to help people overcome obstacles to being happy, healthy and connected.

    Add'l Presenter Bio: Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, NMT is a NARM faculty trainer. Brad has studied under his mentor Dr. Laurence Heller for nearly 20 years and is a NARM Practitioner and Consultant. Brad is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Consultant and Instructor. Brad began his career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker in Asia which introduced him to personal and collective trauma. He became passionate about supporting individuals and communities in the transformation of trauma. Brad has since focused his work on the integration of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and wisdom from Spiritual Traditions and Traditional Cultures. Brad lives in a small town in Northern California with his family where he is a Somatic Psychotherapist, College Professor, and International Presenter on Shock and Developmental Trauma.

    EVENT LOCATION: Online on the Zoom platform

    COST: $65

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To attend this online workshop, please register using the link provided! A confirmation email will be sent to you, and you'll receive the link to join us one week before, two days before, and the day of the workshop.

    REGISTER HERE: www.narmtraining.com/culturalmisattunement

    CEU INFORMATION: 1.5 CEUs are available at an additional cost for those who attend the live workshop.

    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM
    • 30 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Los Angeles, CA

    Trauma, Development, and Attachment Workshop - Los Angeles, CA

    How to work with the effect of trauma on development and attachment with greater efficiency through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance

    SHORT SUMMARY: The workshop will demonstrate how to improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in working with attachment issues through: 1) a differentiated understanding of how developmental and shock trauma can affect developmental tasks in stages of early childhood development (existence, need, autonomy) and cause variations in a person’s attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, disorganized); and 2) the tools of emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™).

    Presented by: Dr. Raja Selvam

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The workshop is offered in one 3-day workshop. Optional demonstration day offered ahead of workshop (March 27).

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    How an insecure attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, or disorganized) shows up as specific adulthood difficulties depends on the stage of childhood in which the developmental or shock traumas affected our relational capacities and the specific developmental tasks affected in that stage of development.

    This three-day workshop will describe and demonstrate how to work with adult relationship difficulties differentiated in terms of attachment styles and various developmental tasks in at least three early stages of development using clinical strategies of inter-personal resonance and emotional embodiment from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™), a modality based partly on emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

    • Learn to work with avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized styles of insecure attachment and their variations that are often in the form implicit sensorimotor emotional memories through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn to identify and work with the different developmental tasks or functions in at least three early stages of childhood development (existence, need, and autonomy) the wounding of which by developmental and shock traumas determine specific vulnerabilities driving the insecure attachment styles.

    • Learn how to access and work with a wider range of emotions especially sensorimotor emotions in relation to attachment and relationship from the very first session with a client.

    • Learn how to help clients work through and develop a greater capacity for extremely difficult emotional experiences having to do with attachment and relationship faster by using the body as container and regulator.

    • Learn how to improve your ability to regulate your client emotionally through embodied attunement, a very important component of effective attachment work, through specific skills of inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn about how the emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology can help improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in all therapies including body-oriented modalities such as Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy®, through embodiment of a greater range of emotions from the very first session with clients.

    In the three-day workshop, Dr. Raja Selvam will cover all of the above topics. The format of the workshop will be lectures, live demonstrations with workshop participants (at least two per day), questions and answers, and short, guided dyadic and group exercises to make the workshop experiential for the participants as well as to manage activation among them. To impart as much knowledge as possible during the short three-day workshop and to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise, there will be no lengthy practice sessions among participants.

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/trauma-development-attachment/

    Presenter Bio: Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist (California license number PSY30233), is the developer of Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™) taught in nearly twenty countries in North and South Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He is also a senior trainer in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional trauma trainings. Dr. Selvam’s eclectic approach draws from bodywork systems of Postural Integration, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Polarity Therapy, body psychotherapy systems of Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Bodynamic Analysis, Jungian and Archetypal psychologies, psychoanalytic schools of Object Relations and Inter-Subjectivity, Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), Affective Neuroscience, Quantum Physics, Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

    Add'l Presenter Bio:

    EVENT LOCATION: The Olympic Collection Banquet and Conference Center

    COST: Early registration $595. Full workshop tuition $645. Optional Demo Day $195 (March 27)

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Early registration ends February 26, 2020. Los Angeles Coordinator: Debra Clydesdale - debra@omvitality.com, (310) 312-6759

    REGISTER HERE: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/training-schedule/#trauma

    CEU INFORMATION: 18 CE credits are available for each 3-day workshop. Cost is $45 per module (18 CE credits). For more details please go to: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/ce-credits/

    Integral Somatic Psychology, LLC
    Email: info@integralsomaticpsychology.com
    Phone Number: (424) 256-9477
    Organization Website: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/


    • 2 Apr 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 5 Apr 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • Milano, Italy

    Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    This 80-hour training in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to make sense of the symptoms and issues of traumatized clients and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of how trauma is remembered and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how post-traumatic issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, you will discover new and deeper ways of helping clients resolve the traumatic past.

    Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Level I Training
    Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Esther Perez, MA, LMFT
    Presented By: Kekuni Minton, PhD

    3 Modules: MARCH 5 - JUNE 7, 2020
    Module 1: Mar 05 To Mar 08, 2020
    Module 2: Apr 02 To Apr 05, 2020
    Module 3: Jun 04 To Jun 07, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI

    Organizer for Italy:
    Maria Puliatti info@psicosoma.eu

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Hotel Doria, Via Andrea Doria, 22 - 20124, Milano

    COST: 3,300 EUR

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI Organizer for Italy: Maria Puliatti, info@psicosoma.eu

    Web Link for Registration

    http://www.psicosoma.eu/dodicesima-edizione-livello-I.htm


    • 2 Apr 2020
    • 19 Apr 2021
    • 73 sessions
    • Austin, Texas

    Integral Somatic Psychology™ Professional Training - Austin, Texas
    Module 1: The Physiology of Emotions

    Integral Somatic Psychology™ is a new paradigm in body psychotherapy based on the emerging neuroscience of embodied cognition, emotion, and behavior. It offers all therapies including all body psychotherapies a complementary modality for reducing treatment times and improving cognitive, emotional, behavioral, relational, and spiritual outcomes; through developing a greater capacity for a comprehensive range of emotions including the often overlooked but always present sensorimotor emotions.

    Presented by: Dr. Raja Selvam


    EVENT DESCRIPTION: MODULE 1 • The Physiology of Emotions

    Working with Emotions with Greater Efficiency through the Science of the Physiology of Emotions and Principles of Energy Psychology.

    This course has been designed to help improve cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes in all therapies on the basis of emerging evidence-based theories of embodied cognition, emotion, and behavior in neuroscience. We will study the findings on how cognition, emotion, and behavior depend not only on the brain but also on the body and the environment; how the three are inter-related in the physiology of the brain as well as the body and its relationship to the environment; and how emotion and the body’s involvement and capacity for emotion are important for improving cognition, emotion, and behavior. We will also study the older and newer findings on the physiology of emotions in depth in relation to the physiology of self-regulation. We will study and practice clinical strategies that can potentially help all therapies to improve cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes in their work by involving the body more in a broader range of emotional experiences (primary, secondary, and always-present and often-overlooked sensorimotor emotions). In addition, we will also study how energy psychology can be used to further improve cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes through emotional embodiment.

    In the first module of the course, the focus will be on how we can facilitate greater emotional embodiment through the musculature of the legs, the arms, and the head and neck areas in the body. In addition, as an optional topic for the consideration of participants for the purpose of further improving emotional embodiment, introductory work with two layers of the quantum level subtle body, metaphorically named ether and air, will be presented.

    Module 1 Course Content:

    1. Basic principles of Integral Somatic Psychology: Increase in capacity for emotion through its embodiment as the core clinical strategy in ISP. Working with psychological, physiological, and energetic defenses against emotion to expand and deepen the emotional experience in the body and to build a greater capacity for tolerating it. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of emotional embodiment in improving cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes.

    2. Working to improve self-regulation as well as emotional regulation across the three layers of the physical body:

    • The muscular system governed by the somatic nervous system
    • The viscera governed by the autonomic nervous system
    • The central nervous system and structures that surround it.

    Presentation of a model of regulation with seven easy-to-learn flow patterns to regulate the physiology during cognitive, emotional, and behavioral work without compromising or eliminating the very psychological experience one is working with, a common problem in some body-oriented and energy-oriented approaches in psychology.

    3. The role of the body in psychological experiences: The seven basic dynamics such as constriction/flaccidity and hyper/hypo arousal through which the three layers of the individual physical body are used to generate as well as defend against different psychological experiences such cognition, emotion, and behavior. Theoretical and empirical evidence for these common dynamics from scientific research in academia and clinical research in body psychotherapy traditions.

    4. Affect theory: Theories of affect and affect development. Levels or types of affect. Affect and psychophysiological disorders. Relevant research.

    5. Choice of tools: Awareness, intention, imagination, breath, sound, movement, self-touch, touch of another, bodywork, and energy work as clinical tools that can be used appropriate to the therapist’s training, preference, and licensure context. Understanding of the relative advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of each tool.

    6. The role played by the muscular system in generating as well as defending against psychological experiences: The psychological functions of the muscles of the legs, arms, head, face, and neck areas. Relevant research and techniques for working with muscles during psychological work.

    7. Introduction to the role of the energy body in psychological experiences. The heart center, the air element, and their physiological and psychological functions. Working with the zones of the air element in the physical body to bring about greater balance between cognition and emotion in psychological work using the basics of Polarity therapy.

    ISP Professional training is a 12 day professional training in three 4-day modules, with the option of trying Module 1 before committing to Modules 2 and 3.

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM (Modules 1, 2, and 3): https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/isp-curriculum/

    AUSTIN INFORMATION: https://www.integralsomaticpsychology.com/austin-isp-training/

    Presenter Bio: Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist (California license number PSY30233), is the developer of Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™) taught in nearly twenty countries in North and South Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He is also a senior trainer in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional trauma trainings. Dr. Selvam’s eclectic approach draws from bodywork systems of Postural Integration, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Polarity Therapy, body psychotherapy systems of Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Bodynamic Analysis, Jungian and Archetypal psychologies, psychoanalytic schools of Object Relations and Inter-Subjectivity, Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), Affective Neuroscience, Quantum Physics, Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

    EVENT LOCATION:
    Module 1: Merryvale Weddings & Events in Manchaca, TX

    COST: 
    Early registration $795. Full tuition $845 per module.

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Early registration ends March 3, 2020. Coordinators: Lynne Silver - lsilver@zbbs.com, Kamal Kelly - kamalk.mobile@gmail.com

    REGISTER HERE 

    CEU INFORMATION: 24 CE credits are available for each 4-day module for a total of 72 CE credits for the complete ISP Professional Training. Cost is $45 per module (24 CE credits). For more details please go to: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/ce-credits/

    Integral Somatic Psychology, LLC

    Email: info@integralsomaticpsychology.com

    Phone Number: (424) 256-9477

    Organization Website: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/



    • 2 Apr 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Dr. Cynthia Price, Founder of The Center for Mindful Body Awareness in a USABP Spotlight Webinar Series Presents:

    Mindful body awareness strategies for teaching self care, emotional regulation, and resilience.

    Skills discussed help:

    - Individuals
    - Families
    - Society

    About our Presenter: Cynthia Price, Ph. D., M.A., LMT

    Cynthia is an Associate Research Professor at the University of Washington, her clinical and research expertise is in the development of body awareness to improve health and well-being. Research studies have focused on the study of MABT for multiple health conditions including Substance Dependency, PTSD, and HIV (see publications page). Interested in the processes involved in learning mindful body awareness, Cynthia studies qualitative aspects and underlying mechanisms of the MABT approach. She is an author of two scales to measure interoceptive awareness: the Scale of Body Connection (SBC) and the Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA). Committed to increasing health care access to underserved populations, Cynthia works with local and international programs to provide and improve complementary and integrative health care through her research, teaching, and service.

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    • 16 Apr 2020
    • 19 Apr 2020
    • Stony Point, NY

    Pilgrim SoULL - Weekend 1

    The Nature of Being Human

    SHORT SUMMARY: Through direct teaching and experiences, students will learn to see spiritual, energetic and somatic experience as deeply, inevitably connected, and discover the continuity of life within the body and psyche. They will learn to recognize patterns within this movement, which include the Vertical Pulse, the Allometric Wave, the Circular Pulse and the Radial Pulse. Students will link these insights to existing developmental theories within somatic psychology, especially Neo-Reichian theories.

    Presented by: Jeanne Denney, Director, School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL)

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL) is a multi-level somatically focused program about human life which helps you take your own life and work to a new level of depth and presence. SoULL’s primary task is to connect human helpers, healers and creatives with wisdom teachings sourced from the natural world so that they first recognize themselves and others as natural and find radical applications of this awareness. We live in much greater separation from Nature in our time than any other time in history. We seldom recognize ourselves as being actually a part of it. We fear change and death to extraordinary degrees, and resist the natural changes of our bodies, psyches or relationships. SoULL is a remedy for this distress that powerfully changes student’s outlooks on their own life and how professionals approach their human service work.

    Pilgrim SoULL is a 100+ hour program that runs (generally) from spring to fall. A primary goal of Pilgrim SoULL is to teach students to recognize the deep, energetic patterns within the life of the human being regardless of culture or race. It teaches how life energy naturally shapes us through every stage of bodily life, including its end. I call this our common human “Life Language”. It presents radical insights, not only on individual human life, but on relationships, community, and the deep, intrinsic connection between them. In its essence, Pilgrim SoULL is an initiation which teaches about birth, death, all that is between and after, the body, energy, how we grow, change, connect, release, die and love.

    Level 1 takes place over three residential weekends with distance learning and group dialogue in between.

    THE FIRST RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND IS CALLED "THE NATURE OF BEING HUMAN”

    You may attend Weekend 1 without committing to the Full Program.

    For more information about SoULL, Pilgrim SoULL, and other SoULL events, please visit: https://www.jeannedenney.com/the-school

    Presenter Bio: Jeanne Denney is a transpersonal and somatic psychotherapist, educator, a hospice worker, healer, and author of The Effects of Compassionate Presence on the Dying. She works in many venues to help people fearlessly embrace a life which includes aging and dying. Jeanne has spent years at bedsides, contributed pioneering ideas to somatic psychology, death and grief work, and been deeply involved with creating the Art of Dying projects in New York City. Her insights on energy and the body through aging, illness, and dying are derived from a wide lens of human experience and deep understanding of our mortal journey. Visit www.jeannedenney.com for more on Jeanne's work.

    EVENT LOCATION: Stony Point Center, Stony Point, NY

    COST: Early Bird Registration before March 7, 2020: $750. After March 7: $850

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: We request you secure your spot and pay in full by March 15, 2020

    REGISTER HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oRuxultzKAxi-0XybqDvgHdNRoDlp02GJhxURr27do8/prefill


    • 18 Apr 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Kentfield, California

    Singing Body with Dohee Lee

    Presented By: Tamalpa Institute

    Facilitated By: Dohee Lee
    Dohee Lee, RSME studied Korean dance, music, percussion and vocals at the master level in Korea, and trained at Tamalpa. Lee founded the Puri Project in 2004 and has performed in venues and festivals around the world, collaborated with leading artists and has received numerous awards including Guggenheim fellowship, Herb Alpart, Doris Duke Impact Award, Creative Capital and the Isadora Duncan Special Award honoring Outstanding Achievement. Artist residencies include the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, the Watermill Center in New York with the Degenerate Art Ensemble, the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Paul Dresher Artist Residency Center, and the Montalvo Arts Center. In 2010, she appeared at Carnegie Hall with Kronos Quartet, performing her original composition, Sinawi and at Teatro Municipal de Lima in Peru with Pauchi Sasaki and Collective in “MURU”.


    Event Start Date and Time: Apr 18, 2020 10:00 AM

    Event End Date and Time: Apr 18, 2020 05:00 PM

    Short Summary:

    Through breath and rhythm, we tune our body instruments and free or voices to explore sounds, songs, and movement. Explore sound through Dohee Lee’s expansive range of vocal techniques to create a mystical and universal language. This workshop expands participants’ vocabularies with feelings, energies, memories, and stories to create new art.

    Event Description:

    This workshop pulls from Dohee Lee’s training and practice in Korean Shamanism and performative ritual by utilizing techniques that connect to voice, body, heartbeat and spirit. How we tune our bodies through sound, movement and rhythm, guides us to navigate and delve deeper into our individual and collective roots, cultural heritages, natural environments and social consciousness.

    Through Lee’s expansive range of vocal techniques, along with rhythms, we will explore sound to create a mystical and universal language. With the tools of breath and rhythm, we tune our body instrument and free our voices to activate sounds, songs and movement. This workshop expands participants’ expressive vocabularies of feelings, energies, memories and stories from the current time to the past ancestral time to merge together and create a new art practice.

    This daylong workshop is designed for everyone. No previous experience in dance/art/singing needed. Art materials provided.

    Cost: $100

    Event Location:

    Mountain Home Studio, Kentfield, California
    15 Ravine Way Kentfield, CA 94904

    Registration Instructions:
    Visit website link or call (415) 457-8555

    Web Link for Registration:
    https://www.tamalpa.org/calendar/singing-body-with-dohee-lee-2/

    CEU Information:

    Pre-registration required to receive CEU-s. Provider #: 75903. This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours or continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For additional information about CEUs for this course contact us at info@tamalapa.org or call 415-457-8555. CEU’s will cost $31 for this workshop **A 4% Service Fee is INCLUDED in all PayPal and Credit Card transactions

    Email: admin@tamalpa.org

    Tamalpa Institute

    https://www.tamalpa.org

    Phone Number:

    (415) 457-8555


    • 23 Apr 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    USABP Spotlight Webinar Series and the Hakomi Institute Present...

    From Trauma to Dharma. A Hakomi Approach to Soma-Spiritual Trauma Resolution

    Presented by Manuela Mischke-Reeds

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    • 2 May 2020
    • 3 May 2020
    • Berkely, CA

    Melting the Shame Freeze – Using Somatic Techniques to Create Safety and Build Attunement

    Shame is an embodied belief that “Something is wrong with me.” Because shame exists in the body as well as in the mind, it is helpful for therapists to work with shame somatically. In this workshop, we will explore how to utilize somatic techniques to connect more quickly with the client and forge a strong therapeutic alliance.

    Presented by: Sheila Rubin LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon PhD, SEP

    A Workshop for Therapists and other Helping Professionals

    Saturday, May 2, 10am-6pm & Sunday, May 3, 10am-5:30pm

    In Berkeley, just off I-80

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by March 28

    Special price for interns

    13 CE credits available - CAMFT CE provider #134393 (See website for details)

    Shame is an embodied belief that “Something is wrong with me.” Because shame exists in the body as well as in the mind, it is helpful for therapists to work with shame somatically. In this workshop, we will explore how to utilize somatic techniques to connect more quickly with the client and forge a strong therapeutic alliance.

    We will:

    • Focus on using breathing and grounding to resource the client, becoming more aware of our own breathing and expanding it in the process.

    • Learn ways to help clients repair the disconnect between self and others—and between parts of the self—that have been created by shaming, inappropriate behavior or abuse.

    • Explore how to keep our clients more present in the room with us and counter over- verbalization, dissociation and freezing.

    • Learn techniques and theory from Wilhelm Reich (the father of Somatics), Peter Levine (Somatic Experiencing®), Ron Kurtz (Hakomi) and Eugene Gendlin (Focusing).

    There is no prerequisite for this course. It can be taken by itself or as part of a sequence.

    TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.HealingShame.com.

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

    For details about our complete training program in Healing Shame, visit our website. You can also check out articles and free Healing Shame webinars.

    www.HealingShame.com

    Presenter Bio: Sheila Rubin and Bret Lyon are leading authorities on healing shame. They have co-led Healing Shame workshops for over a decade, in many cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Berkeley, New York, Montreal, Ottawa, and Victoria, BC. Both have trained in EFT with Sue Johnson and in AEDP with Diana Fosha.

    Add'l Presenter Bio:

    EVENT LOCATION: Berkeley, CA

    COST: $375 full price / $350 with full payment by March 28. Special price for interns.

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.HealingShame.com. For more information, call Sheila at 415-820-3974 or email Sheila@HealingShame.com.

    REGISTER HERE: https://healingshame.com/new-events/2020/melting-the-shame-freeze-berkeley

    CEU INFORMATION: 13 CE credits available - CAMFT Approved CE provider #134393 (See website for details.)

    Member Name: Sheila Rubin

    Organization Name: Center for Healing Shame

    Email: sheila@healingshame.com

    Phone Number: (415) 820-3974

    Organization Website: https://healingshame.com/


    • 7 May 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    USABP Spotlight Webinar Series and The International International Association of Rubenfeld Synergist Present...

    Topic to be announced.

    Presented by Joan Brooks

    Learn More about The Rubenfeld Method


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    • 8 May 2020
    • 29 May 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Online

    Healing Shame in Couples and Other Important Relationships
    An online event
    Presented By: Sheila Rubin LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon PhD, SEP

    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. In this workshop we will explore the blame/shame game people who care about each other 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.

    Presenter Bio:
    Sheila Rubin and Bret Lyon are leading authorities on healing shame. They have co-led Healing Shame workshops for over a decade, in many cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Berkeley, New York, Montreal, Ottawa, and Victoria, BC. Both have trained in EFT with Sue Johnson and in AEDP with Diana Fosha.

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: Healing Shame in Couples and Other Important Relationships – ONLINE

    A Workshop for Therapists and other Helping Professionals

    With Sheila Rubin LMFT, RDT/BCT and Bret Lyon PhD, SEP

    Online using Zoom – Live and Recorded

    4 Fridays: May 8, 15, 22 and 29

    10am – 1:30pm Pacific Time

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by April 3

    Special price for interns

    13 CE credits available - CAMFT CE provider #134393 (See website for details)

    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. In this workshop we will explore the blame/shame game people who care about each other 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 avoid triggering feelings of inadequacy in yourself or in another person.
    • Talk about, have compassion for and heal past shaming incidents within the relationship.
    • Help each person to understand, have compassion, and be there for each other—to learn to face the shame dragon together, to avoid shaming in the present and heal shame from the past.

    There is no prerequisite for this course. It can be taken by itself or as part of a sequence.

    TO REGISTER, please visit the Schedule page at www.HealingShame.com.

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

    For details about our complete training program in Healing Shame, visit our website. You can also check out articles and free Healing Shame webinars.

    www.HealingShame.com

    The Center for Healing Shame is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs in California. Approved CE provider #134393. Berkeley and online courses meet the qualifications for 13 hours of continuing education credit. CE credits for PhDs and nurses licensed in California and PhDs, therapists and nurses licensed outside of California in the U.S. and Canada are available through the co-sponsorship of R. Cassidy Seminars. Please visit our website for details. The Center for Healing Shame maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    CEU INFORMATION: 13 CE credits available - CAMFT Approved CE provider #134393 (See website for details.)

    Center for Healing Shame
    https://healingshame.com


    • 9 May 2020
    • Newtown, CT

    Presented by: Dr. Karyne B. Wilner

    SHORT SUMMARY: The face represents Information you are willing to share with others. The throat, neck, and tongue represent receiving love and speaking the truth. The shoulders, arms, hands, upper chest, and upper back represent connecting to others and the ability to make things happen. In this seminar you will learn what the body communicates about personality and behavior and how to make changes to enhance one's life.

    Presenter Bio:
    Karyne B. Wilner, PsyD, licensed psychologist, has a private practice in Newtown, CT. She currently directs the Core Energetics Academy and was formerly Assistant Director of the International Institute for Core Energetics, Senior Director of the Brazilian Institute, and Associate Director in Australia. She has traveled widely giving lectures, workshops, and seminars, and she has written numerous journal articles about somatics and psychology. In addition to her training programs, she is presently teaching Master’s level Holistic Counseling courses at Salve Regina University in Newport RI. Her joy is in helping people become more authentic and lead richer, fuller lives.


    WHEN: May 09, 2020 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


    EVENT DESCRIPTION (Body Language: Face, Neck, and Chest):
    In this seminar, we will explore the body’s capacity to store and communicate messages and emotions outside of our conscious awareness. When the body becomes a receptacle for unacceptable emotions the mind does not want to process, these unknown and hidden emotions wield power, causing self-defeating behaviors.

    It is human nature to disown, discount, and repress feelings of anger, resentment, revenge, rejection, shame, fear, powerlessness, deep sadness, and shock, because we believe these feelings do not reflect our true selves. Taking up residence in our bodies, feelings hide behind tight jaws, grinding teeth, pulled up shoulders, tense muscles, frozen pelvises, dull eyes, and body fat.

    • Learn what the body communicates about one's deepest yearnings.

    • Learn how to read others.

    • Learn how to help people regain the shape, posture, and personality that is true to themselves.

    In this one day seminar, we explore the upper body. Part 2 and 3 will be given at later dates.


    EVENT LOCATION: 141 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470


    COST: Before April 15, $75.00; After $95.00

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
    register with Karyne at karynew@aol.com; or Call 401-316-7041 or go to www.drkarynewilner.com

    REGISTER HERE 

    CEU INFORMATION: NA


    Core Energetics Academy
    www.drkarynewilner.com


    • 14 May 2020
    • 17 May 2020
    • Racine, Wisconsin

    Pilgrim SoULL - Weekend 1

    The Nature of Being Human

    SHORT SUMMARY: Through direct teaching and experiences, students will learn to see spiritual, energetic and somatic experience as deeply, inevitably connected, and discover the continuity of life within the body and psyche. They will learn to recognize patterns within this movement, which include the Vertical Pulse, the Allometric Wave, the Circular Pulse and the Radial Pulse. Students will link these insights to existing developmental theories within somatic psychology, especially Neo-Reichian theories.

    Presented by: Jeanne Denney, Director, School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL)

    May 14 - 17, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL) is a multi-level somatically focused program about human life which helps you take your own life and work to a new level of depth and presence. SoULL’s primary task is to connect human helpers, healers and creatives with wisdom teachings sourced from the natural world so that they first recognize themselves and others as natural and find radical applications of this awareness. We live in much greater separation from Nature in our time than any other time in history. We seldom recognize ourselves as being actually a part of it. We fear change and death to extraordinary degrees, and resist the natural changes of our bodies, psyches or relationships. SoULL is a remedy for this distress that powerfully changes student’s outlooks on their own life and how professionals approach their human service work.

    Pilgrim SoULL is a 100+ hour program that runs (generally) from spring to fall. A primary goal of Pilgrim SoULL is to teach students to recognize the deep, energetic patterns within the life of the human being regardless of culture or race. It teaches how life energy naturally shapes us through every stage of bodily life, including its end. I call this our common human “Life Language”. It presents radical insights, not only on individual human life, but on relationships, community, and the deep, intrinsic connection between them. In its essence, Pilgrim SoULL is an initiation which teaches about birth, death, all that is between and after, the body, energy, how we grow, change, connect, release, die and love.

    Level 1 takes place over three residential weekends with distance learning and group dialogue in between.

    THE FIRST RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND IS CALLED "THE NATURE OF BEING HUMAN”

    You may attend Weekend 1 without committing to the Full Program.

    For more information about SoULL, Pilgrim SoULL, and other SoULL events, please visit: https://www.jeannedenney.com/the-school

    Presenter Bio: Jeanne Denney is a transpersonal and somatic psychotherapist, educator, a hospice worker, healer, and author of The Effects of Compassionate Presence on the Dying. She works in many venues to help people fearlessly embrace a life which includes aging and dying. Jeanne has spent years at bedsides, contributed pioneering ideas to somatic psychology, death and grief work, and been deeply involved with creating the Art of Dying projects in New York City. Her insights on energy and the body through aging, illness, and dying are derived from a wide lens of human experience and deep understanding of our mortal journey. Visit www.jeannedenney.com for more on Jeanne's work.

    EVENT LOCATION: DEKOVEN CENTER, Racine, Wisconsin

    May 14-17, 2020

    COST: Early Bird Registration before March 7, 2020: $750. After March 7: $850

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: We request you secure your spot and pay in full by March 15, 2020

    REGISTER HERE

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1oRuxultzKAxi-0XybqDvgHdNRoDlp02GJhxURr27do8/prefill


    • 21 May 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    • 31 May 2020
    • ONLINE

    The End of Trauma™ Course

    The End of Trauma™ Course is a 9-week online course that teaches tools and practices that work specifically and directly with the biology to get people out of suffering and onto the path of deeper healing.

    Presented by: Organic Intelligence®

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: May 31, 2020

    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: Aug 02, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:
    The End of Trauma™ Course is a 9-week online course that teaches tools and practices that work specifically and directly with the biology to get people out of suffering and onto the path of deeper healing.

    When our systems are well synchronized, we are well. And when they are out of sync, we are not well, and we are suffering. Learn to see the inevitable signs in your own system that are signals for the return of that re-synchronization process. Your nervous system wants to heal - and here we will deepen into the tools and strategies for making that happen.

    The course will feature weekly live coaching and weekly live webinars with OI Founder, Steve Hoskinson. He will speak directly to you on the science behind each week's topic, offer guidance on how to get the most out of the week's practices, and answer your questions. All the webinar replays, Q&A from coaching, video lessons, downloadable audios, the End of Trauma Workbook, and Bonus materials stay in your library for you to use at any time, for a lifetime. For more information: https://www.learnoi.org/the-end-of-trauma-course

    CE CREDITS

    15 CE Credits are available for the following professions: Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Nurses. It is the student’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state. For detailed information visit the CE Credits page. All CE credits are subject to change without prior notice.


    EVENT LOCATION: Online

    COST: $1,997.00 (Payment Plans and Scholarship Plans may be available)

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Join our waitlist here to receive a notification when registration has opened: https://www.learnoi.org/the-end-of-trauma-course

    REGISTER HERE: https://www.learnoi.org/the-end-of-trauma-course

    CEU INFORMATION: 15 CE Credits are available for the following professions: Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Nurses. It is the student’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state. For detailed information visit the CE Credits page. All CE credits are subject to change without prior notice.


    • 4 Jun 2020
    • 7 Jun 2020
    • Milano, Italy

    Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    This 80-hour training in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to make sense of the symptoms and issues of traumatized clients and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of how trauma is remembered and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how post-traumatic issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, you will discover new and deeper ways of helping clients resolve the traumatic past.

    Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Level I Training
    Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Esther Perez, MA, LMFT
    Presented By: Kekuni Minton, PhD

    3 Modules: MARCH 5 - JUNE 7, 2020
    Module 1: Mar 05 To Mar 08, 2020
    Module 2: Apr 02 To Apr 05, 2020
    Module 3: Jun 04 To Jun 07, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI

    Organizer for Italy:
    Maria Puliatti info@psicosoma.eu

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Hotel Doria, Via Andrea Doria, 22 - 20124, Milano

    COST: 3,300 EUR

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    For all information pertaining to this training, please contact the SPI Organizer for Italy: Maria Puliatti, info@psicosoma.eu

    Web Link for Registration

    http://www.psicosoma.eu/dodicesima-edizione-livello-I.htm


    • 5 Jun 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 15 Nov 2020
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 12 sessions
    • London, England

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Anthony Buckley and Kekuni Minton, PhD

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1: Jun 05 - Jun 07, 2020

    Module 2: Jul 03 - Jul 05, 2020

    Module 3: Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2020

    Module 4: Nov 13 - Nov 15, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION:

    London, England

    COST:

    £2700 plus a £500 deposit

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 5 Jun 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • ONLINE

    Shame and the Body: Body Image, Eating Disorders and Embodiment
    Learning to Love our Bodies at any Age

    A Workshop for Therapists and Other Helping Professionals

    SHORT SUMMARY: Our relationship with our body is our first and most important relationship. Yet many people feel uncomfortable in their own skin. This workshop focuses on aspects of body image and embodiment, including working directly with eating disorders. It will include theory and also be a process group with an experiential component. We will explore embodiment through somatic embodied processes, expressive arts and drama therapy.

    Online, using Zoom – Live and Recorded

    Four Fridays: June 5, 12, 19 & 26

    10am – 1:30pm Pacific Time

    $375 full price / $350 with full payment by April 24

    Special price for interns

    13 CE credits available (See website for details) - CAMFT CE provider #134393

    Our relationship with our body is our first and most important relationship. Yet many people feel uncomfortable in their own skin. When we are able to live in our bodies instead of hiding from them, we are able to have relationship with ourselves and then with others.

    This workshop focuses on aspects of body image and embodiment, including working directly with eating disorders. It will include theory and also be a process group with an experiential component. We will explore embodiment through somatic embodied processes, expressive arts and drama therapy. We will learn to help the client listen to the secret conversations inside, because those conversations have to do with perfectionism and shame.

    You will learn to help clients:

    • Move beyond the toxic shame into healthy shame that can allow healthy nourishment and pleasure.
    • Talk to the inner child at different ages.
    • Identify a kind inner coach.
    • Learn mindfulness techniques to feel into emptiness and fullness.
    • Work with the secret conversations inside.
    • Develop and/or deepen the relationship a person has with her body, which begins with kindness.
    • Learn to gently open to feeling the vital life force through embodied journal writing and movement, and through exploring the body’s story of embodiment.

    There is no prerequisite for this course. It can be taken by itself or as part of a sequence.

    For details about our complete training program in Healing Shame, visit our website, where you can also check out articles and free Healing Shame webinars.


    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: To register, please visit the Schedule page at www.HealingShame.com. For more information, call Sheila at 415-820-3974 or email Sheila@HealingShame.com.

    REGISTER HERE: https://healingshame.com/new-events/2020/shame-and-the-body-online

    www.HealingShame.com

    Presenter Bio: Sheila Rubin, MA, LMFT, RDT/BCT is a leading authority on healing shame. She co-created the Healing Shame – Lyon/Rubin method and is the Co-Director of the Center for Healing Shame, a continuing education provider that offers Healing Shame workshops to therapists and other helping professionals. She has delivered talks, presentations and workshops across the country and around the world, at conferences from Canada to Romania. Sheila has trained in AEDP, EFT, Hakomi and Drama Therapy and has developed therapy techniques integrating somatic and expressive modalities to work with the all-pervasive shame and trauma that underlie toxic family dynamics, eating disorders, and addictions. Her expertise, teaching, and writing contributions have been featured in numerous publications, including six books. She offers therapy through her private practice in Berkeley and online through Zoom, and she also offers consultation to therapists in person and over Skype.

    • 14 Jun 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Kentfield, California

    Tamalpa Experience with Iu-Hui Chua

    Presented By: Tamalpa Institute

    Facilitated By: Iu-Hui Chua
    Iu-Hui Chua devises physical theater, dance, and video performance. She has been a member of Anna Halprin’s Sea Ranch Collective and an associate teacher for Ms. Halprin. Iu-Hui has presented work at San Francisco International Arts Festival, Videoholica International Video Art Festival Bulgaria, SomaFest, Athens Digital Arts Festival, Mondavi Studio, and site-specific locations worldwide. She has also presented at Northern California Performance Platform at Stanford University and taught as a Lecturer at UC Davis. She has taught dance, theater, and the Tamalpa Life/Art work internationally.

    Event Start Date and Time: Jun 14, 2020 10:00 AM
    Event End Date and Time: Jun 14, 2020 05:00 PM

    Short Summary:

    In this Life/Art Dances workshop, we begin with a dive into the internal landscape of the sensorial body using guided somatic-based movement as a source for creative exploration and self-discovery.

    Event Description:

    How can we live our lives with more creativity? How can we make art with more meaning?

    In the Tamalpa Life/Art Process, movement and life are intertwined. Our bodies communicate our life experiences through movement, and this movement has the potential to connect us with the creative forces within. It can also open us up to new ways of expressing what lives inside of us.

    In this Life/Art Dances workshop, we begin with a dive into the internal landscape of the sensorial body using guided somatic-based movement as a source for creative exploration and self-discovery. The dances that arise from these movements will be further explored using drawing and creative writing. This creative use of various modes of expression enlivens the conversation between body, imagination, life experiences and art-making. This process creates the opportunity for you to make meaning from movement, and to uncover connections between your dances and your life experiences.

    No dance experience needed. Art supplies provided.

    Cost: $100


    Mountain Home Studio,
    15 Ravine Way
    Kentfield, CA 94904

    Registration Instructions:

    Visit website link or call (415) 457-8555

    Web Link for Registration:

    https://www.tamalpa.org/calendar/tamalpa-experience-with-iu-hui-chua/

    CEU Information:

    Pre-registration required to receive CEU-s. Provider #: 75903. This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours or continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For additional information about CEUs for this course contact us at info@tamalapa.org or call 415-457-8555. CEU’s will cost $ 31 for this workshop **A 4% Service Fee is INCLUDED in all PayPal and Credit Card transactions


    • 18 Jun 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    • 20 Jun 2020
    • 21 Jun 2020
    • Seattle, Washington

    Find Your Joy: An Introduction To Body-Psychotherapy
    Presented By / Facilitated By: Aylee Welch, LICSW

    This experiential workshop will give participants the opportunity to experience the basic premises of Somatic Psychotherapy that originated with Wilhelm Reich and now integrates Core Energetics and contemporary approaches including body-oriented approaches and current neurobiology and trauma therapy. The workshop combines lectures with movement and experiential opportunities. I also bring my understanding of many other practices to employ creativity and spirituality to enhance the journey.

    About the Presenter:
    Aylee Welch has been working with people in therapeutic environments, and writing and teaching since 1989, and has been certified in Core Energetics and Core Soma since 2006. Aylee is an Independent Clinical Social Worker licensed in Washington, California and Oregon.

    Day 1 Event Date: Jun 20, 2020
    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

    Day 2 Event Date: Jun 21, 2020
    09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    EVENT DETAILS

    Traditional psychotherapy works toward congruence in a person’s thinking, emotions, actions, and life choices. Body-oriented therapy understands that the body is also profoundly affected by our life experiences. Identifying and releasing attitudes and old images held in our physical structure adds an important component to therapy. This promotes lasting change, allowing for free flow of life energy from within us so we can more fully realize our life, our joy.

    This experiential workshop will give participants the opportunity to experience the basic premises of Somatic Psychotherapy that originated with Wilhelm Reich and now integrates Core Energetics and contemporary approaches including body-oriented approaches and current neurobiology and trauma therapy. The workshop combines lectures with movement and experiential opportunities. I also bring my understanding of many other practices to employ creativity and spirituality to enhance the journey.

    COST: early $285, later $325

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

    http://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com/specialevents


    • 20 Jun 2020
    • 24 Jun 2020
    • Kentfield, CA

    Tamalpa Summer Workshop: Movement as a Life/Art Process with Daria Halprin

    Short Summary: Throughout times movement, dance and the expressive arts have provided individuals and communities with a means of soulful expression, healing and connection with the spirit. This workshop will generate opportunities for participants to find such meaning connected with the real issues in their lives.

    Presented By: Tamalpa Institute

    Facilitated By: Daria Halprin

    Daria Halprin, teacher and author, is among the leading pioneers in the field of movement/dance and expressive arts education and therapy. Her work bridges the fields of somatic psychology, movement/dance therapy, expressive arts therapy, community-based arts & health education, organizational consultancy, leadership development, social change & performance. Bringing a life-long practice in the arts to her work, published writings include: Coming Alive; The Expressive Body in Life, Art and Therapy; contributing author Expressive Arts Therapy: Principles and Practices; Poesis: Essays On the Future of the Field; and Body Ensouled, Enacted and Entranced.

    Repeating Event: This is a multi-day event.

    Day 1 Event Date: Jun 20, 2020

    Day 1 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 1 Event End Time: 05:30 PM


    Day 2 Event Date: Jun 21, 2020

    Day 2 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 2 Event End Time: 05:30 PM


    Day 3 Event Date: Jun 22, 2020

    Day 3 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 3 Event End Time: 05:30 PM


    Day 4 Event Date: Jun 23, 2020

    Day 4 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 4 Event End Time: 05:30 PM


    Day 5 Event Date: Jun 24, 2020

    Day 5 Event Start Time: 10:00 AM

    Day 5 Event End Time: 05:30 PM

    Short Summary: Throughout times movement, dance and the expressive arts have provided individuals and communities with a means of soulful expression, healing and connection with the spirit. This workshop will generate opportunities for participants to find such meaning connected with the real issues in their lives.

    Event Description:

    Throughout time movement, dance, and the expressive arts have provided individuals and communities with a sense of soulful expression, healing, inspiration and connection with community and spirit. In our lives today, we need to reconnect in these ways.

    In this workshop, movement, drawing, poetic narrative, individual and group dance, reflective exchanges, performance and witnessing practices will generate new thresholds of exploration and expression. Away from the distractions of daily life, there will be time to feel and listen deeply to the powerful intelligence of the body, to play and express with imagination through the arts.

    Morning sessions will begin with somatic awareness, individual and group movement exploration to tune the physical body to sensation and feeling. Afternoon sessions will facilitate creative encounters with the art mediums of dance, drawing, spoken and written narrative in explorations of relevant themes and personal life experiences.

    Participants will:

    -Develop body/mind awareness and connection

    -Expand creative expression through art-making

    -Learn how movement/dance and expressive arts can be applied to their personal process and professional practices

    -Experience improvisation and performance designed for the beginner and the experienced alike

    -Explore old material in new ways

    -Generate new resources to bring into daily life

    This workshop is designed for everyone. No previous experience in dance or art is needed.

    For further information about the work and Daria Halprin: www.tamalpa.org

    Cost: $700 (with payment before May 4, 2020) $750 (after May 4th, 2020)

    Event Location:
    Mountain Home Studio,15 Ravine Way, Kentfield, CA 94904

    Registration Instructions: Visit website link or call (415) 457-8555

    Web Link for Registration: https://www.tamalpa.org/calendar/tamalpa-summer-workshop-movement-as-a-life-art-process-with-daria-halprin-2/

    CEU Information:

    Pre-registration required to receive CEU-s. Provider #: 75903. This course meets the qualifications for 30 hours or continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For additional information about CEUs for this course contact us at info@tamalapa.org or call 415-457-8555. CEU’s will cost $55 for this workshop **A 4% Service Fee is INCLUDED in all PayPal and Credit Card transactions

    Organization Name: Tamalpa Institute

    Organization Website: https://www.tamalpa.org


    • 8 Jul 2020
    • 21 Mar 2021
    • 20 sessions
    • San Francisco Bay Area

    NARM® Practitioner Training - SF Bay Area

    SHORT SUMMARY: The NARM® Practitioner Training is an advanced clinical training for the healing of complex trauma. Enrollment is open to psychotherapists, counselors, social workers & other mental health professionals who work with trauma.

    Presented by: Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, NMT

    MODULES: 4

    Module Day and Times: For each module listed below, the training occurs: Wednesday evening from 6:00-9:30 pm, Thursday – Saturday from 9:00 am – 6:30 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

    Module 1 Start Date: Jul 08, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Jul 12, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Sep 30, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Oct 04, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Dec 09, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Dec 13, 2020

    Module 4 Start Date: Mar 17, 2021
    Module 4 End Date: Mar 21, 2021


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    The NARM Therapist Training is an advanced clinical training designed to enhance the skills of professionals who work with developmental trauma. The training is intended for mental health practitioners with an active practice so the material presented in each module can be applied and developed. Graduate trainees and interns actively seeing clients are welcome to apply.

    Applications are approved on a case-by-case basis, and may include a personal interview with a NARM faculty member.

    NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM™) is an advanced clinical training for mental health and somatic practitioners who work with developmental trauma. NARM addresses relational and attachment trauma by working with early, unconscious patterns of disconnection that deeply affect our identity, emotions, physiology, behavior and relationships. Integrating a psychodynamic and body centered approach, NARM offers a comprehensive theoretical and clinical model for working with developmental trauma.

    NARM draws on psychodynamic models such as attachment and object relations theory, somatic models and character structure approaches, in addressing the link between psychological issues and the body. Working relationally in the present moment, and within a context of interpersonal neurobiology, NARM offers a new approach of working relationally that is a resource-oriented, non-regressive, non-cathartic, and ultimately non-pathologizing model. Grounded in mindfulness and contemplative spiritual practices, NARM supports a non-western orientation to the nature of personality. Learning how to work simultaneously with these diverse elements is a radical shift that has profound clinical implications for healing complex trauma and supporting personal and relational growth.

    In the NARM Practitioner Training, you will learn:

    The different skills needed to work with developmental versus shock trauma; when and why shock trauma interventions may be contraindicated in working with developmental trauma.

    How to address the complex interplay between nervous system dysregulation and identity distortions, such as toxic shame and guilt, low self-esteem, chronic self-judgment, and other psychobiological symptoms.

    How to work moment-by-moment with early adaptive survival styles that, while once life-saving, distort clients’ current life experience.

    When to work ‘bottom-up’, when to work ‘top-down’, and how to work with both simultaneously to meet the special challenges of developmental trauma.

    How to support clients with a mindful and progressive process of disidentification from identity distortions.

    A new, coherent theory for working with affect and emotions, which aims to support their psychobiological completion.

    Presenter Bio: Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, SEP, NMT is a NARM faculty trainer. Brad has studied under his mentor Dr. Laurence Heller for nearly 20 years and is a NARM Practitioner and Consultant. Brad is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Consultant and Instructor. Brad began his career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker in Asia which introduced him to personal and collective trauma. He became passionate about supporting individuals and communities in the transformation of trauma. Brad has since focused his work on the integration of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and wisdom from Spiritual Traditions and Traditional Cultures. Brad lives in a small town in Northern California with his family where he is a Somatic Psychotherapist, College Professor, and International Presenter on Shock and Developmental Trauma.


    EVENT LOCATION: Best Western Corte Madera Inn 56 Madera Blvd, Corte Madera CA 94925

    COST: We offer a variety of payment options, please explore on our website or email us at admin@narmtraining.com.

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please visit our website to submit your application! If you have any additional questions, please explore our website or email us at admin@narmtraining.com.

    REGISTER HERE: https://narmtraining.com/trainings/bay-area/

    CEU INFORMATION: 30 CEUs per module: Available for psychologists, psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, social workers and personal counselors. Additional cost for CEUs.

    Organization Name: NARM Training Institute

    Email: tori@narmtraining.com

    Phone Number: (616) 328-0264



    • 9 Jul 2020
    • 12 Jul 2020
    • Racine, Wisconsin

    Pilgrim SoULL, Weekend 2 - Racine, Wisconsin

    The Nature of Relationship

    SHORT SUMMARY: Students will examine how they develop, get ill, heal, inevitably end and also live forever. The inevitable experience of grief will be explored, as well as attachment, breakups, and the components of good and bad endings. In this weekend, we study the Horizontal Pulse, the Vertical Pulse, and the Dual Pulse, patterns of natural life movement within a relationship. In sum, we will be studying the energetics of human relationship and how they effect our bodies.

    Presented by: Jeanne Denney, Director, School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL)

    FIRST DAY EVENT: Jul 09, 2020

    LAST DAY OF EVENT: Jul 12, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    The School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL) is a multi-level somatically focused program about human life which helps you take your own life and work to a new level of depth and presence. SoULL’s primary task is to connect human helpers, healers and creatives with wisdom teachings sourced from the natural world so that they first recognize themselves and others as natural and find radical applications of this awareness. We live in much greater separation from Nature in our time than any other time in history. We seldom recognize ourselves as being actually a part of it. We fear change and death to extraordinary degrees, and resist the natural changes of our bodies, psyches or relationships. SoULL is a remedy for this distress that powerfully changes student’s outlooks on their own life and how professionals approach their human service work.

    Level 1 - Pilgrim SoULL is a 100+ hour program that runs (generally) from spring to fall. A primary goal of Pilgrim SoULL is to teach students to recognize the deep, energetic patterns within the life of the human being regardless of culture or race. It teaches how life energy naturally shapes us through every stage of bodily life, including its end. I call this our common human “Life Language”. It presents radical insights, not only on individual human life, but on relationships, community, and the deep, intrinsic connection between them. In its essence, Pilgrim SoULL is an initiation which teaches about birth, death, all that is between and after, the body, energy, how we grow, change, connect, release, die and love.

    Level 1 takes place over three residential weekends with distance learning and group dialogue in between.

    Weekend 2 THE NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP: July 9-12, 2020 will be held at the DeKoven Center in Racine Wisconsin

    Presenter Bio: Jeanne Denney is a transpersonal and somatic psychotherapist, educator, a hospice worker, healer, and author of The Effects of Compassionate Presence on the Dying. She works in many venues to help people fearlessly embrace a life which includes aging and dying. Jeanne has spent years at bedsides, contributed pioneering ideas to somatic psychology, death and grief work, and been deeply involved with creating the Art of Dying projects in New York City. Her insights on energy and the body through aging, illness, and dying are derived from a wide lens of human experience and deep understanding of our mortal journey. Visit www.jeannedenney.com for more on Jeanne's work.


    EVENT LOCATION: DEKOVEN CENTER, Racine, Wisconsin: July 9-12, 2020

    COST: Registration before June 1: $750/weekend Registration after June 1: $800/weekend

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: After July 1 Registration Closed.

    REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/fykW18yTc36oqBnUA


    • 16 Jul 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    USABP Spotlight Webinar Series and The Institute of CORE Energetics Present...

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    • 15 Aug 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 16 Aug 2020
    • Seattle, Washington

    The Body's Cycle Of Learning: A Somatic Journey for Transforming Outdated Belief Systems

    Presented By / Facilitated By: Aylee Welch, LICSW

    More information to come soon.

    Aylee Welch has been working with people in therapeutic environments, and writing and teaching since 1989, and has been certified in Core Energetics and Core Soma since 2006. Aylee is an Independent Clinical Social Worker licensed in Washington, California and Oregon.

    Day 1 Event Date: Aug 15, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Day 2 Event Date: Aug 16, 2020. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM


    EVENT LOCATION: Seattle, WA

    COST: coming soon

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    http://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com/specialevents


    • 20 Aug 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    • 24 Aug 2020
    • 28 Aug 2020
    • The Charlie Hotel, West Hollywood, CA

     A Theoretical and Experiential Exploration of Body-Based Sex Therapy

    Presented By: Stella Resnick, PhD

    SUMMARY:

    The ERST training integrates body-based Gestalt therapy, sex therapy, couples therapy, and interpersonal neurobiology. ERST is a holistic body-mind approach to individual and couples’ sexual enhancement through present-centered experiential processing, breath awareness and intention. The work is supported by the latest developments in neurobiology, grounded in an understanding of human sexual biodiversity, and attuned to the critical roles of pleasure and play in healing, health, and happiness.

    Presenter bio:

    Stella Resnick, PhD is a clinical psychologist, trainer, author, speaker, and AASECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor. She trained with both Fritz and Laura Perls and many other early pioneers in body psychotherapy. She has been studying interpersonal neurobiology and attachment theory since 2001 and has been in a peer study group with Allan Schore for ten years. Her full-spectrum approach (cognitive-somatic and experiential-behavioral) focuses on the quality of life and health benefits of not only resolving chronic emotional pain but also specifically enhancing the capacity to enjoy pleasure and play. She views sexuality holistically, as a core aspect of the whole person and recognizes sexual development, and sex-negative or positive programin,g as intricately intertwined with the self-development from infancy, through childhood, adolescence, and throughout the lifespan. Stella received her doctorate at Indiana University, interned at UC Medical Center's Langley Porter NPI and has been practicing and training therapists in the U.S. and abroad for decades. She specializes in couples and sex therapy in Beverly Hills, CA and trains and supervises therapists in Embodied Relational Sex Therapy™ (ERST). She has written three books focused on pleasure: The Pleasure Zone: Why We Resist Good Feelings; The Heart of Desire: Keys to the Pleasures of Love; and her latest book, Body-to-Body Intimacy: Transformation through Love, Sex, and Neurobiology (2019) on which the ERST training is based.

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: August 24, 2020
    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: August 28, 2020

    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    Embodied Relational Sex Therapy Training™ (ERST)

    A Theoretical and Experiential Exploration of Body-Based Sex Therapy

    Sexual health is an essential area of study in the training of all psychotherapists both for personal growth and for professional development. Participants will explore body-based present-centered experiential Gestalt methods and have opportunities to process their own emotional, sexual and relational repair and pleasure enhancement.

    With Stella Resnick, PhD

    27 hours each workshop, Part I March 2 through March 6, 2020 and Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28, 2020

    Groups meet Monday through Thursday 10 am to 6:30 pm each day and Friday 10am to 1pm

    Total of 54 CEs for APA, MFT, LCSW, and more through R. Cassidy Seminars

    The ERST 2020 Program

    Full Program: Two Five-Day workshops,

    Part I: Mon. March 2 through Fri. March 6, 2020
    Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28, 2020

    Part I: Mon. March 2 through Fri. March 6: Sexuality at the Core of the Whole Person

    Module One: A New Look at Sexual Problems: Tracing embodied relational sexual roots in childhood, and adolescence, to adult pleasure and happiness.

    Module Two: Sexual Healing Heals More than Sex: Working with the breath, sensory awareness, intuitive sensing, memories, emotions, and stress regulation, to heal shame, embrace authenticity, and broaden expansive pleasures.

    Part II: Mon. August 24 through Fri. August 28: Embodied Relational SexTherapy for Couples

    Module Three: Calling Forth Authentic Love and Desire: Processing relational and sexual trauma, repairing trust, integrating love, sex, and commitment.

    Module Four: Couples’ Sexual Fulfillment and Interpersonal Growth: Authenticity, empathy, the integrated sexual self, essentials of romance and play, sexual aliveness, synchrony in breath, left brain sex vs. right brain sex, mindful eroticism.

    Enrollment is limited. For more information & to register, visit: https://www.drstellaresnick.com/professionals

    Part I and Part II are also available for separate registration and attendance, Couples are welcomed at a discounted rate.

    EVENT LOCATION: The Charlie Hotel, West Hollywood, CA

    COST: $1950 for each workshop; $3875 for Full Program

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Fill out the registration form and send in payment of $1950 to hold your place for Part I, or $3875 for the full program of Part I and II.

    Web Link for Registration: https://www.drstellaresnick.com/professionals

    CEU INFORMATION:
    Part 1: 27 CEs, Part II: 27 CEs; Total Program: 54 CEs for APA, MFT, LCSW, and more through R. Cassidy Seminars


    • 4 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 30 Jan 2021
    • (UTC-00:00)
    • 11 sessions
    • Belfast, UK

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Jennifer Gardner MA, LICSW, CST

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Sep 04, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Sep 06, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Oct 30, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Nov 01, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Dec 11, 2020
    Module 3 End Date: Dec 13, 2020

    Module 4 Start Date: Jan 28, 2020
    Module 4 End Date: Jan 30, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION:

    Belfast 

    COST:

    2400 GBP

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 7 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11 Sep 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Seattle, Washington

    Experiential Therapy Training Program - Third Year Cohort

    Incorporating the work of Wilhelm Reich and Core Energetics with contemporary therapies and indigenous practices, students of SSBP's integrative certification program gain a strong foundation from which to organize their approach to clients. The result is as spiritual as it is psychological, opening the client's perception to the greater world around them as well as to their own unique offering which I call "Referencing From the Self".

    Presented by: Aylee Welch, LICSW

    Event Date: Sep 07 - 11, 2020
    Times:  9am to 6 pm

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: As a therapist, I consider myself a tracker, scouting reaction patterns that are experienced on all levels of our physiology. At SSBP, we hone our tracking skills to understand the original needs of our defensive patterns, discerning the reasons behind the current form. Meeting these needs in their original energetic allows for new perceptions and experiences to arise. Through patient observation and awareness we learn specific interventions in a combination of individual and group therapy. We also teach how to gently open the physical system to dissolve the limitations created through holding patterns developed over decades.

    As an Herbalist and Ceremonialist the program is truly an integrative mind-body therapy training. I bring teachings on basic health and its effect on our well-being, and the power of the Imaginal Realm and its role in healing. Graduates will gain skills to assess from a body-oriented viewpoint based on the tradition of Core Energetics, to organize information and back up their choice of interventions through the treatment plan over time. An additional Practitioner's Skills track is available for attendees who do not already work in the profession in order for them to achieve Certification.

    Class Topics

    Tracking ~ Developing Heart Perception ~ The Yes and the No ~ Body-Reading ~ Core Energetics and The Work of Wilhelm Reich, Alexander Lowen and John Pierrakos~ Character Structure and its Application in the 21st Century ~ The Segments of the Body and Their Impact in Perception & Life Patterns~ Leading Safe Process Groups ~ Herbs for Mental Health ~ Working From Within the Imaginal Realm and Its Affect On Neuroplasticity ~ Ceremony for Health and Healing ~ Current-Diagnostics in a Larger Context ~ Somatic Therapy Approaches ~ Counter-Transference in Body-Therapy ~ Working with Dreams and Imagery ~ Trauma & it's Treatment ~ Working With Our Many Internal "Parts" ~ Clearing Spaces Internally and in the Environment ~ Interpersonal Work in the Group Setting ~ Movement to Impact Body Structure ~ Referencing From the Self

    Presenter Bio: Aylee Welch has been working with people in therapeutic environments, and writing and teaching since 1989, and has been certified in Core Energetics and Core Soma since 2006. Aylee is an Independent Clinical Social Worker licensed in Washington, California and Oregon.

    EVENT LOCATION: Seattle, WA

    COST: please inquire individually

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

    http://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com


    Seattle School of Body-Psychotherapy
    Email: ayleewelch@bodypsychotherapy.us
    Phone Number: (206) 910-9766
    Organization Website: https://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com


    • 11 Sep 2020
    • (CDT)
    • 20 Mar 2021
    • (CDT)
    • 12 sessions
    • Chicago, Illinois

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Anne Westcott, MSW, LICSW, Rebeca Farca, LMFT

    Over 4 modules -

    September 11-12, 2020
    October 30-31, 2020 
    December 4-5, 2020 
    January 8-9, 2021 
    February 5-6, 2021 
    March 19-20, 2021

    > modules times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

    COST: $3,200 USD

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 11 Sep 2020
    • 11 Apr 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • Boulder, CO

    2019-2021: Comprehensive Training in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy
    Faculty: Certified Hakomi Trainers: Melissa Grace, MA (Lead Trainer) with guest faculty Jaci Hull, LMFT, and others.
    Schedule: 16 blocks: Friday and Saturday, and Sunday 9:30 am – 5:45 pm
    Dates:
    Module One: 2019: Nov. 1-3, Dec. 13-15
    2020: Jan. 24-26, March 6-8, April 24-26, May 29-31, June 26-28, July 24-26
    Module Two: 2020: Sept. 11-13, Oct. 23-25, Dec. 11-13
    2021: Jan. 15-17, Feb. 26-28, April 9-11, May 21-23, June 25-27
    CEs available for: MFTs, psychologists, social workers and professional counselors.
    For tuition and a detailed course description, download the training flyer
    For more information call 303-499-6699, email
    HakomiTR@aol.comor click here.

    • 12 Sep 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Kentfield, CA

    Tamalpa Experience: Life/Art Dances with Joy Cosculluela

    Presented By: Tamalpa Institute
    Facilitated By: Joy Cosculluela

    Short Summary:

    In this introductory workshop, participants are introduced to The Tamalpa Life/ Art Process, an approach that enlivens dialogue between body and imagination, and life experiences and art-making. Using movement, drawing, poetic writing, and improvisational performance, participants will tap into art’s symbolic language to explore current life themes and generate new resources.

    Joy Cosculluela, RSME, MFA, CMT draws from her rich background as an artist-woman-immigrant-bodyworker whose dance practice is inspired by the indigenous practice of wayfinding, the process of navigating our relationship to the environment. Performance as an act of staying present, navigating the known and the unknown, showing up with curiosity, courage, and compassion.

    Event Start Date and Time: Sep 12, 2020 10:00 AM

    Event End Date and Time: Sep 12, 2020 05:00 PM

    Short Summary:

    In this introductory workshop, participants are introduced to The Tamalpa Life/ Art Process, an approach that enlivens dialogue between body and imagination, and life experiences and art-making. Using movement, drawing, poetic writing, and improvisational performance, participants will tap into art’s symbolic language to explore current life themes and generate new resources.

    Event Description:

    How does your life shape your dance? How does your dance shape your life? How can movement inspire and renew your creativity?

    In the Tamalpa Life / Art Process, movement and life are intertwined. The body contains our life experiences and movement is our primary language. When we dance, we say something about our lives. When we dance our lives, we also connect with the creative forces that live within and open to new ways of expressing who we are.

    In this introductory workshop, participants are introduced to The Tamalpa Life/ Art Process, an approach that enlivens dialogue between body and imagination, and life experiences and art-making. Using somatic-based movement, drawing, poetic writing, and improvisational performance, participants will tap into art’s symbolic language to explore current life themes and generate new resources.

    Art materials provided.

    Cost: $100

    Event Location:

    Mountain Home Studio,
    15 Ravine Way,
    Kentfield, CA 94904

    Registration Instructions:

    Visit website link or call (415) 457-8555

    Register Here

    https://www.tamalpa.org/calendar/tamalpa-experience-life-art-dances-with-joy-cosculluela-3/

    CEU Information:

    Pre-registration required to receive CEU-s. Provider #: 75903. This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours or continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCS, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. For additional information about CEUs for this course contact us at info@tamalapa.org or call 415-457-8555. CEU’s will cost $31 for this workshop


    • 17 Sep 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Zoom
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    USABP Spotlight Webinar Series and Radical Aliveness Institute Present...

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    Presented by Ann Bradney

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    • 18 Sep 2020
    • 28 Mar 2021
    • 12 sessions
    • Seattle, Washington

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Kelley Callahan, PhD, Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe PhD, RCC

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Sep 18, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Sep 20, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Nov 20, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Nov 22, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Jan 08, 2021
    Module 3 End Date: Jan 10, 2021

    Module 4 Start Date: Mar 26, 2021
    Module 4 End Date: Mar 28, 2021

    > modules times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Seattle, Washington

    COST: $3,200 USD

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 28 Sep 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 2 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Seattle, Washington

    Experiential Therapy Training Program - Second Year Cohort

    Incorporating the work of Wilhelm Reich and Core Energetics with contemporary therapies and indigenous practices, students of SSBP's integrative certification program gain a strong foundation from which to organize their approach to clients. The result is as spiritual as it is psychological, opening the client's perception to the greater world around them as well as to their own unique offering which I call "Referencing From the Self".

    Presented by: Aylee Welch, LICSW

    Day 1 Event Date: Sep 28, 2020

    Day 2 Event Date: Sep 29, 2020

    Day 3 Event Date: Sep 30, 2020

    Day 4 Event Date: Oct 01, 2020

    Day 5 Event Date: Oct 02, 2020

    Times:  9am to 6 pm

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: As a therapist, I consider myself a tracker, scouting reaction patterns that are experienced on all levels of our physiology. At SSBP, we hone our tracking skills to understand the original needs of our defensive patterns, discerning the reasons behind the current form. Meeting these needs in their original energetic allows for new perceptions and experiences to arise. Through patient observation and awareness we learn specific interventions in a combination of individual and group therapy. We also teach how to gently open the physical system to dissolve the limitations created through holding patterns developed over decades.

    As an Herbalist and Ceremonialist the program is truly an integrative mind-body therapy training. I bring teachings on basic health and its effect on our well-being, and the power of the Imaginal Realm and its role in healing. Graduates will gain skills to assess from a body-oriented viewpoint based on the tradition of Core Energetics, to organize information and back up their choice of interventions through the treatment plan over time. An additional Practitioner's Skills track is available for attendees who do not already work in the profession in order for them to achieve Certification.

    Class Topics

    Tracking ~ Developing Heart Perception ~ The Yes and the No ~ Body-Reading ~ Core Energetics and The Work of Wilhelm Reich, Alexander Lowen and John Pierrakos~ Character Structure and its Application in the 21st Century ~ The Segments of the Body and Their Impact in Perception & Life Patterns~ Leading Safe Process Groups ~ Herbs for Mental Health ~ Working From Within the Imaginal Realm and Its Affect On Neuroplasticity ~ Ceremony for Health and Healing ~ Current-Diagnostics in a Larger Context ~ Somatic Therapy Approaches ~ Counter-Transference in Body-Therapy ~ Working with Dreams and Imagery ~ Trauma & it's Treatment ~ Working With Our Many Internal "Parts" ~ Clearing Spaces Internally and in the Environment ~ Interpersonal Work in the Group Setting ~ Movement to Impact Body Structure ~ Referencing From the Self

    Presenter Bio: Aylee Welch has been working with people in therapeutic environments, and writing and teaching since 1989, and has been certified in Core Energetics and Core Soma since 2006. Aylee is an Independent Clinical Social Worker licensed in Washington, California and Oregon.

    EVENT LOCATION: Seattle, WA

    COST: please inquire individually

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

    http://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com


    Seattle School of Body-Psychotherapy
    Email: ayleewelch@bodypsychotherapy.us
    Phone Number: (206) 910-9766
    Organization Website: https://www.bodypsychotherapyschool.com


    • 30 Sep 2020
    • 9 Apr 2021
    • 12 sessions
    • Jyvaskyla, Finland

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Marko Punkanen, Anthony Buckley

    Over 4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Sep 30, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Oct 02, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Nov 25, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Nov 27, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Jan 27, 2021
    Module 3 End Date: Jan 29, 2021

    Module 4 Start Date: Apr 07, 2021
    Module 4 End Date: Apr 09, 2021

    > modules times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Seattle, Washington

    COST: 2500 EUR

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 7 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 16 Apr 2021
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 12 sessions
    • Oslo, Norway

    SHORT SUMMARY:
    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.

    Level 1: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory

    Presented By: Marko Punkanen, Anthony Buckley

    4 modules -

    Module 1 Start Date: Oct 07, 2020
    Module 1 End Date: Oct 09, 2020

    Module 2 Start Date: Dec 02, 2020
    Module 2 End Date: Dec 04, 2020

    Module 3 Start Date: Feb 03, 2021
    Module 3 End Date: Feb 05, 2021

    Module 4 Start Date: Apr 14, 2021
    Module 4 End Date: Apr 16, 2021

    > modules times: 9:00am-5:30pm all days


    EVENT DESCRIPTION:

    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.

    EVENT LOCATION: Oslo, Norway

    COST: 30,000 NOK

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290, admissions@sensorimotor.org.

    Web Link for Registration

    https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/s91300022/detail


    • 8 Oct 2020
    • 11 Oct 2020
    • Racine, Wisconsin

    The Nature of Community

    SHORT SUMMARY: Students put learning about individuals and relationships together to explore larger systems of energy: families, groups and communities. Common group energy forms; the leadership of these forms; group identity and conflict; individual roles within groups; and the role of communities in our understanding of life purpose will be explored. Students will look at how communities impact individual development and relationship processes, and elements of wise and sustainable communities.

    Presented by: Jeanne Denney, Director, School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL)

    Presented on:

    FIRST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: Oct 08, 2020
    LAST DAY AND TIME OF EVENT: Oct 11, 2020


    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The School of Unusual Life Learning (SoULL) is a multi-level somatically focused program about human life which helps you take your own life and work to a new level of depth and presence. SoULL’s primary task is to connect human helpers, healers and creatives with wisdom teachings sourced from the natural world so that they first recognize themselves and others as natural and find radical applications of this awareness. We live in much greater separation from Nature in our time than any other time in history. We seldom recognize ourselves as being actually a part of it. We fear change and death to extraordinary degrees, and resist the natural changes of our bodies, psyches or relationships. SoULL is a remedy for this distress that powerfully changes student’s outlooks on their own life and how professionals approach their human service work.

    Level 1 - Pilgrim SoULL is a 100+ hour program that runs (generally) from spring to fall. A primary goal of Pilgrim SoULL is to teach students to recognize the deep, energetic patterns within the life of the human being regardless of culture or race. It teaches how life energy naturally shapes us through every stage of bodily life, including its end. I call this our common human “Life Language”. It presents radical insights, not only on individual human life, but on relationships, community, and the deep, intrinsic connection between them. In its essence, Pilgrim SoULL is an initiation which teaches about birth, death, all that is between and after, the body, energy, how we grow, change, connect, release, die and love.

    Level 1 takes place over three residential weekends with distance learning and group dialogue in between.

    Weekend 1: THE NATURE OF BEING HUMAN is offered twice this year, in two locations. See our additional advertisement for registration about these events:

    STONY POINT CENTER in Stony Point, New York: April16-19, 2020

    DEKOVEN CENTER in Racine, Wisconsin: May 14-17, 2020

    Weekend 2: THE NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP: July 9-12, 2020 is being offered in Wisconsin only. See our additional advertisement for registration about this event.

    Weekend 3 THE NATURE OF COMMUNITY : October 8-11, 2020 is being held at the DeKoven Center in Racine Wisconsin.

    Presenter Bio: Jeanne Denney is a transpersonal and somatic psychotherapist, educator, a hospice worker, healer, and author of The Effects of Compassionate Presence on the Dying. She works in many venues to help people fearlessly embrace a life which includes aging and dying. Jeanne has spent years at bedsides, contributed pioneering ideas to somatic psychology, death and grief work, and been deeply involved with creating the Art of Dying projects in New York City. Her insights on energy and the body through aging, illness, and dying are derived from a wide lens of human experience and deep understanding of our mortal journey. Visit www.jeannedenney.com for more on Jeanne's work.

    EVENT LOCATION: DEKOVEN CENTER, Racine, Wisconsin: October 8-11, 2020

    COST: Registration before June 1: $750/weekend. Registration after June 1: $800/weekend

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: It is recommended to register for Weekend 2 and 3 before June 1, 2020 to secure your spot.

    REGISTER HERE: https://forms.gle/5CgEKikSqEdBkbXV9


    • 16 Oct 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Chicago, Illinois

    Integral Somatic Psychology Demo - Chicago, IL
    Presented by: Dr. Raja Selvam

    This is demo is followed by a weekend workshop. 

    How to work with the effect of trauma on development and attachment with greater efficiency through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance

    The workshop will demonstrate how to improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in working with attachment issues through: 1) a differentiated understanding of how developmental and shock trauma can affect developmental tasks in stages of early childhood development (existence, need, autonomy) and cause variations in a person’s attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, disorganized); and 2) the tools of emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™).

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The workshop is offered in one 3-day workshop. Optional demonstration day offered ahead of workshop (October 16).

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    How an insecure attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, or disorganized) shows up as specific adulthood difficulties depends on the stage of childhood in which the developmental or shock traumas affected our relational capacities and the specific developmental tasks affected in that stage of development.

    This three-day workshop will describe and demonstrate how to work with adult relationship difficulties differentiated in terms of attachment styles and various developmental tasks in at least three early stages of development using clinical strategies of inter-personal resonance and emotional embodiment from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™), a modality based partly on emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

    • Learn to work with avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized styles of insecure attachment and their variations that are often in the form implicit sensorimotor emotional memories through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn to identify and work with the different developmental tasks or functions in at least three early stages of childhood development (existence, need, and autonomy) the wounding of which by developmental and shock traumas determine specific vulnerabilities driving the insecure attachment styles.

    • Learn how to access and work with a wider range of emotions especially sensorimotor emotions in relation to attachment and relationship from the very first session with a client.

    • Learn how to help clients work through and develop a greater capacity for extremely difficult emotional experiences having to do with attachment and relationship faster by using the body as container and regulator.

    • Learn how to improve your ability to regulate your client emotionally through embodied attunement, a very important component of effective attachment work, through specific skills of inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn about how the emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology can help improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in all therapies including body-oriented modalities such as Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy®, through embodiment of a greater range of emotions from the very first session with clients.

    In the three-day workshop, Dr. Raja Selvam will cover all of the above topics. The format of the workshop will be lectures, live demonstrations with workshop participants (at least two per day), questions and answers, and short, guided dyadic and group exercises to make the workshop experiential for the participants as well as to manage activation among them. To impart as much knowledge as possible during the short three-day workshop and to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise, there will be no lengthy practice sessions among participants.

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/trauma-development-attachment/

    CHICAGO (OAKBROOK, IL) Information - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/chicago-attachment-2020/

    Presenter Bio: Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist (California license number PSY30233), is the developer of Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™) taught in nearly twenty countries in North and South Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He is also a senior trainer in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional trauma trainings. Dr. Selvam’s eclectic approach draws from bodywork systems of Postural Integration, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Polarity Therapy, body psychotherapy systems of Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Bodynamic Analysis, Jungian and Archetypal psychologies, psychoanalytic schools of Object Relations and Inter-Subjectivity, Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), Affective Neuroscience, Quantum Physics, Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

    EVENT LOCATION: Chicago (Oakbrook, IL) - The Hyatt Lodge

    COST: Early registration $595. Full workshop tuition $645. Optional Demo Day $195 (October 16).

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Early registration ends September 16, 2020. Chicago Coordinator: Donna Amstutz - donnaramstutz@comcast.net, (630) 750-3907

    REGISTER HERE: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/training-schedule/#trauma

    CEU INFORMATION: 18 CE credits are available for each 3-day workshop. Cost is $45 per module (18 CE credits). For more details please go to: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/ce-credits/


    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 9:30 AM
    • 19 Oct 2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Chicago, Illinois

    Trauma, Development, and Attachment Workshop - Chicago, IL
    Presented by: Dr. Raja Selvam

    How to work with the effect of trauma on development and attachment with greater efficiency through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance

    The workshop will demonstrate how to improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in working with attachment issues through: 1) a differentiated understanding of how developmental and shock trauma can affect developmental tasks in stages of early childhood development (existence, need, autonomy) and cause variations in a person’s attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, disorganized); and 2) the tools of emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™).

    EVENT DESCRIPTION: The workshop is offered in one 3-day workshop. Optional demonstration day offered ahead of workshop (October 16).

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    How an insecure attachment style (avoidant, ambivalent, or disorganized) shows up as specific adulthood difficulties depends on the stage of childhood in which the developmental or shock traumas affected our relational capacities and the specific developmental tasks affected in that stage of development.

    This three-day workshop will describe and demonstrate how to work with adult relationship difficulties differentiated in terms of attachment styles and various developmental tasks in at least three early stages of development using clinical strategies of inter-personal resonance and emotional embodiment from Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™), a modality based partly on emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

    • Learn to work with avoidant, ambivalent, and disorganized styles of insecure attachment and their variations that are often in the form implicit sensorimotor emotional memories through emotional embodiment and inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn to identify and work with the different developmental tasks or functions in at least three early stages of childhood development (existence, need, and autonomy) the wounding of which by developmental and shock traumas determine specific vulnerabilities driving the insecure attachment styles.

    • Learn how to access and work with a wider range of emotions especially sensorimotor emotions in relation to attachment and relationship from the very first session with a client.

    • Learn how to help clients work through and develop a greater capacity for extremely difficult emotional experiences having to do with attachment and relationship faster by using the body as container and regulator.

    • Learn how to improve your ability to regulate your client emotionally through embodied attunement, a very important component of effective attachment work, through specific skills of inter-personal resonance.

    • Learn about how the emerging paradigms of embodied cognition and emotion in cognitive neuroscience and psychology can help improve outcomes and shorten treatment times in all therapies including body-oriented modalities such as Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy®, through embodiment of a greater range of emotions from the very first session with clients.

    In the three-day workshop, Dr. Raja Selvam will cover all of the above topics. The format of the workshop will be lectures, live demonstrations with workshop participants (at least two per day), questions and answers, and short, guided dyadic and group exercises to make the workshop experiential for the participants as well as to manage activation among them. To impart as much knowledge as possible during the short three-day workshop and to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise, there will be no lengthy practice sessions among participants.

    FOR THE FULL CURRICULUM - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/trauma-development-attachment/

    CHICAGO (OAKBROOK, IL) Information - https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/chicago-attachment-2020/

    Presenter Bio: Dr. Raja Selvam, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist (California license number PSY30233), is the developer of Integral Somatic Psychology™ (ISP™) taught in nearly twenty countries in North and South Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He is also a senior trainer in Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing (SE) professional trauma trainings. Dr. Selvam’s eclectic approach draws from bodywork systems of Postural Integration, Biodynamic Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Polarity Therapy, body psychotherapy systems of Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Bodynamic Analysis, Jungian and Archetypal psychologies, psychoanalytic schools of Object Relations and Inter-Subjectivity, Somatic Experiencing® (SE™), Affective Neuroscience, Quantum Physics, Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

    EVENT LOCATION: Chicago (Oakbrook, IL) - The Hyatt Lodge

    COST: Early registration $595. Full workshop tuition $645. Optional Demo Day $195 (October 16).

    REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS: Early registration ends September 16, 2020. Chicago Coordinator: Donna Amstutz - donnaramstutz@comcast.net, (630) 750-3907

    REGISTER HERE: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/training-schedule/#trauma

    CEU INFORMATION: 18 CE credits are available for each 3-day workshop. Cost is $45 per module (18 CE credits). For more details please go to: https://integralsomaticpsychology.com/ce-credits/