The Hakomi Institute, in a USABP Spotlight Series Event, present a guided embodied exploration. Taught and led by Rebecca Lincoln, LPC, Certified Hakomi Teacher
2 CE credits available
This live event is recorded for on-demand home study viewing by members and paid registrants
Are you a therapist in a setting working with underserved populations? This webinar will offer somatic activities to enhance your work with clients. For advanced students of Hakomi this webinar brings a fresh take on utilizing Hakomi with underserved populations.
Honoring the bio-psycho-social world of our clients is deeply important when applying somatic therapies. This webinar will introduce you to Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy’s unique application of mindfulness. We will spend some time raising awareness of internalized impacts of systems of oppression. We will consider the dynamics of safety and trust when building relationship with people who are part of underserved populations.
Through experiential exercises, you will explore the implementation of mindful self-study as an approach to illuminate internalized impacts of our bio-psycho-social worlds and offer clients opportunity for embodied empowerment. At the core of this presentation is a deeply held belief that it is a practitioner’s role to respect a client’s voice in how they choose to interact with systemic oppression. Hakomi’s approach to transformation bridges loving presence and mindful awareness to listen for what arises from within a person and provide attuned facilitation of healing.
Main Points of Workshop
▪ Understanding Hakomi’s unique application of mindfulness
▪ Identifying key underserved populations
▪ Considerations in building safety and trust with underserved populations
▪ Utilizing mindfulness to illuminate and transform the internalized impact of systemic oppression
▪ Empowered embodiment as transformation
▪ Creating context for empowered embodiment to be portable.
Participants will be able to:
▪ Apply three considerations in creating safety and trust with under-served populations
▪ Conduct one mindful self-study strategy to access internalized impacts of system oppression
▪ Utilize an understanding of empowered embodiment
▪ Explain to their client how to integrate these tools learned in counseling session and apply them outside the session
Instructor’s Bio: Rebecca Lincoln, LPC-S, Certified Hakomi Teacher
Rebecca Lincoln, LPC-S (she/her/hers) resides in the piney woods of rural East Texas. She is an adjunct instructor with the University of Texas at Tyler and teaches in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program in the Department of Psychology and Counseling. Ms. Lincoln is certified as a Hakomi Teacher with the Hakomi Institute. Her counseling experience includes working in both non-profit facilities as well as in the private sector. Over the last twenty years through state grants she has worked with school-based/home-based services. Early in her education she volunteered with a county correctional facility; and, she worked for eight years with a local non-profit center where she served as both a psychotherapist and as clinical director. As often happens in a rural community and in a non-profit setting, Ms. Lincoln has worked with people from various races, ethnicities, gender orientations, sexual orientations, physical abilities, and faith orientations. Her teaching includes an awareness of the multi-layered aspects of identity, and she continues to deepen her understanding of the impacts of internalized systemic oppression.
Costs and CE Credits
2 CE credits available
Course fee is free to member (add $15 for CEs)
$45 for non-members (add $15 for CEs)
This live event is recorded for on-demand home study viewing by members and paid registrants. Home study coursework for CE credits requires taking a quiz.
Learn About and Get Training and Resource Info from the The Hakomi Institute
Tait-Jamieson, S. (2016) Using Hakomi to mediate cultural Differences. Hakomi Forum, (28)
Lincoln, R. (2016) Applications of hakomi mindfulness-centered somatic psychotherapy in a non-profit setting. Hakomi Forum, (28) https://hakomiinstitute.com/Forum/Issue28/2016_Hakomi_Forum_Lincoln.pdf
Weiss, H., Johanson, G., & Monda, L. (2015) Hakomi mindfulness-centered somatic psychotherapy: A comprehensive guide to theory and practice. New York: W.W. Norton & Company
Menakem, R. (2020, June 04) Notice the rage; notice the silence [On Being with Krista Tippet]
Berzoff, J. (2012, June 25) Psychodynamic therapy with vulnerable and oppressed populations: Interview with Joan Berzoff, M.S.W. Ed.D. (The Social Work Podcast, episode 72)
Johnson, R. (2019) Oppression embodied: The intersecting dimensions of trauma, oppression, and somatic psychology. Embodied Philosophy, (013)s
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