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Children & Focusing Roundtable Series - Exploring Nightmares With Children

  • 24 May 2022
  • Online

In every dream there is a direction of growth. In this roundtable we will experience how even a nightmare indicates that direction of growth. Harriet will give us some cases from her practice of children suffering from nightmares and how she worked with them, using Focusing and Art.

Presented by The International Focusing Institute

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Focusing helps children transform nightmares into dreams that have a life-forward direction of personal growth. Listening with a child to a nightmare helps to transform the fear in the dream. When the dream is explored, it will not return. (Stapert, M. 2003, edited).

In every dream there is a direction of growth. In this Roundtable we will experience how even a nightmare indicates that direction of growth.

Harriet will give us some cases from her practice of children suffering from nightmares and how she worked with them, using Focusing and Art.

She will show us some steps on how to explore your own dream/nightmare

Harriet Teeuw: Focusing Coordinator and Art Therapist, working in her own practice with children and adults in The Netherlands. Teaching “Dynamic Expressive Focusing” and Focusing International Online (Dream) Workshops and Certification Program for Focusing Practitioners: https://www.childrenfocusing.org/www.deruimte-info.nl / hteeuw@deruimte-info.nl

Laura Bavalics is an early childhood educator, play mentor, and drama teacher. She is a Certified Focusing Professional and a Focusing-oriented educator, who has been working with young children, parents, and professionals for over twenty-five years. She is a professional director of the Pendula inclusive kindergarten program for children in foster care and with special needs at the Világszép Foundation in Hungary. She is also teaching at ELTE University, Hungary, in their College of Education. Laura is a member of the International Leadership Council and the Children's Focusing Advisory Board.

René Veugelers is a Coordinator specializing in Children’s Focusing, with an emphasis on the non-verbal world. René teaches parents, therapists, teachers and others how to be with children in a Focusing way, how to (re)connect to their own inner child experiences and how to integrate creativity and flexibility into their life and work. His work and experiences as a psychiatric nurse and as an art therapist with children, of any age, embraces an expanded richness of creative elements and supports a natural unfolding of creative process. René lives and works in the Netherlands, where he teaches Children Focusing and specializes in working with children with ADHD, ADD, trauma and attachment disorder.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

4:00 am - 6:00 am Pacific Time

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: No cost to TIFI members

Registration: Contact The International Focusing Institute with any questions: Phone: (845) 480-5111 Email: elizabeth@focusing.org

https://focusing.org/event/children-focusing-roundtable-series-exploring-nightmares-children


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