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USING BODY AND MOVEMENT TO WORK WITH EMOTIONS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

9/13/2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

Research has validated the embodied nature of our feelings and we now know that emotions are always experienced and expressed through our bodies and movement patterns. Addressing emotion on a non-verbal level can augment therapeutic healing and growth and is essential to the clinical process of integration and change. This experiential workshop will explore how the body and movement can be safely and appropriately used to access and work with the client’s emotions.

Three Part Conflict Resolution Certificate

10/18/2019 - 9:00am CDT to 12/13/2019 - 4:30pm CST

CONFLICT IS NATURAL---EFFORT MAKES IT WORK DESCRIPTION: In this first Workshop, MAPS of Adlerian human development will be used to demonstrate the place of conflict in human living. Building on that, the three Life Styles Adler identified will be used to further focus the process of conflict. This review will sharpen the insight of those who want to facilitate and resolve conflict. These insights will be applied to three basic Conflict Styles. All of this will be accomplished within a case study, input, interaction and application experience.

Conflict Resolution 3 part Certificate

10/18/2019 - 9:00am CDT to 12/13/2019 - 4:30pm CST

This is a three part series, one workshop each month for the Conflict Resolution Certificate. John includes his book "Flight! Flee? Resolve" in the workshop price. Students who attend free will have to buy the book for $30.00. 

Counseling Children/Teens with ADHD

10/18/2019 - 10:30am CDT

Up to 10% of children and teens have ADHD. Because of the many problems and associated diagnoses, they are often seen for therapy. Practitioners need to know how this condition impacts their client and the best techniques and strategies for dealing with the problems. Parents often need guidance as well, in trying to help their child. Specific techniques and strategies will be taught and demonstrated. Participant’s will also received helpful information regarding whether the use of medication would be advisable.

The Power of Art

11/16/2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CST

This unique workshop will foster an experience of self discovery, a listening to one's inner voice, and potential healing. Artist and Wellness Consultant, Pat Duncan, combines her art and psychological expertise, with her life changing experience of losing a daughter. She has a strong desire to empower participants to claim and use the energy embedded in fear, anxiety and grief. She truly believes that Adler's belief that "inside of each is a creative force that is identical with the Life Force." This workshop is about the use of that "creative force".

Techniques for Behavior Change-Susan Pye Brokaw, LMFT

11/22/2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CST

Therapists often struggle with how to help their clients change, to overcome their problems. There are techniques that have been proven to be useful in bringing about change in clients. In this workshop, participants will learn a variety of techniques that are useful in working with individuals, couples and families. They will see demonstrations of some of the techniques and will practice the techniques to build their competence and confidence in using them.

Participants will learn how the use of techniques in therapy sessions can help bring about change in clients.

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