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Aug 31 2019

Retrieving the Treasure – Returning to Serve, Heal, and Transform the Wasteland

Our 2018 series, which has used myth and the Journey of the Heroine/Hero as a model for healing and transforming ourselves and our world, culminates in this final three-day workshop, which focuses on the Return of the Heroine/Hero.

During phase three, we again draw upon action methods and expressive arts, including the Sociometric Wheel, to help us explore:
• How the Heroine/Hero, who heard the Call and travelled the Journey to retrieve the Treasure, must Return home with those transformational gifts;
• How Global Citizens and Social Artists can nurture community, age consciously, share resources, and actively support the empowerment of all beings;
• The power of joining with kindred spirits in a compassionate community of support, inspiration, encouragement, and celebration; and
• A ‘winter’ of self-care needed to ponder and integrate transformational experience.

Participants will have the opportunity to:
• Identify and reflect upon the gifts they’ve received on the Journey – their Treasure;
• Interact compassionately with others in understanding how they might individually and collectively explore what it means to be Global Citizens and Social Artists;
• Access roles that can deepen their understanding of and experience with action methods and their use; and
• Reflect on how their learning might be incorporated personally and/or applied professionally after the workshop.

Though helpful, it is not necessary to have attended the previous two events. Indeed, as multifaceted beings, in one area of our life, we may be hearing a Call; in another, we may be experiencing the Journey; and in a further area, may be striving to integrate and apply new learning – the Return. The focus of this workshop is on the Return, but the overall heroine/hero’s journey remains the context and will be incorporated into the workshop.

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day
ABE Hours: 18

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Aug 31 2019

Bryn Mawr, PA
August 31st 9:30am 4:30pm| 6 CEUs | Bryn Mawr, PA

The Social Self in Experiential Therapy: Relationships, Attachment, and Interpersonal Neurobiology

Presented by Dr. Scott Giacomucci

Cost: $125 ($85 student rate)

The self develops and exists in relationship to others. As humans, we are social animals and our neurobiological wiring promotes attachment, connection, group membership, and community belonging. In this workshop, we will explore the necessity of attachment, teachings from interpersonal neurobiology, and learn sociometry/psychodramatic tools for exploring relationships. As mental health professionals, relationships are the vehicle from which we work with our clients and often the crux of the clients concerns. Jacob L. Moreno, the founder of sociometry and psychodrama, was one of the first to challenge the medical model and suggest that mental illness is a product of relationships, groups, and society. Using Morenos sociometric system we will explore attachment styles, social atoms, and sociodynamics while warming-up to psychodramatic empty chair work.

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