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Ancestor Stories: a training with psychodrama & constellation work

July 31, 2015 @ 9:30 am - August 2, 2015 @ 5:30 pm

$20 – $475

July 31 – Aug 2, 2015 @ Living Arts Counseling Center, Emeryville

What if the burdens and troubles that we carry
are not ours but belong to those who came before us?

Join Karen Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP, at the Foundation of the Sacred Stream in Berkeley from July 31-Aug. 2 to learn how to combine the two most powerful experiential methods in today’s world to address the nature of generational trauma.

Who should attend:
Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Drama Therapists, Psychodramatists, Expressive Arts Therapists, Life Coaches, Theatre Workers, Social Activists, Directors, Group Facilitators, Teachers, Psychology Students and MFT Trainees & Interns

21 CEUs for MFTs, LCSWs and LPCCs available

Personal & Professional Growth
All experience levels are welcome.

Friday, July 31 –  Sunday, August 2
9.30 am – 5.30 pm

Foundation of the Sacred Stream,
2149 Byron Street, Berkeley, CA

Early Bird Special:
$475 by June 20 

$525 full fee


 Learning objectives will include:

  • Understanding the basic principles of psychodrama (the story) and constellation work (the energy pattern) and how they complement each other.
  • How to use and adapt psychodramatic warm up activities to connect the group and permit the presence of ancestral cooperation.
  • Assessing when a person is ready for constellation work and when psychodramatic enactment is a more helpful choice.
  • Easily incorporating mindfulness, art, symbol, ritual and props in a variety of group and individual settings.

Conference Call Recording with Karen

Listen to the introductory question and comments recording where Karen is describing how she is combining psychodrama and constellation work and what to expect at this workshop.


Karen CarnabucciKaren Carnabucci, LCSW, TEP, is a psychodrama trainer, psychotherapist and certified constellations facilitator.

Among one of the first practitioners to incorporate the powerful action approaches of psychodrama, the original experiential method, and systemic constellations work, the newer method that explores our energetic connections with our ancestors, she has presented at the national conferences of each modality. She is a member of the steering committee for the 2015 North American Systemic Constellations Conference, scheduled Nov. 12-15 in San Diego, Calif.

She is the author of Integrating Psychodrama and Systemic Constellation Work: New Directions for Action Methods, Mind-Body Therapies and Energy Healing with Ronald Anderson and other books about experiential methods, including Healing Eating Disorders with Psychodrama and Other Action Methods: Beyond the Silence and the Fury with Linda Ciotola. Her most recent book is Show and Tell Psychodrama: Skills for Therapists, Coaches, Teachers, Leaders.

She has been recognized with the Hannah Wiener Award and the David Kipper Scholars Award by the American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama for her contributions to psychodrama for more than two decades.

Learn about her programs, books and retreats at www.lakehouscenter.com.


July 31, 2015 @ 9:30 am
August 2, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
$20 – $475


Nermin Soyalp
(510) 541-3211


Foundation of the Sacred Stream
2149 Byron Street
Berkeley, CA United States
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