Healing Wounds of Historical and Collective Trauma Through a Jungian Lens A 2-Day Workshop The unmetabolized wounds of our ancestors become part of our psyche's inheritance. Unless we find a way to transform our traumas, we too end up passing on painful family legacies. Time doesn’t heal trauma. Wounds from historical collective events take on archetypal, larger-than-life, proportions within us and need transformation. Otherwise, they may haunt future generations. This workshop uses acting, improvisation, psychodrama, personal storytelling, and Jungian oriented…Find out more »
Many immigrant groups in the U.S. experience the stress of navigating different social worlds. Themes of grief, loss and nostalgia are not uncommon. Issues such as family conflict, depression and anxiety also often emerge. In this workshop we will create a safe space to explore how the Iranian immigrant experience is unique, using experiential techniques to explore what it means to be an Iranian living in the United States today. We will unpack the legacy of immigration and examine how both American and Iranian narratives impact our every day lives.Find out more »
Adopted people often have complex feelings, identities and family relationships that are difficult to navigate. Grief, gratitude, anger, abandonment, forgiveness, confusion, acceptance--------there are few places where the diversity of adoption experiences can be witnessed and held.
Join us for 12 weeks of exploration and healing with prominent drama therapy and expressive arts facilitators. We will uncover and transform our personal stories into life affirming narratives through drama therapy, voice work, Playback Theatre, and performance.
A 12-week journey of self-discovery with a culminating performance at
Stage Werx in San Francisco for an invited audience of your choosing,
Sunday, April 9, 2017
No previous theatre experience necessary. Shy people are welcome!Find out more »
For Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Interns, Trainees, Coaches, Peacebuilders, Social Entrepreneurs and Activists.
13 Tuesdays + One-Day Saturday Intensive + Online Learning Environment
From Feb. 7, 2017 to May 2 & Sat., April 29, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Core Program: Tuesdays, 6:30 pm to 9:30pm: interactive and experiential learning.
One-Day Saturday Intensive: One-Day Workshop Collaborating as a Team in a Conflict Transformation Process with a group or groups in conflict
Online Learning Platform: Relevant reading and video materials will be shared with the training participants in an online platform. We will review materials and hold weekly online discussions to enhance our learning.Find out more »
Healing Trauma from the Collective to the Individual A Three-Day Training and Personal Growth Intensive A Collaboration with Armand Volkas, MFT, RDT/BCT and Kate Hudgins, Ph.D., TEP When: Friday-Sunday March 3,4 & 5 2017 9.30 AM-5.30 PM Where: The Living Arts Counseling Center 1265 65th Street Emeryville, California Cost: $600 CEUs are available for Psychologists, Marriage, Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors and Registered Drama Therapists for an additional fee. Please join us for an exciting opportunity to both learn and…Find out more »