Curriculum Year 3: 2017-2018

2017 – 2018 SCHEDULE

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THE FOCUS OF YEAR THREE IS PRACTICE — INTENSIVE SUPERVISION, BUILDING A VITAL PRACTICE, THE ETHICS OF PRACTICE, A HOLISTIC AND PROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO CLIENTS, AND LIVING A BALANCED LIFESTYLE 

tree2MODULE 1: CREATING TRUST AND ESTABLISHING A HOLDING ENVIRONMENT – 14 CE Credits

Saturday October, 21, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Building Trust and Safety

• Explore the issues that occur during the first session.

• Establishing a positive “yes” current between you and your client.

• Informed consent and introducing body therapy right off the bat.

• Create a bridge while you take that necessary and important initial history.

• Understand how to work with the body in session number one — maybe you will begin with mindfulness.

• Become familiar with stressful events in your clients life — from birth through current age.

• Observe the physical structure of your client.

SUPERVISION: Emphasizing Communication, Appropriate Silence, and Timing.

• Learn verbal techniques for taking your client deeper into feelings and authentic ways of being.

• Integrate appropriate silence, verbal therapy, and body therapy using Somatic Therapies and Core Energetics.

• Release your ego so you can be there for the other — in an I/Thou process.

• Explore working with clients during in-depth supervision experiences.

• Review Core Energetics techniques.

Full Day of Group Supervision

 

tree3MODULE 2: FROM ANXIETY TO EATING DISORDERS: DIAGNOSIS AND ASSESSMENT- 14 CE Credits

Saturday, December  2, 2017 – Sunday December 3, 2017

Understanding the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuel and How It is Used by Body Therapists

• Identify the more common diagnoses such as anxiety and depression and how they relate to the character types and core energetics interventions.

• Differentiate between diagnoses: who is having panic attacks and who is obsessive compulsive. What is the correct intervention in either case?

• Learn how too identify suicidal and/or violent clients and what to do if either occurs in your practice.

• Explore body therapy techniques for the most common diagnoses.

• Discuss why diagnostic labels are important for communicating with others in the mental health field.

SUPERVISION: Emphasis on Physical Armoring in the Body

• Learn how to work with clients who armor their chest and pelvic areas.

• Engage in practice sessions that focus on facial armoring, particularly in the jaw, forehead, and around the eyes.

• Invite and permit lower self expression and help clients tolerate involuntary muscle movements and unburied aggression.

• Use visualization, meditation, prayer, and ritual in sessions to release armor.

• Conduct sessions in front of the class and receive helpful supportive feedback.

Full Day of Group Supervision

tree1MODULE 3: SETTING UP YOUR PRACTICE AND MAKING IT VITAL – 14 CE Credits

Saturday, January 19, 2018 – Sunday, January 20, 2018

The Role of Marketing in a Somatic, Body Centered Practice

• Understand the context in which you work. Is it inviting, accessible, and private?

• Look at your use of advertising, PR, and marketing. Do you understand the power of social media?.

  •  Demonstrate your knowledge of what your clients want from you.

• Explore methods of bookkeeping, billing, and administration. How will you use supervision?

• Discuss issues related to the ethics of practice: informed consent, duty to warn, competence, boundaries, dual roles, and confidentiality.

SUPERVISION: Focus on Transference and Counter-Transference

• In practice sessions demonstrate your understanding  of transference and projections onto the therapist.

• Show that you know how to work with positive and negative transference in body therapy sessions.

• Explore your counter-transference with clients in relationship to your character structure.

• Does you counter-transference aid or hurt your clients?

• Are you aware of ethical issues in your practice sessions?

Full Day of Group Supervision

tree7MODULE 4: USING CORE ENERGETICS TO WORK WITH COUPLES – 14 CE Credits

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Sunday, April 22, 2018

Core Energetic Couples Therapy
• Couples training for holistic therapists focuses upon the deeper aspects of love, sex and eros.

 • Develop skill in Core Energetic body readings: body readings for couples help ascertain unconscious aspects of the relationship.

• Learn how to treat resistance in a couples relationship.

• Help relationship partners achieve a balance between their giving and receiving energies.

• Institute a holistic approach to deal with lack of trust, affairs, sexual anorexia, emotional abuse, and communications problems.

• When couples learn to release and transform the lower self, their love moves to a deeper level, their hearts open, and new aspects of the relationship emerge.

• Learn about power struggles in relationships. What is fair and what is not? Can anger be healthy?

SUPERVISION: Practice Sessions with Couples

• Approach couples with sensitivity, create safety, and ask for feedback.

• Construct a treatment plan. What are your goals in this session?

• Decide what techniques, methods, would help in light of the presenting problem.

• Practice applying a well-designed treatment plan in a couples session.

Full Day of Group Supervision

tree8MODULE 5: SEXAULITY AND PHYSICAL HEALTH – 14 CE Credits

Saturday, May 19, 2018 – Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Relationship Between Sexuality and Physical Health

• Exercises and Techniques to release sexual energy into the body and enhance physical pleasure.

• Understand the necessity of keeping the body vital for cellular health.

• Learn how to help people who are not sexually active. Sexuality is energy flow, not sex per se.

• Recognize the mask of sex versus authentic sexuality; distinguish the mask of perfection and the idealized self-image from one’s sexual truth.

SUPERVISION: Practice Sessions Emphasize the Relationship Between Sexuality and Physical Health

• Take a sexual and a health history of the client.

• Explore resistance to sexuality.

• Explain the relationship between sexual energy and physical health to your clients.

• Work with techniques to enhance the release of sexual energy — the life force — into the body.

• Discover blocks and resistance in the body and introduce methods to transform them.

• Help your clients experience a higher energy pulsation.

Full Day of Group Supervision

Sunlight and trees with green leaves, soft focus, lens flare, Osaka prefecture, JapanMODULE 6: EXPLORING ETHICS AND MAINTAINING AN ETHICAL PRACTICE – 14 CE credits

Saturday, June 17, 2018 – Sunday, June 18, 2018

Establishing an Ethical Practice

• Study the theory of confidentiality.

• Explore what is meant by competence and create an informed consent-form for your clients.

• Understand the concept of dual roles and how to handle situations in which they could possibly occur.

• Understand how to set appropriate boundaries.

• Explore the ethical issues having to do with telecommunications, social media, and touch in your practice

• Identify how to set sexual boundaries and what to do  if you learn about sexual violations by other therapists.

SUPERVISION: Practice Sessions Focus on Ethical Practice.

• Use energy balancing and soft techniques to bring awareness to regions of holding in the body; explore ethical implications with your client.

• Understand the effects of touch on the body — when it is ethical and when it is unethical. Do you have appropriate liability insurance?

• Learn the how to deal with the lower self and anger in relationship to ethics and establish client understanding of appropriate expression and usage.

• Identify the major reasons why confidentiality is important. Explain limits of confidentiality to your clients and the duty to warn.

• Know what techniques may be contraindicated.

Full Day of Group Supervision

PRESENTATION OF FINAL PROJECTS: VIDEO OF A TWENTY MINUTE SESSION

GRADUATION- Third Year

Year 3: You receive a certificate of  Advanced Practice in Core Energetics and it allows you to apply to assist in future trainings. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

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