Body in Psychotherapy Short Course
Thursday 21st July – Sunday 24th July, 10am – 5pm
This four day short course offers you the chance to gain knowledge of the body’s place in psychotherapy and to deepen your embodiment experience in a supportive and nourishing environment.
This will be an in-person experiential space where we will focus on practising skills and personal embodied development work.
**Please note: This course is only open to qualified counsellors and psychotherapists plus Finalist students on the Minster Centre’s MA in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. This training will be in person at The Minster Centre.**
The course will cover:
- Working with breathing: The breath is both voluntary and involuntary. Building an awareness of our own and others’ breathing patterns provides us with another way of supporting and working with emotions.
- Focusing on embodied resonance and the transference matrix: Through learning to trust what our bodies are telling us by paying attention to its subtle messages we will develop an understanding of sensation and feelings. From this awareness, a language of embodiment starts to emerge.
- Looking at energetic patterns in the body and how to work with them: Here we will use traditional Body Psychotherapy theories on character and segments to develop our energetic understanding.
- Embodied power relations and vulnerabilities as we work: Here we will be focusing on embodied difference and building our capacity to be with the challenging dynamics that emerge when looking at embodiment and how we other.
About Anne Marie Keary: A Relational Body Psychotherapist (Chiron Centre for Body Psychotherapy), she has worked at The Minster Centre since 2010. Anne Marie is currently the Tutor for the Body in Psychotherapy module, Head of the Second Year of training and a Finalist Supervisor. Anne Marie has a special interest in working with issues around disability and childhood sexual abuse and facilitates workshops in these areas. She comes from a teaching background and also works in private practice in Old Street.
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