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Embodied Touch in the Therapeutic Relationship

Weekend 1 Oct 4-6

(Outline subject to change)

Day 1- Friday 12:30-5:00

12:30-2:00 Beginning meditation,  Orientation to agenda.

 2:00- 3:15 Why touch in psychotherapy and the ethics of touch. 

 3:15-3:30 Movement 

 3:00-3:45 Embodied touch in the therapeutic setting

 3:45 -4:30 Embodiment exercises

 4:30-5:00 Questions and Answers

 Day 2- Saturday 9:30-5:00

9:30- Meditation

 9:45-10:30 Check-in 

 10:30-10:45 Break 

 10:45 – 11:30 Listening and embodiment

 11:30-12:30 Transitioning to the table- Seated work to tablework 

 12:30-2:00 Lunch 

 2:00-2:15 Movement 

 2:15-3:00 Practice transitioning to the table in dyads 

 Break 3:00-3:15

 3:15-4:30 Basic holds 

 4:30-5:00 Questions and Answers

Day 3- Sunday 9:30-4:00

 9:30-10:30 Check-in

 10:30 -11:30 Basic Holds part two

 11:30-12:30 Practice part 1

 Lunch 12:30-2:00

 2:00- 2:15 Movement 

 2:15-3:15 Practice 

 3:15- 4:00 Questions and feedback forms 

 

Embodied Touch in the Therapeutic Relationship

Weekend 2 Nov 8-10

(Outline Subject to Change)

 Day 1 Friday 12:30-5:00

 12:30-1:00 Opening embodiment exploration 

 1:00-1:45 Diversity and Power Dynamics

 1:45-2:00 Break

 2:00-2:15 Movement

 2:00-2:45 Demo of a complete session 

 2:45-3:15 Question and Answers

 3:15- 3:45 Therapeutic skills onto the table

 3:45-4:30 Practice tracking and contacting

 4:30-5:30 Question and Answers

 

Day 2- Saturday 9:30-5:00

9:30-9:45 Embodiment exercise 

 9:45-10:15 Check-in

 10:15-10:30 Movement

 10:30 -11:15 New Holds

 11:15-12:30 Practice the new holds with therapeutic tracking and contacting. 

 12:30-2:00 Lunch 

 2:00-2:10 Movement

 2:10-3:00 Developmental trauma and the polyvagal theory 

 3:00-4:30 Practice/Demo

 4:30-5:00 Sharing and Questions

 

Day 3- Sunday 9:30-4:00

 9:30-9:45 Mediation 

 9:45-10:15 Check-ins and sharing 

 10:15-10:30 Movement

10:30-11:15 New Holds

 11:15-12:30 Practice part 1

 12:30-2:00 Lunch 

 2:00-2:15 Movement

 2:15-3:30 Practice part 2

 3:30- 4:00 Questions and Feedback Forms

 

Embodied Touch in the Therapeutic Relationship

Weekend 3 Dec 13-15

(Outline Subject to Change)

 

Day 1-Friday 12:30-5:00

 12:30- 1:30 Orientation and meditation

 1:30-2:00 Setting Healing Intention experiential

 2:00-2:15 Break

 2:15-2:45 Review the holds

 2:45- 3:45 Open vs closed system 

 3:45-4:30 Fishbowl

 4:30- 5:00 Questions and Answers

 

Day 2- Saturday 9:30-5:00 

9:30-10:00 Mediation

10:00-10:15 New holds 

 10:15-10:30 Practice new holds 

 10:30-11:45 Break

 11:45- 12:45 Developmental Strategy power point 

 12:45 -2:15 Lunch

 2:15-3:30 Demo 

 3:30 – 5:00 Practice 

Day 3- Sunday 9:30-4:00

 9:30-10:00 Mediation

10:00-11:00 Developmental Strategy Part 2 

11:00-12:30 Demo

 12:30-2:00 Lunch

 2:00-3:30 Practice

 3:30- 4:00 Closing Question and Answers

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