Increase your ability to improvise and think creatively on the spot. Rejuvenate your ability to find the humor and imaginative spark in all types of situations. In this almost totally FUN and experiential workshop participants will learn a variety of exercises from improvisational comedy and acting that will stimulate their own consciousness of inventiveness. A great way to supercharge yourself for the rest of the Congress.
Too often out initial enthusiasm is diminished, replaced by resignation, dissatisfaction and burnout. Group discussion and individual exploration will help to clarify the passion that made participants become interested in their work. In a combination of conversations with other participants, group hypnosis and individual hypnosis this experience will become clearer and more vividly experienced. This will then allow for future experiences to be more readily accessible.
Therapists can use themselves with artistry as exquisite barometers of the moment-to-moment shifts of consciousness flowing between their own unconscious and the unconscious of the client. Using Erickson's focused attention, Satir's parts model and Feldenkreis' awareness through movement we will practice six strategies to refine our use of these connections. Didactic, video, experiential.
The influence of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. can now be seen around the globe. The strength of the Erickson movement, the proliferation of Ericksonian Institutes, and the millions of lives that have been transformed are the product of dedication and leadership. By reviewing the actions of Erickson and those who followed, we become better oriented to new possibilities. The call to leadership is for any who wish to make a difference in this world.
This workshop addresses everything from cruelty in families, to terrorism in politics and the abuse of psychopharmacology and managed care. It offers a higher order resolution method to all levels of human conflict and a model of human dignity.
Coaching is the process of helping individuals and teams to perform at the peak of their abilities. It involves drawing out people's strengths, helping them to bypass barriers and limits in order to achieve their personal bests and facilitating them to function more effectively as members of a team.
Positive psychology is talking about concepts of flourishing, happiness and well-being. Through practical exercises, useful strategies and demonstration, learn about the up-to-date developments in this growing field, its clinical applications and the relevance for your life as well as the lives of your clients.