Participants are invited to explore and experience spiritually uplifting, trance-forming, life-affirming, compassionately bonding and solution rehearsing processes and techniques comprising Transcendence-focused Playfulness. Emphasis will be on how such processes may transform learned helplessness into personal empowerment and contribute to emotion-based neurochemical regulation, well-being, immunoenhancement and gene expression. Examples and group participation will highlight “Metaphorplay”, playful paradox, soothing and energizing imagination activation, musical catharsis and reciprocating the compassionate radiance of “natural highs”.
Describe three playful transcendence-focused techniques that can be useful with clients experiencing life challenges or disappointments.
Describe how playfully uplifting catharsis may contribute to immune system enhancement.
Thirty-five years experience providing Psychotherapeutic services. Licensed by the State of California as a Psychologist and a Marriage and Family Therapist. Providing, Individual, Couples, Family, Adult, Teen, Child, Geriatric, Parenting, Blended Family and Foster Family services, Hypnotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Professional Supervision, Professional Training and Adult Health Care Day Treatment Agency Consultation Services.
Specializing in Trauma, Grief Recovery and Relationship Psychology. Also providing expertise in cases involving Workplace Trauma, Stress, Illness, Loss, Divorce, Pain Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Step-parenting, Foster Parenting, Blended Families, Singles, Men's and Women’s issues, Alternative life styles and Peace officers and Military personnel issues. Currently also serving as Psychological Consultant and a Utilization Review Quality Assurance Board Member at Helping Hands Day Treatment Center for Developmentally and/or mentally challenged adults, Garden Grove, California.
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