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The Embodied Therapist

Simply put, we are the instrument. 
Slowing down to notice what we sense in our bodies and how we express through our bodies informs us as to what is going on in the therapeutic relationship, what is missing, and what we can offer to help it shift.  Learn to practice full embodiment and see how simple presence can help guide the process, build relationships, and increase our capacity for ease and satisfaction. 
During the workshop, we will:

- Learn five Hakomi principles that govern and guide body centered interventions in psychotherapy

- Practice five or more methods for emotional regulation

- Understand the importance of the therapist's embodiment in the therapeutic relationship

- Practice tracking therapist's own dis-regulation and three or more techniques for re-sourcing

- Gain a basic understanding and felt sense of how the therapist's embodied presence engenders safety and invites experiences of secure attachment

Jennifer Mueller, LCPC has been studying and practicing bodycentered psychotherapy since 1987.   She is a teacher of the Hakomi Method, and is trained in Susan Aposhyan's Body Mind Therapy, Pat Ogden's Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Julie Henderson's Zapchen Somatics.  A dynamic and engaging teacher, Jennifer practices a sense of humor and somatic psychotherapy in Chicago and Evanston. 

$150, 6 CEUs offered for LCSWs, LCPCs, LMFTs and Clinical Psychologists.

To register call 773/754-7441, X20

Earlier Event: May 15
The Embodied Therapist 
Later Event: November 6
An Introduction to Yoga Nidra