June 8-11, 2015
Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy
Monday – Thursday, 9:30am – 5:00pm
£500, with non-refundable deposit of £150
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About the workshop:
This workshop will benefit counsellors, psychotherapists and experienced trainees who want to enhance their understanding of early relational movement processes as they emerge within therapy. Attending to relational movement patterns is particularly powerful when guided by contemporary developmental thinking.
Ruella has developed a conceptual and practical framework around six fundamental movements, co-created within the infant/parent dyad in the first year of life and similarly functioning within the co-creating of adult relationship. Since the mid 1990s, she has been developing and advancing a present-centred, nonlinear and phenomenological developmental theory for Gestalt therapy with these six fundamental movements and their psychological attributes at its centrepiece.
The training style will be within a large group format. There will be live demonstrations, skills practice and theoretical input rather than a group process focus. This training style is common with visiting international trainers, as it means more participants can experience specialised learning at reasonable cost.
Ruella and EGI are delighted to offer this unique opportunity to work in the UK with an internationally renowned leader of the field.
All workshops are open to psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, infant educators, physical therapists, mental health counselors from a variety of backgrounds, as well as movement therapists/educators and those lay people who wish to better understand the relationship between psychological experience and physical expression.