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Join 6 Of Psychotherapy’s Leaders
On The Path To Wisdom
Here’s your chance for a close-up encounter with Mary Pipher, Irvin Yalom, Eugene Gendlin, Tara Brach, Ron Siegel, and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman. They’ll explore the role of wisdom in clinical practice and they’ll offer practical guidance on how you can cultivate the qualities and practices that foster wisdom in your life. You’ll learn how to:
- Recognize and call upon the deepest sources of wisdom in you and in your clients.
- Maintain freshness in your work by recognizing and avoiding the dulling trance of the habitual.
- Develop everyday practices that nurture your own capacity for compassion, authenticity, and wisdom—both inside and outside the consulting room.
- Distinguish between different wisdom traditions and their relevance to your life and work.
- Discover new strategies for attuning to and shifting the habits of mind that can distort your everyday perceptions of other people and the world.
- Empower yourself to face the Big Picture of the world’s complex problems without flinching or becoming demoralized.
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All 6 Sessions Available Starting
Thursday, April 4th at 1PM Eastern
Six Powerful Sessions That Can Change The Way
You Practice And The Way You Live.
Join us as we investigate the elusive quality we call wisdom and consider its important role in a fulfilling life and true psychological healing. We’ll be exploring both the philosophical and the practical—why wisdom matters and how to recognize it, cultivate it and nurture it in others.
Session 1: Mapping the Journey to Wisdom
Ron Siegel, Ph.D.
Learn how to go beyond the technical dimensions and deepen your work by:
- Understanding the contrasts between traditional Western vs. Eastern conceptions of wisdom.
- Exploring what Buddhist psychology teaches us about annica (Impermanence), dhukka (Unsatisfactoriness), and anatta (No-Self).
- Discovering the value of the mantra W.A.I.T. (“Why Am I Talking?”).
- Investigating a range of qualities associated with wisdom, including compassion, concern for the consequences of your action, intelligence, and practical problem solving.
Session 2: Transcending the Habitual
Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D.
Explore how to bring ongoing freshness and novelty to your life and practice by:
- Learning how to put attention deliberately in the body and experience the felt sense.
- Mastering Focusing as a way of discovering the forward movement in moment-to-moment awareness.
- Realizing how common phrases and stale language get in the way of new experience.
- Recognizing the limits of mindfulness.
- Utilizing the power of fresh symbolizing and the creative life force.
Session 3: Living the Unlived Life
Tara Brach, Ph.D.
Discover how to cultivate practices that take us beyond our limiting stories by:
- Distinguishing between therapy and the spiritual path.
- Recognizing the shadow side of both therapy and spirituality.
- Mobilizing the power of intention and full presence in the therapeutic relationship.
- Learning how to embrace negative as well as positive emotion.
- Using deliberate practice to enhance both therapeutic and spiritual awareness.
Session 4: Cultivating Authenticity
Irvin Yalom, M.D.
Investigate the meaning of authenticity in both therapy and life by:
- Exploring how to address issues of mortality, freedom, meaninglessness, and isolation.
- Looking at the three aspects of self-disclosure in the therapeutic relationship.
- Discovering what’s revealed by asking clients to describe the concrete details of their day.
- Considering what art and novel writing can teach us about psychotherapy.
- How the prospect of facing one’s approaching mortality influences the experience of life.
Session 5: Acting Wisely in the Wider World
Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
Discover how to remain joyous and empowered even while taking on the challenge of addressing the world’s problems by:
- Learning how the Transcendent Response can emerge from the cycle of trauma to resilient coping.
- Exploring how to grow your Moral Imagination through connecting with others to take social action.
- Considering how therapists can serve as community educators without crossing ethical boundaries.
- Investigating effective strategies for bringing people out of denial about global issues.
- Finding out how to bring more experience of bliss and awe into your life.
Session 6: Identifying What Really Matters
Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D.
Gain insight from the work of a Noble-winning psychologist into the processes of choice and judgment in human cognition by:
- Exploring the differences between System 1 and System 2.
- Distinguishing between the Experiencing Self and the Remembering Self.
- Recognizing the power of story, the availability bias, and heuristics (mental rules) in organizing our perceptions of the world.
- Reviewing strategies for encouraging a more productive conversation between System 1 and System 2.
- Mobilizing the power of context and relabeling to alter System 1 and
Have You Ever Wondered How To...
- Tap into the deepest source of wisdom in your clients... and yourself?
- Develop more fully the capacity to live “in the moment?”
- See beyond the limiting stories your clients bring to therapy?
- Enhance your capacities for compassion, authenticity, and deep wisdom?
Wisdom Is An Essential Pursuit For Therapists Today.
Join Us And Learn To Cultivate Wise Ways Of Being.
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Probing Questions, Invaluable Answers.
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Wisdom Can Be Cultivated. Meet The Wise Souls
Who Will Share What They Know Abut The Process.
Ron Siegel, Psy.D., an assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, is the author of The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems, the coeditor of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, and, most recently, coeditor of the forthcoming book Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice.
Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D., is a major American philosopher and psychologist who has been honored four times by the American Psychological Association for his development of Experiential Psychotherapy. He was a founder and editor of the Clinical Division Journal, Psychotherapy: Theory Research and Practice, and his books include Experiencing and the Creation of Meaning and Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy.
Tara Brach, Ph.D., is a founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington D.C. A clinical psychologist and Western teacher of Buddhism, Brach is known for integrating psychotherapy with a range of meditative and mindfulness practices. Her books include Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha and, most recently, True Refuge: Three Gateways to a Fearless Heart.
Irvin Yalom, M.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University and the author of several highly acclaimed textbooks, including Existential Psychotherapy and The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy. He is also the author of stories and novels related to psychotherapy, including Love's Executioner, When Nietzsche Wept, Lying on the Couch, Momma and the Meaning of Life, and The Schopenhauer Cure.
Mary Pipher, Ph.D., is the author of the bestseller Reviving Ophelia, and most recently, Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the World's Worst Buddhist, about her fight against midlife depression. Her forthcoming book, The Green Boat: Trauma and Transcendence in Our Tumultuous Times, explores what we can and must do about the crisis caused by Global Warming and the degradation of the environment.
Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., is a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and winner of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. His books include Thinking, Fast and Slow, Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgment, and Well-Being: Foundations of Hedonic Psychology.
Don’t Miss This Chance To Learn From
Some Of The Wisest Souls In Our Field.
The content of this course is at the introductory - intermediate level.
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