GETME is Proud to Announce the 2017-2018 Experiential Therapy Training Group:
This is a group to introduce clinicians to Person-Centered, Gestalt, and Focusing, giving a thorough grounding in the basics, up to an intermediate level. We will also begin the study of Emotion-Focused Therapy, which is an integration of these approaches. The training will consist of six units, each building on the last, exploring the basic theory and practice of experiential/humanistic and neo-humanistic therapies.
The group will meet approximately twice a month, from September until June. There will be readings assigned for each unit. Each meeting will last two hours, and will include didactic lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises. Members will then have the opportunity to bring the interventions back to their practices, and bring their questions back to the group. In this fashion, over the course of the year, members will gradually integrate the fundamentals of experiential therapy into their personal therapeutic repertoire.
A key element of the training is the experiential exercises, where participants will have the opportunity to observe, receive, perform, and discuss each of the interventions we study.
Experiential Tracking/Following, including:
- Empathic Attunement
- Contact & Awareness
- Projections, Introjections, Retroflections, Deflections, and Confluence
- Depth of Experiencing
- Emotional Process Diagnosis
Experiential Exploration, Including:
- Exploratory Questions
- Evocative Reflections
- Empathic Conjectures
- Process Observations
Initial Process-Guiding Interventions, Including:
- Process Suggestions
- Clearing a Space
- Experiential Search
Trainer: Tom Kubasik, LCPC
When: Every other Friday Morning, from 10-12, beginning Autumn 2017 (Wednesday mornings may also be an option, if that works better for participants.)
Where: 131 Spring Street, Portland, Maine
- Fully Licensed: $40/meeting
- Conditionally Licensed: $30/meeting
- Graduate Students: $20/meeting
Certificate of Contact Hours available.
Minimum of 3, Maximum of 6 participants
For more information, call Tom Kubasik, LCPC: (207) 699-4979