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NCPD: Somatic Psychotherapy – 07/2017

NCPD: Somatic Psychotherapy – 07/2017
Event on 2017-07-31 09:00:00
Somatic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Role of the Body, Sensation, and Movement in Counseling "The mind is like the wind and the body like the sand, if you want to know how the wind is blowing, you can look at the sand." – Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen (Body-Mind Centering® Founder) Training Information: Instructor: Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN, BC-DMT, CLMA, RSME/T, CMT Date: Monday, July 31 through Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm All Days (Check-In at 8:30 am) Where: Noeticus Office; 190 East 9th Avenue, Suite #310; Denver CO 80203 Cost: 5 General Fee; 5 Graduate Student Fee; 5 Noeticus Staff/Alumni Discount: 0 Group of 3 or More Registering Together; 0 Military Personnel/Veterans Contact Hours: 15.0 Contact Hours of Continuing Education (CE); Applicable to Noeticus Integrative Gestalt Therapy Certification Training (NIGTCP) Registration: Pre-Registration is required for attendance Size: Limited to 16 Participants; Please Register Early to Ensure Placement Pre/Co-Requisite Classes for Integrative Gestalt Therapy Certification Training in 2017: January 30-31, 2017: Somatic Psychotherapy (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD February 13-14, 2017: Existential Psychotherapy (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD May 8-9, 2017: Integrative Gestalt Therapy I (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD July 31-August 1, 2017: Somatic Psychotherapy (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD August 28-29, 2017: Existential Psychotherapy (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD October 9-10, 2017: Integrative Gestalt Therapy I (15 Hrs; M/T); with Ryan Kennedy, PsyD Other Training Opportunities at Noeticus: Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program (NACCTP): http://www.noeticus.org/nacctp.html Noeticus Center for Professional Development (NCPD): http://www.noeticus.org/ncpd.html Noeticus Integative Gestalt Therapy Certification Program (NIGTCP): http://www.noeticus.org/nigtcp.html Noeticus Post-Graduate Training and Certification Program (NPGTCP): http://www.noeticus.org/npgtcp.html Training Description: Our first experiences of who we are come through the sensorimotor channels of our bodies. Our sense of identity is established by the quality of interactions we have with the people in our environment and the way they mirror back to us the type of world in which we live. Through the developmental process we cultivate a more abstract concept of our self, but the original sensorimotor experiences that shaped our identity form a strong template that continues to inform and shape our perceptions and experiences throughout our lives. Somatic psychology is the study of how these patterns of physical and psychological experience inform and interact with one another through complex and interconnected intrapsychic and interpersonal dynamics that we are only beginning to understand through channels of inquiry such as contemporary neuroscience, attachment theory, and intersubjective psychology. Participants in this training will learn basic elements of how the body communicates with the self and the environment by exploring some of the fundamental principles of somatic psychology, including the fascinating relationship between sensation on the bodily level and movement expression in the world. Day One focuses on awareness/sensation vis-à-vis the body-based lineage within the somatic psychology field. There are a wide variety of approaches, techniques, and theories within this lineage (which can be very confusing) and participants spend the morning of the first day learning some of the key historical figures and events that inform the contemporary theories that many people are familiar with today without knowing their influences or roots (which can help resolve some of the confusion). During that afternoon, participants experientially explore key principles and exercises from the Reichian, Bioenergetic, Gestalt, Hakomi, and Body-Mind Centering traditions and spend time integrating those experiences with their own approaches and techniques. Day Two focuses on the movement/expression lineage within the somatic psychology field, which includes dance, art, theater, martial arts, and other forms of creative process work. Again, participants spend the morning looking at key pioneers and historical events that influenced this branch of somatic psychology. In the afternoon, participants experientially relate the work of these pioneers to various psychotherapeutic modalities and theoretical orientations, such as Chace’s group work, Whitehouse’s Movement in Depth, Roth’s Five Rhythms, and Laban’s work with movement analysis. They then spend time integrating both days of the training with application areas they have in their own personal and professional arenas. NOTE: This training can be taken independently or as one of the pre/co-requisites for the Noeticus Integrative Gestalt Therapy Certification Program.  Training Objectives: This training introduces major historical figures and contemporary trends in the field of somatic psychology and the concepts and practices associated with each of them. Participants are exposed to the energy model of the body, the Gestalt cycle of experience, major diaphragms of the body, structural and functional views on body organization, the relationship between body sensation and movement expression, the use of creativity in healing, the Laban system of movement observation, and developmental and trauma-informed considerations. Training Instructor: Ryan Kennedy, PsyD, LAC, LMFT, LPC, RN, ACS, is the Founder and Executive Director of Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute in Denver, Colorado and also serves as the Training Director for its Center for Professional Development. Formerly he served for 18 years as core faculty in the MA Somatic Counseling Psychology degree program at Naropa University. He has practiced as a psychotherapist in a broad range of psychiatric and addiction recovery treatment settings since 1993 and as a clinical supervisor and counselor educator since 1996. His clinical training is in the areas of chronic and persistent mental illness, psychiatric nursing and psychopharmacology, trauma and dissociative disorders, addictions and recovery, domestic and family violence, and living with life-threatening illnesses. In addition, he also has extensive training in somatic and experientially-based therapies and is a professional member of the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT), Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT), Certified Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst (CLMA), and Registered Somatic Movement Educator/Therapist (RSME/T). Training Text: This training draws from the textbook, Discovering the Body's Wisdom, by Mirka Knaster. Training participants may benefit from purchasing and reading this book prior to the training and bringing it with them to the training as a resource. The text is available HERE as well as many other booksellers. More Information: Visit: Our website at: www.noeticus.org/ncpd.html Contact: Elise Cook, MA, LPC, NCC; Training and Education Manager Email: ncpd@noeticus.org Call: 303-399-9988 x 510 Cancellation and Refund Policy: We hope you will be able to attend your training after you register, but we also understand that life can present many complications and challenges that are sometimes unavoidable. If you register for a training and discover later that you will be unable to attend, please take a look at our Cancellation and Refund Policy to see what your options are, then let us know what you'd like to do. Here is a link to the policy: http://www.noeticus.org/Cancel_and_Refund_Policy.html Cancellation and Refund Policy: We hope you will be able to attend your training after you register, but we also understand that life can present many complications and challenges that are sometimes unavoidable. If you register for a training and discover later that you will be unable to attend, please take a look at our Cancellation and Refund Policy to see what your options are, then let us know what you'd like to do. Here is a link to the policy: http://www.noeticus.org/Cancel_and_Refund_Policy.html Approved Continuing or Professional Education Provider Information: Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute has been approved by The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider (AEP, #151584). Programs that do not qualify for NAADAC credit are clearly identified. Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #6704). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute has been approved by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) as an Eligible Training Provider (ETP). All Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program (NACCTP) classes have been approved for workforce development grants. Click the link above to learn about individual eligibility and county-specific application procedures. All trainers affiliated with the Noeticus Addiction Counselor Clinical Training Program (NACCTP) have been approved (or are in the process of being approved) by the Colorado Department of Human Services' Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) to provide such training. All such courses meet the class requirements for CAC/LAC credentialing through the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA).

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