HAKOMI ESSENTIAL SKILLS 

 

About This Workshop

Are you curious about ways to use mindfulness with your clients? Do you want more tools for including the body in therapy? Have you heard about Hakomi but haven’t had a chance to try it out?

Mindfulness, experiential exercises, and the body-mind connection offer direct access routes to clients’ unconscious material. Instead of just talking about things, clients experience them directly and therefore gain deeper insight as well as tools for change. This type of work creates aliveness and creativity for therapist and client alike.

This workshop is an opportunity to learn the basic skills of Hakomi, a method that has been using mindfulness and the body for over thirty years.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • Tracking and contacting: how to track and use somatic cues like tone of voice, gestures, facial expressions and body posture to access unconscious material
  • Mindfulness: How to induce a specific state of consciousness that helps clients expand their awareness and deeply explore inner material
  • Accessing: Steps for discovering the core issues that underlie clients' challenges

This is a hands-on workshop; you will have an opportunity to practice the skills you're  learning in a gentle and safe environment.


For Whom

The workshop is open and relevant to both clinicians and the general public and serves as prerequisite hours for the Hakomi Comprehensive Training and Hakomi Professional Training, as well as specialized trainings we offer including Couples, Trauma, or Attachment.


About Hakomi

The Hakomi Method of Experiential Psychology offers an elegant, comprehensive and highly effective approach to human change. Hakomi combines mindfulness, unique and powerful somatic techniques, and a focus on present experience to access and transform deeply held, life-limiting core beliefs. For over thirty years Hakomi has pioneered and integrated the use of mindfulness in the human change process. It is backed by thousands of hours of clinical applications and research into the neurological underpinnings of mindfulness. Psychotherapists can successfully use Hakomi in a wide range of applications including individual, couples and family therapy and group work. The Hakomi Method also offers cutting-edge skills for coaches, health professionals and others who work to support human change and growth.

Read more about the Hakomi Method.


Logistics

When
Saturday-Sunday, January 30-31, 2016, 9:30-5:00

Where
Well Being Center
5905 Soquel Dr #150
Soquel, CA 95073

Cost
Early Enrollment: $320 by December 19, 2015
Regular Enrollment: $390

VISA & Mastercard accepted.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received by email or phone seven days in advance of a 1-day workshop or fourteen days in advance of a 2 or 3-day workshop will receive a full refund minus a $25 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after the cancellation deadline.


Continuing Education

MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs:  This course meets the qualifications for 12 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CE provider: Hakomi Institute of California. Provider number: PCE 4355.

Nurses: This course meets the qualifications for 12 contact hours of continuing education for RNs. CE Provider Eva Giedt approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider number: 14707.  Eva Giedt is a co-sponsor of this training.


Registration

Please register early as space is limited.

Registration deadline: January 28, 2016

Click here to register.


For More Informatio
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For further details please call 415-839-6788 or email contact@hakomiCA.org.


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Instructor

Nicole photoNicole Heinrich, MA, MFT, is a Certified Hakomi Therapist and Teacher and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC 35701). She began her love and long term study of Hakomi in 1989 with Ron Kurtz and has extensive experience working with somatic approaches to trauma, somatic resourcing, psychodynamic, relational and attachment therapies. Nicole received a masters degree in Somatic Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies and has over 20 years of clinical experience. She has private practices in San Francisco and Santa Cruz working with individuals, couples and groups and supervises interns at the Marina Counseling Center and The Center for Somatic Psychotherapy. She also has years of training and experience with different forms of bodywork, meditation and contemplative movement. With an open heart and a deep trust in the present moment, Nicole brings a depth of knowledge to her therapy practice and teaching.