Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, GIR will be hosting all trainings virtually as the health and safety of our community is the upmost importance. We hope to meet in person when it is safe to do so.
Somatic process from a gestalt perspective: Helping your clients develop body awareness, sensations, & emotions as a guide for deep healing and change.
As a Gestalt therapist, you will learn how to help your clients develop body awareness and recognize and feel sensations and emotions to support their growth as a whole person. Working with the body can support living more deeply. We can discover how the body can integrate unprocessed experiences and learn to move blocked energy. This can create more aliveness and creativity for our clients.
Bring your own curiosity, willingness, and desire to explore your own somatic process. This training will ask you to increase your awareness of your sensations, breath, emotions, and energy to ground your therapy in the body, and explore any unfinished business you may have that you bring into the room with you as a therapist.
This trimester will also include working with trauma, anxiety and shame as they relate to energy within the body.
We are excited to have Dr. Sam Kohlenberg, a GIR graduate, join us on Friday July 9th to teach us an introduction into Applied Psychophysiology. He will lecture on The psychophysiology of attachment, growth, and development: Making sense of breathwork with polyvagal theory.
Dates: We meet on Friday & Saturday June 4-5, 2021. July 9-10, 2021- Guest Lecturer on Friday July 9th: Dr. Sam Kohlenberg, Phd, MA LPC, BCB, DipACLM, Dr. Kohlenberg will lecture on The psychophysiology of attachment, growth, and development: Making sense of breathwork with polyvagal theory. August 6-7, 2021
Time: 9am-4pm Location:Online with Zoom Cost: $700 for all three months, Covid-19 Discounted price
Lecture, discussion and actual “hands-on” clinical practice with live supervision are included in each weekend to help integrate theory with practice.
WELCOME TO GIR GIR offers a unique, expansive, and creative training program in Gestalt psychotherapy. Nestled in the foothills of Golden, CO, the trainings incorporate theoretical, practical, and experiential learning that will become a pivotal point in your professional and personal journey.
At the Gestalt Institute, we believe Gestalt is a philosophy and a way of being, not just a set of therapeutic techniques. Whether you are a counseling student in your graduate program or a seasoned therapist, you will learn the theory and creative process of Gestalt therapy. You will be supported to explore and dive deep into your own process and be challenged to grow and stretch both personally and professionally. We hold the belief that we cannot ask our clients to go where we ourselves have not yet gone. You will learn that the therapeutic relationship and quality of contact is paramount, and to trust the organic, co-creative process between you and your client.