Power and connection – with Kirsteen Greenholm

When we trust that we are the ocean, we are not afraid of the waves.’ – Tara Brach

Experiencing power as flowing from and through relational connection can enhance our vitality, confidence, humility, authenticity and effectiveness. It can facilitate a deeper respect for others and for co-created emergent change. With an integrated embodied awareness of power dynamics in the therapeutic relationship, we can work more potently, respectfully and ethically. This workshop will support therapists to bring power processes further into their awareness. We will explore how therapist and client experiences of power are mutually influenced through co-transference, societal/cultural influences and the therapeutic task/contact. This mainly experiential workshop is suitable for therapists and trainees from all modalities.

Location: Edinburgh Gestalt Institute.

Dates: 27-28 August 2016.

Time: 9:30am-5pm.

Cost: £225 including a non-refundable deposit of £95.

photo-11Kirsteen Greenholm has a background as a practitioner and manager in the addictions and mental health fields, in both the voluntary and statutory sectors. She trained in gestalt psychotherapy at Edinburgh Gestalt Institute and now works in private practice as a psychotherapist, supervisor, trainer and consultant. Her first degree is in English literature and philosophy, and she weaves her interest in metaphor and images into her work and everyday life. Connecting with nature and attending to body process are particularly important to her.

To book a place on this workshop or if you would like further information, please contact EGI on our website www.egi.uk.com. Alternatively call us on 0131 228 3841.

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