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TE 5700 Wilderness Fast
$1180 16 CECs (plus a $350 fee to be paid in cash to the Navajo guide.) September 4 – 12, 2021, Canyon de Chelly, NM Mandatory Orientation Sunday, August, 8, 4-6pm on the SWC Campus.
Participants must provide proof of full vaccination to our Navajo guide to meet Navajo Nation requirements.
The Wilderness Fast is a deeply transformative experience in which participants spend four days alone with no food and a minimum of material comforts. The three stages of this rite of passage are guided by experienced facilitators.
TRAUMA, GRIEF AND RENEWAL CERTIFICATE
TGR 5600 Ethics, Self-Compassion and Professional Issues $365/16 CECs Offered via Zoom Saturday & Sunday, July 17 & 18, 2021, 9am-6pm
The weekend with include an in-depth exploration of Ethics, not only those required by various counseling organizations, but also the inner ethics of each of us, ethics in our times and the ethics of various cultures, plus legal tools for planning and both pre-death and post-death issues and family involvement in this process. Compassion fatigue, therapist renewal, self-care and prevention of burn-out at the mental, emotional and spiritual levels, will also be addressed. The class will include experiential work as well as informational presentations. (16 contact hours toward the TGR Certficate.)
Rev. Ted Wiard, Ed.D, LPCC, CGC, is the Director of the Trauma, Grief and Renewal Certificate. He is the co-author of Witnessing Ted: The Journey to Potential through Grief and Loss. Dr. Wiard is the founder and Director of Golden Willow Counseling and Golden Willow Retreat. He is also the clinical director for Rio Grande Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program, an intensive outpatient program in Taos and Las Vegas, NM. In additon, Dr. Wiard maintains a private practice.
APPLIED INTERPERSONAL NEUROBIOLOGY CERTIFICATE
AIN 5200-3 $365/16 CECs MINDFULNESS-BASED EMOTIONAL PROCESSING (MBEP): Minding the Body, Embodying the Mind Thursdays, July 15–August 19, 2–5pm SWC Campus – Must be vaccinated to attend.
MBEP is a mindful, body-centered approach for supporting deep emotional regulation and processing. The processing is activated and maintained by the client’s and the therapist’s mindful, focused attention on the client’s somatic experience of an emotional issue or memory. The client’s emotional processing is enabled, focused, and supported through the attuned relational connection between the therapist and the client. MBEP is a practical, useful method for initiating and promoting essential emotional processing and emotional regulation. It can easily be incorporated into any therapeutic modality. (16 contact hours toward the Applied Interpersonal Neurobiology Certificate)
Robert Weisz, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the developer of Mindfulness-Based Emotional Processing. He is the director of the Milton Erickson Institute of New Mexico and the Brainspotting and Hypnotherapy Clinic. Dr. Weisz maintains a private practice of psychotherapy, training and consultation in Santa Fe.