Events Tagged Counseling

Actively engage therapies that integrate perspectives for the healing of Mind, Body, Heart and Spirit. Explore competencies, alternative and complementary collaboration, current research, and consider their application in counseling through case studies, classroom and private reflection. Emerging perspectives and therapeutic models for supporting mental health integrate knowledge gained through research and practice. Through this practical and experiential course you can enhance your understanding of the art of healing as well as integrate the spiritual and psychological aspects of health. Designed for health care practitioners, mental health providers interested in integrative healing. Graduate standing or permission of instructor.

Introduction to Somatic Experiencing and Upcoming Training

  • Friday, December 13, 20139:00am— 11:00am
  • the Quaker Meeting House 173 North Prospect St, Burlington, Vt.

Many have heard about Somatic Experiencing, a model founded by Peter Levine Ph.D. It is a short term naturalistic approach to the healing, resolution, and prevention of trauma.On Feb. 6-9 2014 two delightful and highly skilled trainers, Lael Keen and Russell Jones will begin a new training in the White River Junction area. In preparation Eva Simon will offer a 2 hr. Introduction to discuss the model, explore ways to integrate the model into your scope of practice, and orient you to the training format. To inquire or sign up call Eva Simon 802 863-3399 Eva Simon,MACP,LCMHC,SEP

Spiritually Oriented Counseling:  Foundations and Perspectives

  • Monday, June 15, 201512:00am— 12:00pm
  • with Carol Fournier
  • University of Vermont

Engaging and supporting clients spiritual well-being in counseling is an essential aspect of offering comprehensive mental health care. Spirituality influences every aspect of mental health and life. The American Counseling Association has endorsed fourteen spiritual and religious competencies for counselors. Through this experiential insightful course, you cultivate the knowledge and skills necessary to gain a foundational understanding of spiritual and religious cultures; the effect of belief systems on psycho-social functioning; enhance your self-awareness about your own views, beliefs while considering their influence on your role as a counselor; you gain a foundational understanding that enhances your ability to offer a...