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Creating Consciousness in Psychotherapy with Art, Beauty, Truth and Yoga Weekend of May 16-18 , 2014

$405.00 – $1,750.00 (based on accommodation type)

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Workshop Details

Most people are surprised to learn how art, beauty, and truth can turn on gene expression and brain growth during creative experiences. It is profound to realize that our highest and most inspired states of consciousness can facilitate optimal gene expression and brain plasticity while stress and trauma can distort and suppress it. Mind-gene communication engages the transformational alchemy of mind, body, and spirit, which generates health and wellbeing as well as personal illness and the clash of cultures.
During this workshop, the theory, research, and practice of creating our consciousness daily and hourly utilizing Milton Erickson’s naturalistic general waking trance will be demonstrated with group and individual processes. We will practice easy-to-learn, four-stage creative patterns for problem solving as presented in our book, Creating Consciousness: How Therapists can Facilitate Wonder, Wisdom, Beauty and Truth. Recent research has documented the way our new Creative Psychosocial Genomic Healing Experience can optimize stem cell healing, reduce chronic inflammation, and reduce cellular stress and oxidation. Each session will begin with gentle and instructive yoga exercises as psychodrama stories for health and psychological transformation. This workshop is open to everyone. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one.
Recommended reading: Rossi, Creating Consciousness: How Therapists can Facilitate Wonder, Wisdom, Beauty and Truth: The Selected Papers of Ernest Lawrence Rossi, Vol. 2; Rossi & Rossi, The New Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, Therapeutic Hypnosis and Rehabilitation: A Creative Dialogue with our Genes (available free online at
CE credit for psychologists;
CE credit for MFTs and LCSWs;


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