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Dorothy Charles

Dorothy Charles

Dorothy Charles
has been a student and teacher at Esalen since 1982. A student of Esalen co-founder Richard Price, she combines Esalen body-centered Gestalt with relational Gestalt theory, and leads workshops in Asia, Europe, and the U.S.

Relational Gestalt Practice: The Transformative Power of Emotion

Nov 25 - 30, 2018 Begins in 2 months
with Dorothy Charles

Each of us finds our true selves through our emotions. In order to become whole, we must discover how our experience is organized in limiting, unconscious patterns and through that process, learn how to organize our experience in new ways.

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Relational Gestalt Practice: The Transformative Power of Emotion

Feb 17 - 22, 2019 Begins in 5 months
with Dorothy Charles

Our sense of who we are develops in connection with others, and although we cannot change the past, we can change what we came to believe about our capacity for love and belonging. Such beliefs can shift in a group that meets our needs for attunement and understanding, supports us in identifying and expressing our emotions, and which is committed to practicing kindness, acceptance, and honesty.

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