There is an increasing interest and demand for practitioners applying mindfulness and integrative therapy. The profound changes that clients experience from MindBody therapy coupled with a supportive and humanistic approach make it a highly sought after modality for addressing trauma and post-traumatic stress disorders, as well as in depression, anxiety, and attachment disorders.
This innovative certification program is designed to introduce health professionals to a range of holistic, contemplative, cross-cultural, and spiritual healing practices. This highly experiential program encourages learning through virtual and in person community-development.
This talk will be live and interactive on Friday, August 14th @ 12pm ET, but all those who register will receive a link to watch the recording on their own time, if they can't show up live.
Dr. Scott Lyons (DO, PhD, MS, MFA, CHT, BMCP/T, RSMT, SME, BMCP, IDME, SEP, CST, BFA, RYT-500) is a Clinical Psychologist, Osteopath, and MindBody Medicine practitioner who specializes in therapies for infants, youth, and adults. Additionally, Dr. Lyons holds a BFA in Theater/Psychology, and an MFA in Dance/Choreography. Scott is the co-creator of Embodied Flow™ - a school of yoga and therapy, and developer of Somatic Stress Release™ - a processes of restoring our biological adaptation system. Scott has had the privilege of teaching Embodied Flow™, Somatic Stress Release™, and Body-Mind Centering® workshops and trainings throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. He was an adjunct professor at New York University from 2007-2010 where he co-taught the Viewpoints Studio with Mary Overlie. As an artist, Scott’s work has been performed at BAM, Symphony Space, Dance New Amsterdam as well as theaters throughout the United States and Europe.
Dr. Christine Caldwell, Ph.D., BC-DMT, LPC, NCC, ACS, is the founder of and professor emeritus in the Somatic Counseling Program at Naropa University in Boulder, CO, USA, where she taught coursework in somatic counseling theory and skills, clinical neuroscience, research, and diversity issues. Her work began forty years ago with studies in anthropology, dance therapy, bodywork and Gestalt therapy, and has developed into innovations in the field of body-centered psychotherapy. She calls her work the Moving Cycle. This system goes beyond the limitations of therapy and emphasizes lifelong personal and social evolution through trusting and following body states. The Moving Cycle spotlights natural play, early physical imprinting, bodily authority, and the transformational effect of fully sequenced movement processes. She has taught at the University of Maryland, George Washington University, Concordia, Seoul Women’s University, Southwestern College, Pacifica, and Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, and trains, teaches and lectures internationally. She has published over 30 articles and chapters, and her books include Getting Our Bodies Back, Getting In Touch, The Body and Oppression, and Bodyfulness.
Dr. Rae Johnson, PhD, RSMT, RSW, BCC is a queer somatic scholar/activist whose teaching and research focus on the embodied experience of oppression. Chair of the Somatic Studies in Depth Psychology doctoral program at Pacifica Graduate Institute and the author of Embodied Social Justice, Rae teaches internationally on embodied micro-aggressions, body image as activism, and the poetic body.