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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Moore offers week-long symposium, July 2008

Thomas Moore's symposium for the New England Education Institute, will be offered July 7-11, 2008 at Cape Cod. Early registration tuition, postmarked by February 28, 2008, is $539 (US). A group discount for three or more attendees is also available. Although directed at mental health professionals, attendance is unrestricted. Register soon because spaces fill quickly.

Spirituality and Care of the Soul in Psychotherapy

Meaning in illness
The archetype of the invalid
Healing the whole person: body, soul, and spirit

Spiritual aspects of healing
The model of Asklepios
Dreams and rituals in healing
The power of humor

The healer as alchemist
Not splitting healer-patient partnership
The wounded and wounding healer

The shadow side of being a healer
Money, sex, power, insecurity, burn-out
Archetypes of charlatan, magician, parent, all-knowing expert
Dealing with shadow

Spiritual and emotional support for the healer
Caring for the healer's soul and spirit
What traditional healers can teach the modern healer
Deepening the role of the healer over a lifetime

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