STANDING TALL - UNDERSTANDING SELF-ESTEEM
This 2 day short course explores the psychology of self-esteem as a concept, an attitude, a feeling and an image as it is seen in human behaviour. Gain practical insights into self-awareness and interpersonal communication that can enable the healing and development of a positive self-esteem. The material will be covered through lecture and discussion.
The six sessions will cover the following:
- How to be playful in a serious world – examines what conditions our personal and interpersonal responses to life are.
- How to be different in a mass-produced world – looks at how to develop a positive self-esteem.
- How to be heard in a deaf world – explores the art of honest speaking and open respectful listening.
- How to be warm in a cold world – offers insights into dealing with our emotions before they deal with us.
- How to be open in a closed world – provides an honest look at the difficult work of unmasking our defence mechanisms.
- How to be real in a phoney world – challenges one to believe in the possibility of love and healing.
About the Presenter
B.Th., M.A., Dip. Teach. G (NSW).,
Dip. C.H., Dip. Reflex., Dip. R.M., Dip. T.A.T., Cert.IV:TAA
Stephen is a teacher, musician, composer, transpersonal art therapist and holistic practitioner. In his present work as a body, mind and spirit therapist he seeks to use Jungian archetypal psychology. His postgraduate studies led him to explore the problems and promise of religious inculturation for Australian Aboriginal people. As a doctoral candidate he has been able to explore the connection between Jung’s personal experience of, and development of, archetypal theory and human religious experience. He has worked in the United States with people suffering from addictions, specialising in the issue of co-dependency. Stephen has had extensive experience in organisational work management and the development of human resource programs for training volunteers in non-profit organisations.
Stephen has taught various courses related to mythology, the Enneagram, the Mandala as a Healing Tool, and archetypal psychology in the ‘Centre for Continuing Education’ at the Sydney University. Currently Stephen is in private practice as a body therapist and personal growth consultant and seeks to help others discover and care for their soul life. Since 2005 Stephen has been teaching Transpersonal Counselling and Art Therapy courses at the College of Complementary Medicine, Sydney campus.
Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Date: 11-12 January 2014
College of Complementary Medicine, Hornsby, NSW.
Full payment is required at time of booking.
Please book in with reception on (02) 9482 3603 or firstname.lastname@example.org