With Carol Cowan, Social Worker and Yoga Instructor
Sat. March 25th, 2023
1pm-5pm (in person or via Zoom)
Dalhousie Health and Wellness at 581 Ontario Street in St. Catharines
Do you want to take better care of yourself?
Are you open to learning new skills to help cope with stress in your life?
Do you want to improve your overall health and wellbeing?
This half-day wellness retreat will be designed to nurture your mind, body and soul. You will learn a variety of techniques and coping skills that you can take home with you for better self-care of your mind and emotions.
The Retreat will include:
1) Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) – a psychological form of acupressure designed to rewire your emotional reaction to a thought about the past, present or future. EFT provides ultimate stress relief in a matter of minutes!
2) Breathing techniques - learn how to the regulate the nervous system with breathing techniques that are based in ancient yogic practices. Breathwork can also produce a calming effect for the mind and settle emotional dysregulation.
3) Meditation practices - learn to direct your mind and attention for longer periods with simple meditation practices such as mindfulness.
This retreat is designed for anyone who needs to take some time to retreat from their busy life to nurture themselves. Practice sessions and demonstrations will be included.
Email reception.DHW@gmail.com or call 289-668-5433 to register!
Total cost per person is $150. Location will be at Dalhousie Health & Wellness at 581 Ontario St. in St. Catharines or via Zoom.
Limited spots available! REGISTER TODAY!
Learn how to use E.F.T. for self-regulating emotions and changing beliefs and perceptions. E.F.T. is a psychological form of acupressure proven to decrease stress levels and rewire your emotional response to a thought about the past, present or future. E.F.T. provides healing on a physical level as well as a mental, emotional and energetic level. This E.F.T. training will be consistent with the teachings of Gary Craig, the original founder of the technique. If you want to be able to use EFT as a self-help tool in your personal life for stress and processing emotions then this workshop is right for you. If you have a client base that you work with as a Social Worker, Therapist or Coach and you would like to add E.F.T. as one of the modalities that you offer, then this workshop is also right for you! Feel confident in your capacity to guide others through an E.F.T. session. Practice sessions and demonstrations will be part of the weekend certification.
Email Carol at email@example.com with any questions or click here to register: https://dhw.janeapp.com/#/discipline/9/treatment/297 (click on the 9am timeslot)
What is EFT and how does it work?
The Neuroscience behind EFT
EFT Basic Tapping Points and Eye Movements
Identifying an Issue and using SUDS
NLP and Languaging
Aspects of a problem
Being Specific for success
Testing your results
Identifying Underlying Issues
Tell the Story Technique
Personal Peace Procedure
Minimizing emotional pain
Assigning client homework
Working with complex trauma/backgrounds
Clearing events without details
Tearless trauma technique
Working with dissociation
Connecting emotional issues and physical pain
Testing Tabletops and belief systems
Ethics in EFT practice
Also included will be 20 hours of video recorded EFT sessions by Carol Cowan, an EFT manual, a copy of The Hidden Secrets of E.F.T. book by Carol Cowan and a follow up supervision session as needed.
Saturday January 7th and Sunday January 8th, 2023 from 9am - 5pm on both days. Lunch will be provided for participants in person.
The workshop will be held at Dalhousie Health and Wellness at 581 Ontario St. in St. Catharines (Or via Zoom). Breakout rooms will be created in Zoom for practice sessions.
The location can be found here: https://www.dalhousiehealthandwellness.com/
The total cost for this workshop is $650 and payable to Dalhousie Health and Wellness.
To REGISTER please click here: https://dhw.janeapp.com/#/discipline/9/treatment/297 and then click on the 9am timeslot.
Limited spots available!! A maximum of 10 participants in person for optimal learning.
For any questions about the Workshop please contact Carol Cowan at (905) 380-2460 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
This Course has been submitted to the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association for possible CEC’s.
Carol is available for keynote speaking at relevant conferences. She has previously offered workshops for the District School Board of Niagara, Actionable Canada, the Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing Annual Conferences, the Alzheimer's Society and Hospice Niagara.
Carol Cowan brings a dynamic perspective and vibrant energy to all of her workshops. The training she provides is always tailored specifically to the personal and professional needs of her clients so that each workshop is a direct reflection of what her clients need the most. Each workshop is designed with awareness, kindness, compassion and empowerment for personal growth.
Carol's rates are as follows:
$750 for 1/2 day workshop
$1500 for full day workshop
$3000 for 2 day weekend workshop
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