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November 2019

One Breath At A Time: Exploring the Spaciousness of the Present Moment

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PST

November 30, 2019 10am - 4pm pst Beverly Hills, CA For more information & to register for this event - please follow this link: Click Here

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February 2019

Turning Ghosts into Ancestors: Waking Up from Trauma and Coming to Life.

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
LAISPS, 12011 San Vicente Bd. #520
Los Angeles, 90049
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War trauma is a great teacher, would that we could learn from it. It not only generates extensive dysregulation, it engenders the most profound moral wounds; as painful as any bullet. It can also teach us about coming back to life: post-traumatic growth, the conditions for change, and how the healing process unfolds. It holds lessons for working with a range of other trauma. For ten years, the instructor and his team at Coming Home Project offered integrative residential retreats…

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November 2018

Walking the Path

November 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PDT

With Joseph Bobrow An opportunity to be part of a supportive cohort to learn Buddhism through a program of study and practice.  November, 2018 – June, 2019 Program components * Daily meditation practice at home. * Readings: An article or book chapter, and a new essay by Joseph each month. *  Personalization (Inquiry), reflecting on the experience of practicing and studying. Writing a short piece on this process of inquiry each month. Joseph will read and provide personalized practice feedback.…

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October 2018

Waking Up from Trauma—Zen and the Art of Coming to Life

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
LACPA Convention: DoubleTree by Hilton in Culver City

War trauma is a great teacher: It not only generates extensive dysregulation, it engenders the most profound moral wounds. It teaches us how to come back to life: Post-traumatic growth, conditions for change, and how the healing process unfolds. It holds lessons for working with a wide range of trauma and for our functioning as therapists.

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September 2018

Bion and the Buddha: To hold Infinity in the palm of your hand and Eternity in an hour.

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
LAISPS, 12011 San Vicente Bd. #520
Los Angeles, 90049
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Forging a subject is an important part of the therapeutic process. Developing the capacity to make use of the therapist, other “others,” and to meet, subject to subject, is likewise a familiar therapeutic trajectory. Being open to experience that is not easily classified, that may even defy cognitive understanding, experience we may call trans-subjective or spiritual, can paradoxically add depth and meaning that may remain otherwise unavailable. We will examine the interplay between the ideas of Wildred Bion and the…

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August 2018

The Contributions of Mindfulness and Psychotherapy to an Integrative Model of Healing and Awakening

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
UCLA: Mindful Awareness Research Center
$75

In this seminar, we explore how mindfulness practice enhances the attentional capacities of the psychotherapist while challenging and enriching certain premises of psychotherapy. We also examine the unique contributions of psychotherapy to emotional growth and how it complements mindfulness practice, fills in important gaps, and helps us take mindfulness into daily living, especially relational experience. Each path is a full and distinctive partner in the evolution of a broader, more inclusive narrative of what it means to be human. Each…

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April 2018

Waking Up From Trauma — What Veteran’s Moral Wounds Teach Us About Coming To Life

April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
LAISPS, 12011 San Vicente Blvd., Suite 520
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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$65

War trauma is a great teacher, would that we could learn from it. It not only generates extensive dysregulation, it engenders the most profound moral wounds; as painful as any bullet. It can also teach us about coming back to life: post-traumatic growth, the conditions for change, and how the healing process unfolds. It holds lessons for working with a range of other trauma. For ten years, the instructor and his team at Coming Home Project offered integrative residential retreats…

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May 2006

Cultivating the Inner Conditions for Happiness

May 20, 2006 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Presentations and panel with Mattieu Ricard, Joseph Bobrow and Paul Ekman. By donation.

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