Developmental Workshops

BASE™: Bodywork And Somatic Education Relational Development, Rupture and Repair
A Somatic Developmental Perspective of Attachment and Bonding

Dave Berger, MFT, LCMHC, PT, SEP, MA and Abi Blakeslee, CMT, MFT, Ph.D., SEP

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This workshop will approach the development of human attachment by experiencing the role of the structure of the body in relationship.

Posture, movement, sensorimotor development and kinesiology are rarely understood as important features in human bonding. Yet, it is through movement and touch that self-regulation develops, dyadic bonding is learned and a sense of self grows.

Through lecture, experiential exercises and practice we will examine the primary structures of attachment and how shifting the structure can shift the relational field.

During the course, we will be exploring:

  • 5 Early Primary Structures of Attachment

  • Developmental Movement Patterning

  • Polyvagal Theory in Early Relationship

  • Co-regulation and Self-Regulation

  • an Overview of Rupture and Repair Cycles

  • working somatically with couples and practice with Dyadic Somatic Tracking

CANCELLATION POLICY:  If cancellation is one month prior to start date of each training there is a full refund less $50; 2 weeks prior to start date, 50% refund.  Less than 2 weeks prior to start date there is no refund.  Payment can be by check, cash or online as specified on registration and information materials.

Upcoming Classes

June 14-17, 2019, Bozeman, Montana

 Mason’s Hall, 14 S. Tracy Ave., Bozeman, MT

For more information, contact:

Stasia Owen
(406) 579-4248
Nolita Sweet Becker
(406) 570-1334

Early-bird registration by May 1, 2019: $790
After May 1, 2019: $830

24 Continuing Ed. Hours through Cassidy Seminars ($40):
Psychologists, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors

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