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Working Effectively with Overwhelm and High Levels of Stress

by | Apr 24, 2018

Helping clients with the immediate shift of their overwhelm and high level of stress.

Many clients present to therapy in a state of overwhelm, highly stressed, or being distant from their experience. In both ways, they are stuck in a reactive state and unable to process what they are experiencing and make adaptive choices in their life situations.

This workshop provides experiential learning of the process called Clearing a Space that has been developed in the context of Focusing-Oriented Therapy. It can be utilised as a stand-alone process with many applications. Various research studies have confirmed the effectiveness of Clearing a Space process in:

  • Immediate reduction of a high level of stress
  • Efficient dealing with a state of overwhelm, overstimulation and numbing
  • Facilitating a sense of self that is separate from the problems, which enables an instantaneous shift of the whole experience of problems
  • Providing incremental release of the bodily tension
  • Dealing with sleeping problems
  • Promoting a sense of wellbeing in people recovering from cancer and other challenging, chronic health issues
  • Supporting students’ learning in all educational settings
  • As a tool for a mental hygiene for all health professionals

Upon completion of the workshop, participants would be able to apply the Clearing a Space process in their personal life and professional settings.

Our Trainers

Ms Biliana Dearly is a psychotherapist, supervisor and educator who has experience in working with people of all walks of life presenting with a wide range of problems, including working with individuals, couples, and health professionals. She has a particular interest in experiential, process-oriented therapy and working with the ‘whole person’. Biliana is a senior lecturer at the Cairnmillar Institute and a Certifying Coordinator for The International Focusing Institute, USA.

Please note, this course is subject to receiving a minimum number of enrolments.

Date Venue
Tuesday 9th June 2020 Face-to-face at 391-393 Tooronga Road Hawthorn East VIC 3123
9.30am – 3.30pm
Standard Price: $150
External Students or Cairnmillar Alumni: $60
Cairnmillar Students: $30

Prices include all course material, morning tea, and a certificate of completion which is recognised as five hours of a Cairnmillar Professional Development Program.

For further information, email the Short Course Coordinator at: shortcourses@cairnmillar.edu.au

*Terms and Conditions apply, please see Enrol Now page for full details.