Module 9, BodyDreaming Training: June 7-9 2024

Module NineIn Module Nine, the final module in our first BodyDreaming Training, our focus is on the integration of the theory,practice and learning we’ve gained from the BodyDreaming Training. The integrative process is part of the higher functioning of thebrain – helping to bring together different parts of our experience – sensing, feeling, thinking, creating. Integration establishes greatercoherence in our whole system and deepens our connection to our body, psyche and to what surrounds us. We focus on integrationto establish new neural pathways that are potential portals to connection, compassion, gratitude, and awe. These qualities help us tosee ourselves in

BodyDreaming Module 8, 9-11th Feb 2024

The BodyDreaming training journey continues with Module 8; the 2nd in a series of three approaching the numinous. (Note that it is possible to join the training at any point.)   MARIAN DUNLEA WITH PATRICIA LLOSA, PAULINE SAYHI & ABIGAIL WHYTE     Module 8 is the penultimate of the final three modules in the BodyDreaming training programme. Using the somatic practices and theorythat form the bases of BodyDreaming, we will work on dreams and images in our small groups. We will focus on the method of embodiedactive imagination to enable the dream image to move in our bodies, to speak to us from the

BodyDreaming Module 7, Oct 13-15 2023

The BodyDreaming training journey continues with Module 7. (Note that it is possible to join the training at any point.)Marian Dunlea with Patricia Llosa, Pauline Sayhi & Abigail Whyte Module 7 invites us to consider the numinous, and how this unique experience presents itself in our lives. In this module, we will bring more attention to our dreams, inner dialogues and outer explorations using active imagination.    Exploring the Numinous In these next three modules of the BodyDreaming Training, we will explore how to approach the numinous. As in St. Exupery’s “The Little Prince” (“Le Petit Prince”), in order to receive the encounter

Professional Development Training in BodyDreaming® Module 6 – June 16-18th

Summer is almost here -- we are ready for Module 6 of the BodyDreaming Training - Attunement and Attachment: Finding that Secure Base within, June 16-18th. Module 6 can be taken as a stand alone module or you may wish to pick up on the training programme. To those of you who might have missed earlier modules please do consider joining us for this upcoming module. There are more details in the flyer attached below, and let us know if you have any questions.  For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere Module 6 falls close to Summer Solstice and the vitality, vibrancy, fullness of that season offers

May 26-29th 2023 – the Friends conference on Religion and Psychology

The Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology  in person only atPendle Hill, May 26 to May 29, 2023. This year’s conference theme is “BodyDreaming: Self-Regulation, Jung, and Neuroscience in Trauma Recovery.” This year, our plenary speaker is the accomplished Jungian analyst and author Marian Dunlea, from Ireland.  In addition to being a delightful person, Marian is a passionate student of neuroscience with extensive training in a host of healing modalities. Conference Fees:  In-person fees for three nights and all meals in a private room at Pendle Hill are $575 until March 31—and $625 after that.  There are double rooms for couples and established pods at

May 20th 2023: The Lightness of Being: Jung, Neuroscience and Self-Regulation

The Guild of Pastoral Psychology Spring Conference Date: Saturday 20th May 2023 Location: Essex Church, 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, London W8 4RT Start time: 11:00am  End time: 4:30pm  Type: Conference & Webinar  Refreshments: Lunch (vegetarian) is included for people attending in person This conference can be attended both in person and online.  Click here for the webinar; click here for tickets to attend in person. Jung took it for granted that his audience knew what he meant by the body’s capacity for self-regulation, and used this analogy to teach about psyche’s role of Self-regulation in the movement toward wholeness and the journey of individuation of each person. Jung wrote: “Dreams are the reaction to our conscious

Discovering the Unlived Life – BodyDreaming® and Mask Work, Greece

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Psychotherapy in the Natural World: Healing ourselves and our planet

/*! elementor - v3.10.2 - 29-01-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=".svg"]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Saturday 7 September 2019 - Sunday 8 September 2019 With speakers Angela Cotter, Mike Delaney, Marian Dunlea, Shirley Gleeson, Joanne Hanrahan, Matthew Henson, Lucy O'Hagan For millennia people have travelled to “the valley of the two lakes” to deepen their connection with nature, a beautiful place in the Wicklow Mountains that inspires a sense of ancient worship, the numinous and the wild. This conference is an opportunity to come back to these roots with other psychotherapists to explore different ways in which we can enrich and expand our therapy practice. Read more

BodyDreaming® and Clay Mask workshop, Marian Dunlea and Wendy Bratherton

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The Handless Maiden – Marian Dunlea and Sheila Langston

/*! elementor - v3.10.2 - 29-01-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=".svg"]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Thursday, October 11, 20183:00 PM  Saturday, October 13, 20183:30 PM the boghill centre, Boghill, ireland “The Handless Maiden offers material for a woman’s entire life process, and covers a many- years-long journey. It is about women’s initiation through the rite of endurance, meaning to harden, to make sturdy, to make robust, to strengthen. Endurance means we are making something substantial.” ~ C. Pinkola-Estes A BODYDREAMING™ ONGOING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MODULE - What is it to be a woman today? What is it that is coming into consciousness individually and collectively at this time of great change?