Transformative Practices

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"Science of Transformation" with Daniel Siegel

How can we understand transformation in a scientific way? We could start by understanding the mind. Mind is the process that regulates the flow of energy and information. So how would you regulate the mind? By developing the ability to see mental activity with more clarity and then modify it with more effectiveness. Dr. Daniel Siegel calls this ability “Mindsight” and says there’s something about being able to see and influence your internal world that creates more health.

"Whole Person Healthcare" with Ilene Serlin

In this teleseminar Dr. Ilene Serlin, a clinical psychologist and dance/movement therapist, talks with host, Marilyn Schlitz, about an interdisciplinary collaborative health care model which is defined in the three volume book set she edited: Whole Person Healthcare. Ilene provides the historical context on the use of music and movement in the ‘backrooms’ of hospitals.  She tells of her international experience with non-verbal communication and integration of eastern and western healing practices.

"Transformation through the Arts" with Nina Wise

In this teleseminar, host Marilyn Schlitz talks with Nina Wise, who is known for her provocative and original performance works. They discuss the value of improvisation in transformational work. Nina shares stories of Vietnam Vets who have participated in her workshops and had breakthroughs they weren't able to achieve during therapy.

Nina's pieces have garnered seven Bay Area Critics' Circle Awards, and she has received, among other prestigious honors, three National Endowment for the Arts fellowships. Her written pieces have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies.

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