Themes Covered In The Training

 

More Detailed Syllabus and Themes of each of the Twelve Modules

Based on the 2013-2016 Cycle

52 teaching days in three years; Four– 5 day seminars -Eight 4 day seminars

Module Number

Themes and Elements of Programme
1 Core Psychological Themes/Historical Development Psychotherapeutic Perspectives including Anthroposphy and Mainstream- Cosmos and Psychology; Body/Soul/Spirit:  Relational Issues; Intro. to Biographic Exploration & Anthroposophic Life Story/Biography Work – Finding Key Life Themes; Small Group Course Digestion Methodology; Animal & Human Skeleton; Lectures; Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
2

 

Childhood Development 0-7 yearsAttachment, Incarnation & Development Body/Soul/Spirit: Neurological Development, Neuro-Science, Trauma and Attachment Theory; Organ Studies- Brain & Spleen; Introduction to Mutual Supervision ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
3

 

Childhood Development 7-14 years– Latency & Developmental Issues: Obsessive Habits – Rhythm vs Ritual; Organ Observation – Heart, Lung and Middle System; 9 Year Rubicon; 7-foldness and Therapeutic Impulse;  ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
4 Adolescence 14-21 –Developmental Issues- Adolescent Crises/ Search for Identity & Authenticity- Self Harm- Idols & ideals; Organ Observation – Liver and Kidney; Sexuality & Soul Types & Development; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
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Anxiety & Trauma – Phenomenology, Meaning and Managing Anxiety/ Cumulative Trauma; Relationship to Renal System, Sense Perceptions to Sensory Experience; Threshold Phenomena; the “I” as Witness Capacity; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
6 Depression & Bipolar- Phenomena, Somatic/ Psyche/Spiritual/Medical Perspectives; Loss & Mourning; Crisis in Meaning; Life Processes; Working with Depression, Suicide & Self Harm;  Bipolar.

 

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Obsessive and Addictive Behaviours and Defences- Eating Disorders, OCD and Addictions. Therapeutic impulses and principles; Therapeutic Care Communities; The senses; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy
 

8

 

Personality Structure 1- Personality Structure in Relation to Physical/Soul/Spiritual Development12-Foldness Planes of Space & Embodiment: Narcissism, Avoidant, Paranoid & Histrionic Tendencies; Spatial Dynamics, Working with Difference; Adapted Therapeutic Approaches; The Hero/Heroine’s Journey; Planes of Space/ Embodiment, ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy/Spatial Dynamics
9

 

Personality Structure 2 – Personality Structure in Relation to Physical/Soul/Spiritual Development12-Foldness Planes of Space & Embodiment: Obsessive, Antisocial, Dissociative & Borderline Tendencies. Working with Difference; Adapted Therapeutic Approaches; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy/Spatial Dynamics
10 Personality Structure 3 – Personality Structure in Relation to Physical/Soul/Spiritual Development12-Foldness Planes of Space & Embodiment: Schizoid, Schizotypal, Passive /Aggressive and Dependant Personalities; The Wounded Healer- Co-dependency-Adapted Therapeutic Approaches;  12 World Philosophical Views; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy/Spatial Dynamics
11 ‘Manichaeism’, Recognising Forces Behind EventsRecognising Distortions in Self and Society–  News Paper Article Exercise; Challenges Related to Biographical Phases; ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy/Spatial Dynamics
12 Conflict & Community Building- Interpersonal, Organisational and Wider World Issues- Forces Behind Conflict :  Witness Consciousness; Mediation; Biographic View Exercise;  Working with Loss, Change & Endings; Creating Therapeutic Closure, ‘Intervision Groups’; Related Anthroposophic Life Story/Biographic Work; Course Digestion Group; Individual Conversation with Faculty Members; Lectures/ Observation Work; Related Mythological Themes/ Art/ Eurythmy/Spatial Dynamics