The MPWC Processwork Intensive delivers foundational training in the framework, philosophy, and basic skills of the Process Oriented Psychology (aka Processwork) paradigm.
Through two, three-day workshops, participants in the Processwork Intensive journey together through a program of theory, experiential practice and deep insight.
Everyone is a Taoist at heart. Everyone would like to follow nature, but we don't have enough tools yet to put the philosophy into practice...
Arnold Mindell PhD
WHAT IS PROCESSWORK?
Processwork is a comprehensive awareness paradigm that seeks to observe, follow, and support the flow of nature as it emerges and unfolds through people, groups, and communities.
Developed primarily by Drs Arnold and Amy Mindell throughout the 1970s (and ongoing) it combines Taoism, Jungian psychology, communication and systems theory, Shamanic tradition, and quantum physics, into a trainable model that enables practitioners to identify the subtle signals of emergent processes and then help them become more known to the individual or group, such that they increase awareness of self and others.
Harmony is a wonderful thing, but not nearly as powerful as awareness.
Arnold Mindell, PhD
Many of our struggles, both individually and collectively, stem from inner and outer conflicts against our diversity and emerging nature; Processwork not only helps to transform those conflicts, but teaches us to expect and accept conflict as part of nature itself.
The Processwork model was birthed by Dr Arnold Mindell, a physicist and Jungian analyst who noticed the patterns present in people’s night time dreams were the same as those present in their body symptoms. From this unfolded a model grounded in observable communication signals that carry information from disavowed parts of self and identity. Practitioners are trained to observe these signals and then help them unfold and become conscious. It’s not an advice-giving, goal-oriented or practitioner-solving model; Processworkers help nature unfold.
Processwork can be applied in all areas of life. The major applications currently include psychotherapy (individual, relationship and family), coma and near death work, conflict transformation and mediation, facilitation, coaching, and organisational development.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The intensive is a fantastic way to learn more about yourself and the world around you. It’s also a great foundation in Processwork and suits people with a variety of interests, backgrounds and goals. It’s also perfect for facilitators, therapists and coaches looking to explore the Processwork approach.
people interested in personal growth, personal psychology, dreams and psychosomatic experiences
people who want to immerse themselves in a deep learning and personal development experience
people looking to fulfil the pre-requisite knowledge for the Process-Oriented Coaching Program
people considering moving into helping professions e.g therapy, coaching, facilitation, social work
people already working in helping professions and looking to deepen their work
people considering extended studies in Processwork
The Processwork Intensive program is a combination of theory, experiential exercises, personal development and skill development.
Processwork is comprehensive awareness framework with many applications, so through the course of the two workshop blocks we’ll explore the central components of the model and its main applications.
TRAINING BLOCK 1
Introduction to Process Oriented Psychology
The Structural Model
Working with the Edge
TRAINING BLOCK 2
Working with night time dreams and dreaming processes
Working with body symptoms
(Fri-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm.)
Six days of training for $885
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Liz Scarfe is a Processwork Diplomate, in private practice using Processwork as a psychotherapist, coach, and facilitator. An adult educator for over 15 years, Liz has a deep passion for learning and teaching. She also holds a Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment, Adv Cert Group Facilitation, Diploma of Management, and a Bachelor of Science (Hons). She is a faculty member of Australia New Zealand Process Oriented Psychology and the Processwork Institute India.
Liz founded the Melbourne Processwork Centre in 2014 to support the integration of the Processwork approach into more diverse contexts and communities and to make training in, and experiences of, Processwork more accessible. She is a member of IAPOP and accredited psychotherapist with PACFA.
Grzegorz (pron: zhe-gosh) Zielinski is a Processwork Diplomate, certified process oriented psychotherapist and coach.
He is a faculty member of Australia New Zealand Process Oriented Psychology, the Processwork Institute India, and the Institute of Process Psychology Poland, where he is also a certified Process Oriented Coach and supervisor of coaches. He is a member of IAPOP and accredited psychotherapist with PACFA.
Prior to moving to Australia, he was a teacher of the two-year Training in Process Oriented Psychology in Wrocław, Poland.
Grzegorz graduated from the Institute of Applied Social Sciences of the University of Warsaw with a Masters in Sociology.
To register for the intensive, simply fill in the below form and then click on the Paypal button under the form to pay the training fee (you don’t need a Paypal account to use this). If you want to pay by direct deposit, fill in the form and then email firstname.lastname@example.org for bank details.
The intensive provides you with basic foundational knowledge and skills, as well as significant personal development, that in itself is valuable. However, it also will assist participants in deciding whether to undertake further training in Processwork, whether it be the full Diploma training or the Process Oriented Coaching Program.