Treating Mind and Spirit as One

Finding Love Inside Us in Difficult Times: A Somatic and Spiritual Approach

Please join us for our February PSI in Practice “Finding Love Inside Us in Difficult Times: A Somatic and Spiritual Approach” presented by Stacy Klein, LCSW.

February 12, 2014
10:30a – 12:00p
OneSpirit Learning Alliance
247 West 36th Street, 6th Floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Program Description

Life offers us so many challenges and while often we turn to others to help us, the most enduring strength lives inside us. Come and learn HOW to awaken the love that is already inside you and or/ help your clients do so, by getting out of your head and cultivating an intimate and meaningful relationship with your inner life that will nurture you, guide you, connect you with your spirit and serve you infinitely when all else fails.

In this talk, psychotherapist Stacey Klein, LCSW will share insights and tools gleaned from her 18 years of practice as a holistic psychotherapist and her personal journey to find her own light, inspired by Judaic and other spiritual practices and Somatic and Gestalt therapy perspectives. She will discuss how an embodied approach paves the path for spiritual awakening.

The presentation will offer both didactic and experiential components. The experiential component will offer participants, several “how- to” tools and exercises for accessing and embracing one’s feelings in an ongoing and enlivening way. Exercises will include a briefly led meditation focused on somatic experience and an approximate 20 minute guided developmental somatic exercise where participants will break up into dyads and then asked to share their experiences with one another and/ or with the larger group.

The information presented will be useful to those who are seeking additional tools to heal themselves as well as clinicians interested in incorporating more somatic and spiritual skills into their practice in order to help clients awaken more affectively and fully to their body, mind and spirit.

The Presenter

Stacey Klein, LCSW has been practicing psychotherapy for over 18 years with children, adolescents and adults. She has worked at numerous mental health and addiction programs around the city, including the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and, most recently, Mount Sinai Medical Center.

All forums are free of charge. To RSVP, please email psi-invite@mindspirit.org or call 212-285-0043.

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Our Wednesday morning forums for mental health professionals, clergy, other clinicians and helping professionals include presentations by members of PSI staff as well as invited guests. They are designed to offer opportunities for engagement in topics and modalities that integrate psychotherapy and spirituality. They are also an opportunity for peer fellowship and networking.

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