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Professional Pastoral Counseling Institute
provides spiritually grounded and psychologically
informed professional counseling and
psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families.
Our therapists assist those who seek greater
understanding and healing
of personal and spiritual problems.
Anger Management Jumpstart
April 15, 22, 29 and May 6
6:30 - 8:00PM
This group experience offers step by step
solutions for transforming the harmful
poisons of anger, fear and righteousness
into self awareness, compassion, and
long lasting change.
8035 Hosbrook Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236
Trauma Forgotten/Trauma Remembered
by Dick Donnenwirth, PCC-S
"The pain just went somewhere," sobbed the middle-aged woman as she recalled a childhood gang rape organized by an adult family member. It had taken hard work to recollect the details which had to be brought forth from the vague shadows at the beginning of pastoral psychotherapy. Even though she had received corroboration from a sibling who had been a co-victim in the same atrocity, she still had periods of self-doubt. And the searing physical, psychic and spiritual pain has only recently been recovered and integrated into her adult, whole personality. Such is the elaborate and wonderful defense mechanism which the Creator has provided vulnerable children and adults to shield them from the unbearable pain of unspeakable acts of violence....
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Ethics of Touch
This workshop will demonstrate opportunities for ethical use of touch and review standards & rules
Presented by Ed Gutfreund
Friday, April 17, 2015 1-4:30PM
Touch may be among the most powerful sensory experiences available to us as humans. The use of touch in therapy has, in recent decades, been a source of great benefit as well as great difficulty. Due to unfortunate and serious harm that has happened from misuse of touch and inappropriate boundary violations on the part of therapists, professional boards and ethical therapists have generally taken a very cautious view of touching clients.
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Mindfulness in Therapy:
Accessing Natural Intelligence for Healing
Saturday, May 9, 2015
9:45 AM to 4 PM
5CEU'S FOR COUNSELORS
Facilitated by Bill Cahalan, PhD
Mindfulness is an attitude and skill which many therapists have been integrating with their personal lives and practices. They are finding it helpful in addressing anxiety, depression, stress-related symptoms, and other personal and client issues. It does not require changing one's theoretical orientation, but can be integrated with most therapeutic systems.
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