The purpose of the Processwork Learning Lab, when it started in September 2012, was the sharing of ideas on how Processwork and other approaches  intermingle in our lives and in our work. It was also intended to allow people to experiment, share new ideas and generate discussion. While most of the meetings so far have fulfilled this purpose recently there has been a greater call to explore Processwork theory more directly. However, this needs to be balanced with making room for more diversity of experiences and knowledge among the people who come to the Learning Lab to share their ideas. Some of the learnings from a recent evaluation are that the Learning Lab provides connection and a sense of community, of a shared space and that safety is important.

The Learning Lab is a peer led learning group, where all participants share responsibility for facilitating the group and generating topics for discussion at future Learning Labs. There is no pressure on anyone to present, but this space is kept open and the role of facilitating a workshop is available to everyone who attends. The aim is to create a safe space for learning and sharing. The Learning Lab always has an experiential element. A group contract is needed for each Learning Lab
The meeting includes time for an evaluation of the meeting and future plans for the Learning Lab.

The meeting take place monthly and is two hours in duration. Participants donate towards the cost of the room rental.

 

THE METASKILLS OF AIKIDO

AN EXPLORATION –

Processwork Learning Lab

Saturday 20 January 2018, 2.30 – 4.30 p.m.

Carmelite Community Centre, Aungier St, Dublin 2

Processwork/Process Oriented Psychology is in continuous development by Arnold Mindell and colleagues since the 1970s.

Hope to see you there

 

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Book Cover Painting: Ellen van Randeraat

Drawing on Arny Mindell’s The Leader as Martial Artist, Amy Mindell’s Metaskills ,The Spiritual Art of Therapy, and our own half-century and more of combined Aikido study and training, Mary O’Neill and Brian O’Connell will introduce Aikido, its historical context, and some basic moves to try out to see how they might require, lead to or inform particular metaskills (‘feeling skills’ – Arny), as suggested by Arny and Amy in their books. The workshop will therefore be experiential, encouraging discovery and discussion, and will include a reflective exercise from The Leader as Martial Artist.

Processwork/Process Oriented Psychology is in continuous development by Arnold Mindell and colleagues since the 1970s.

Donations of €5 towards the cost of the room will be gratefully accepted. Please contact me at this email or on my mobile 0868161043 to book your place.

Hope to see you there