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A Return to Innocence: A Five-Day Residential Course on Spirituality & Emotional Wellbeing

This is a women only 5-day Residential Course for any woman experiencing issues of lost innocence or working with women who have.  




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VENUE:  
Isle of Lewis, Scotland, UK

ACCOMMODATION: Galson Bunkhouse, South Galson, Isle of Lewis HS2 0SH

DATESSunday 17th June to Friday 22nd June 2018

FACILITATORS: Karen Taylor and Alison McCabe

COST£550 each
 

PLACES ARE LIMITED - EARLY BOOKING IS ADVISED

Cost includes:
  • All activities for the 5 days
  • Accommodation in Galson Bunkhouse
  • All Meals
The accommdation is from Sunday afternoon until Friday morning.  If you wish to stay the weekend before or leave on the Saturday you can contact the bunkhouse yourself to book the extra nights (www.galsonfarm.co.uk).

Each day will be a mixture of outdoor and indoor activity, we plan to spend the evening of the solstice at Callanish and depending on weather we will stay until sunrise if people wish.  Some activities will be in the daytime, weather permitting we may have camp fire and stories in the evenings.

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BOOKING:
Online - CLICK HERE
or
Contact Karen on Tel: 01851 810789 or email: karen@workingtorecovery.co.uk

GETTING TO ISLE OF LEWIS:
There are many ways to get to Lewis, you can fly to Stornoway airport, with Logan Air or Flybe with codeshare with British Airways. There are also ferry links from Ullapool and Isle of Skye

ABOUT THE WEEK
Join us on a journey to explore how our wellbeing can be enhanced by practices that are thousands of years old and are being "discovered" by mainstream healthcare today. Join us for this practice based week and welcome in the summer solstice at the stones of Callanish as part of our exciting program which will include: Meditation, sound healing, spirituality meets science, sharing stories, core stability and reclaiming our innocence. Add to this field trips to Bosta neolithic house, Tigh nan Cailleachan Dubha - house of the black women or nuns, Saint Brides Well, Saint Moluag’s church and walks around the coast line of Ness, this week will nourish your soul.
 
These 5 days will give you a chance to restore, for you to explore any lost innocence experiences in a woman only group. Alison & Karen believe that the land can aid in your healing. We will use culture, place, stories, music and ceremonies to explore the theme of lost innocence and to find your heroic story. This course is suitable for any women experiencing issues of lost innocence or working with women who have.
 
Join us on a journey to explore 3 billion year old Lewisian Gneiss rocks, the oldest in Britain. Let the unbounded Atlantic Ocean expand the wilderness of your soul as the Sun reaches its peak at Summer Solstice over the Stones of Callanish. Together we will enter the world of Celtic myths to transmute the shadow energies of abuse and oppression. Restoration of our core emotional and spiritual stability and a return to innocence is where this epic story will take us.

You will return home with practical steps to improve your life and relationships, rested and rejuvenated by this magical landscape.

ABOUT ALISON & KAREN
Alison Dhuanna (Aka Reeves) is a survivor of sexual abuse and was the manager of CHANGE User led crisis services in Birmingham for 8 years. She was initiated as a Priestess in the Western Mystery Tradition 20 years ago. Now living in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire she is a Poet and Astro-acoustic healer following an ancient lineage of these islands, and has worked for many years pioneering transformational techniques for deeply held traumatic patterns, which affect our relationships and physical well being. Alison is also the mother of an adopted child which has enabled her to learn deeply the impact of attachment problems for people. To read Alison’s blog visit Mahala Planet Alert or her YouTube Channel. Alison is also the author of Recovery: An Holistic Approach.

Karen Taylor was an RMN for many years. She has personal experiences of running recovery houses for people with psychosis and trauma. She is an international speaker and trainer, who has specialised in recovery and hearing voices. She is the co-author of the workbook Working to Recovery. Mother of 7, lover of singing jazz, swimming & walking. Karen was one of the women Sharon Blackie wrote about in her iconic book "if women rose rooted". She has a strong affinity with the land and an interest in anything Celtic, she strongly believes that the land speaks to us and guides us if only we listen. Karen is currently undergoing training with William Bloom to be a spiritual companion. Karen is on her own spiritual journey and loves life.





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Ron Coleman & Karen Taylor

presents a Series of 

Two Workshops in One Day


9:30am - 12:30pm - Recovery Conversations 

1:30pm - 4:30pm - Working Creatively with Psychosis 


For Workers, People with Lived Experience and Family Members

COST
Waged          £40 - half day     £80 - full day
Unwaged      £20 - half day     £40 - full day
 

FULL FEE PAYERS CAN BRING A CLIENT FREE OF CHARGE

 
DATES & VENUES - June & July 2018

Wednesday 27th June           Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
Thursday 28th June               Leeds Central Quakers Meeting House
Friday 29th June                    Ipswich Quakers Meeting House
Monday 2nd July                   Gloucester Young Farmers Club
Friday 6th July                       Liverpool Quakers Meeting House

REGISTRATION - 9.00am and 1.00pm

Recovery Conversations (Morning Workshop)
Recovery Conversations is a practical 3-hour workshop to assist staff in implementing a recovery methodology
into challenging situations:
  • How to work with people reluctant to engage in the work of recovery.
  • How to support people who are unsure of their goals.
  • How to hold on to hope and support people who don't believe they can recover.
  • How to work in a recovery way with people under involuntary treatment.


Working Creatively with Psychosis (Afternoon Workshop)
Working creatively with psychosis is a 3-hour practical workshop that will explore how we can use Voice Dialogue, Body Dialogue and Voice Sculpting ways of working that can enable clients to explore the most difficult parts of their distress in a safe and secure environment.


Rooted in a narrative approach of working and building on work carried out by Michael & Cheryl White, Marius Romme & Sandra Escher, Karen Taylor & Ron Coleman have been succesfully using these techniques with:
  • Voice Hearers
  • People who see Visions
  • People with belief systems that are differnent and other extreme states
  • They have also found it useful for clients with a label of Borderline.

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HOW TO BOOK
Payments
  • By Debit Card, Credit Card or Paypal
  • Invoice
  • Phone
  • Online
  • BACS

Group Rates
Contact 01851 810 789 or karen@workingtorecovery.co.uk

Further Information / Questions
Contact 01851 810 789 or karen@workingtorecovery.co.uk
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