Posts by Craig


click **Mar 1-2 is an introductory NVC Immersion for all therapists, coaches, and counseling interns. Mar 3-4 is an advanced NVC practicuum for therapists, coaches, and counseling interns who take (or have taken) the 2 day introductory NVC immersion. Register for one or both! Empathic Presence: How to Create Transformational Shifts with your Clients by Accessing Core Needs Two day immersion led by Dian Killian, PhD and co-hosted by Craig...

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Authenticity, Intimacy and Trust: Creating the Relationships You Want with Nonviolent Communication An NVC training for the general public led by Dian Killian, PhD and co-hosted by Craig Kern, LPC-S, LMFT-S; held in Austin at LifeWorks February 23-25, 2018 Nonviolent Communication (NVC) was developed by Marshall Rosenberg, author of Nonviolent Communication and founder of the Center for Non Violent Communication...

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“Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven”       Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half-light, I would spread them under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. -William Butler...

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Hello Families! One of the tender situations that clients share with me is when, interrupted in some fashion by their beloved ones, the client erupts in rage or overwhelm towards them. Like when their child or partner is greeting them, asking them for help, or demanding their attention. And the client responds not in kindness, but in hostility, irritation, and resentment. What comes out is usually a rigid, intense, angry dismissal....

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This note is dedicated in loving memory to Stanley Kubrick and to all of our long lost friends. Hello Families! Stanley Kubrick is the greatest or one of the greatest photographers of all time. He showed the world the infinite possibilities of science fiction and cinema. His filmography is vast and includes: Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb; and 2001: A Space Odyssey. It was noted by Steven...

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