The Labyrinth: An Ancient Tool for Healing

Presenter: Alix Amar, MED, MSS, LCSW, CRS
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2016
Time: 10 am – 12 pm | 2 CEs
(Please arrive at 9:30 am for registration, refreshments and socialization.)
Location: Elkins Park, PA

Description:
Labyrinths can be excellent tools for mindful meditation, self-reflection and healing. Various versions of the Labyrinth have been documented by different cultures around the world dating back to the Greeks in 2500 BC. Today Labyrinths can be found in hospitals, Gardens, retreat centers, churches and in private backyard. This Coffee and Conversation will be experiential in nature; you will have the opportunity to walk a Labyrinth as a moving meditation and learn about its history and various therapeutic applications. Included will be the opportunity to identify ways in which you might integrate this ancient tool into your practice.

Objectives:

  1. Be able to name three styles of Labyrinths and their origins
  2. Experience walking the Labyrinth and describe two ways it can be beneficial to clients
  3. Be able to identify 3 ways in which they can use the Labyrinth with their clients

About the Presenter:
Alix Amar MEd, MSS, LCSW, CRS is a clinical social worker who has been in private practice in the Philadelphia area for over 25 years.  She specializes in working with loss and grief, trauma and dissociative disorders. She has training in many modalities including Gestalt therapy, hypnosis, psychodrama and sand tray. She is also an ordained interfaith minister and enjoys using the labyrinth with individuals and groups from all backgrounds and ages. She is pleased to be sharing her interest and expertise about labyrinths with the PSCSW community.

Alix Amar, MED, MSS, LCSW, CRS has been in private practice for over 25 years. She is certified in the Rubenfeld Synergy Method – a body psychotherapy which emphasizes the integration of body, mind, emotion and spirit. Alix has training in many modalities including Gestalt therapy, hypnosis, psychodrama, and sand tray. Alix is also an ordained interfaith minister. Alix has been leading labyrinth workshops for over 5 years for professionals, trauma survivors, and bereaved children and adults.

Cost: No charge for PSCSW Members to attend; $20 for Non Members to attend. There is a $10 fee for anyone wishing a CE certificate.

Cancellation Policy:
Cost: No charge for PSCSW Members to attend. There is a $10 fee for anyone wishing a CE certificate.
PSCSW Members: There is a $5 non refundable administrative fee for any cancellation up to 48 hours prior to this program.
Non Members: There is a $10 non refundable administrative fee for any cancellation up to 48 hours prior to this program.

No refund will be issued if less than 48-hours notice is given for this program.

This program is presented and hosted by PSCSW members. Both the presenter and host put a lot of time and preparation to make sure that attendees are receiving a wonderful program and feel welcome at the program. Just as in your professional life when someone cancels last minute, it has an impact on you. Please be cognizant of this when you register for this program. 

Continuing Education Credits:
For Pennsylvania Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors: This program is approved for credits for professional workshops sponsored by the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work, a state affiliate of the Clinical Social Work Association listed in Section 47.36 of Title 49, Chapter 47 of the PA Code, State Board of Social Work Examiners. This program is also approved for credits for professional workshops for marriage & family therapists (Section 48.36) and professional counselors (Section 49.36).

FOR NEW JERSEY SOCIAL WORKERS:  This program is approved for credits.  Programs or courses approved by boards that license social work practice in other states are a valid source of continuing education credit (N.J.A.C. 13:44G-6.4(c)10).

PSCSW Members: Please login to register and see discounted member pricing for this event. 

  • October 2, 2016
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm