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How to deal with Loss and Trauma and find Hope through Arts and Nature
Training with Dr.Ronen Berger

How can we use creativity and nature to help individuals, groups and communities connect with strength and deal with trauma or loss is our topic.

This workshop aims to equip practitioners with both theoretical and practical knowledge to enhance their therapeutic work with clients. It will incoporate innovative knowldge from arts and Nature Therapy published in Bergers latest books.
Dr. Ronen Berger, a pioneer in Nature Therapy and a leading Arts Therapy and a senior lecture, will be leading the workshop.

Over the weekend, Dr. Berger will guide us through various methods and interventions for indoor and nature based work. These will highlight the unique contribution of imagination, creativity and nature in situations that are beyond words. Special link will be made to the issue of collective trauma and loss, working with groups and communities.

By engaging in this workshop, practitioners can expect to gain valuable insights and practical skills that will enhance their therapeutic practice in natural settings.

Ronen Berger. PhD
Founder of Nature Therapy, A senior Arts therapist & Nature Therapist, lecture and supervisor. Initiated and directed the Nature Therapy program, Tel Aviv University, the Drama Therapy MA program & Play Therapy programs, Ono academic College, Israel. Initiated and directed few Nature therapy and arts therapy programs in the Israeli education and health systems. Ronen published many articles and 5 books, including the books The Healing Forest (written with prof. Lahad) and Arts Therapy in a Changing World, presenting innovative concepts and methods that use of nature and arts to help individuals, groups and communities deal with stress and trauma. Ronen is a former dancer and ecologist, currently a senior lecture at Ono Academic College, Israel and a visiting professor in Prague University. He has 2 children and lives in a small kibbutz in the north of Israel. Wind surfing, dance, creation and time in nature helps him to maintain balance in life and be happy…

The main theme is NATURE and mental heatlh. Shaping and creation of common space in nature will become the subject of individual blocks:.

Programme (Sklenářka):
Friday, 17.5.2024

16:30 - 18:00
Introduction & Theory I.
Roots of nature therapy
Importance of setting
16:30 - 18:00
19:00 - 20:30
Theory II.
Relationship: therapist-client-nature
Concept of touching nature
19:00 - 20:30

Saturday, 18.5.2024

7:00 - 8:00
Body movement exercise
Morning voluntary activity
7:00 - 8:00
9:00 - 10:30
Practical work
Befriending with nature
Group work
9:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
Practical work
Nature as resource
Group work
11:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 15:30
Nature as safe space
This method was developed to work with kids with PTSD
Individual work
14:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 18:00
Nature as home
Where do I stand? Where do I walk?
16:30 - 18:00
19:00 - 20:30
Theory & Reflection
Theory of nature therapy
Reflection of the day
Discussion about case studies
19:00 - 20:30

Sunday, 19.5.2024

7:00 - 8:00
Body movement exercise
Morning voluntary activity
7:00 - 8:00
9:00 - 10:30
Practical work: Hero Journey
Nature and personal development
Myself and peronal development
9:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 12:30
Conclusion & Departure
In case you need to get back to Prague we will drive you to Prague.
11:00 - 12:30

How to get to Sklenářka

Address

Sklenářka 458
Kostelec nad Orlicí
517 41 (CZ)

Contact: vycviky@terapiemezistromy.cz

Číslo účtu: 2201907062/2010