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Exploring Your Dreams*

*This group is taking a winter break. It will resume in the spring at a different day/time to be announced in the coming months. There is no longer a Monday night drop-in group.


  • April 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CEUs: 2 Instructor: Charles Small While most individuals are familiar with how exposure to traumatic events can lead to long-term emotional and mental health problems (such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression), they might be less familiar with the concept of Moral Injury.  Morally injurious events are those which an individual participates in, witnesses, experiences, or (more…)


  • May 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Instructor:  Kaitlyn Whitebread Nominated for several Academy Awards including a win for Olivia Colman for Best Actress, The Favourite is a unique “tragicomedy” set in 18th century England during Queen Anne’s reign. We meet Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz, nominated for Best Supporting Actress), a childhood friend and long-time advisor of Queen Anne. We are also (more…)


  • May 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Instructor:  Irv Siegel Join us for this Oscar-winning drama depicting the true story about the developing relationship between a famous African-American jazz pianist, Dr. Don Shirley, (played by Mahershala Ali) and his Italian-American driver, Tony Lip, (played by Viggo Mortensen) as they navigate a concert tour in the Deep South during the early 1960’s. The (more…)


  • May 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CEUs: 2 Instructor: Rodger Kamenetz *Lecture not eligible for volunteer benefits. In Natural Dreamwork we view the dream point of view as gradually shifting from ego to soul. This means there is an increasing dis-identification with waking life ego and its concerns, and a focus on intense and embodied feeling. In this lecture, we will (more…)


  • May 18, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Instructor: Laura McGrew, LCPC & Kenneth James, PhD CEUs: 2 Enrollment limited to 20 participants. Jungian analysts, Laura McGrew and Ken James, will share their views on how dreams contribute to the development of the individual and are key in the process of self-discovery. Laura and Ken will encourage a dialogue in which participants can (more…)


  • May 19, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CEUs: 3 Instructor: Rodger Kamenetz *Workshop not eligible for volunteer benefits. Both dreams and poems arise in primary imagination but the question remains, how can dreams be used in poems? Rodger’s approach avoids the pitfall of writing dreams as poems, which rarely works. Instead he will show how you can write new poems from the (more…)


  • May 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Instructor:  Mary Theis The Wife is a 2017 drama film directed by Björn Runge and written by Jane Anderson, based on the novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer. It stars Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater, and follows a woman who questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her (more…)


  • June 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Instructor:  Karol Weigelt This documentary, told by Tim Wade, is the story of triplets, separated at birth, who re-connect  as they head into adulthood. This films explores the question of nature vs. nurture and follows the development of masculine identity through life’s complexes in each triplet. The emotional roller coaster of the film, and it’s unfolding (more…)


  • June 29, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CEUs: 3 Instructor: Brian Allemana *Limited to 12 participants Astrology is an ancient art of divination, giving us powerful insights into the nature of events, experiences, and even ourselves. As a tool for personal insight, astrology can uncover deeper meanings for life’s challenges and purposes for its gifts, as it reveals our place on the (more…)

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