MSc course module

Multidimensional Trauma and Transformation

Explore multidimensional applications for the transformation of individual, transgenerational, and ecological trauma, drawing on clinical, transpersonal, indigenous and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy  approaches and research.

Overview

We will explore multidimensional applications for the transformation of individual, transgenerational, and ecological trauma drawing on clinical, transpersonal, indigenous, and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy approaches and research. The goal is to support the person’s innate capacity to restore the mind-body-spirit-balance and eventually wholeness, including such dimensions as interpersonal relationships and relationships with nature, the cosmos, culture, and the community.

Synopsis

In this option we explore multidimensional applications for the transformation of individual, transgenerational, and ecological trauma, drawing on clinical, transpersonal, indigenous, and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy approaches and research. The goal is to support the person’s innate capacity to restore the mind-body-spirit-balance and eventually wholeness, including such dimensions as interpersonal relationships and relationships with nature, the cosmos, culture, and the community. An overarching intention is to support consciousness evolution, social change, and community buildingfrom egoism to earthismas a form of peaceful transpersonal activism.

The option consists of two parts of content. In Part I, ‘Individual trauma and transformation,’ we look at clinical, somatic, and transpersonal body-mind-spirit approaches and psychedelic science to diagnoses, theory, practice, and research. Part II covers Collective and Ecological Trauma and Transformation, focusing on transpersonal, transcultural, deep ecology approaches and psychedelic science – implications from theory, research, and practice.

Accordion Content
  1. Explore integrative, holistic approaches to the multidimensionality of trauma and recovery.
  2. Investigate consciousness-expanding practices and their role in human psychospiritual development, healing and flourishing.
  3. Discover practical tools for trauma healing drawn from clinical, somatic, transpersonal, indigenous psychologies, and psychedelic science.
  4. Discuss the application of practice with your tutor and peers – whether you work in therapy, social change, or community building – as a form of peaceful transpersonal activism.

Option tutor

Regina Hess

Regina U. Hess, PhD

Clinical psychologist, body-centred Gestalt psychotherapist, creative therapist, and transpersonal psychotherapist.

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