Open Learning Course

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.

Start date: February 2023. Length of study: 10 weeks. Tuition: £450

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 course 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 course 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.

There are no formal entry requirements to join this course. Come and study purely for personal interest and enrichment … and get the same level access as our postgraduate students who will be studying alongside you!

As the course begins, you will be provided with reading resources and a syllabus which will list the schedule and any activities required as part of the course. The course features discussion forums, experiential activities and several live webinars.

Course tutor

Regina Hess

Regina U. Hess, PhD

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

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Year 1
Orientation
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
7501ALEFTP Approaches to Consciousness (20 Credits)
7502ALEFTP Spiritual Psychology (20 Credits)
Year 2
7504ALEFTP Transpersonal psychology (20 Credits)
7506ALEFTP Research Design (20 Credits)
7505ALEFTP Applied Transformative Psychology (20 Credits)
Year 3
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
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Visual Map of the MSc PROGRAMME

Orientation
7503ALEFTP Learning Through Integrative Practice (20 Credits)
7501ALEFTP Approaches to Consciousness (20 Credits)
7502ALEFTP Spiritual Psychology (20 Credits)
+ Two Specialist Options
7504ALEFTP Transpersonal psychology (20 Credits)
7506ALEFTP Research Design (20 Credits)
7505ALEFTP Applied Transformative Psychology (20 Credits) + Two Specialist Options
7500ALEFTP Research Dissertation (60 Credits)
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