Discovering the Hero Within: Using Stories in Therapy
Mary Pat discusses how using stories in therapy engages the client in the therapeutic process, reduces resistance, supports positive self statements, increases self-compassion, encourages effective action, and offers hope for positive outcomes. She uses the “Beowulf” narrative to provide an experiential exercise.
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Mercer University Student Affiliate Organization Annual Conference
“The Power of Personal Narrative: Looking Back and Moving Forward”
April 5, 2014, 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Atlanta Administration and Conference Center
2930 Flowers Road South
Atlanta, GA 30341
Mary Pat is an experienced speaker and enjoys giving presentations for meetings, lunch and learns, or other events. In addition to the topics below, she is happy to speak with you about a topic of interest to your group.
TOPICS FOR ADULTS:
- Encountering Dreams
- Partner Emotional Abuse and Spiritual Principles: Forgiveness, Selflessness, Non-judgment, Compassion, and Unconditional Love
- Honoring Feelings: Guilt, Anger, Depression, Anxiety, Grief
- Transforming Anger
- Assertiveness: Speaking Your Mind Effectively
- Decision Making: What Gets in the Way?
- Reducing Stress in the Workplace
- Building and Using a Labyrinth
- Simplifying Your Life
- Stages of a Woman's Life Reflected in Goddess Imagery
TOPICS ADDRESSING CHILDREN'S ISSUES:
- Parenting Tips
- Helping Your Child Build Self-Esteem
- Bullying: Helping the Target and the Bully
- Responding to Your ADHD child