ASCH Workshops

Next ASCH Workshop, Sunday 22 April 2018

The next ASCH workshop will be held on Sunday, 22 April 2018, when our guest presenters for the day will be Transpersonal Art Therapist, Debra Cowen, and Hypnotherapist, Belinda Hulstrom.


WHEN: Sunday, 22 April 2018
WHERE: Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Ryedale Road, West Ryde NSW 2114.
COST: $50.00 Please go to the ASCH Shop to pay and register.
9.30 a.m. – 10.30 Group supervision
10.30 – 11.00 Morning tea
11.00 – 1.00 Debra Cowen
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch (not provided)
2.00 – 4.00 Belinda Hulstrom

ASCH workshops 2018

Sunday, 22 April 2018
Sunday, 24 June 2018 (presenter, Richard Hill)
Sunday, 26 August 2018 (presenter, Rhondda Stewart)
Sunday, 28 October 2018 (presenter, Matthew Favaloro)

Debra CowenDebra Cowen

Transpersonal Art Therapist, Debra Cowen, will introduce us to her work by taking us on a typical client’s journey. We will have the opportunity to experience the procedure for ourselves when we go through a process of meeting the Wise One, as well as do some drawing and automatic writing. The workshop promises to be experiential, fun and enlightening.

About Debra Cowen >>

Belinda HulstromBelinda Hulstrom

Heart-Centred Hypnotherapy

And of course, the brain is not responsible for any of the sensations at all. The correct view is that the seat and source of sensation is the region of the heart. — Aristotle

Modern neuroscience would disagree with Aristotle but did you know that the heart sends more messages to the brain than the brain sends to the heart? “I wonder what this means?”

The heart-brain connection has intrigued Belinda since 2003, when she first started using the HeartMath FreezeFramer and Emwave biofeedback tools in her practice. Her presentation will focus on the relevance and applicability of Heart Rate Variability (HRV) tools in a hypnotherapy context and will include references to some of the research in this area as well as a demonstration.

About Belinda Hulstrom >>

About Debra Cowen

Debra Cowen has worked with clients in the capacity of Transpersonal Art Therapy for almost a decade. She has found it to be a very successful tool in helping clients to help themselves. She runs group sessions at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre and also works privately, with clients.

Transpersonal art therapy is a healing modality, whereby one creates a scenario for clients to help them find something within themselves that can help shift a stuck way of being.

Working with clients, in the creatives, steers them away from the depths of their personal stories into the depths of their imaginative world with all its personal meanings.

Through sharing in groups or private sessions, using a process of no analysis and what something reminds one of or feels like, participants respond to whatever it is that resonates for them. They then make a connection with something in their world, which brings in a new self realisation. It is then for them to take that realisation and implement it into their daily life.

In short, the aim of Transpersonal Art Therapy is to encourage the client to become the author of their own stories, reshaping and shifting them, using imagery, metaphor and story.

About Belinda Hulstrom

Belinda Hulstrom is a counsellor and clinical hypnotherapist in private practice in Williamstown, Victoria. Prior to 1998, her professional life included diverse roles in Marketing, Human Resources and Adult and Secondary Education. She is the current President of the Australian Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy; Secretary of The Hypnotherapy Council of Australia; a Board Member of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists and a member of The Australian Counselling Association. She is also a clinical supervisor with the AACHP, the ACA and the ASCH.

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