CE Hours: 16
This workshop is an immersion into the application of core principles of Gestalt, focusing on how to maximize use of self to transform congregations.
Participants will learn to attend to self and others in a manner that increases availability for dialogue and relationship.
Participants will learn to recognize resistance in their congregants and congregations.
Participants will learn to support resistance in the service of creating opportunity for change.
Participants learn to experience and identify simple shifts in perspective and notice how choices emerge from this process.
Participants will learn how to apply the above knowledge in order to influence change within their congregations and the communities.
Rev. Tamara Lebak, Lead Consultant for Celebrating Difference, LLC, is also a Unitarian Universalist minister and executive coach. Tamara integrates her training in Gestalt Organization and Systems Development, intercultural competency, conflict management, appreciative inquiry, and community organizing in diverse racial and economic settings.
John Griffin, PhD, has a diverse background in management consulting, sociology, internal martial arts and wildlife management with clients ranging from NASA, the United Nations, Fortune 500 Companies, the World Bank and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and been quoted in popular magazines like National Geographic.