Calatonia® Basic Training I: October 9th – 11th 2020

Calatonia® Basic Training I

Training Details

Facilitator/s: Anita R Blanchard & Ana Rios/Leda Seixas/Vivian Nassif
Date: 9th – 11th October 2020
Fri 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Sat/Sun 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Saturday Evening Sound Bath Experience 6:45-7:00 pm
Place: Wyndham Hotel Boca Raton
1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Tel: 1-561-368-5200
Toll Free: 1-800-465-4329

Fee: $375.00 – Light Lunch and Refreshments Included
Early bird Registration Fee: $340 through September 1st, 2020
Limited number of participants

Training Description:

The 2½-day introductory training offers hands-on experience in learning, applying, and receiving Calatonia, as well as theoretical information about the history and development of Calatonia & Subtle Touch method, its clinical applications, ethics and psychological bases.

Guidelines for using the Calatonia protocol are covered in great detail, and this section also includes a basic reflection on the underpinnings of Calatonia, with information on the latest developments on skin-touch research.

After this initial training, participants will have sufficient practice and theoretical information to integrate Calatonia into their practice at an entry level.

The time allocated for hands-on practice is 70%, and the theoretical component makes up the remaining 30%.

This training does not authorise participants to teach the method. For information on this topic: Requirements for Becoming a Calatonia Facilitator and Trainer

Note to Participants

Training in Calatonia & Subtle Touch offers a unique opportunity for professional learning as well as personal development. Participants usually report a boost in self-confidence, mutual trust and acceptance, sense of safety, respect for each person’s pace, and an appreciation for gentleness and non-invasiveness in somatic therapy.

The results of group work are usually highly positive, as group energy and dynamics can enhance the individual’s capacity for self-development and deepen the participant’s somatic and psychological processes.

For this reason, it is essential and highly recommended that participants be involved in their own psychotherapy, before and/or during the training.

Participants will receive a Training Brochure.

Suggested literature:

Blanchard, A. R., Rios, A. M. G., & Seixas, L. P. (2019). Calatonia: A Therapeutic Approach that Promotes Somatic and Psychological Regulation. Miami, FL: Alma Street Enterprise.

Delmanto, S. (2008). Subtle Touches: Calatonia. São Paulo, SP: Summus Editorial.

Farah, R. M. (2017). Calatonia – Subtle Touch in Psychotherapy. São Paulo, SP: Companhia Ilimitada.

Blanchard, A. R., Rios, A. M. G., Seixas, L. P. (2010). The Body in Psychotherapy: Calatonia and Subtle Touch Techniques. In Raya Jones, Body, Mind, and Healing After Jung: A Space of Questions, Chapter 13. London, UK: Routledge.


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