Marshall Rosenberg, developer of non-violent communication, will talk about his approach to conflict resolution used in organisations at a personal, professional and political level and of its application in war torn areas such as Palestine, Israel, Ireland, Rwanda, Serbia and Croatia.
The conference organisers are also proud to present Gerda Boyesen, the founder of biodynamic psychotherapy and one of the most eminent psychologists of our time. She will be followed by His Holiness the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, who is a highly distinguished Buddhist teacher and head of over 300 monasteries and nunneries across the Himalyas. Teachings of the Medicine Buddha: Spiritual Dimensions in Health and Healing will be the title of his talk ñ a theme that will provide a focus for the conference. Other speakers from the USA include Babette Rothschild, a pioneer in the field of trauma therapy and author of The Body Remembers: the Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment, also, Hugh Milne and Michael Shea, both authors of highly influential books about Craniosacral Therapy. Michael Shea’s talk will illustrate how deep organising forces, originally expressed in the development of the embryo, provide a blueprint for health throughout life. Hugh Milne’s presentation will explore his combined interest in two approaches to healing, shamanistic and cranial. Lastly, Mike Boxhall, a respected, international teacher will explain an approach to healing that encourages a deep connection with stillness’ that is accessible to all, whatever one’s background or belief.