IFS Peer Supervision and Training For Therapists
For professionals who are looking for more support and training with the IFS Therapy model. Mondays 1:00-2:00pm Once a Month.
Call Amy Grabowski x 11.
Eating Disorder Therapy Group
In a safe & caring community of individuals committed to one another’s growth, explore & resolve negative patterns in your life.
Monday 6:30-8:00pm - Jen Schurman x 20.
Thursday 7:15 - 9pm - Amy Grabowski x11.
DBT Group (Dialectical Behavior Therapy)
For those who feel emotions more quickly & intensely than others & who have difficulty “coming down” from their emotions. Become more aware, feel more in control of your life, tolerate distressing emotions, regulate uncomfortable feelings, & learn how to have healthy relationships.
Adult Group Monday 6-7:30pm Linda Winter x 22.
Teen Group Thursday 6:30-8pm Linda Winter x 22.
Yoga Talk Group
This group integrates yoga & psychotherapy to empower you to increase awareness & connection with your body & lessen disordered eating attitudes.
Mondays 7:00-8:00pm; 8:30-9:30pm Call Mari Richko x 15
Expressive Therapies Group
For those who want to explore emotions & express feelings in non-verbal modalities. Fee negotiable. Tuesdays 5:30-7:00pm Call x 12
Drop-In Eating Disorder Support Groups
Tuesday evening 7:00- 8:30pm, Saturday morning 10:00-11:30am
A safe place to discuss struggles and successes with others in recovery. Family/Friends may attend Tuesday night groups. Suggested Donation $4 Call x 12.
"Filling Your Toolbox" - a Coping Skills Therapy Group
Wednesday 6:00-7:30pm. A supportive and accepting group atmosphere where you can add coping skills to your "Toolbox." Each week will focus on different "tools." Fee Negotiable. Call x12.
Eating Disorders Anonymous - EDA (Drop-In)
Wednesday 7:45-9:00pm A 12-step group to discuss struggles and successes with others in recovery. Suggested Donation $4. Call Linda Winter x 22.
Sexual Abuse/Assault Survivors Group
A small safe group to explore & resolve issues with other survivors in recovery.
Call for dates and times Erin Diedling x 19.
“Awaken Your Mind” Workshops:
One-day classes and workshops for emotional, physical, interpersonal & spiritual wellness.
Usually held on Friday nights, Saturday or Sunday afternoon. See list below. Call x 14 for more info.
Awaken Your Mind Workshops
($5 discount if registered & paid 7 days prior to workshop; $5 discount if registering with a friend; $5 discount if you are a Fan of The Awakening Center on Facebook)
Improv for Everyone!
Rachel Slavick, Annie Calhoun, Amber Linde
This workshop is designed to provide a safe space to take risks and play together through improvisation games and scenic exercises in an afternoon that will help you beat the blues, and connect with others. The workshop includes exercises and games that are based in theatre and improvisation. No prior experience is required. Fee $50
Intro to Deep River Within
Carol Hohle, MA
Women - come and nourish your soul. Experience what slowing down can do to bring balance into your life! You’ll be introduced to the core practices outlined in Abby Seixas’ book, Finding the Deep River Within – A Women’s Guide to Recovering Balance & Meaning in Everyday Life, that nurture a deeper meaning in everyday life. Fee $35
Intro to The Artist’s Way
Carol Hohle, MA
Get a taste of the creative journey that Julia Cameron recommends in The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity. In this workshop, engage with several exercises that will inspire you to discover, reflect, and imagine possibilities. Bring your writing journal, pen, and sense of adventure. Fee $35
Loving Yourself With Abandon
Claudia Braun, LMT
Can scent make us love ourselves? This experiential workshop will teach how to use the sense of smell and touch to deepen ones connection to their magnificent self; the self that feels free, empowered, creative, safe. We will use Aromatherapy and essential oils to support the releasing of blocked emotions to release the joy and the spirit within. Participants will: use Aromatherapy and essential oils to deepen the process of self love;·transform negative inner dialogue;·move into greater wholeness, purpose and abundance. Fee $35
Finding The Deep River Within: A women’s group in the art of slowing down
7 weeks; Sun Feb 26 – April 15; 3-5:30 pm
Carol Hohle, MA
Within each of us flows a deep river of creativity, clarity, and contentment. Sometimes we lose connection to it as the busyness of life pushes in on us and we find ourselves going through the motions of life without a sense of balance or meaning. This group is about slowing down. Based on Abby Seixas’ book, Finding the Deep River Within – A Women’s Guide to Recovering Balance & Meaning in Everyday Life, we’ll experience six core practices that can keep us connected to our Deep River of purpose and joy. Fee $250
(Based on The Artist’s Way)
7 weeks; Sun Feb 26 – April 15; 7-9 pm
Carol Hohle, MA
Come. Reflect. Treasure. Envision. Imagine. Play.
Explore. Discover. Refresh. Cherish. Listen. Ponder.
Make the journey to refresh your creativity, heighten your self-awareness, and nurture your inner voice. Recommended especially for anyone in transition, who wants a fresh outlook. Hone your spiritual intuition & spark your creativity. Fee $250
Save the Date:
Intentional & Holistic Parenting
Saturday April 14; 12-4:00pm
Arlene Brennan, MEd / Bonnie Schonberg, RN
How to register:
- To pay by check: Send name, phone number, email address and a check made payable to The Awakening Center, 3523 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60657. Specify for which workshop you are registering.
- To pay by Visa/Mastercard/Discover: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or voice message to (773) 929-6262 x11 with name, phone number, email address and credit card information: credit card number, expiration date, billing zip code and security number on back of card. Specify for which workshop you are registering.
- Discounts: Subtract $5 if you are a Fan of The Awakening Center on Facebook; subtract $5 if registered and paid 1 week prior to workshop; subtract $5 if registering with a friend. (Multiple discounts may apply.)
Each workshop must be registered and paid for separately. Registration fees are non-refundable - unless workshop is canceled by workshop leader.