Friday, October 12, 2007

Healing Stories Workshop 103

HEALING STORIES 103 workshop
How to tell stories that heal
Sat, Oct 20. 10 to 3, Lexington.

Focus: Metaphor, Re-framing, what story does, (how it works), favorite metaphors, identifying “stuck-ness,” using your experience to create...

Outcomes: Participants will understand the role of metaphor in life and change, how to reframe situations, and get some practice in the use of metaphors. A basic course..

Leaders: Dr. Paschal Baute, pastoral psychologist and storyteller, assisted by Charlie Eyer, Mary Kane, both Spellbinders and members of the Spiritual Growth Network of Kentucky.

Date: October 20, Saturday, 10 til 3, BYOL. Coffee and donuts at 9:30

Place: Paschal’s conference room, Lofgren Ct, Winchester Rd, Fay Co.

Level: advancing beginners (some experience with storytelling helpful, teachers, professional care-givers, e.g. ministers, nurses, counselors, etc.
Thid is a Basic course, 100 level

Helpful References: most any book on use of metaphor.
Note: Lexington Public Library has 26 listed.

Bandler and ‘Grinder. Reframing. Bettelheim. Bruno, The Uses of Enchantment
Campbell, Joseph, Hero with a Thousand Faces, Inner Reaches of Outer Space.
Crossen, John Dominic. The Dark Interval, a Theology of Story.
Fromm, Eric. The Forgotten Language
Gordon, David, Therapeutic Metaphors
Lakoff, George and Johnson, Mark, Metaphor in Everyday Life
Sontag, Susan, Illness as Metaphor

Registration. Fee: $5.00 ($10 at the door) Advance Registration is limited to 12 persons (plus SGN) . Mail check addressed “Paschal Baute,” At 4080 Lofgren Court, Lexington, Ky 40509-9520. Tel 293-5302. Spellbinders and Midway students, free.
Preparatory materials for this workshop will be posted weekly on my storytelling blog “Amazement” for next six weeks. For best preparation, check this blog weekly. The most significant thinker, researcher and writer today on Metaphor is George Lakoff. I will be posting stuff from him also on this blog in the coming 6 weeks. Save this blog address:

Latest posts: “BUT IS THE STORY TRUE?” and “What is Reframing?”

If you forget the blog address, simply google “paschal baute” click on web logs and scan down to this Amazement blog next to my picture with grandkids.
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