The Role of Personal and Community Power in Shifting Cultural Consciousness – Peggy Natiello, Colin Lago, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, & John Wilson
Shifting Consciousness and Social Change – Peggy Natiello, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, Keemar Keemar, & John Wilson
Rogers predicted that ‘ persons of tomorrow’ would be “…at home in a world that consists only of vibrating energy, a world with no solid base, a world of process and change…..” Rogers optimistically welcomed change. ”I take pleasure in trying to discern the directions in which we are moving…we are going through a transformational crisis from which we and our world cannot emerge unchanged.”
The radical changes Rogers intuited are upon us, and we suspect they will call for a shift in consciousness. Going Global, November 2015 is designed as a person-centred community that will dwell together for 5 days, and attempt to envision ways of coping creatively with the already arriving challenges.Read More
Dwelling Together Around Global Issues – Peggy Natiello, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, Keemar Keemar, & John Wilson
….total reliance on dispassionate analytical rationalism is a certain path to the wrong answer…..the real pursuit of learning is to discover the wholeness/unity of life (Senge et al, 2004).
The future is unknown and unknowable, and we can no longer depend on historic ways of making sense to find our way forward. We must ‘imagine’ a creative way to move through the chaos, and we believe that a person-centered group, focusing on the theme of global issues may shift consciousness and yield new truths.Read More
Going Global: Why Bother? – Keemar Keemar, Colin Lago, Peggy Natiello, Carol Wolter-Gustafson, & John Wilson
In this event Peggy, Carol, Colin, Keemar & John will talk about why they are putting so much time and energy into sustaining the Large Person-centred Group experience.
With so many people now convinced that whatever they do, or how hard they try, their energy will have no impact. Why bother to put any energy into groups. community relationship and Global Consciousness?Read More
Radical predictions that include the potential demise of our planet, Earth, and even the collapse of civilization are rising. Contradicting these dire warnings are voices of hope and optimism, including those of person-centred practitioners who have studied Carl R. Rogers, PhD.
His theory of human development embraces the subtle gifts that futurists predict are needed to move into an unpredictable future. Peggy will explore some aspects of the changing world view, the relevance of the person—centered approach, and the mystery and miracle of our profession.Read More
Peggy Natiello authored “The Person-Centered Approach: A passionate presence” as a challenge to those who practice the person-centered approach “to recognize and fully engage the philosophical belief system, the passionate style of living and the integrity that person-centeredness demands.” Her challenge extends to both therapists working one to one and those who would enter the encounter group experience.Read More