The New Earth Institute Of Southwestern College explores the subject of Human Sexuality in a Community Lecture, ORGANIC SEXUALITY: FROM SHAME INTO MYSTERY.
Southwestern College is presenting a community lecture to encourage conversations on the topic. ORGANIC SEXUALITY: FROM SHAME INTO MYSTERY will be held on Wednesday, November 20th from 6-8 pm, and will be presented by Jason Holley.— Matters of sexuality are often taboo in American culture. It’s the uncomfortable conversation parents dread, and when spoken of in public, it is usually done in a whisper. However, for therapists, a patient’s sexuality is part of a larger issue, and too often, embarrassment or shame can leave the topic unaddressed. In an effort to give counselors the tools that they need to work with sexuality-based concerns, The New Earth Institute of
“In recent years, our students have become more insistent that they need more training related to these important issues in the healing arts, so we are pleased to be able to present this information,” says Dr. Jim Nolan, Southwestern College’s President.
The two-hour lecture will focus on several components related to sexuality, both from the standpoint of an individual as well as that of a therapist aiming to assist clients. It will draw on stories and myths from ancient through modern times to explore the topics of organic sexuality, sexual energies, spontaneity and how to develop and attune to a healthy sexual mindset.
Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC, is a psychotherapist and astrologer in private practice in Santa Fe, and has taught locally and nationally on sexuality, trauma, addictions, mythology, and astrology.
Now in its 34th year, Southwestern College’s motto is Transforming Consciousness through Education. It is a graduate level institution that focuses on counseling and art therapy. Offering a holistic environment for learning, students undergo rigorous academic work that follows national standards for the Counseling and Art Therapy professions while also afforded opportunities for deeply meaningful interaction and sharing.
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