Sponsored by Association for Humanistic Psychology
You Were Born for Such A Time As This!
Navigating Personal Transition & High Evolutionary Stress
OCTOBER 24, 2009
9 AM-9PM

James O'Dea and Susan Burns MA LMHC


Global Transformation & Leadership
Learn How to Navigate Change
Social Transformation

A 12 Hour Workshop for General Public and Professionals

Navigating Troubled Times
YOU Are The Future!
Discover How!

This community intensive, will show how to work with change.

FEES: $125
AHP & IONS Members:$110
Scholarships/student discounts.

Sponsored by
Association for Humanistic Psychology

9.0 CEC's
Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors,
Marriage & Family Therapists

CEC's paid on site: $10

CONTACT  SUSAN BURNS  info@transformativegroups.com

Help clarify your role in the cauldron of change now happening on planet Earth

Explore the interface of personal and collective transformation

Learn approaches to creative stress--transforming negative stress as you intensify your work in the world

Explore integration of inner and outer purpose--sacred activism

Learn about ways to recognize authentic guidance from distracting seductions

Understand the principals needed to midwife the old paradigm of consumption to a new era of global transformation.

Learn how you can effectively help others through chaotic, troubled times.

Discover personal essential skills for dealing with change.

Susan Burns

Susan Burns MA DAPA FNBCCH is  a Washington State licensed mental health counselor and advanced clinical hypnotherapist in Bellevue, WA in private practice since 1989, serving the needs of adults, families, children and groups. She integrates a rich array of therapeutic approaches and modalities acquired from over 35 years of human service work, professional training, as well as her own depth work. She is also licensed and experienced as a special educator/learning specialist. Susan is practiced in family systems, somatic psychotherapy, energy psychology, anxiety and trauma relief, art and movement therapy, process-oriented psychology, expressive psychotherapy, and career consultation and life transition. In addition to her private practice she is deeply involved with community building. She organized and supported a bioregional hub of community groups for The Institute of Noetic Sciences for the last 15 years and has recently retired. She now leads Transformative Groups, endorsed by the Association for Humanistic Psychology to offer professional training to practitioners. She organized the workshops listed below with James O'Dea and other noted community leaders, among others, in addition to years of convening leaders at the grass roots level of community building. She currently leads her own professional continuing education workshops which are open to the public and consults within a global community.
Link to Susan Burns at Feeling Whole web or Transformative Groups web. Also see this page of a past workshop on Conscious Universe

James O'Dea

James O'Dea is a Fellow of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and was until recently its President.  IONS is a non-profit membership organization founded in 1973 by astronaut Edgar Mitchell which explores the frontiers of consciousness and global paradigm change. James O'Dea was President of IONS from April 2003 to September 2008.

He spent ten years as the Director of the Washington Office of Amnesty International, where he testified before Congress, met with two U.S. presidents and numerous foreign heads of state and government leaders, and represented Amnesty International to the State Department, the White House, and the World Conference on Human Rights.

Subsequently, he spent five years as Executive Director of the Seva Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to international health & development issues in Latin America, Asia , and on American Indian reservations.  Seva is a Sanskrit word meaning service.  Prior to that James lived and worked in Turkey and Lebanon, and witnessed civil conflict, war and massacre, which influenced him deeply.

James founded and co-led an international series of "Compassion and Social Healing" dialogues funded by The Fetzer Institute. The dialogues, spanning a five year period, brought together leaders and activists in a variety of fields related to human rights, peace, and social reconciliation initiatives.

James is a member of the World Wisdom Council.  This council is a coalescing of international leaders in diverse fields banding together to formulate a structure and support system that furthers the realization that we are one family of humankind.  He works with emerging young leaders and the development of their initiatives, is engaged in intergenerational dialogue, and is a member of the Advisory Board of Children of the Earth.

He lectures all over the world, and has essays published in numerous magazines and books including currently the Mystery of 2012 (Sounds True) Consciousness and Healing: An Integral Approach to Mind Body Medicine (Elsevier) and Earthrise: The Dawning of a New Civilization in the 21st Century ( Goi). He is currently writing a chapter for a book on Creative Atonement.
James O'Dea's Web Site.

A Workshop Sponsored and Presented
by Susan Burns MA LMHC

CONTACT  SUSAN BURNS  info@transformativegroups.com


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