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Using Wholebody Relationships in Clinical Practice (and in Everyday Life)

Carrying forward developmental deficits and transforming relational complex trauma with RWBFOT

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Co-Facilitator Karen Whalen, Ph.D
Co-Facilitator Roberto Larios, MD

Your Hosts

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Co-Facilitator Karen Whalen, Ph.D
Co-Facilitator Roberto Larios, MD

Karen Whalen, Ph.D (Canada) and Roberto Larios, MD (Mexico)


Online Joining Information

Zoom invitation information will be available upon registration in the course.

Meeting Format

Using live demonstrations, small group discussions and partnership practice, we will widen and deepen our capacity, as well as that of the Client's, to tap into the implicit relational body wisdom underlying our relational developmental deficits.   

What will I experience?

Experience the Vitality of Wholeness of Self in Connection with the Client who may be Lost to Self: Connecting to Client Wholeness alongside their developmental deficits

Model and Entrain, for the Client, our Natural Living Moving Sensory-Kinetic Bodily Self of the Adult Present Moment Situation, in Connection with the Environment and our We Space

Recognize and Make Explicit Client and Therapist’s Similar and Contrasting Inner Working Models Underlying Developmental Attachment Styles and Inter-personal History

Connect to and Integrate the Primary Inner Directed Movements of the Baby, Child and Adolescent Bodies into an Expanded Adult Relational Wisdom Body

Find Inner and Outer Safety inside of Living Moving and  Co-Emerging WholeBody Relational Spaces for Therapist and Client

Hold my own Adult Living Moving Bodily Self Experience while being Touched by You and Your’s

Contain and Modulate my Triggered or Dissociated Response Patterns in Challenging Relational Situations with and for the Client

Learn to Trust and Follow the Whole Body’s Felt Sensing and Sensori-Energetic-Affective Signals and Movements as Doorways into Conscious Adult Relationship with the Client

Practise Wholebody Listening, Resonance and Inter-affecting Communication to Foster WholePerson Mutually Satisfying Relational Connection with the Client

Engage in Wholebody Heartfelt Conversations with Genuineness and Spontaneity: Building Relational Trust and Resilience in Intimacy with the Client

Discover the Natural Dynamic Process of Wholebody and WholePerson Co-Emergence Through Differences and Conflict: Navigating Enactments of Transference and Counter-Transference

Maintaining Self Stability and Flexibility while being Open to You in Challenging or Triggered Situations

Flow in the back and forth of Wholebody Shared Presence with Ease, Mutuality and Co-Movement to Facilitate new Developmental Attachment Neuro-Physiology Circuitry

Co-Creating Relational Life Narratives which Support the Wholeness of the Client’s  Adult Relationships in Everyday Life Now (and with the Therapist)

Meeting and Responding to the Client How and Where they Are from an Authentic  Grounded Presence Position of Wholebody Living Moving Openness of Self Emergence (as Therapist)




Please contact:

Karen Whalen, Ph.D at: [email protected] or [email protected]


Roberto Larios, MD at:

[email protected]


Registration Information

Interview Discernment Process is required with Karen and Roberto prior to registration.  Please contact us at our contact information below.  Course begins on November 14.  Course payment by module is flexible and required before course book and course agreements information can be made available.

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