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2016-2017 Study Group

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  Study Group 2016-17 Shame: the dreaded desire to disappear or destroy  Alexis Johnson, PhD alexisajohnsonphd@gmail.com SW-CPE has been approved to provide continuing education to LMSWs and LCSWs in New York State We all know the feeling of shame in … Continue reading

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Graduate Retreat: The Potter’s Wheel – September 8th-11th 2016

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CIL Graduate Retreat September 8-11, 2016 The Potter’s Wheel When we have totally surrendered to that beauty, we shall be a mighty kindness Rumi We each know these rhythms in our lives: life is good, perhaps not perfect, but good … Continue reading

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CIL Reflection: What’s in a Name?

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A CIL REFLECTION What’s In A Name? Judith Sarah Schmidt, PhD I would like to begin by sharing with you a rather amusing incident I was recently a part of.  In my writing group, Joanne brings her parrot whose name … Continue reading

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A CIL Reflection: On Dealing With Our Dark Side

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CIL REFLECTIONS  On Dealing With Our Dark Side Alexis Johnson, PhD  In order to help ourselves, our friends and partners, and our clients either manage or transform the various manifestations of shame, self hate, envy and other familiar demons we need … Continue reading

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A CIL Reflection – Charleston: Days of Heartbreak

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A CIL REFLECTION    Charleston: Days of Heartbreak Judith Sarah Schmidt, PhD  Dear friends of CIL, Nine precious lives were taken in a torrent of hatred in a historic freedom loving Black church. We need to speak, to draw words out of … Continue reading

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CIL Reflections: On Not Writing

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CIL REFLECTIONS On not writing Alexis Johnson, PhD How do I know what I think until I see what I say? EM Forster – The Art of Thought For over 30 years I have wanted to write, to learn to write, to … Continue reading

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CIL Reflections: Repair, Redemption and Resilence

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Repair, Redemption and Resilience Judith S Schmidt, PhD  ” the seed for the planting must not be ground down”  Kate Kollwitz I recently had a very poignant reunion with Alice who is 50 years old. We first met when she was … Continue reading

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Introduction to CIL’s Enrichment Program – September 20th 2015

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Introduction to CIL’s Upcoming Three Year East Coast Professional Enrichment Program September 20, 2015 2:00PM-5:00PM South Salem, New York  This is a great opportunity for those who are new to CIL to become familiar with its teachers, Alexis and Judith, … Continue reading

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Current East Coast 3 Year Program (Fall 2015 – Spring 2018)

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  The Current East Coast 3 Year Professional Enrichment Program Class is on its second year and the upcoming schedule is as follows: Year 2: October 28 – 30, 2016 March 3 – 5, 2017 May 19 – 21, 2017 Year … Continue reading

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