John Cogswell, PhD

John practices psychotherapy and, in 1959, at System Development Corporation, he pioneered the first study in computer-assisted counseling. In 1965, caught between the "objective" psychologist and the subjective self, he sought therapy with James Bugental ("An experience in Conflict Between the Self and Technology" in Experiences in Being). This therapy produced a transpersonal experience that markedly altered his view of reality (reported in Bugental’s Psychotherapy and Process). It was this change that ultimately culminated in the discovery of the Walking-In-Your Shoes process.

Tuesday, April 25
A New Way of “Knowing”: Walking in Your Shoes
-John Cogswell and Alexandra Katehakis -
Ballroom 2:00pm to 3:30pm, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Walking-In-Your-Shoes takes place in a group setting of like minded, caring people. The work begins when a member of the group asks to be walked. Another member volunteers to walk as that person. The walker literally walks in the circle. The facilitator guides the walker to listen to the impulses of the bodymind and thus the walker becomes the person, reporting all their thoughts, feelings, sensations and intuitions. By Walking In-Your -Shoes, the group experiences a wholeness lost in our over-stimulated modern world.

Goal: To teach people how to use Walking-In-Your-Shoes as a new way of knowing and healing others.
*Learn how to know others by walking them,
*Experience the benefits of having someone walk you, and
*Learn to guide people who are walking in others’ shoes.

CEUs Available Through:

This conference is approved for CEUs through the National Board of Certified Counselors.

We can also issue you a Certificate of Attendance for submitting to other Boards.

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The Message Company

4 Camino Azul
Santa Fe, NM 87508 USA
Phone: 505-474-0998
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