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Integrity

Trauma-informed Contemplative Coaching Certification
Somatic Integration & Contemplative Psychology

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Trauma-Informed Contemplative Coaching

A one-year online pilot training in Trauma-Informed Contemplative Coaching, a training path called; Integrity.

Through Integrity we learn Contemplative Psychology and right-away ask participants to engage in Contemplative Coaching.
The process is to weave in concepts of Trauma-Informed Somatic Integration with Contemplative Psychology. Integrated practices - combining methods and wisdom from both School of Reverence and Karuna Training, along with offering a coaching professionalization credential to all trainees.
Integrity coaching methods expand our capacity to self-regulate and be compassionately present and skilfully engaged in the World.

The method is one of peer to peer mentoring in Compassionate Exchange. The training also requires a 75 hour practicum with mentoring in a practice of Mutual Recovery. Everyone seeking access to our own intrinsic health.

It’s a kind act to have a working understanding of the nervous system when offering oneself to others in 
engaged compassionate coaching or other occupations.

Anie Boudreau, School of Reverence

A synthesis of several lineages

Psychological Work Lineage 

Karuna Training brings 35 years of curriculum in Contemplative Psychology, as was originally developed by Ed Podvol at Naropa University in the ’70s and his groundbreaking work with the Windhorse Project.
An alternative Buddhist-based approach
Director of the Contemplative Psychotherapy Graduate Program at Naropa University
Medical resident at Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco
Graduate student in psychiatry at Stanford University
For more details on course origins

Trauma Work Lineage

The trauma model that Integrity draws from is the Polyvagal Theory developed by Stephen Porges and Dan Seagle’s Window of Tolerance. We will be exploring both theory and practice.
An alternative Buddhist-based approach
Director of the Contemplative Psychotherapy Graduate Program at Naropa University
Medical resident at Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco
Graduate student in psychiatry at Stanford University
For more details on course origins

Movement Work Lineage

Another primary influence for working with trauma is drawn from Movement for Trauma by Jane Clapp for a better understanding of how traumatic stress effects our physiology, tissues and brain
An alternative Buddhist-based approach
Director of the Contemplative Psychotherapy Graduate Program at Naropa University
Medical resident at Mount Zion Hospital in San Francisco
Graduate student in psychiatry at Stanford University
For more details on course origins

Integrity program Topics of Study

01

Buddhist Psychology

The course is grounded in Buddhist Psychological theory that is well balanced with Experiential Learning opportunities
Core map
Theory
Experience
02

Embodied Ritual

Learn rituals using  yoga, meditation, mindful movement, ancestral evocation, and an understanding of neuro-biology
Yoga
Stillness
Movement
03

Building Resources

Learn methodologies that will help with the long term of regulation of painful & chaotic life patterns that are so difficult to master
Healing
Strengthening
Calming
04

Mindfulness awareness

Techniques of Mind Training that help us cultivate the inborn compassion serenity and wisdom that lives in each one of us
Fundamental
Contemplative
Universal
05

Tonglen Training

The course is grounded in Buddhist Psychological theory that is well balanced with Experiential Learning opportunities
Immediate
Transformative
Innovative
06

Somatic Practices

Somatic Practices that support the process of Re-integrating traumatic patterns that leads to improved Resiliency in our lives
Skilful
Embodied
Grounding
07

Relational practice

Be supported in the practice of compassionate exchange that lies at the heart of all positive therapeutic outcomes   
Pragmatic
Essential
Balancing
08

5 Buddha Families

An ancient Tibetan tradition this mandala space awareness practice helps deepen our understanding of  somatic healing
Model
insightful
Awakening

Course Certification 

School of Reverence, which already has online curriculum experience, brings advanced Compassion-Centered, Trauma-Informed Life Coaching certification training and encouraging trainees to participate in the Michael Young Society integration Coaching Project.

Certification of Integrity is pending review from the (list and link Coaching certification program here)

Integrity will off ? Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) in completing the certificate by (list agency and CMTP)

Compassionate Exchange offers an opportunity of mutual discovery; being both spontaneously responsive while resting in open inquiry and not-knowing.

Melissa Moore, Karuna Training North America

Integrity Schedule and Course Work

The program begins on Saturday, May 28, 2021, and ends Sunday, April 10, 2022. There are Six programs with bi-monthly meetings in-between to reinforce practices and draw from the strength of a cohort.

Dates Topics & Methods

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Course 1: Rituals for Resilience

May 28 - 29, 2021 

on-going 1.5-hour meetings meet bi-monthly starting the week of June 7, 2021, dates TBD by the cohort

The opening program establishes the community and introduces foundations of contemplative psychology and somatic integration. Rituals of embodiment emphasize earning the resourcing language for resilience and self-care initiated from the onset. 

Participants will find their people to practice coaching with right-away in a coaching capacity, being transparent about their learning process and the practicum nature of their work with others. The program introduces and follows a map of mutual change throughout the program and within each coaching session.

Topic Covered:
Intrinsic Health in Neurodiversity
Somatic Integration
Window of Tolerance
Stages of the Nervous System
Negativity Bias

Methodologies Introduced:
Embodied Ritual
Movement for Resilience
Compassionate Presence
Glimmer Hunting
Speaking from the Heart

Course 2: Kindness and the Nervous System

July 24- 25, 2021
on-going 1.5-hour meetings meet bi-monthly starting the week of August 2, 2021, dates TBD by the cohort

The cohort explores the process of exchange and compassionate exchange. Participants will explore rituals of offering, enriching, aspiring, and protection. Somatic practices for working with shame, stigma, vulnerability, and connection will be created and practiced. Curiosity and wonderment introduce a primary integration tool in the process of mutual change. 

Topics Covered: 
Maitri Loving Kindness 
Arrested Emotions 
Exchange and Interdependence Mini-integrations
Shame Resilience Compassionate Exchange
Embracing Vulnerability 

Methodologies Introduced:
Somatic Regulation
Four-Step Practice
Mini-integrations
Compassionate Exchange 
Embodied Ritual Emphasizing Maitri

Course 3: Compassion as a Resource

September 18- 19, 2021
on-going 1.5-hour meetings meet bi-monthly starting the week of September 27, 2021, dates TBD by the cohort

An in-depth understanding of the birth of compassion, from the perspective of Contemplative Psychology, will be introduced and explored. 

The program emphasizes rituals of speech, exchange, and reflection. Somatic practices for working through difficult conversations utilizing somatic integration within compassionate exchange work. More on Nervous system health. Further cultivation of curiosity and dedicated agency within ourselves and extending this toward others.

Topics Covered:
Development of Compassion
Paramitas in Daily Life
Three Prajnas; Ways of Knowing
Pentagone of Resources

Methodologies Introduced:
Tonglen; exchanging self for others
Aspiring and Entering Rituals
Contemplative Inquiry
Mandala Play: Embodied Ritual

Course 4: Embodied Boundaries

November 20 - 21, 2021
on-going 1.5-hour meetings meet bi-monthly starting the week of November 29, 2021, dates TBD by the cohort

Participants explore their understanding of boundaries in the context of space awareness, relative and absolute aspects of working safely with self and other and seating a personal project of applied learning that requesting access needs and setting boundaries. In-depth explorations of access, boundaries, and nervous systems become illuminated through somatic practices. 

Topics Covered: 
The Holy Trilogy of Contemplative Psychology 
Exchange and Discernment
Somatic Nervous System
Five Buddha Family Mandala 

Methodologies Introduced:
Body Speech and Mind Discipline
Embodied Ritual: Listening to Boundaries 
The Body
Advocacy work

Course 5: Reverence in the World

February 19 - 20, 2022
on-going 1.5-hour meetings meet bi-monthly starting the week of February 28, 2022, dates TBD by the cohort

This course turns the cohort’s attention to their projects and supporting them to complete their hours of practicum as an integrative coach. 

This class will also introduce the Mandala of the 5 Buddha Families as a guide to establish balance in our lives. Shining the Jewel practice will also be utilized in learning to give helpful and resourcing feedback to others. We will be creating rituals of holding our mistakes as a practice. Practicing methods of Somatic Integration out in the world will be explored. 

Topics Covered: 
Elemental Advocacy 
Inquiry as Path
Mutual Recovery as Path 

Methodologies Introduced:
Embodied Rituals of Wonderment
Shining the Jewel and Offering Reflections
Mentoring for Practicum

Course 6: The Courage of Wonderment

April 8 - 10, 2022
Graduation Weekend and certification of Trauma-Informed Coaching

Three full days of online student presentations and ritual celebrations as a final project and with the cohort. Final proclamations and opportunities for on-going support made available.

Primary Faculty

Malissa Moore

Karuna Training North America
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Anie Boudrea

School of Reverence
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