SCIBA Fall Newsletter 2018

Hello SCIBA members,

Here are brief updates within the SCIBA community and links to upcoming events.

  • The 2018 Executive Committee members include Janet Pinneau (Director), Jan Parker (Asst. Director, Nanziba Rep, & Ethics Chair). Priscilla Grossman (Secretary), Mike King (Finance Chair), Terri Martin (Faculty Chair), Diana Guest (IIBA President, Coordinating Training), and our newest volunteers, Jennifer York (Programing Chair) and Homayoun Shahri.
  • Our SCIBA community has seven new certification trainees.  We are excited to have you meet them at an upcoming event: at our annual party, at an Attending to the Body workshop, or at SCBC.

2018 SCIBA trainee class

  • Join us in celebrating our newest Certified Bioenergetic Therapist! Jennifer York of Encinitas has her private practice in Pacific Beach on Thursday’s & Friday’s!
  • In April, Diana Guest presented an outstanding workshop on the Ethics of Touch. This workshop will be repeated at least semi-annually, in a variety of locations, with the hopes of reaching more and more therapists new to somatic psychotherapy.
  • Homayoun Shahri presented at the November USABP conference on his successful technique of Rewriting Traumatic Memories during the Reconsolidation Phase.
  • Vincentia Schroeter has released her newest publication, Communication Breakthrough: How Using Brain Science and Listening to Body Cues Can Transform Your Relationships.
  • Check out and subscribe to our YouTube channel here: SCIBA on Youtube »


Upcoming events

“Attending to the Body” workshops (February, March 2019)

02/09/19 – Irvine/Costa Mesa
03/23/19 – National University San Diego

Please share the attached flier with students and therapists that you know.  Attend yourself and help out as a volunteer; share your experience of Bioenergetics; or simply connect with our community.


Annual Southern California Bioenergetic Conference (February 2019)

Fear of Life: Increasing Our Capacity For Aliveness
February 21-24, Lake Arrowhead

Our human capacity for aliveness is enormous. What happens when our aliveness is challenged by our fear of life? Fear contracts our bodies and shuts down our hearts. When we feel threatened, fear serves as a cue for us to act… to run, to fight, to freeze or hide… Read more at »


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