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Rhythmical Einreibung is a method of gentle, therapeutic touch. It is used to support health through its warming, calming and harmonising qualities. It has been developed for use by nurses and carers but is relevant for anyone to learn.
It is used to support health through its warming, calming and harmonising qualities. It has been developed for use by nurses and carers but is relevant for anyone to learn.
Rhythmical Einreibung is an appropriate treatment for people of all ages and can benefit a wide range of physical and emotional health problems. It can be used as part of nursing care, to apply an oil or ointment to a problem area, as a gentle whole body treatment or as part of the nurturing of family and friends.
Visit the Emerson College Website for more information and booking.
A PART TIME TRAINING WITH NINE ONE WEEK MODULES OVER THREE YEARS,
WITH A STRONGLY EXPERIENTIAL CHARACTER WITH DISTANCE LEARNING and WRITTEN PROJECTS
This course is based at Emerson College, with individual modules at the University Hospital of Witten Herdecke, Havelhohe Hospital Berlin, Arlesheim Clinic and The Goetheanum Switzerland and Trigonos Centre North Wales.
The Medical Section of the School of Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum, Switzerland is working with the English Training in Anthroposophic Medicine, to offer a fundamental UK and internationally based training in anthroposophic medicine in English for doctors and medical students World-wide.
The Training offers participants experience based learning processes that lead to an extended understanding of the human being, both in health and illness, and in their relationship to nature. It provides a deeper understanding of common medical conditions. The treatments introduced include anthroposophic medicines and their pharmaceutical production. In addition, the Training also introduces participants, to art therapy, eurythmy therapy, body therapies and nursing procedures through direct experience. These non medicial treatments can intensify therapeutic responses to illness. Biographical aspects and insights from psychotherapy and counselling are also considered in developing an understanding of disease processes.
Equally importantly the ethical and spiritual development of the physician, including fundamental spiritual exercises and meditative practices that can aid such development, are introduced.
Ideal for physicians looking to:
Many patients as well as physicians are in search of an integrative approach tomedicine that embraces the whole person, in their mental and spiritual being as well as in bodily aspects. To this end, anthroposophic medicine was founded in 1920 by Dr. Rudolf Steiner and Dr. med. Ita Wegman. Today this School of Medicine is alive in practices, therapeutic centres and anthroposophic hospitals throughout the world. It is taught in international training courses and is researched* in university departments with associated professorial chairs.
The Training is designed as nine, one-week modules with additional written projects. There are mentored self-study and distant learning opportunities between the modules, with additional distance mentoring for participants’ own medical work. The written work includes several essays based on themes of the training. In addition, three written case histories are required, in order to gain International Certification as an Anthroposophic Physician.
Most modules take place at Emerson College, England, situated fifteen miles by road from London’s International Gatwick Airport. Located in an area of natural beauty, with immediate walking access to an organic medicinal herb garden and biodynamic horticulture and farm. This internationally renowned College and research centre also provides on-site residential accommodation for course participants.
In addition, three modules take place in specialist departments within anthroposophical hospitals in Germany and Switzerland and at the Goetheanum. These include the University Hospital of Witten / Herdecke, Havelhohe Hospital in Berlin and Clinic Arlesheim in Switzerland founded by Dr Ita Wegman. The two anthroposophic German hospitals have all the specialities associated with University and General Hospitals and many of the specialist clinicians will be involved in teaching these modules. In the final year one, module is planned at the Goetheanum, Switzerland, the World Centre for Anthroposophy and the Medical Section of the School for Spiritual Science.
The final module is planned to take place at Trigonos, Snowdonia, North Wales. This is close to Penmeanmawr, a druid stone circle where Dr Ita Wegman had conversations with Rudolf Steiner, which were seminal to the development of Anthroposophic Medine and the General Anthroposophical Society.
1. Emerson College 9-15 February 2020
The Four Elements, Four Kingdoms of Nature, Qualitative Anatomy, Four Organs, Patient Study, Fundament Aims of Anthroposophic Medicine & Research Spiritual Biography & Conditions for Spiritual Development
2. Emerson College 3-9 May 2020
Anthroposophic Pharmacy, the Alchemical Threefold Principle, Threefoldness in Health and Disease, Patient Study, Living Morphology and Projective Geometry Six Soul Exercises, Meditative work from Course to Young Doctors
3. University Hospital of Witten/ Herdeke: with Prof. David Martin, 28 June - 4 July 2020
Infectious diseases and treatment, Role of Fever. Patient Study, Paediatrics; Eurythmy Therapy; Goetheanism in Medicine External treatments. Anthroposophic Text Study.
4. Emerson College 15-21 November 2020
Child and Personality Development, Resilience or Vulnerability, Mental Health – Depression, Anxiety OCD - Eurythmy Therapy, Metals and Planets Biography Work
5. Emerson College 7-13 March 2021
Mental Health – Psychosis – Clay Modeling Therapy, Cancer & Mistletoe Treatment, Art Therapy Euythmy Therapy Medicinal Plant Study, Practical Prescribing, Text Study
6. Havelhohe Hospital Berlin 20-26 June 2021
Cancer II and Palliative care (Dr. Matthias Girke), Cardiology: Heart failure, Coronary heart disease, Hypertension (Dr.Matthias Girke) Pneumology: COPD, asthma, Gastroenterology External Treatments, Meeting Patients
7. Emerson College 17-23 October 2021
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anthroposphic Peadiatrics Cardiology Hypertension and Sepsis –
8. Klinik Arlesheim & Goetheanum Switzerland with Dr Matthias Girke 13-19 March 2022
Rheumatology, Endochrinology. Diabetology; Klinic Arlesheim, Weleda AG, Ita Wegman Institute, School of Spiritual Science & Medical Section
9. Trigonos Centre, North Wales 15-21 May 2022
Medicinal Plant Study, Allergy & Autoimune Disease; Celtic Spirituality and Medicine, Ita Wegman & Rudolf Steiner in the British Iles,
Participants successfully completing this Training Programme, including associated mentored medical work, will meet the Medical Section’s International Criteria for Certification as an Anthroposophic Physician.
For queries about the course itself, you are welcome to correspond with the Course Leader Dr Michael Evans or arrange a telephone or SKYPE call. Mobile and texts 0044 7768497560
The training is formally an Emerson College Course. Potential participants need to apply to and pay Emerson College. Doctors and medical students can apply to register for the training by completing the application form obtainable from the academic registrar at Emerson College email@example.com to whom it should be returned when completed. The academic administrator, Chiara Carones can help those needing to apply for visas with the necessary letters.
A deposit of £500 is required to be paid to Emerson College within 2 weeks of receiving a letter of acceptance. The remainder of the full course fees of £6300 is required before commencing the training. In case of need, arrangements for spreading payment can be discussed with the registrar at Emerson. Concessions for the course fees should be available for medical students.
Arrangements and payment for board and lodgings at Emerson College should be made separately on the website http://www.emerson.org.uk/calendar under the date of the start date of the module concerned.
Residential options for board and lodging at Emerson:
Single room with arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday plus all meals from supper on Sunday to lunch on Saturday ________£402.00*
Camping camper/van with arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday plus all meals from supper on Sunday to lunch on Saturday________£240.00*
Meals only - supper on Sunday plus lunches from Monday to Saturday________£94.00*
Early arrival: Single room with arrival on Saturday and includes breakfast on Sunday________£45.00*
*Prices are reviewed annually and may be updated from Sept 2020.
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For further details see the following websites www.anthroposophic-drs-training.org and https://medsektion-goetheanum.org/en/training/medicine/great-britain/
*Information on Research in Anthroposophic Medicine see: https://medsektion-goetheanum.org/en/research/
This is just a reminder of this international integrative oncology conference in Switzerland. See below for more information
Medical Section Events Calendar
This will follow on from work that was initiated at last year’s Medical Section Conference with Matthias Girke, joint Leader of the International Medical Section in Dornach, who will again be present.
Medical Section Conference Flyer & Registration Details
Lecture Study 4: Exploring the Etheric and Astral Basis of Cognition A Foundation for Understanding Psychopathology.
This workshop will bring to a conclusion a cycle of intensive lecture study meetings that began at Emerson College some 4 years ago, originally inaugurated by Dr. Pablo Jeczmien, joined soon afterwards by Dr. James Dyson and, from its inception, led by Dr. Broder von Laue, known to many physicians worldwide and over many decades as a medical teacher who brings particularly rigorous disciplines to the interpretation of Steiner’s lectures.
This series of meetings originally had the aim of furthering an understanding of the Etheric, specifically in its relation to an anthroposophic and spiritual picture of the deeper, fourfold processes underlying psychopathology. As this study has progressed, participants have also been able to widen and deepen an understanding of crucial aspects of both the spiritual and traumatic aetiology of mental health disorders very considerably, albeit for the most part remaining only at a more general level.
Concurrently with but independently of this process, Dr. von Laue and Dr. Wolfgang Rissmann, formerly a leading anthroposphic psychiatrist at the Husemann Klinic in Germany, have been collaborating in researching and writing a seminal paper, in which these more general insights have become focused into an original diagnostic lens for discovering an organizing principle embracing the widest spectrum of psychopathologies.
In this forthcoming workshop in June, we will be studying their paper, subsequently published in the Merkurstab (i.e., the Journal of Anthroposophic Medicine in the German Language) in a working translation by Carlotta Dyson, which both summarises and extends the field of study we have been pursuing throughout the last four years. i.e., throughout this series of workshops at Emerson College.
It is the intention behind this final forthcoming workshop in this series to welcome the participation of newcomers without previous experience in this particular series – though some professional background in the field of anthroposphic psychological counseling or mental health would clearly be a welcome prerequisite. It will, however, be our aim to provide the opportunity to those who have not previously participated to at least begin to grasp how the etheric plays its central role in the bio/psycho/spiritual origins of psychiatric pathologies, when considered from an anthroposophic perspective.
Since this highly original paper represents - as recognised by its authors - work in progress, this workshop will offer the platform and the opportunity for further research and contributions from participants. James and Pablo, who will both be facilitating and contributing to this event, warmly welcome you in anticipation of the opportunities it will hopefully provide as well as for future anthroposophic exploration into this theme, an understanding of which has never been more needed than at the present time.
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A part-time training and development course for people wishing to become ‘Quietude Practitioners’ ~ offering spiritual companionship to those crossing the threshold of death.
Quietude is for those who wish to offer emotional and spiritual support to people who are in need of end of life care. It is a path of development for everyone open to the idea of life after death whatever your faith or doubts.
This course will deepen your ability to accompany people in what can often be a time of crisis, vulnerability and questioning but also seen as an opportunity for renewal.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
TUITION FEE: £1540*
*Includes materials but excludes accommodation, meals and travel costs. Payment Plans and a small number of bursaries and grants are available.
Quietude is a rich and rewarding course which provides an excellent CPD training for people in the caring and medical professions as well as for volunteers, chaplains or Interfaith ministers looking to deepen their service to others.
‘Quietude Practitioner’ and ‘M’ Technique® Certificates will be given to all students who complete the course.
Please visit http://www.emerson.org.uk/quietude to apply.
A groundbreaking new course based on Steiner Waldorf with an introduction to the Pikler approach to child development, play and care with a birth to three emphasis.
This Holistic Baby and Child Care qualification synthesises Steiner Waldorf international Birth to Three training guidelines, an introduction to the Pikler approach, and Early Years Foundation Stage requirements. Led by Dorothy Marlen and certified by Crossfields Institute and the national awarding body CACHE, the qualification has been designed to meet the requirements of the government’s criteria for Early Years Educator (Level 3) qualifications for carers of children from birth to five, released in July 2013, whilst uniquely offering a birth to three emphasis.
The programme covers the development and care of children up to five years old, with an emphasis on the crucial first three years. It provides depth of understanding and a practical foundation for those wishing to work in Steiner settings and mainstream. The training provides a Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification for those wishing to care for children up to five years old in both Steiner and mainstream nurseries and kindergartens. The course also prepares parent and child group leaders, child-minders, play group leaders, parenting course leaders and carers of children up to three years old.
Students and tutors on a residential at Emerson College
How is this training different from other Early Years trainings?
As well as fully meeting the criteria required by DfE standards for Early Years Educator qualifications, the training uniquely provides:
“A deep nourishing insight into Early Years Education. I would recommend it to anyone who wishes to enter this profession (journey)and to anyone who is already in Early Years Education at a mainstream setting.” - Lorena Alina Cavalcanti, Graduating student 2017
The cost of the course is £3,100.
This comprises £2,769 for course fee, £316 registration with Crossfields Institute for CACHE Diploma, £10 registration with Steiner Waldorf School Fellowship and £5 registration with the Association of Steiner Waldorf Teacher Educators.
For information on grants, loans and bursaries, please contact Chiara Carones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here http://www.emerson.org.uk/holistic-baby-and-child-care for more information and to apply.
Rhythmical Einreibung Foundation Course
Crossfields Institute Quality Mark Course
Are you a nurse, carer, masseur, naturopath, body worker, or health care professional?
Do you treat frail or sensitive patients?
Are you looking for a more gentle therapy for your clients?
Rhythmical Einreibung is a very gentle method of therapeutic touch developed for nurses and carers and useful for everyone working in caring or healing professions. It focusses and strengthens the patient’s powers of self-healing through the art of rhythmical touch and is used to warm, calm and harmonise the body to provide comfort and relief. Because of its gentle, calming nature it can be very beneficial for patients who are too frail or sensitive for other hands-on therapies.
This Foundation Course provides a path of development for anyone looking to expand their skills in giving hands-on body treatments. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the art of Rhythmical Einreibung.
2020/2021 Course Dates
Module 1: Oct 2020: Mon 19th - Fri 23rd
Module 2: Feb 2021: Mon 8th - Fri 12th
Module 3: June 2021: Fri 11th - Sun 13th
Anthroposophic Medicine UK is an online platform for Anthroposophic Health and Social Care Professionals in the UK supported by the Anthroposophic Medical Association and the Association of
Anthroposophic Therapeutic Arts.