May 27th, 2014

Stillness

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‘At the core of our being is a deep well of stillness, from which our life force ignites into existence and will ultimately return to rest. Become your Stillness within, allow your Being to emerge.’

Vanessa Hodge and Jane Shaw JOURNEY INTO STILNESS 2014 – looking forward to seeing you all at retreat on Thursday afternoon.

May 20th, 2014

Inherent States of Wellbeing

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In mindfulness based psychotherapy these inherent states of wellbeing are modelled in the embodiment of interconnection; belonging, attunement, acceptance and generosity.

In buddhism these states are the four sublime states, the brahmavihara, the divine abodes; LOVE (metta) COMPASSION (karuna) SYMPATHETIC JOY (mudita) EQUANIMITY (upekkha)

April 30th, 2014

The Art of Voluntary Simplicity

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Clean, crisp, clear, space in our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual territories, enough space to be not do.

Raw creativity leading V’s the cognitive overriding.

April 2nd, 2014

A SPRING RETREAT – JOURNEY INTO STILLNESS IN THE WEST COUNTRY

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Join us May 29th to June 1st 2014 for a 4 day retreat, in this stunning private home in Somerset.

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March 29th, 2014

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March 18th, 2014

Spring Retreat in Somerset

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Spring Retreat at a beautiful private home in Somerset. Save the date to JOURNEY INTO STILLNESS ~ May 29th to June 1st.

March 8th, 2014

We Are What We Think

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We are what we think.

Do not seek to cut the root of phenomena, cut the root of the mind.

Becasue if you cut the root of the mind, by accomplishing one, you accomplish all.

Padmasambhava, Guru Rinpoche.

February 20th, 2014

Receptive Listening

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January 30th, 2014

JOURNEY INTO STILLNESS IN THE WILD

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30th JANUARY 2014, West Cork, Ireland.

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January 24th, 2014

Mindfulness based Psychotherapy

I am a Senior Trainee Psychotherapist, in my final year of MA study in Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice at the Karuna Institute. Core Process Psychotherapy is a Mindfulness based Contemplative approach drawing on Buddhist psychology and Western psychodynamics.

I adhere to the ‘Code of Ethics’ of the Karuna Institute and am registered as a Trainee Psychotherapist with the UKCP the UK based accrediting body for Psychotherapeutic Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am fully insured in this capacity.

I am building my client base and have space available for new clients.

Initial meeting time is 1-hour and is free of charge. Subsequent 1-hour sessions will be charged at the low-cost rate of £40. I can work long or short term and would encourage at least 6 months of weekly 1-hour sessions to enable any work at depth to emerge between us.

If you are interested in engaging in one to one psychotherapy please contact me to discuss: vanessa@thehodgecentre.com

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