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Breaking Free of Shame:  
A Family of Origin Intensive


September 7 - 9, 2017

"If in life we can learn to identify the internal voices of our wounding that get provoked in relationships and to sabotage them, we can reclaim our true selves and behave more maturely in our relationships. Only then we will stand a chance at successful relationships and the gift of intimacy."
Pia Mellody

This Weekend Intensive Workshop is designed to help you explore your family of origin so that you may develop a nurturing relationship with your inner parts of yourself in order to cultivate self love and healthier relationships. During this 3 day intensive, you will:
  • Learn the messages that have shaped your self-talk
  • Explore your feelings about how those messages were created
  • Learn about multi-generational patterns around emotional trauma
  • Foster an affirming relationship with your younger self
  • Build emotional resilience through empty chair work
  • Begin the process of reconnecting with your higher Self in order to create a healthier relationship with Self and others
The Details

Breaking Free of Shame:  A Family of Origin Intensive offers a level of individualized attention that is unmatched to other programs of its kind:
  • Each intensive is limited to 4 participants
  • Intensives are gender-specific to address their unique experiences and needs, and create a safe, comfortable space to do this deep work.
The Schedule Will Be as Follows

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Workshop Facilitators

This workshop will be facilitated by two Pia Melody Trained therapists.

Jackie Ponder, LCSW, LCDC
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 5

Culle Vande Garde, LCSW, CSAT, EMDR
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 7

Please call for a free consult to find out if this workshop is for you.
Please call for a free consult to find out if this workshop is for you.

Jackie Ponder, LCSW, LCDC 
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 5
Jackie@BluffviewCounseling.com

Culle Vande Garde, LCSW, CSAT, EMDR
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 7
Registration Details

Cost:  $1,900 per person
Deposit:  $400 at time of registration
Balance:  $1,500 due two weeks prior

You may also pay the full amount at the time of registration if you prefer. Learn more about PayPal Credit below:
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Healing Traumatic Grief:
Weekend Intensive


October 6 - 8, 2017
January 26 - 28, 2018

Traumatic Grief Comes in All Shapes and Sizes:
  • Death, including suicide
  • Incest, rape, abuse of any kind
  • Miscarriage, abortion
  • Divorce
  • Loss of safety, health, freedom
  • Addictions
  • Intimate Betrayals (emotional, physical, financial)
  • Being robbed or victimized
This experiential workshop is designed to help you successfully grieve your loss by completing your relationship to the pain, isolation and loneliness created by the traumatic loss. During our three-days together you will:
  • Define the grief process
  • Learn myths about grief
  • Create your own Loss History Graph
  • Identify and express unresolved emotions
  • Learn coping skills and rituals to assist you with future grief and loss
The Details

$1,900 for the weekend

Healing Traumatic Grief intensives offer a level of individualized attention that is unmatched to other programs of its kind:

Each intensive is limited to 4 participants

The Schedule Will Be as Follows

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Workshop Facilitators

This workshop will be facilitated by two Pia Melody Trained therapists.

Jackie Ponder, LCSW, LCDC
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 5

Culle Vande Garde, LCSW, CSAT, EMDR
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 7

Please call for a free consult to find out if this workshop is for you.
Please call for a free consult to find out if this workshop is for you.

Jackie Ponder, LCSW, LCDC 
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 5
Jackie@BluffviewCounseling.com

Culle Vande Garde, LCSW, CSAT, EMDR
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 7
Registration Details

Cost:  $1,900 per person
Deposit:  $400 at time of registration
Balance:  $1,500 due two weeks prior

You may also pay the full amount at the time of registration if you prefer. Learn more about PayPal Credit below:
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What Does Money Say About You?


September 22 - 24, 2017
October 20 - 22, 2017

This Work and Money Workshop is designed to help you explore your relationships with work and money so that you may make better choices in your life. During this 12-hour intensive, you will:
  • Explore your feelings about work and money
  • Learn the messages that have shaped your relationships with work and money
  • Learn about multi-generational patterns around work and money
  • Identify your self-destructive patterns around work and money
The Details

Cost is $900

The Schedule Will Be as Follows

Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am -4:00 pm (lunch provided)
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop Facilitator

Workshop will be facilitated by Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT, CMAT. If you have any questions you can reach him at (214) 390-5800 Ext. 2 or through email at Gene@BluffviewCounseling.com.

You may register online to confirm a seat by clicking on schedule an appointment and looking under Gene Klassen's Schedule.
Please call for a free consult to find out if this workshop is for you.

Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT, CMAT
(214) 390-5800 Ext. 2
Gene@BluffviewCounseling.com
Registration Details

Cost:  $900 per person
Deposit:  $400 at time of registration
Balance:  $500 due two weeks prior

You may also pay the full amount at the time of registration if you prefer. Learn more about PayPal Credit below:
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Couples Workshops
Couples Communication & Intimacy


Selected Saturdays

Bluffview Counseling has designed a a variety of workshops to help couples like you to explore areas in your relationship that can be strengthened and lead you toward a relationship that you never expected. Intensive workshops like ours are an excellent way to enhance the work you are doing in your therapy sessions. It will provide you with a deeper understanding about your relationship and about you individually that will augment your weekly therapy sessions.

Communication is consistently ranked as the number one problem in marriages and committed intimate relationships.

Do you find yourself feeling any of the following?
  • Do you have repeated arguments that seem to go nowhere?
  • Do communication attempts frequently end in frustration rather than resolution?
  • Do you find affectionate and supportive communication happening less often?
Relationships require many different kinds of couple communication skills to be effective, including:
  • Listening Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Learning your partner’s “love language"
  • Fair Fighting Skills
  • Learning how to compromise
You will learn how to:
  • End destructive cycles and develop new communication skills using the “Dialogue Tool”
  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion and ease
  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.
  • Discover a path to emotional healing and spiritual evolution through your relationship.
  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner
The Details

The intensive workshops will lead you through exercises that you share with your partner, bringing you closer together. You will explore some of your emotional history and learn how that influences both the reason you chose your partner and the reasons that may fuel your defenses. You must learn how to discuss the issues in a way that is loving and safe for both parties.

Unlike many other couples seminars and workshops, which are not education or PowerPoint focused, our couple’s workshops are highly experiential. We present them in a series so that you can learn and practice the communication skills gradually, adding new components with each subsequent workshops. The workshop is facilitated by 2-3 therapists and limited to 3 couples, so that everyone receives focused and individualized therapeutic support.

Cost is $800 per couple

The Schedule Will Be as Follows

Selected Saturdays
9:00 am - 4:00 pm*

*Lunch, refreshments, and lots of loving care and support will also be provided.

Workshop Co-Facilitators

Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT
(214) 390-5800 Ext. 2

Jenny Adams, LPCi, CSAT(C)
(214) 390-5800 Ext. 3
Jenny@BluffviewCounseling.com
Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT
(214) 390-5800 Ext. 2

Jenny Adams, LPCi, CSAT(C)
(214) 390-5800 Ext. 3
Jenny@BluffviewCounseling.com
Registration Details

Cost:  $900 per person
Deposit:  $400 at time of registration
Balance:  $500 due two weeks prior

You may also pay the full amount at the time of registration if you prefer. Learn more about PayPal Credit below:
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Recovery Jump Start Workshop


Selected Saturdays

This workshop is designed for individuals who are new to the Sexual Addiction recovery process or have recently had a relapse. The goal of the workshop is to provide the concrete tools of recovery that have been proven to dramatically increase long term success.

Workshop Goals
  • Learn basic components and causes of Sexual Addiction
  • Acquire concrete tools for living free from addiction
  • Develop a long term recovery plan
  • Understand your recovery challenges and relapse triggers
  • Integrate living life with integrity, sobriety, and serenity
The Details

Cost is $300 per person

The Schedule Will Be as Follows

Selected Saturdays
9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Jenny; lunch provided?)

Workshop Co-Facilitators

Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT
214-390-5800, Ext. 2

Jon Juhlin, LPCi
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 4
Gene Klassen, LPC, CSAT
214-390-5800, Ext. 2 Gene@BluffviewCounseling.com

Jon Juhlin, LPCi
(214) 390-5800, Ext. 4 Jon@BluffviewCounseling.com
Registration Details

Cost:  $300 per person

The full amount of the workshop is due at the time of registration. Learn more about PayPal Credit below:
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