Beth Dennison, somatic psychotherapist and educator, will be your guide through this course. She is a pioneer whose professional and personal life propelled her to develop practical ways to remedy the loneliness, isolation, dysregulation and failure to cooperate that plague modern western culture. Together we can rewire our brains for healthy relating and a culture of collaboration.
Consider who in your life would make a good buddy (or buddies) and invite them to practice with you. The buddy practices are essential. Please do the lessons in the order they are presented; they build on each other. Each module includes a written assignment in the form of a self-reflection sheet. Putting words to your experience is important for integrating your learning as you go.
We celebrate and encourage non-hierarchical relating and self-responsibility. Remember, co-regulation is only co-regulation if it is good for both people. The practices offer a platform to explore what works for you. There is no right or wrong way to do them. Communicate with your buddy and adjust them to work for both of you.
- 17 Video Lessons (under 10 minutes each)
PDF transcripts of each lesson
6 demo videos for the six practices
PDF written instructions for each practice
Buddy Practice - Guidelines and Questions (3 per module, 1/2 hour each)
Written Self-Reflection Questions for each module
Online progress tracker, shows your progress each time you log-in
Private Facebook Group for finding buddies and discussing course material
*All videos are available to participants for unlimited streaming, print materials can be downloaded at any time.
Private Facebook group access
In addition to working with buddies in your life, we invite you to connect with other course participants. When you sign up for the course you will be given a link to the private Facebook group. You will need to fill out a short questionnaire asking to apply for the group. Members can discuss the material and reach out to one another for buddy sessions.