Shepherd's Pasture - Jefferson, TX, 75657
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Saturday, November 13, 2010
Shepherd’s Pasture, Jefferson, Texas
The cost for the classes is $90 for the entire day.
Food and Lodging is with Shepherd’s Pasture.
Please Register with Shepherd’s Pasture at 903.665.2647 or

Day 1-Creative Journal Expressive Arts Workshop for Professional Working

with Children & Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma
Presenter: Marsha Nelson, Ph.D.
( 9 CEUs for LPC, LCDC, and Social Workers)

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome/ Introduction to the Creative Journal methods by Lucia
Capacchione, Ph.D., A.T.R., R.E.A.T. author of 13 books.

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Warm-up Exercise “Dancing on Paper”

9:45 -10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Explanation of the Brain & Dominant and Nondominant Journaling

11:00 – 12:00 p.m. “Reconnecting with My Inner Child” activity (3 CEU)

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Somatic Trauma Release process demonstrated and practiced

2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Picture of Health activity & journaling with body parts in pain.
Discuss the effects of stored emotions in the human body.
Your Own Picture of Health (Create the image of how you want
your body to feel: writing positive affirmations.)

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Creating a Sanctuary using photo collage (3 CEU)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Break

5:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. “How the World Sees Me and How I View Myself” Mask-making
activity including the journaling. (3 CEU)

Sunday, November 14, 2010
Shepherd’s Pasture, Jefferson, TX
$60 for the day (6) CEUs for LPC, LCDC, and Social Workers
Food and Lodging Provided at Shepherd’s Landing- Extra expense

Creative Journaling:
Connecting With My Feelings
Presenter: Marsha Nelson, Ph.D.
Schedule for the 2nd Day

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Warm-up Exercise Movement to Music – 5 Rhythms (Gabrielle Roth)
Journal with any feelings that came up during the activity

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Q&A from Day 1 and Intro to the Day’s activities

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Visioning® the Life of Your Dreams
Begin collage of your heart’s desires. Write a focus
phrase and a symbol to represent yourself. Begin searching through
magazines for photos and words which support your focus phrase.
“Grab What Grabs You” Visioning: 10 Steps to Designing the Life of
your dreams” by Lucia Capacchione, Ph.D., A.T.R., R.E.A.T.
Visioning® CD Vol. 1music by Jessie Allen Cooper

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Sort through photos and words to support your focus phrase.
Visioning® CD Vol.2 by Jessie Allen Cooper

1:45 -2:00 p.m. Journal with the inner critic that ‘appears’ when you
begin to do something new and different.

2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Glue down the images and words on collage

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Journal with images on collage

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Share collages with group

3:45-4:00 p.m. Evaluations and Closing

Shepherd's Pasture
5645 US Hwy 59 South
Jefferson, TX, 75657
Call: (903) 665-2647


Shepherd's Pasture Retreat & Conference Center

Shepherd's Pasture is a Christian Retreat and Conference Center set on 24 beautiful acres of whispering piny woods, streams, trails and pasture land in East Texas.