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Skills Series – Vancouver – GOOD GHOSTS: Grief, Shame, & the Stories We tell Ourselves
November 19, 2019 Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5. *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms. * 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM No Cost. A free community workshop, open to the general public.

Combining storytelling and psychoeducation, GOOD GHOSTS weaves together personal narratives and practical takeaways on the art of grieving.

What you will learn:

The presentation will consist of a series vignettes from Kevin’s upcoming full-length theatre production, adapted for the Skills for Mindful Living Series to offer narrative-based teachings on:

  • Distinguishing core affective experience from inhibitory affect.
  • Understanding and processing shame as it appears in the grieving process.
  • The difference(s) between storytelling as healing and storytelling as defense.

Session Information:

Date:                Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time:               7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Address:          Adler University, Community Hall 2nd Floor, 520 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 3J5.  *This venue is scent free, wheelchair accessible, and equipped with gender-neutral washrooms.*

Cost:              No Cost. A free community workshop, open to the general public.

 

To assist us with planning a comfortable space for you, pre-registration is appreciated.

Should you encounter a problem with registering please contact Janine Toombs at janine@bc-counsellors.org  for assistance.

 

About the Presenter:

Kevin Kokoska is a counsellor, actor, and teacher. He offers clinical counselling and creative consulting services through his private practice (Kokoska & Co.) Kevin performs one-person plays on a variety of mental health topics and teaches in the Family & Community Counselling program at Native Education College (NEC). His last name, loosely translated, means “broody hen”.

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