On October 5th to 7th, 2018, the 2nd International Festival of Therapeutic Storytelling will be held in Otterberg / Germany. The festival is organized by the Institute of Hypno-Systemic Consultation in Kaiserslautern (Stefan Hammel) and the Milton-Erickson-Institute Luxembourg (Marie-Jeanne Bremer). Congress languages will be German, English and French. For further information in English or French click on the folder shown below:
The festival is designed for people working in consulting, educational, medical or psychosocial professions. There will be guests from Algeria, Austria, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, USA and other countries. We will have an open stage for participants presenting their own short lectures or stories.
Fee: 360 €. Early booking prices : Until end of … September 17: 280 € / December 17: 300 € March 18: 320 € / June 18: 340 €. While early birds can save a lot, the cancellation fee (for cancellations till 3 weeks before the festival) is only 25 €.
Information will also be given on www.stefanhammel.de/festival.
For application or further information please use the contact form, write to stefan.hammel @ hsb-westpfalz.de or contact the Institute of Hypno-Systemic Consultation via 0049-631-3702093.
Presenters and topics on the Festival
The festival is designed for people working in consulting, educational, medical or psychosocial professions. There will be guests from Algeria, Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA and other countries. We will also have an open stage for participants presenting their own short lectures or stories. As far as scheduled, these will be the main speakers and topics:
Aceval, Charles Naceur (DZ): Talk (free narrative): Breaking bread and sharing stories instead of waging wars & talk: Stories as remedies – encounters in a psychosomatic clinic
Audeguy, Karine (F): Workshop: Reframing the stories we tell ourselves!
Bartl, Reinhold (A): Workshop: “I need a change of scenery,” said the birch tree…. Stories about successful change processes and elegant ways of preserving the changes
Bevilacqua, Luisa (L): Film clip & talk: life experiences as stories: between storytelling, dance, music and film
Bremer, Marie-Jeanne (L): Talk: Encounter with stories – stories for encounters
Eberle, Thomas (D): Workshop: The magic of singing bowls and therapeutic storytelling
Furman, Ben (FIN): Workshop: A twist in the plot – How do you want your story to continue? The art of helping clients make their preferred future come true
Fürst, Annette (D): Workshop: Strong with Tulani: A multisensory and cross-media approach for children
Guilloux, Christine (F): Talk: A hypnotic journey in the Navaho Culture and the Hopi culture: Healing rituals and connection to the world & workshop: Hands-on experience of narrative medicine: Applications to personal awareness, team building, education groups
Hammel, Stefan (D): Talk: Greetings and other brief interventions for therapists working with trauma and depression sufferers & demonstration: Therapeutic storytelling and therapeutic modelling in couple therapy
Hürzeler, Adrian (CH): Workshop: What effect do I want to achieve when telling a story? (90 min.) & workshop: Impromptu storytelling – a playful test of courage
Lamprecht, Katharina (D): Reading: How the Bear Came to Dance & workshop: Is a story a story? German with English translation (90 min., together with Adrian Hürzeler)
Lindheim, Maren (N): Workshop: To be swallowed by a whale and the way out. A method of storytelling, positive imagery and hypnosis in treatment of children’s fears, nightmare, night terror and trauma.
Lundmark, Inger (S): Workshop: Playful hypnosis in family and couple therapy
Natter Cardoso Christin (D): Talk: The Bhagavad Gita as a resource for narrative therapy – practical and pragmatic wisdom for the self-development of therapist and client
Neumeyer, Annalisa (D): If only I could work magic – just a little bit of magic. The use of Therapeutic Magic with children, young people and families.
Niedermann, Martin (CH): Workshop: Experiencing the stories I tell – how stories develop or: “I spy with my little eye”, and so the story begins…
Richard, Cathérine (L): Film clip & talk: life experiences as stories: between storytelling, dance, music and film (together with Cathérine Richard)
Schneider, Peter (D): Talk: Stories about research into the brain and hearing
Spitzbarth, Alexandra (D): Workshop: Celtic shamanism – healing as a journey across the boundaries between worlds
Sugarman, Lawrence (USA): Workshop: Our internal reflections: how stories come to mind & workshop: This Is How I Go When I Go Like This
Wilk, Daniel (D): Workshop: Listening to trance stories – opening the doors to spiritual wealth