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Murray Method Level II Class
July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 18 @ 5:00 pm$100.00 – $750.00
Note: Completion of a certified MM Level I class is prerequisite.
Level II highlights Instruments for Change and stresses the importance of individual responsibility for one’s own actions with emphasis on an understanding of healthy and unhealthy behaviors. Participants are introduced to many therapeutic instruments which can be immediately applicable personally, professionally and in their relationships.
Instructor: Marilyn Murray
- Congruency between stated Values and Behaviors is addressed with participants challenged to examine their personal authenticity in these areas; instruments are provided to enable this evaluation
- The Past and Present Pool of Pain presents an understanding of why persons over-react to situations by showing the consequences of suppressed emotions and the correlation of this suppression with present-day reactions
- The Circles of Intimacy are revisited with interactive scenarios
- Roots provides an understanding of the definition of: “Trauma,” “Abuse,” “Deprivation,” and “Neglect” and the resulting emotions; a diagram visualizes these Roots as the fuel which causes the flames of Anger, Resentment, Shame, Fear, Pain, etc.
- The I Am Bad diagram illustrates four general responses to the deeply internalized belief that “I am defective and not valuable;” this destructive mantra creates unhealthy behavior of varying degrees
- The Healthy Balanced Person is diagramed with interactive role-play
- The positives and negatives of remaining a: Victim/Child, Co-Dependent, Victimizer, and a Healthy Balance Person are investigated
- Recognizing, deleting and replacing overt and covert internal destructive Tapes which influence behavior and beliefs
- Reasons for the inability to give up Co-Dependency are presented and discussed
- The Wounded Relationships” instrument is illustrated as an example of how persons attempt to use and make other persons responsible for filling their own un-met childhood needs and the dysfunction that results from this destructive behavior
- Healthy and Unhealthy Systems are diagramed, and information provided to enable participants to analyze and determine the status of various systems (family of origin, present family, work, school, etc.)
- How to Handle a Feeling (with list of emotions by category) and Five Ways to Say “Yes” and “No” are presented
- Five Stages of Recovery are introduced with emphasis on methods to release anger in a healthy manner without becoming a victimizer, and how to forgive by separating the person from the deed.
- The Safety Circle and the Relationship Playing Field are presented with role-play addressing how to avoid becoming passive-aggressive, aggressive and/or violent
- An understanding one’s own Triggers is developed by addressing past trauma, abuse and deprivation and how the resulting emotions affect and disrupt present-day behavior
- A discernment of the definition of Wisdom, and also of inner Joy are developed
- Participants are challenged to experience a paradigm shift toward balanced health – personally, professionally and in their relationships – and to be congruent with their words and behaviors
8 consecutive days, 56 hours, plus homework; attendance required at all sessions. 9a – 5p daily