A Free Gift From Sarah
The live summit is over, but you can still watch a selection of FREE SUMMIT TALKS + including Sarah’s keynote, How Does Connection Heal Us?
The 2022 Summit featured expert keynotes, experiential workshops, constellation explorations and more, to support you to harness the power of human connection for healing.
DURING THE 4-DAY EVENT WE EXPLORED:
- The transformative power of relationship and resonance to heal our brains and spirits
- Keynote speeches with some of the most important voices and researchers in the field of relational neuroscience: Dr. Sue Johnson, Dr. Jade Sasser, Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Douglass Watt and Dr. Martin Teicher
- Plus 27 additional presenters who have made it their mission to integrate relational neuroscience into Nonviolent Communication, social justice, couples’ relational skills, attachment theory, family constellations, equine therapy, burlesque, healing through song, weaving, art-making and more!
2022 Resonance Summit Keynotes + Teachers
Sue Johnson, PhD.
A leading innovator in the fields of couple therapy and adult attachment, the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Founding Director of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), Author of the best-selling book Hold me Tight
Breaking the Code of Love – Relationships Can Now Be More Than Magic or Chance.
We are wired for connection. The new science of adult attachment has cracked the code of romantic love and shows us the way to the secure lasting bonds we all need so much. More than this, it tells us how we can shape relationships that grow our sense of confidence and competence and helps us deal with our vulnerable moments with balance and strength. Belonging and becoming are intertwined.
Sue will talk about how attachment science has changed intervention in couple relationships and relationship education. She will also talk about the enormous healing power of safe intimate connection with others.
Author, Constellations Facilitator, Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer, and Neuroscience Educator, integrates constellations, brain science and the use of resonant language to heal trauma with exquisite and warm gentleness. Author of Your Resonant Self, Your Resonant Self Workbook: From Self-Sabotage to Self-Care and Affirmations for Turbulent Times
How Does Connection Heal Us?
Do you ever wonder what you would be like if you had been completely supported? What is support? What brings us toward our true selves? It seems to be a sense of being understood. This might be through eye contact, touch, facial expression. Sometimes it slips through art, music, literature, dance or movies. Sometimes it comes from companion animals, nature or a sense of the divine. And least often, it comes through the words that other people say — resonance. Join Sarah for an exploration of resonance, the art of noticing and nurturing connection with our words and with our presence.
Jade S. Sasser, PhD, MA, MPH
Associate Professor in the Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies at UC Riverside. Her work explores how environmental problems such as climate change and toxic exposures intersect with race and gender—specifically, women of color’s bodies, health, rights, and reproductive justice. Author of, On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women’s Rights in the Era of Climate Change, published in 2018 by NYU Press.
Advancing an Intersectional Climate Justice
Climate change is a crisis that unfolds differently for communities along the lines of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and other aspects of identity. How can we create the climate futures we want by placing marginalized communities at the center? What role does justice play in that process? I explore diverse youth climate activism, the Sunrise movement, Movement Generation, climate strikers and others, paying particular attention to anti-racist, anti-capitalist, justice-centered approaches. I also think through how emotional and mental health support can effectively be centered in an intersectional climate justice approach. In the end, I argue for creatively drawing on science, art, and racial justice movements as blueprints for imagining and creating hopeful, just climate futures.
Dan Siegel, M.D.
Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, Author, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry UCLA
MWe and the Integration of Identity
Who you are is both an internal (Me) and an interconnected (We) self that shapes your identity and sense of belonging. But how can you be both within the body and between the body and in relationship to people and the planet? In this talk we will explore how you can combine an inner “Me” and an inter “We” to become a whole integrated self – a MWe! In many ways, we are more like interconnected verb-like events rather than only noun-like separate entities. The symbolic term MWe integrates the inner aspect of who we are with the interconnected facet of our lives: Me plus We equals MWe. Integration is composed of differentiated aspects being linked without losing the uniqueness of the differentiated components. Me does not get lost in MWe, it is woven with the equally important differentiated sense of We. With this more integrated sense of our identity, MWe can move forward to cultivate personal, interpersonal, and even planetary health and flourishing.
Martin Teicher M.D., PhD.
Director of the Developmental Biopsychiatry Research at McLean Hospital, Professor of Psychiatry, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
Effects of Childhood Maltreatment on Brain Development and Psychopathology: Key Principles
Douglas F. Watt, PhD
Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Adjunct Prof. Lesley University Graduate School of Psychology, Consulting Neuropsychologist
Is Depression a Conserved Mechanism to Terminate Protracted Separation Distress?
In the conventional view, depression is just an illness caused by a chemical imbalance, commonly treated with SSRIs or SNRIs that are both safe and effective. All four of these popular notions may be more wrong than right, and they all contribute to a basic obfuscation of depression’s core biological mechanisms widespread in our medical industrial complex. These popular misconceptions also hide a fundamental failure of truly effective treatment: depression is now the single most expensive condition in Western societies, both in dollars and in human suffering.
What does a more ‘social brain-centric’ view of depression do to our treatment algorithms and emphases? It fundamentally if not profoundly changes them, but change is long overdue. A more social brain-centric view of depression has many implications for new approaches to treatment and care, particularly psychotherapy, lifestyle change, reduction of isolation.
NVC-trainer, transformational coach, survivor of a childhood without relationality and an abusive marriage, and deeply grateful of life.
When ‘I’ll Never be Enough’ Becomes Enough
A Resonant Sound Healing Constellation
Resonant Healing Practitioner, Transformational Healing-Centered Coach, passionate about supporting the emergence of self-love, fully expressed authenticity & creativity. Survivor, artist, and lifelong learner.
Unlocking Your Innate Creativity: Welcoming the Emergence of the Self
Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) of Japanese descent based in Vancouver, British Columbia. One limited human being learning what she can about building community.
Plagued by Procrastination: Resourcing Our Terrified Parts
One of the leading Russian constellators, director of the Open Field Institute in Moscow. She studied with Bert Hellinger and other international masters. She also learns shamanic practices. Elena teaches constellations, having developed her own concept for this, based on reading the field and healing actions on it. Trained more than 5000 people in Moscow.
The Law of Resonance
Resonance and the Myth of the Lone Wolf
Expanding Our Capacity for Compassion
Songs of the Essential Self: Singing Ourselves Into Fullness
Social Change Agent, Certified NVC Trainer, Trainer in Liberation & Work That Reconnects, Grief-Worker, Bringer of Song, Art, and Synergy, Creator of Community
Tickling the Rat: Awakening our PLAY Circuit
Carey Smith Sipp
Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma; Building Resilience with PACEs Connection!
Resonant Healing Practitioner and Constellation with Horses Facilitator
Self-Resonance Practices for Parenting
On Becoming a Marsupial
Drawing on the Money
*art supplies recommended for this session, please check schedule page
Mixed Media Artist, Art Teacher, Practitioner of Nonviolent Communication and Author
The Rainbow of Resonance
*art supplies recommended for this session, please check schedule page
Guide on the path for intuitive feminine embodiment utilizing yoga, meditation, spirituality, sound resonance, somatic art, body alignment, Constellation, sacred contacts, time travel, resonant language
Connecting to Our Body Wisdom: Finding Our Inner Truth
The Art of Relationship Repair
Student and teacher of Sarah Peyton’s work, constellation facilitator,
grandmother, counselor, artist, minister, Happy Brain Group leader.
Your Life Makes Sense: An Introduction to Constellations and their Healing Power
Tony 'The Empathy Guy' Scruggs
Spiritual being exploring life as an american of african-ancestry (& an athlete turned actor turned trauma-informed empathy-coach)
Resonance, Re-Languaging & Rehumanization
Certified Resonant Healing Practitioner, NVC Trainer, Olympic coach, Leadership Trainer, Constellation Facilitator, lifelong learner and lover of neuroscience committed to making a difference
Discovering the Invisible Patterns of Receiving Shame Using Constellations
Reclaiming “No”: Healing Consent and Dissent with our Younger Selves and Other Parts
Resonant Movement Facilitator, Trauma-informed Transformational Coach, Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Jewish anti-racist of Eastern European descent, Cancer Survivor
Who are you Becoming? A Resonant Movement Journey of Emergence
What is Resonant Language and How Do I Do It Anyway?
Bringing Resonance to Indigenous Allyship
MAT: Life Coach for Trauma Recovery, Family Constellation Facilitator, Educator, Writer, Consultant, Mother, Advocate, Dreamer and Perpetual Ponderer of Empowering Ways to Welcome Life Experience.
Naming the Unconscious Contracts Made to Survive in the Phenomenon of Patriarchy
Brendan O’Brien and Eileen O’Brien
Experienced Frontline Practitioners in Inclusion, Education and Justice. Family Constellation
Trainers. Parents and Grandparents. Hillwalkers and Sea Swimmers. Folk Singers.
Psychotherapists and Suicide Researchers.
Exploring Suicide: Some Unfolding Truths
Free to Be You and Me … Together: Embodied Authenticity Circuit Play
Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer, Musician, Facilitator, Mediator, Horsewoman, Organic Gardener, Spiritual Being
A Resonant Conversation Between Parts
Constellation Practices to Discover and Move Towards Your Vocational Vision
“We often believe that there is something wrong with us when in truth we are simply waiting for accompaniment and resonance.” – Sarah Peyton
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Sarah Peyton, Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication, constellation facilitator and neuroscience educator, integrates brain science and the use of resonant language to heal trauma and nourish self-warmth with exquisite gentleness. She teaches and lectures internationally, and is the author of three books: Your Resonant Self: Guided Meditations and Exercises to Engage Your Brain’s Capacity for Healing, the companion Your Resonant Self Workbook: From Self-sabotage to Self-care, and Affirmations for Turbulent Times: Resonant Words to Soothe Body and Mind (scheduled for release in Winter, 2021).
Sarah’s work with resonance invites people from all walks of life to make relational neuroscience and relational connection their own. She brings together depth work and self-compassion in ways that integrate the understanding that we make sense. The transformative power of resonance offers great healing, and flows through many channels. This summit offers participants the chance to find that many different doors to healing are unlocked by accompaniment and resonant support.