Jean Farrell

About

GTT facilitator and trainer
Born in England, Jean has lived in Ireland for thirty years with her husband and the children and young people they have fostered. In England she worked as a senior lecturer in Youth and Community Work, teaching Counseling Skills and Group Work at Manchester Metropolitan University. In Ireland she works as a psychotherapist and offers supervision to therapists in various agencies working with trauma. She also teaches Counseling and Therapeutic Skills for the National University of Ireland.
Supporting people in healing the effects of trauma for over 30 years she is passionate about Grof Holotropic Breathwork and certified as a facilitator in 1996. Since then she offers residential workshops every month in a small centre at her home. She has been working with Grof Training and in workshops all over Europe.

Jean Farrell

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Double Holotropic Breathwork Weekend in Westport, Ireland, 21-24 February 2019

2019-02-21 00:00:00


For more information see: http://www.holotropicbreathworkireland.com/

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Holotropic Breathwork and integration -workshop with Jean Farrell

2019-03-22 00:00:00


This residential three day workshop takes place on Finland Hämeenlinna, Aulangon suuri huvila (villa of Aulanko), which is located next to the lake of Aulanko, in a beautiful and peaceful natural landscape. There will be two breathing sessions, in which each participant will be breathing and sitting in one session. In addition there is given extra focus with practical exercises on how to integrate experiences of non-ordinary states of consciousness in everyday life. Workshop is leaded by GTT senior staff member Jean Farrell. She is a psychotherapist working especially with traumas and she is living currently on Ireland. She has been facilitating and teaching Holotropic Breathwork passionately since 1996. Jean has unique and practical way of teaching and she has amazing skills in facilitating. You don't want to miss this opportunity to meet our loved and skillful teacher! ​ This workshop is ideal for deep and focused inner work. All you need to do is to surrender to your inner world with a help of breath. We got everything else covered: tasty vegan food, accommodation, sauna and avanto (hole in the ice), peaceful nature and intimate group of fellow breathers. And with Jeans tips for integration, you are sure to land safely back on your everyday life with a holotropic inspiration. ​ Preliminary Schedule: Friday: 15:30 - 21:00, registration, opening and preparation Saturday: 9:00 - 21:00, 2x breathing session Sunday: 9:00 - 15:00, sharing, integration and closing ​ Price includes vegan dinner on Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday There is also going to be tea, coffee and snacks during the workshop. ​ Accommodation There is 30 beds in different sized dorm rooms in Aulangon huvila but it is also possible to sleep on mattresses in the breathing hall. There is little extra payment for the rooms, but the breathing hall -option is free. Shared toilets and showers are in the corridor. We try to share the beds by your preferences, but because there is limited number of different sized rooms, we can not guarantee you the room you choose. If you prefer more privacy it is also possible to get room from the hotel Skandic Aulanko, which is 5 min car drive away (2,7 km). You need to arrange hotel room by yourself. Price is approx 100€ for double room/night in hotel. There is a shuttle car ride to and from Scandic Hotel if needed. Payments for the accommodation can be paid when arriving to workshop. 4hh 5€/night/bed, 3hh 7,5€/night/bed, 2hh 10€/night/bed, Mattress place in breathing hall is free. ​ Link To Scandic hotel Aulanko: https://www.scandichotels.fi/hotellit/suomi/hameenlinna/scandic-aulanko ​ How to reserve your place in the Workshop: 1. Fill the Registration form and Medical form from the link below https://goo.gl/forms/mZWAvOAHyRcaiTl92 2. Pay the Deposit fee or the whole payment of the workshop (Payment details below) Your place will be confirmed after you have filled the registration and medical forms and payed the deposit fee or the whole payment of the workshop. If the workshop is gets full, there will be a waiting list. The purpose of Medical form is to survey your relevant background information and possible contraindications for the workshop. This helps us to ensure that you can participate safely to the workshop and that we can support your process safely during and after the workshop. If you answer “yes” to some question, it doesn't automatically mean, that you cannot participate. In such a case we are going to get in touch with you so we can try to find together a safe way for you to participate. If some question is unclear to you, ask us for clarification. We will also interview all the participants, who have not been before in our workshops. It is also an good opportunity to ask questions or express if you have any worries or wishes regarding the workshop. Payment information: Workshop prices: Full price: 270€ // Earlybird 250€ until 28.2. Member / student / unemployed / senior citizen price: 250€ // Earlybird 230€ until 28.2. ​ To receive your place in the workshop, you need to pay the deposit fee (50€) or the whole workshop price. ​ Bank information Account owner: Holotropic Breathwork Finland ry Address of the company: Parkinkatu 7 as 1, 20500 Turku, Finland IBAN: FI20 7997 7990 1619 57 BIC: HOLVFIHH Amount(€): Workshop price (270€/250€/230€) / deposit fee (50€) Message: Workshop 3/19 + Your full name It is also possible to pay the workshop in cash but in this case we wish that you could pay reservation fee to our account and the rest of the payment when arriving to the workshop. If you have some problems with the payments or you would like to participate but your financial situation doesn’t allow it, just contact us so we can try to find good solution. Deposit- / cancellation fee 50€ If you need for some reason to cancel your participation to the workshop, we will refund your payment fully if the cancellation is done before 7.3. If the cancellation is done after that, we will need to keep the reservation fee. Because in the breathing-sessions there can be sometimes strong emotional and physical experiences, for safety reasons it is not generally recommended for pregnant women, people with heart-problems and very high blood pressure, with strong psychiatric illnesses, with recent fractures or surgical operations, with acute infections or epileptics. If you are not sure if this workshop is safe for you, just contact us so we can discuss about your situation.

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Double Holotropic Breathwork Weekend Workshop in Peace Castle Schlaining, 28th of March -31st of March 2019

2019-03-28 00:00:00


This 4-day Holotropic Breathwork weekend workshop allows for self-healing and self-exploration as well as accessing the roots of emotional and psychosomatic challenges one might face. During this weekend workshop four breathwork sessions (two as a breather and two as a sitter) will allow you in a very safe setting to access expanded states of consciousness, in which your own wisdom connects with your inner healing and inner transforming power. This healing wisdom guides the experiences towards those aspects which carry a charge, and are ready to be processed or integrated. Holotropic Breathwork might be of interest if You are seeking...

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Double Holotropic Breathwork Weekend in Westport, Ireland, 4-7 April 2019

2019-04-04 00:00:00


For more information see: http://www.holotropicbreathworkireland.com/

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THE HOLOTROPIC PRACTICUM: Boosting your facilitation skills.  BY SITARA BLASCO

2019-04-16 00:00:00


Holotropic Practicum: boosting your facilitation skills. By Sitara Blasco, with Juanjo Segura, Jean Farrell, Marc Aixalà and Jasmina Hrapovic The aim of this new optional module is to deepen the experience of Holotropic facilitation in Expanded States of Consciousness (ESC). It is based on the knowledge learned in "The Power Within" (Bodywork module) and its purpose is taking the skills of the facilitator to a higher level. This module is open to anyone interested in Holotropic Breathwork, but is especially oriented towards those who are already facilitating or who intend to become HB facilitators in the future. Topics in this...

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SPIRITUAL EMERGENCY:  embracing unexpected transformation. BY SITARA BLASCO

2019-04-23 00:00:00


Spiritual Emergency: Embracing Unexpected Transformation By Sitara Blasco, with Juanjo Segura, Jean Farrell, Marc Aixalà and Jasmina Hrapovic. Many people go through episodes of crisis of deep meaning that interfere with daily routine and with personal relationships. For some, those changes are progressive and relatively soft, but for others they can be dramatic and make every day functioning difficult. Some of these crises could involve radical transformations and represent a challenge both for the person who lives them and for those who witness the process. Stan and Christina Grof coined the term “Spiritual Emergency” to allude to crises that carry a...

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Holotropic Breathwork a day of self discovery

2019-06-22 00:00:00


With the eyes closed and lying on a mat, each person uses their own breath and the music in the room to enter an expanded state of awareness... Holotropic Breathwork™ A revolutionary practice of self-empowerment based on world traditional wisdom amd consciousness research.

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Inner Ethics and the Journey beyond Self - Finding the Power and Beauty of Right Relationship - GTT Module  with Kylea Taylor - 30 June to 5 July 2019, Peace Castle Schlaining

2019-06-30 00:00:00


Discovering ethical Right Relationship with clients requires the same courageous approach to self-discovery that brought us to Holotropic Breathwork® and is just as important for those of us who want to do this work or find Right Relationship to our own inner parts and to the other people in our lives. The Ethics of Caring provides a no-blame model based on self-compassion and curiosity that supports a willingness to uncover and own our motivations, share with our peers what we have learned from ethical missteps, and make good choices on behalf of our clients and ourselves. We’ll do breathwork together...

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THE HOLOTROPIC PARADIGM: The Psyche, The Inner Healer & Moving Toward Wholeness. BY SITARA BLASCO.

2019-08-19 00:00:00


The Holotropic Paradigm: The Psyche, The Inner Healer & Moving Toward Wholeness By Sitara Blasco, with Juanjo Segura, Jean Farrell, Marc Aixalà and Jasmina Hrapovic   This module offers an exciting exploration of the philosophy, principles, and strategies underlying the experience and practice of Holotropic Breathwork. Topics included in the module: Origin of Holotropic Breathwork. Holotropic Principles and strategy. The power of the Inner Healer and moving toward wholeness. The Holotropic Lineage in the context of the history of psychology. Presence: the discipline required to become an effective Holotropic Breathwork practitioner. Intervention during the session and closure. During the module,...

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THERAPEUTIC USE OF SUBSTANCES under the Holotropic Paradigm. BY MARC AIXALÀ AND SITARA BLASCO

2019-08-26 00:00:00


Therapeutic Use of Substances under the Holotropic Paradigm By Marc Aixalà and Sitara Blasco, with Juanjo Segura, Jean Farrell and Jasmina Hrapovic  Topics in this module: 1. Workshop presentation 2. General characteristics of substance induced non ordinary states of consciousness 3. Types of substances: etymology and classifications 4. Cultural and geographic uses of therapeutic substances 5. General principles of supporting non ordinary states of consciousness with substances 6. Distinctive features of various substances 7. Integration of the experience: relevant approach of each substance 8. When things don’t go as expected:       a. Emergency intervention during the experience    ...

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Double Holotropic Breathwork Weekend Workshop in Peace Castle Schlaining, 26th-29th of September 2019

2019-09-26 00:00:00


This 4-day Holotropic Breathwork weekend workshop allows for self-healing and self-exploration as well as accessing the roots of emotional and psychosomatic challenges one might face. During this weekend workshop four breathwork sessions (two as a breather and two as a sitter) will allow you in a very safe setting to access expanded states of consciousness, in which your own wisdom connects with your inner healing and inner transforming power. This healing wisdom guides the experiences towards those aspects which carry a charge, and are ready to be processed or integrated. Holotropic Breathwork might be of interest if You are seeking...

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The Art of Living and Dying - A Dance to the Music of Time with Jean Farrell, 17-22 November 2019

2019-11-17 00:00:00


A Grof Transpersonal Training module led by Jean Farrell Join us for an in-depth exploration of the fascinating human journey, from conception to death and rebirth. In embarking on this adventure, we may begin to “DANCE” with the music of time, rather than moving through life, resisting the flow toward death. Such a shift gives us the opportunity to fulfill our deepest life purposes, and let go consciously of what keeps us from embracing this crucial process of transformation. By viewing life and death through the lens of Holotropic Paradigm, we are able to explore, in depth, the triple dynamic and...

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Every Body Knows - Moving into Presence with Defne Erdur, 24-29 November 2019

2019-11-24 00:00:00


There is nothing new under the sun! And yet "everything that is" invites us to dive deeper into the layers of our presence; to seek a conscious yet liberated and sovereign place to dance our life from. Together we will be zooming into our physical, emotional and mental foundation. We will be working with the sensations and anatomical make up of our bodies from conception until now, directing our awareness to responses for inner and outer stimuli. Building awareness of our perception system in action, gradually allowing habitual patterns to change, we will find our own resources for resilience: strength, flexibility...

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Double Holotropic Breathwork Weekend Workshop in Peace Castle Schlaining, 12th-15th of December 2019

2019-12-12 00:00:00


This 4-day Holotropic Breathwork weekend workshop allows for self-healing and self-exploration as well as accessing the roots of emotional and psychosomatic challenges one might face. During this weekend workshop four breathwork sessions (two as a breather and two as a sitter) will allow you in a very safe setting to access expanded states of consciousness, in which your own wisdom connects with your inner healing and inner transforming power. This healing wisdom guides the experiences towards those aspects which carry a charge, and are ready to be processed or integrated. Holotropic Breathwork might be of interest if You are seeking...

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Location

Westport Ireland