Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy School - Sydney, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth
500-Hour Certification & Mentoring Program
"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves." - Steven Spielberg
“What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.” ― Paulo Coelho
After completing the first course level, you may choose to apply for admission to the 500-hour Certification program. The 500-hour certification qualifies you as a Certified Craniosacral Practitioner (CCP). Besides the many hours of practice, study and assisting on courses, certification includes ongoing one-on-one mentoring, in person, on the phone and through email over the 2+ years in order to support you in gaining mastery of craniosacral work. Enrolment islimited to three students in each state in Australia.
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Back in 1985, Benjamin Bloom, a professor of education at the University of Chicago, published a landmark book, Developing Talent in Young People, which examined the critical factors that contribute to talent. One thing emerges very clearly from Bloom’s work: All the superb performers he investigated had practiced intensively and had studied with devoted teachers. Later research building on Bloom’s pioneering study revealed that the amount and quality of practice were key factors in the level of expertise people achieved.
The journey to truly superior performance is neither for the faint of heart nor for the impatient. The development of genuine expertise requires struggle, sacrifice, and honest, often painful self-assessment. There are no shortcuts. You will need a well-informed coach not only to guide you through deliberate practice but also to help you learn how to coach yourself.
Having expert coaches makes a difference in a variety of ways. To start with, they can help you accelerate your learning process. The development of expertise requires coaches who are capable of giving constructive feedback. Students deliberately pick unsentimental coaches who challenge them and drive them to higher levels of performance. The best coaches also identify aspects of your performance that will need to be improved at your next level of skill. - (Excerpted fromThe Making of an Expert, K. Anders Ericsson, Michael J. Prietula, Edward T. Cokely)
The importance of training to which you give your full concentration guided by a skilled expert, coach, or mentor cannot be overemphasized. Daniel Goleman in his book Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence speaks of a "feedback loop" saying: "Ideally that feedback comes from someone with an expert eye; every world-class sports champion has a coach. If you practice without such feedback, you don’t get to the top ranks. The feedback matters and the concentration does, too — not just the hours. Read morehere.
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