Counselling Services
Personal
Family
Group
Transpersonal*click ... go ahead.
Intensives and Marathons

 
Speaking Services
Keynotes
Seminars
Workshops
Spousal Programs

 
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Beth Hedva, PhD, RMFT, DABPS offers full personal, family and group counselling services, as well as customized speaking, personal development and educational programs created specifically for your group.Visual aids, handouts, and group participation are included.


*Ask about TWO DAY PROFESSIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Pastoral Counselors, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Physicians, Graduate Students, Supervisors, Administrators of support agencies.
... or ask about WEEKEND INTENSIVES and MARATHONS for individuals, couples and families. 
 

Speaking Services:

Betrayal, Trust and Forgiveness
[An Intuition Development Program]
Using the books Betrayal, Trust and Forgiveness and Journey From Betrayal to Trust, this workshop helps participants learn new skills for converting the shock and trauma of personal injury into personal growth and self-trust. Includes lecture, story telling, demonstration, discussion, experiential exercises, role-playing, guided process and innerwork.*
 

Supporting Positive Change
A unique workshop to support individual or group change and promote positive techniques for dealing with that change. A full day extended workshop can be tailored to deal with specific issues facing a company and staff. It is especially appropriate where significant changes in roles, retirement or job loss may be involved.

Spirituality and Psychology
[An Intuition Development Program]
Specialized training to increase our use of intuition and spiritual connection in the therapeutic relationship. The program blends cross cultural, indigenous and ancient approaches to healing with contemporary research, methods and techniques from energy medicine and spiritual health psychology.

The Power of Intuition
[An Intuition Development Program]
Customized to meet the needs and skill level of the audience, this hands-on program shows how to access and apply the untapped potential of the unconscious and intuitive mind as a powerful source of guidance, direction and healing.

Using Dreams to Heal Yourself and Others
[An Intuition Development Program]
 Learn how to use the untapped potential of your unconscious and intuitive mind as a powerful source of guidance, direction and healing.  By employing the ancient practice of dream incubation, combined with more contemporary dream-work methods we will explore the universal power of dreams as links to un-tapped inner resources of soul and spirit. 

Bringing Out the Best in Each Generation:
From Boomers to Gen-X and Beyond
Demographic research with an intuitive twist helps audiences compare and contrast three universal challenges that every generation faces, and engages participants to define how to bring out the best in each generation. A unique program to support individual or group cohesion in the midst of change--and promote positive techniques for dealing with that change. A full day extended workshop can be tailored to deal with specific issues facing a company, leadership, and staff.

Cheirology and Personality Typing
[An Intuition Development Program]
This up-beat, fun-filled program is a great 'mixer'. Blending the ancient practice of palmistry with current research in cheirology, participants learn that life is, indeed, in the palm of their hand--including character traits, strengths and talents as well as personal challenges, and opportunities for personal fulfillment.

Your Winter May Be In June:
Working with Your Natural Cycles
[An Intuition Development Program]
Each person has a different natural rhythm that defines one's personal growth cycles over the course of a year: a time to dream, to plan, to produce, to play even to worry. Discover how your birth date & time affect your cycles through the year.

Heart of Healing
Reconnect with your Energy, Power and Spirit
This program focuses on integrating inner resources to empower us to become agents of healing and Self-renewal in our world, at home and work, personally, socially and politically by learning to call forth three universal intuitive powers to act as agents of renewal in our lives.
 

Sacred Conversations and Secular Conversations: 
Reflections on Forgiveness
Learn to practice a means of communication that fosters the ability to hold an issue, as well as transform and transcend it.  An exploration of issues through customized focus-group discussion and a deep-listening techniques that engages participants in  conversations on the power and place of forgiveness in their lives.
 



Counselling Services

                    Dealing with personal or family issues, betrayals, trauma, loss or change of any kind can sometimes seem insurmountable. Dr. Beth Hedva has an extensive background in cross cultural, transpersonal and clinical psychology and combines these approaches to develop new and unique approaches in dealing with these issues. 
                      Dr. Hedva has trained psychologists, counselling professionals and lay people in many countries to use these new approaches. Her book Journey from Betrayal to Trust continues to be used in a number of university curriculums and continues to be popular among both the profesional and lay community. Her book Betrayal, Trust and Forgiveness is available at most fine book outlets or on the net. 
                      She is available for counselling for individuals, couples and families as well as providing education and training for individuals, groups and institutions. She works in person and by phone worldwide. 

* Counseling is spelled with one 'L' in the USA and two in Canada. We use both.


Retreats and Weekend Intensives
Individual, couple and family support
RETREATS 
                      Take your time. One day, two days, three?  Your first session will last 90 minutes and is done with Dr. Beth Hedva over the phone to discuss your issues or the personal work you'd like to do. If a retreat is appropriate, we can schedule one or more full days working together. 
 ... and/or ... 
WEEKEND INTENSIVES 
                      Sometimes there is a lot of work to do in a short time. Weekly hour-long sessions may not meet your needs or schedule. A weekend marathon session is an alternative. The first portion is with Dr. Hedva over the phone, to discuss needs and make plans in preparation of being together. 

          While working on the intensives in our attractive and comfortable countryside setting on the edge of the City of Calgary, you may stay nearby in a comfortable hotel or BnB. But you are not limited to our countryside offices. We can arrange to work in a location of your choice anywhere in the world. 
 
 

Private and Professional

*Transpersonal Psychology

What is Transpersonal?

 The word ‘transpersonal’ breaks down into two roots:  ‘trans’ meaning ‘beyond or through’ and ‘personal’ which is derived from the word ‘persona’ i.e. our identity, mask or personality.  The word transpersonal, thus, represents those elements of ourselves which are ‘beyond’ the identity to which we ordinarily associate ourselves.

Within the context of how this specific field of psychology defines itself, and in the words of Dr. Beth Hedva:

The term ‘transpersonal’ implies that these special elements which are ‘beyond’ our personality, beyond the standard identity of who and what we are, are available for us to use, to help us ‘through’ life. Waiting to be discovered in the core of who and what we are as human beings, is an expanded consciousness -- not outside of us -- but rather running ‘through’ each person.  In fact, it is frequently the process of going through very human experiences, including a crisis or challenge, that we awaken to unknown strengths, and come to experience greater resources within our being.
     Transpersonal therapies draw on a wide range of contemporary and ancient traditions to enable an individual to contact an expanded perspective on their personal life issues.  Spiritual practices from ancient and indigenous cultures, along with contemporary research in clinical psychology, parapsychology, anthropology and religious studies blend to offer clients a personalized approach to self-healing, growth, and integration of expanded states of awareness.

     The purpose of transpersonal counselling is to equip and support the client to engage in their own personal healing journey.  Typical ‘personal’ problems such as:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • relationship issues
  • recovery from addictions
  • childhood wounds
  • emotional, sexual or physical abuse
  • ... become invitations to discover a way through the injury; inviting us to step beyond our limited or habitual response to our circumstances by drawing on the wisdom of all of who we are: body, mind and spirit.

         Sessions are customized to meet the needs and goals of the individual, couple, family, committee or work group. The unique needs of the client determine the path the individual takes to grow or evolve, as well as the direction for therapy. A wide range of therapeutic techniques may be employed to assist in this process ranging from: cognitive and behavioral approaches, strategic brief therapy; using interpersonal therapies such as family therapy, gestalt or existential therapies; or using symbolic process, including expressive arts therapies, as well as possibly using more intuitive tools such as astrology, tarot, dream work and other ancient and vibrational healing methods (stones, crystals, colors, aromas, guided imagery, meditation and the like).

    Spiritual Counselling and Intuitive Consultation:
         Clients may be interested in using intuitive services to gain perspective on their lives. An ‘intuitive reading’ may allow clients to organize and reflect upon their thoughts, questions, and concerns.  Together we open a dialogue that looks at their presenting issues from the perspective of life lessons and soul growth.  Life concerns are explored as opportunities and challenges in the development of character and personal liberation.  Beth Hedva is trained to support people's intuition, then go further by employing a variety of intuitive tools -- astrology, tarot and numerology, along with ‘straight psychic work’ or past-life regression work -- each offering specific reflections of the client's innate gifts, talents and resources, or tools they already have that might aid them in the successful mastery of a their current issues.
         Readings are affirming, empowering and illuminating.


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