THE ROOTS, THE MISSION, THE PATH

Our roots

The school of Arte del Processo was founded in 2015 by a team of dreamers; Melania, Monica, Angelica, Genny e Samuel - holding between them a rich diversity of experience and professional skills. United by a shared passion for Process work they shared the desire to bring home to Italy this innovative approach to life and to change. Ours is a grassroots school, founded, not by teachers, but by students who are also members of the organising team of the school. Like any living thing, both our organising team and our school are in a continual process of evolution.

Our Mission

In awareness of the historical significance of the huge challenges we are seeing today to the protection of our own sacred national Constitutional democratic values, we present Processwork and its method of process-oriented facilitation as a precious instrument for raising awareness and offering support for both current individual and collective dynamics in our society. We believe that the richness and practical nature of Processwork’s theory and code of ethics together with its versatility and efficacity as a tool for facilitation, are ingredients that together can offer great inspiration and help for any one of us who would like to contribute to the creation of a society and of a culture grounded in a deeper democracy.

As a school of awareness and of deep democracy, all members of the school are encouraged to actively participate and to take the initiative, finding ways to contribute to the community of the school and to the relationships within it, and to join in as part of this grassroots project to the process of experimentation and of learning together how to employ the ethical and theoretical values, attitudes and skills required to build a process-oriented community.

Training path

Thanks to our team of highly specialised international teachers we can guarantee a level of teaching that reflects their personal and professional commitment to Processwork and that is both serious and full of the enthusiasm that characterises the way they share and teach from what they live and know. The proposed path aims to teach how to follow the wisdom of nature , manifesting in things that ‘happen to us’ and in the concrete challenges of everyday life, as well as in the subtle signals, and dreams and in the emotions that precede and accompany them. Developing such awareness and intervention skills allows us to:

  • Develop curiosity and trust in the aliveness of an emerging process , and in ourselves, and our feelings.
  • See a useful resource within any problem or discomfort, be it physical, emotional, relational, organisational or environmental.
  • Unveil the hidden message in any significant experience to access its creative potential and its evolutionary significance.
  • Evolve towards a holistic understanding of ourselves and of our relational dynamics and of the forces at play in the system.   
  • Be more fully ourselves in order to flow with change.
  • Build genuine and deep and collaborative relationships , using our awareness of the ways in which we are privileged, and of any role in which we hold power in some way, including our own style of leadership.
  • Explore and transform tensions, conflicts and altered states , our own and those of others, in ways that are characterised by the fostering of respect.
  • Integrate the concepts and practices learned within any other discipline or professional skill set with which there is a compatibility of purpose and of values, improving their applicability and effectiveness regardless of the context or subjects involved.

 

This training enables professionals to facilitate a deeper democracy, both within ourselves and in our external environments, in support of personal and collective evolution and change. This approach both contains and includes the ways in which we are all different whilst also transcending those very differences.

 

 

The diploma course 

Takes between 5 to 7 years and is divided into 2 phases: three-year-foundation or phase one + phase two - together leading up to the diploma.

In addition to participation in the seminars, personal sessions, study groups, supervision, daily practice quotidiana and a constant study costante of one's personal growth path are required. 

At the end of the first three years it is possible to take 3 exams plus the SIAF exam to become a COUNSELLOR; EXPERT IN PROCES-ORIENTED FACILITATION. 

 

After having completed all the Phase One exams, one enters Phase Two, working towards the Diploma. In Phase Two, you have permission to give regular Processwork sessions to paying clients under supervision.

All seminars are in English with translation in italian.

 

 

PROGRAM 2019

11-15 January  BOLOGNA  The Massimo Zonarelli Intercultural Center
WORLDWORK - FOR A WORLD THAT HONOURS DIVERSITY
Facilitating the emergent future, towards a deeper democracy.
A Socio-cultural event to encourage collective commitment in the political transition in Italy.
facilitated by Ana Rhodes Castro, Bogna Szymkiewicz and Gill Emslie.
 
8-12 February   MILAN Exodus Foundation
facilitated by Bogna Szymkiewicz and Peter Ammann
 
March 29 - April 1  NAPOLI  Foundation Quartieri Spagnoli (Spanish quarter)
SUPERVISION INTENSIVE
facilitated by Ana Rhodes Castro and Reini Hauser
(only for students registered to the entire training)
 
14-18 June  SAN VITO DEI NORMANNI (BR)   ExFadda - Urban Laboratory
facilitated by Bogna Szymkiewicz and Gill Emslie
 
6-10 September BASSANO DEL GRAPPA (VI)  Villa Angaran S.Giuseppe
facilitated by Reini Hauser and Peter Ammann
 
November 8-12  NAPLES  Foundation Quartieri Spagnoli (Spanish quarter)
facilitated by Ana Rhodes Castro and Gill Emslie
All the seminars are open during the first three days, except for the March / April seminar. The last two days are reserved for students only / and for the whole year of the school.

PROGRAM 2017/18

8-12 dicembre 2017 Lago di Bracciano - LAZIO Borgo Paola Elements of Disorder in Systems as Change Agents: Power Dynamics and the Art of Communication, Gill Emslie + Peter Ammann  MODULO DI ISCRIZIONE.

9-13 febbraio 2018  MILAN Exodus Foundation  Exploring the self that emerges: Working on the Limit, Personal Power and Meta-position, Bogna Szymkiewicz + Ana Rhodes  MODULO DI ISCRIZIONE 

6-9 aprile  MILAN Exodus Foundation  The Dance of the Body and the World: Unveiling the Wisdom of the Dreaming Body,  Reini Hauser + Gill Emslie

22-26 giugno NAPLES Foundation Quartieri Spagnoli (Spanish quarter) The Tao of Leadership and Eldership: Internal Practice as Essential Skill in Facilitation, Peter Ammann + Bogna Szymkiewicz  MODULO DI ISCRIZIONE

7-11 settembre  Bassano del Grappa (VI)  VENETO  Villa Angaran S.Giuseppe    Worldwork: da Conflitto e Separazione alla Diversità nelle Comunità, Gill Emslie + Peter Ammann

16-19 novembre  NAPLES Fondazione Quartieri Spagnoli SEMINARIO DI SUPERVISIONE, Reini Hauser + Ana Rhodes

TEACHERS

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REINI HAUSER

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BOGNA SZYMKIEWICZ

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GILL EMSLIE

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ANA RHODES CASTRO

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PETER AMMANN

FACILITATORS

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PAOLA PECORARO ESPERSON

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GIANFRANCESCO SISTO

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BARBARA LEUNER CORPINA

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SERGI BARRIENTOS

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RONA RIBERIO

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ORNELLA CHERTI

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BEATRICE LEONE

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ANA RHODES CASTRO

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JENNIFER KLESKIE

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BRIGITA TRIMAJOVA

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PETER LLOYD

REGISTRATION FEES

The School of Process Art stems from the desire to bring this methodology to Italy in the most transparent and accessible way possible.

 

FOUNDATION YEAR 2019 (6 seminars)

Registration for the whole year gives you the right to participate fully in the 6 annual seminars. These take place over 4 or 5 days. (5 of these seminars are open to the public during the first three days. One of these six annual Seminars is reserved for internal students only). Aware of the many difficulties and injustices of the system in which we are immersed, of social and economic differences between the different regions, at national and European level, the school enrollment has an annual cost of € 1950 for the first 3 years, € 1300 from fourth year onwards.

The annual fee DOES NOT include the cost of board and lodging of seminars and personal sessions.

It is possible to pay monthly the annual fee payment as follows: registration € 300 + 3 installments of € 300 + 3 installments of € 250

 

OPEN SEMINARS 

The open seminars (from Friday at 15.00 to Sunday at 1.00) have a cost 200€ + Membership card of 10€.

 

HELP US IN THE DIFFUSION! 

For each person that you will involve in the whole year (the registration will be confirmed through the form) you will receive a discount of 200€.

For each person enrolled in open seminars, you will receive a discount of 20€ on the cost of the course.

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