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The Transformational Healing Power of Family Constellation Work


Banyen Presentation

Friday, March 9, 2018
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.


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Family Constellation Weekend
Sat-Sun, March 10-11, 2018
9:00am to 6:00pm

at: Carey Centre, UBC Campus
Early-bird tickets until Feb. 11
info & registration here

Join Diana Martinez for a presentation at Banyen on the transformative power of Family Constellations, plus a Weekend Workshop.

A Family Constellation is a three-dimensional group process that has the power to shift generations of suffering and unhappiness. Bert Hellinger, the founder of this work, who studied and treated families for more than 50 years, observed that many of us unconsciously "take on" destructive familial patterns of anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, aloneness, alcoholism and even illness as a way of "belonging" in our families. Bonded by a deep love, a child will often sacrifice his/her own best interests in a vain attempt to ease the suffering of a parent or other family member.

Family Constellations allow us to break these patterns so that we can live healthier, happier, more fulfilled lives. In a moment of insight, a new life course can be set in motion. The results can be life-changing.

Diana Martinez, PhD, is a psychotherapist with 14 years of experience working with individuals and groups. She has trained in multiple transformational disciplines including Gestalt group work, Family Constellations, studying directly with Bert Hellenger, Somatic body/mind work and Craniosacral & Body therapy based on the method developed by Francoise Mezieres. Diana holds a BA in International Relations, an MA in Humanities and a PhD in Philosophy and Ethics. She has studied Zen Meditation with Roshi Kiunan and Ana Maria Schlüter for the past 17 years and actively practices Zazen. For the past five years, Diana has been working with Thomas Hübl, a contemporary spiritual teacher. She has studied with Bert Hellinger for 10 years. Diana is a pioneer in the integration of Mystical Principles with Family Constellations as a means for deep personal and collective transformation.