Encore Speaker Talks - Spanish
These 4 Spanish-language talks are available for a limited-time Encore.
The Encore will be available to watch for free
until: October 3, 11:59pm New York time
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Practicing Trauma-Informed Law for Collective Healing
Former Judge, Professor of Neuroscience and Law, Speaker of Essential JusticeRead Bio
Flavia Valgiusti is a Lawyer, researcher, social psychologist, advisor in childhood issues, an expert in juvenile criminology, a university professor in neuroscience and law in Argentina. Speaker and trainer in the judicial system. Former Juvenile Criminal Courts Judge and founder of the Children’s Advocate of the Bar Association of San Isidro currently heads the Institute of the Child and the Family. Author of several publications in journals and books. She completed postgraduate studies in Transpersonal Psychology in Aluminé Foundation and with Dr. Carlos Martinez Bouquet investigated the application of psychodrama in cases involving children.
She also explored the technique of family constellations in the social field, organized workshops for professionals, NGOs, and community. She completed her training in collectives traumas with Thomas Huebl in Israel. Currently leading the chapter of Collective Traumas in Argentina. She is a coordinator with Ana María Llamazares the training in Holistic Epistemology and New Paradigms. In recent years she has developed a theoretical line integrating law and spirituality from a sacred and transcendent vision of Justice.
Learn more at flaviavalgiusti.com
Turning to Nature, Ritual, and Theater for Deep Healing
Founder and Artistic Director of ImaginActionRead Bio
Héctor Aristizabal was born and grew up in Medellín, Colombia. He survived civil war, arrest, and torture. In 1989, violence and death threats forced him to immigrate to the United States. He combined his training in psychology and the arts with lessons gained from life experience in his therapeutic work with torture and trauma survivors in post-conflict and war areas, with incarcerated youth, immigrant families, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and many more. He is a theater director, actor, and practitioner of Theater of the Oppressed (Boal) and has dedicated his life to exploring the uses of mythology, storytelling, therapy, and theater for the creation of healing rituals while working with communities around the world. This includes Colombia, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Nepal, South Africa, India, Palestine, Syria, and more. After 28 years in exile, Hector returned to his native Colombia to dedicate himself to the peace and reconciliation process, co-creating Reconectando with Helena terr Helen. To see more of his work visit imaginaction.org, www.reconectando.org, and www.DreamingAction.com
Every Scar Hides a Wound That Healed: Resilience, Trauma, and Health
Medical Doctor, Psychotherapist, Specialized in Systemic Therapy and Trauma Approach, Teacher, LecturerRead Bio
Verónica Molina is a Cardiologist and Integrative Psychotherapist. In addition to her diploma in Emergency psychology and intervention in crises and catastrophes, she is trained in Attachment Theory, Developmental Trauma, Systemic Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Somatic Experience, Polyvagal Theory, and Collective and Social Trauma. She leads training seminars and conferences on Trauma to therapists, doctors, and the community in general, and collaborates with the Ministry of Health of the City of Buenos Aires, training the team in the somatic approach to trauma. She is a speaker at Mental Health Congresses in the area of mind-body and trauma. She directs the Institute of Family Constellations and Approach to Trauma in Buenos Argentina. She was host and organizer of the International Conference on Health, Symptoms and Trauma 2020 with the participation of experts in the area of Health and Trauma from Argentina, Germany, and Brazil. She is member of the Argentine Association of Mental Health, the World Federation of Mental Health, among other associations. She directs the research “Traces of Social Trauma in descendants” and is a participant in the Pocket Project led by Thomas Hübl. Learn more here.
Responsibility vs. Guilt: A Shaman’s Perspective on Human Transformation
Arhuaco Indian of the Sierra NevadaRead Bio
Calixto Suarez Villafañe is an Arhuaco indian of the Sierra Nevada, at the north of Colombia. After being trained with the elders he came to understand and comprehend life in general, learnt about the four worlds, about the earth and the universe. His conclusion is that the sacred points that are there throughout the Arhuaco territory are connected with other sacred points of the planet. And that they are part of a network which is connected to the universe.
Nowadays he spends most of his time traveling, learning of the different cultures of the world, traditions and states. And he has been dedicated to mankind an energy exchange at those places. And at the same time he has traveled giving talks, conferences to all people: children, adolescents, adults, associations, foundations, institutions, other cultures, religions, politics and spiritual masters.
Learn more at www.calixtosuarez.com/en/home-en
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Collective Trauma Summit Hosts
Host, Teacher, Author of Healing Collective Trauma, and Founder of the Academy of Inner ScienceRead Bio
Thomas Hübl is a teacher, author, and international facilitator whose lifelong work integrates the core insights of the great wisdom traditions and mysticism with the discoveries of science. Since the early 2000s, he has been leading large-scale events and courses that focus on the healing and integration of trauma, with a special focus on the shared history of Israelis and Germans. Over the last decade, he has facilitated dialogue with thousands of people around healing the collective traumas of racism, oppression, colonialism, genocides in the U.S., Israel, Germany, Spain, and Argentina. He has been teaching workshops and presenting trainings for Harvard Medical School since 2019.
His non-profit organization, the Pocket Project, works to support the healing of collective trauma throughout the world. He is the author of the book Healing Collective Trauma: A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds. Learn more online at www.collectivetraumabook.com and thomashuebl.com
Dr. Laura Calderón de la Barca
Host, Psychotherapist, Cultural Analyst and Collective Healing ResearcherRead Bio
Dr. Laura Calderón de la Barca
Dr. Laura Calderón de la Barca is a psychotherapist, cultural analyst, author and educator. She has a passion for supporting people, individually and as part of a community, to live life to the fullest, and does so through her psychotherapeutic and counselling work with individuals, couples and groups over the last 14 years. She also provides professional training, educational material, research and has offered presentations on various national media in Mexico and Canada. Besides degrees in Literature and Linguistics (BAHons), Discourse Analysis (MA) and Social, Community and Organizational Studies, (PhD, Chaos and complexity theories applied to social healing) Laura holds diplomas as Narrative Therapist (from the Latin American Institute of Family Studies, Mexico City), Anger Management Specialist (with Moose Anger Management in Vancouver, Canada) and Intuitive Integral Psychotherapist and Trainer from the Masters Center for Transformation (Ashland, Oregon). She studies with Thomas Hübl since 2016, graduated from the first Pocket Project training, has participated in the first 2 Collective Trauma Summits as a panelist and then a host, facilitated the Latin-American, Mexican and Colombia Collective Trauma Exploration Labs, and hosts BIPOC spaces in courses offered by Thomas. Beside her PhD thesis, a written psychotherapeutic prototype session for Mexico, she edited a pioneering book on Collective healing with Maurizio Andolfi (The Oaxaca Book, Accademia di Psicoterapia della Famiglia, Roma: 2008), and has been active in the field of collective healing since 2004.
Learn more here: https://www.terapiaparamexico.com/english/aboutus.html
Host, Executive Coach, Facilitator of Transformation Fields, and Purpose ConsultantRead Bio
Robin Alfred has been studying with Thomas for over 14 years. He is a Senior Student and has had the honour and delight of serving as a mentor on many of Thomas’s online courses and of being one of the co-hosts of each of the three previous Online Trauma Summits. Robin’s passion is to support individual and collective awakening through the embodiment of the timeless, and yet contemporary, mystical teachings that Thomas offers. He practices this in his work as an executive coach, leadership trainer, event facilitator and organisational consultant, all of which have a global reach. He describes his purpose as ‘the facilitation of transformational and healing fields’ – be this in individuals, groups or organisations. Born into a Jewish family, with refugee grandparents who suffered the trauma of persecution in Russia and Poland, Robin has now lived for 27 years in the Findhorn ecovillage and spiritual community in Scotland and studied with a Sufi master for 6 years before meeting Thomas. Robin is a lover of silence, poetry, nature and all things sustainable.
Host, Professor of Sociology and African American Studies; Associate Dean for Diversity and Democratization of Health InnovationRead Bio
Ruby Mendenhall is the Lee Dallenbauch Professor of Sociology, African American Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, Gender and Women’s Studies and Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ruby is an Associate Dean for Diversity and Democratization of Health Innovation at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. She is the founder of the Designing Resiliency and Well-being Maker Lab Node at the college of medicine. She is the co-developer of Designing Spaces of Hope: Interiors and Exteriors and the Community Healing and Resistance through Storytelling frameworks. Her research examines Black mothers’ resiliency and spirituality, and how living in racially segregated neighborhoods with high levels of violence affects their mental and physical health. She is currently directing the STEM Illinois Nobel Project, funded by the National Science Foundation, which provides unprecedented access to computer science and the training of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Citizen/Community Scientists (CSs). Recent grants from the MacArthur Foundation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will also support work around training CHWs and CSs. She is the co-creator of the Wellness Store, which seeks to create a culture of health. Ruby discusses her vision for healing in her TEDxUIUC talk entitled DREAMing and Designing Spaces of Hope in a “Hidden America”. Website: https://afro.illinois.edu/
Host, CEO of the Pocket Project, Former CEO of the Global Ecovillage NetworkRead Bio
Kosha Anja Joubert serves as CEO of the Pocket Project, dedicated to restoring a fragmented world by addressing and integrating ancestral and collective trauma. She holds an MSc in Organisational Development, is an international facilitator, author, coach and consultant, and has worked extensively in the fields of sustainable development, community engagement and intercultural collaboration. Kosha grew up in South Africa under Apartheid and has been dedicated to the healing of divides and transformational edge-work ever since. She has authored several books and received the Dadi Janki Award (2017) for engaging spirituality in life and work and the One World Award (2018) for her work in building the Global Ecovillage Network to a worldwide movement reaching out to over 6000 communities on all continents. Learn more here.
Dr. Angel Acosta
Host and Principal Consultant at Acosta ConsultingRead Bio
Dr. Angel Acosta
For the last decade, Dr. Angel Acosta has worked to bridge the fields of leadership, social justice, and mindfulness. With a doctorate degree in curriculum and teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, Dr. Acosta has supported educational leaders and their students by facilitating leadership trainings, creating pathways to higher education, and designing dynamic learning experiences. His dissertation explored healing-centered education as a promising framework for educational leadership development.
After participating in the Mind and Life Institute’s Academy for Contemplative Leadership, Dr. Acosta began consulting and developing learning experiences that weave leadership development with conversations about inequality and healing, to support educational leaders through contemplative and restorative practices. As a former trustee for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, he participated as a speaker and discussant at the Asia Pacific Forum on Holistic Education in Kyoto, Japan. He continues to consult for organizations like the NYC Department of Education, UNICEF, Columbia University and others. Over the last couple of years, he has designed the Contemplating 400 Years of Inequality Experience–a contemplative journey to understand structural inequality. He’s a proud member of the 400 Years of Inequality Project, based at the New School. Learn more at www.drangelacosta.com
Poetry Curator and Host, Somatic Healing Practitioner and Group FacilitatorRead Bio
Anna is a somatic healing practitioner, group facilitator, and a lover of poetry and movement arts that open a path toward what is most essential. She has a deep passion for the mystery and precision of individual and collective trauma healing and restoration. Anna’s work is deeply informed by 10 years of study and work with Thomas Hübl, her immersion as an assistant facilitator in Bloodline Healing (an ancestral healing modality), and her study of Somatic Experiencing Trauma Healing. She bows to the poets, myth-tellers, musicians, healers, teachers, dancers, artists and wild creatures who have blessed her path and woven their magic into who she has become. Anna is a senior student of Thomas Hübl and an assistant and mentor for the current Timeless Wisdom Training. She is delighted to serve for the third year as the Collective Trauma Summit Poetry Curator.