Bette Kiernan, MFT
Palo Alto

Sometimes groups become stuck in sad repetitive stories that become central themes in therapy. The same patterns of death and rebirth, return from the underworld, and the dark night of winter becoming spring again, can again be called forth to create new narratives with happier endings for individuals and organizations alike.

Through active imagination, enactments of stories and symbolic exploration, we will examine and apply the dynamics and change processes from interchangeable fairy tales, nature and dreams for expanding personal and group journeys.

Bette Kiernan, MFT is a psychotherapist in private practice in Menlo Park, California. She has taught courses on fairy tales and myths /Santa Clara University, UCSC Ext., UC Berkeley, and JFK.

For reflection before Fairy Tale Open Studio October 21 in Foothill Park: Phillip Glass Symphony Number Four-Heroes-with David Bowie


Please note that fees for Open Studios are considered a donation to NCGPS and not payment to the presenters for services. As a result, there will be no credits or refunds if you are unable to attend the event.

Fee: $20 per person, per event. (Space is limited; sign up early!)

For additional information, please contact:

Laura Kasper, PhD or Lois Friedlander, MFT 

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