Know Yourself:
Psychology, Mindfulness, and Archetypes

 

This foundation level puts an emphasis on self-knowledge from a psychological, energetic, emotional, and archetypal perspective, all through the lens of mindfulness. Learn about yourself, heal old wounds, find your true nature, and define your gifts in this fascinating, transformative program. By the end of Level 1 you will know:

  • master emotional literacy
  • what your gifts are
  • what your obstacles have been
  • how to overcome your obstacles
  • how to transform pain and limited thinking into the joyful creation of the life you want
  • how to come back into and increasingly live in a state of flow and joy

There are 9 learning modules with a two classes each. Each class is 3 hours. Each module will have components of hands-on learning; partner and group learning; all mixed with formal lecture and spontaneous, organic teaching in response to student curiosity and need; along with digital hand-outs (notes and quizzes). Together all the notes comprise a textbook for the course. All classes are on Wednesday nights 6-9pm.

Module 1: FoundationMindfulness, Defense Mechanisms, and The Story

Learn how to observe yourself so you can consciously choose how you respond to yourself, circumstances, and others to begin to create the life you want. Discover the byproducts of this self-awareness: decreased emotional reactivity, increased ability to handle stimuli, more compassion and flexibility, less stress, and the ability to be the author of your own life. We will also set-up the conceptual framework for the following weekends, explaining how we develop defense mechanisms, how studying them can change your life, what archetypes are, how they work, and the power of storytelling in our lives. Class: Sept. 9 and 16, 2015

Module 2: The Dreamer

Learn what your relationships are to your health, your money, your safety, and your existence. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Schizoid defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Dreamerarchetype in you. Class: Sept. 23 and 30, 2015

Module 3: The Lover

Learn what your relationships are to your love, relationship, sensuality, sexuality, and pleasure. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Oral defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Lover archetype in you.  Class:  Oct 7 and Oct 14, 2015

Module 4: The Champion

Learn what your relationships are to your power, justice, autonomy, and manifestation. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Masochist defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Hero archetype in you. Class:  Oct 21 and Oct 28, 2015

Module 5: The Leader

Learn what your relationships are to your compassion, vulnerability, empathy, leadership, and service. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Narcissist defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Leader archetype in you. Class: Nov 4 and Nov 11, 2015

Module 6: The Healer

Learn what your relationship is to your community, where your place in the world is, and what gifts you have to bring into the world. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Symbiotic defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Healer archetype in you. Class:  Nov 18 and Mar 25, 2015

Module 7: The Creator 

Learn what your relationships are to your authentic self, your work/play balance, your creativity, and your joy. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks are of the Rigid defense mechanism and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Creator archetype in you. Class: Dec 2 and Dec 9, 2015

Module 8: The Visionary

Learn what your relationships are to your intuition, your spirituality, your maturity, your consciousness, and your free will. See where the energetic, physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological blocks of the Hysteric are and find out specific, applicable ways to transform them and evoke the best of The Visionary archetype in you. Class: Jan 6 and Jan 13, 2015

Module 9: Integrating Your Selves 

Learn how to tell one defensive mechanism from another, which to heal first, the function of emotions, and the healing arc so you can track how far you have come, how far you have yet still to go, and how to spot the light at the end of destructive defensive mechanism. Also learn how all your new found gifts can be integrated into your life and start to dream what you want your life to be for your manifestation project in Level 3. Class: Jan 20 and Jan 27, 2015

Two Learning Options:

In-studio class option. This is an excellent opportunity to ask questions, review your homework in class with the instructor, have hands-on learning with in-class exercises, and gain invaluable learning that can only be had in a group learning environment. In addition to all this, all of the online learning is available to in-studio class students. So you are getting the maximum learning experience for half the price of last year's learning format. This is unprecedented value and being a perfect compliment to personal psychotherapy, it reduces the amount of sessions you will need, saving you yet more money. Please note: THIS 2015 TERM IS LIKELY THE LAST TIME THIS LIVE VERSION WILL BE OFFERED.

Included:

  • 18 live classes with lecture and hands-on exercises in a small student-to-teacher ratio for individual attention
  • 9 chapters of a text book that explain what the wound, defense, and healing of each module are
  • 9 Healing Homework assignments to consolidate your learning
  • 7 quizzes to help you assess what stage of healing you are at in each of the defense mechanisms and discover your healing blind spots
  • 21+ healing packages to cover every possible wound: with healing audio meditations, healing exercises, and healing tracker

For more student explanations and testimonials, click here.


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Times: Wednesday nights 6-9pm (see above for exact dates)
Live + Online Program Price: Each module costs $159+hst x 9 modules=$1431+hst
Early Bird Price: Or save $216 when you sign up for the early bird price of $1215+hst by July 31st 2015, so you basically get one free and have money left over for a nice dinner out! 
Missed the early bird price? Simply "Like", "Follow", or "Connect" with her on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn and then comment back "Excited about Making Life Bigger with Kate" to get the social media discount of one class free!
Prerequisite: any intro classintuitive reading/interview with ICL1 facilitator Kate Opashinov
Registration: 1) Email us to let us know you are signing up and when we send you a confirmation that there is still space left and you meet the prerequisites, 2) if we confirm via email that there is space left and you met the prerequisites then simply send a cheque for the price above with hst to Kate Opashinov, Intuitive Centre, 796 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto, ON, M4G 2L1. Be sure to include your email so we can send you registration confirmation and welcome information.
Location: Intuitive Centre Learning Studio
Facilitation: IC Founder Kate Opashinov
Registration & Refund Policy:  Click here for detailed, complete refund policy


The online program is the perfect option for those who cannot make it to the Toronto classes. Although you don't benefit from being in a group, it allows you to study on your own schedule and at a distance at less than the total price. You still get all the amazing value of the learning materials plus a video lecture so it is almost like you are there! 

Included: 

  • A textbook that explains the wound, defense, and healing of each module
  • 9 videos illustrating the defense mechanism vs the healed potential for each module
  • 9 quizzes to consolidate your learning +
  • 7 quizzes to help you discover your healing blind spots
  • 21+ plus audio tracks of healing meditations, exercises to practice, and support tracks
  • 21 Healing Homework self-assignments to consolidate your learning
  • Bonus!  You get to be a part of the private online Facebook Intuition for Life Community Study Group, where students get to post questions and comments, engage in student discussion, swap recommendations and tips, and have their questions answered by Intuition for Life Program creator and facilitator Kate Opashinov.

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Prerequisite: module 1, after that take any one or all of modules 2-9
Per Module Price: The total program price is $715.50 but add your name to the list (form to the right) and we will notify you when our launch phase special pricing comes out! Be one of the first and save a good chunk of change!  
Location: wherever you have internet access!
Community Study Group Facilitation: Intuition for Life Program creator & facilitator Kate Opashinov
Registration & Refund Policy:  Click here for detailed, complete refund policy