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Theo Fleury Looks to Second Career – Helping Others

Theo Fleury has come a long way. The former NHL star has seemingly escaped the chokehold of addiction and now wears a smile on his face. His mission today is to help others escape their emotional pain. Fleury chronicles his spiritual journey in a new book called Conversations With a Rattlesnake, co-written with therapist Kim Barthel…..(read […]

July 1 – 3, 2019 – Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) for Pediatric Developmental Disabilities

SHENZHEN, CHINA  COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This 3 day course is designed to acquaint Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists and Special Education teachers working with children with special needs with an introduction to the NDT Approach. The information presented will address current NDT principles (Day 1 & 2) including beginning assessment/evaluation and problem-solving handling techniques […]

Invitation to Speak in London, England at an International Conference

Kim and Theo have been asked to share their life changing healing model of Breaking Free Through Healing Conversation with the international psychotherapy community. They will be attending the International Conference of Psychodrama, Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes at the University of London from August 28 to September 1. Kim and Theo are honoured to have […]

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Compassion for Offenders – Bob Spensley

Tough topic.  Some cultures still take the literal position that “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” is absolutely justifiable.  Of all the people on earth, offenders (people who hurt people) are the ones most likely to be wished dead, or worse.  In jails, we’ve all heard stories how child-molesters often end […]

February 8 & 9, 2019 – Psycho-Sensory Processing Intervention: Informed and Integrated Mental Health Support Strategies for the Treatment of Trauma

ST. PAUL, MN Kim is proud to announce that she will be leading a two-day workshop at the INTERACTIVE EDUCATION SYMPOSIUM COURSE DESCRIPTION: This two-day workshop will provide an integrated theoretical connection about the neurological interplay between attachment, developmental trauma and sensory processing issues. Participants will develop an understanding of the use of relational attunement […]

February 5, 2019 – Decoding Autism: From Understanding the Neurobiology to Choosing Intervention Strategies

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA This one-day workshop will blend cutting-edge neurobiology with treatment strategies supporting a range of professionals, clinicians, educators and caregivers who serve the Autism Spectrum Disordered population. Deeper and current understanding of the mechanisms of the brain-body science of ASD will support participants in making evidence informed choices of treatments for individual clients across […]

Kim Barthel Moving to Higher Ground

January 14-18, 2019 – Moving to Higher Ground: Pediatric Therapist Mentorship

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Course Description: A unique mentorship learning opportunity for pediatric therapists, combining professional development with personal growth. Therapists and children will be paired to concentrate on the individualized learning program of each therapist during this five-day program. Therapists will develop specific learning programs planned prior to the workshop through discussions between participant, therapist […]