Uncovering Genius: Further Information & Logistics
2022 Dates & Schedule:
- 2022 Uncovering Genius is a non-residential 5 day-long program.
- We begin on Wednesday, September 28th at 9 am, and end on Sunday, October 2nd by 3 pm.
This intensive program takes place at High Hope Retreat Center in Glen Rose, Texas (about an hour and half drive from the Dallas/Ft Worth (DFW) airport). Our days will be spent outside learning and practicing techniques that can be easily applied to participants’ current therapeutic, coaching or educational practices.
Lodging & Meals:
Since this is a non-residential program, camping is not included as part of the course fee. Participants will be responsible for arranging their own lodging for the course. Camping is an option for an additional fee and we will connect you with High Hope to make the arrangements. Due to Covid-19 concerns, participants are requested to bring and prepare their own food. Coolers with ice will be available for food storage and individually wrapped snacks will be provided.
Participants will be responsible for arranging their own transportation.
About your Facilitator
Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP
Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP is a Body-Centered and Nature-based Psychotherapist, Educator, Trainer and Consultant. With over 30 years experience working in the wilderness, and 20 years as a clinician working with a variety of populations, Katie has spent a great deal of her career bridging the two fields of work. In 2000, after realizing the prevalence of trauma in our society, Katie focused her graduate studies and thesis work on body-centered modalities for working with trauma in the wilderness, bringing this work to the fields of Adventure Education and Wilderness Therapy. She has developed a number of professional trainings for therapists in these areas, presented internationally for over 20 years, and published a variety of writings, including a journal article, book chapter, and several guest blogs. Katie has been faculty in the MA Somatic and Wilderness Therapy programs at Naropa University and Prescott College for over a decade. She is passionate about supporting people to learn, grow and be their most radiant selves in the world!
A NOTE REGARDING COVID-19 PROTOCOLS FOR IN-PERSON PROGRAMMING: we will be monitoring the evolving situation and giving updates to program participants on our own specific protocols. These protocols will be based on local, state, and federal recommendations and requirements as well as outdoor industry best practices and will be communicated closer to the program start dates to ensure we are keeping current with appropriate precautions. For additional questions or information contact us at [email protected]