Joe De Paula, M.A, a member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, will lead a Group Discussion including a slide presentation on the topic of “Mindful, Focused Awareness in the Now: the Zen Buddhist and Taoist influences in Gestalt Therapy” at Laughing Heart Lodge in Hot Springs, NC starting at 5 PM on Sunday Aug. 30. (There will be no charge for the Program and Refreshments will be served) The address is 289 NW Highway 70 (at HW 25). The Program will entail both experiential and didactic components that will be interwoven with practical exercises into the program. This program would be of interest Gestalt Therapists, Somatic/body Workers - Wellness Practioners, Gestalt Group Leaders, etc. More Information on this program will follow in a subsequent announcement and how to RSVP for the event.