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Compassionate Inquiry Heals Trauma

What is Compassionate Inquiry?

It is a psychotherapeutic approach developed and created by Dr. Gabor Maté and developed by Sat Dharam Kaur that focuses on revealing what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world.
Together the client and therapist uncovers the layers of consciousness, mental climate, hidden assumptions, implicit memories and body states that make up the actual message that words both express and conceal.
Through Compassionate Inquiry, the client learns through experience, to recognise the unconscious dynamics that affect their lives and how to liberate themselves from them. Although it is a talk-based therapy the focus is on the body and nervous system and what takes place there in the present moment. 

“The purpose of the Compassionate Inquiry is to drill down to the core stories people tell themselves – to get them to see what story they are telling themselves unconsciously; what those beliefs are, where they came from; and guide them to the possibility of letting go of those stories, or letting go of the hold those stories have on them …

That’s what Compassionate Inquiry is.”

~ Dr. Gabor Maté

Individual sessions

Joakim is presently one of the few Certified Swedish-speaking CI practitioners, the only private mentor and CI circle leader.

Georgina is one of the few certified Spanish and Portuguese-speaking CI practitioners. We are both accepting new clients at the moment. Get in touch with us for a free introductory conversation in a Zoom call.

Shortly we will introduce another addition to our team. 

Compassionate Inquiry Circles and Facilitated CI short courses in Swedish

Compassionate Inquiry Circles are a somatic-based psychotherapeutic 10-week series focused on different inquiries each week. All the inquiries consist of key questions which participants will be encouraged to reflect upon and journal; discuss with group members; and explore further during the week. 

The Compassionate Inquiry Circles begin three times a year in the beginning of January, April and September, and continue for 10 weeks. Each weekly session is 2 hours.  The number of participants in each group ranges from 10 -18. Read more in Swedish here.

Joakim facilitates Swedish speaking circles on Zoom, in -person can be arranged upon request. 

Facilitated short courses are for professionals such as nurses, hospital staff, social workers, therapists, police, addiction treatment workers, organisations and companys. Over 20 weeks with a facilitator we explore and experience the CI approach and how it can be used in your field. Read more about it in Swedish here.

To inquire about group rates and logistics for the Short Course, please fill out this form and contact jill@compassionateinquiry.com   your email will be answered within 72-hours, during the Office working days, Monday to Friday (EST Time Zone). Mention Swedish and Joakim in your email. 

Are you a participant in Compassionate Inquiry?

Are you looking for a CI practitioner or a CI private mentor? Certifying, Re-certifying or just needing support in the program.

Both Georgina and Joakim are certified CI practitioners and Joakim is also a certified CI private mentor.

There is currently space for a few more mentees please contact him to book a free Zoom call to begin the conversation about what you need in such a setting. 

Joakim is also a Circle leader and a short course educator. His lived experience of using CI in his recovery from substance misuse, religious trauma and all that follows has given him a powerful knowledge and approach to CI. He has lived and breathed CI since Feb 2021 and has a down-to-earth presence, and attitude and would love to work with you.

Helping people to use CI is one of his absolute passions. Read his bio on the Compassionate Inquiry website or Contact him here now.