The event is intended for all therapists who want to learn more about the method of Emotional schema and who want to be educated and experience work with Forgiveness related to the unresolved emotional bussines.

Educational weekend will be in English.


Friday, 22.11.2019, 10am – 6 pm

  • AM
  • Review and update of BP theory to include aspects of polyvagal theory, Emotional focused therapy from Les Greenberg
  • Five steps of mat work
  • Anger exercise
  • PM
  • Confrontation format
  • Review of how to prepare an emotional schema
  • Preparing an emotional schema for unfinished work

Saturday, 23.11.2019, 9am – 5 pm

  • All day
    • Finishing the emotional schema
    • Training and experiential work in unfinished emotional business

Sunday, 24.11.2019, 9am – 5pm

  • All day
    • Finishing the training and work in unfinished emotional business
    • Training and experiential work with Forgiveness tied to unfinished emotional business
    • Discussion and closing


  • Educational weekend (3 days) = 270€ for chapter members, 300€ for non-members
  • One day of educational weekend = 100€ for chapter members, 110€ for non-members

If 2 people from the same institution apply get a 10% discount, for 3 applications you get a 20% discount.


Pictures of the rooms and location:

Rooms have their own bathroom and bed linen included. All rooms are double but there are also other options (including breakfast):


  • 1 night: 55€/night
  • 2 nights: 48€/night
  • 3 nights: 45€/night


  • 1 night: 40€/night
  • 2 nights: 35€/night
  • 3 nights: 30€/night


  • 1 night: 35€/night
  • 2 nights: 32€/night
  • 3 nights: 28/night

Please apply till November 12nd.


The institution provides space for education, rooms, a restaurant, and sauna (free of charge).

The beach is 5 minutes away.

Dinner is self-organized.

Piran and Portorož are beautiful small cities near Pacug, which you can visit in your free time (for example to have a dinner).

About Franklin W. “Skip” Ellis, LCSW-C

 Skip is a american licensed clinical social worker specializing in depth psychotherapy with adult individual, couples, and groups. He is a Bonding Psychotherapy Teaching Fellow and one of the few Bonding “grandfathers” who knew Dan Casriel, the founder of
Bonding Psychotherapy. While he was president of both the American and International Societies of BP, he helped Konni Stauss develop and co-authored the book, “Bonding Psychotherapy: Theoretical Foundations and Methods” (2007). He has been running BP groups, workshops, retreats, and trainings since 1984.

He brings a diverse and rich background into his work as a psychotherapist. He has training and experience in ecological systems-based couples therapy, emotionally focused therapy, attachment-based therapy, polyvagal-informed therapy, neuro-linguistic programming, Ericksonian hypnosis, communication/negotiation skills, transactional analysis, self-relations psychotherapy, EMDR, and Gestalt therapy. He has been part of an ongoing meditation group and supervision group on the integration of eastern philosophy in western psychotherapy since 1986. In addition to his therapy background, Mr. Ellis has experience as an officer in US Navy and as an environmental engineer.

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Form of Registration for training of Skip Ellis 2019