Courses and Workshops

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Winter 2018

  • Class 2 New Body Solutions in a
    February 2, 2018 - September 29, 2018
    3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

New Dimensions Of The DREAMBODY and BODY SYMPTOM Work: Our Geo-Centric, Helio-Centric, and “Non-Centric” Universe

Instructor: Arnold Mindell, PhD.

Fridays: January 26th and February 2nd 3:30 – 6:30 pm

Facts and Metaphors from Astronomy, Relativity, and Quantum Physics will be integrated into Processwork. Why? To create an expanded overview and resulting new applications to relieve personal body and psychological problems.
We shall explore who we are in terms of the Earth, the Sun and our Universe, that is in terms of “Geocentric”, “Heliocentric” and “Non-centric” universal viewpoints.
There will be down-to-earth examples and class exercises.
Expect new dreambodywork to help our bodies and explore our amazing lives in this universe.

Course Overview

  1. Jan 26: Body Symptoms; Your Geocentric+Heliocentric Nature 
  2. Feb 2: New Body Solutions in a “Non-Centric” Universe (to be explained)

Distance Options: Live Web Stream, Audio File

Live Web Stream registrations must be received at least one week before the class is scheduled to ensure participants have access to the streaming information. 

Participants may register to attend a single class in the series – please contact or call 503 223 8188 to register for an individual class.

Classroom: Big Room

Course Fee: $120 (Early registration $108 until Friday January 5, 2018)

Fall 2017

Death: Life Before and After

Tuesdays; 9/19, 10/10, 11/14; 12 – 2 pm | Instructor: Stan Tomandl, MPW, PWDipl and Ann Jacob BEd

There is a Celtic word: Anam Aire, literally meaning, intimation of the soul. We will explore soul connections through sensory grounded feedback, both before and after physical death. We will explore using process oriented coma work for states of altered consciousness before death, and dreams, intuition, synchronicity, and quantum connectivity for after death.

We will experience: 1) Deepening into dying now, so that when you ‘die’, you will ‘not die’. 2) Consulting death as an Ally. 3) Keeping the essence of those who have died with us, and traveling with those who have died as they keep us with them.”


Distance: Teleconference Only

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $120

Early Reg. Price: $108 

Early Reg. Deadline: 9/05/2017
Classroom: Teleconference Only


Free and Creative: Exploring Your Artistic Child Mind

Wednesdays; 9/20 and 9/27; 9:15 am – 12:15 pm | Instructor: Amy Mindell, PhD.

In this class we’ll explore fun art experiments as a way of working
on, and learning about, ourselves! We’ll tap into your innate
“childmind”– a most playful and creative part of you. As we delve
into simple art + craft methods (that I’ve been exploring lately)
you’ll discover the continual creativity of your dreaming process.
Don’t be surprised when even simple creations reveal deep insights
about life! (No prior art experience necessary! $10 for materials.)

Class 1: Random Creativity, Drawing Prompt Comics,
Blow, Splatter, and Sponge Painting
Class 2: Aliens! Simple Moody Puppets + Wizards,
Mythic Essence Portraits


Distance: N/A

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $120 + $10 Materials Fee

Early Reg. Price: $108 + $10 Materials Fee

Early Reg. Deadline: 9/06/2017
Classroom: Big Room



2nd Training in Inner and Relationship Work with Processmind and Quantum Physics

Fridays; 9/22 and 9/29; 3:30 – 6:30 pm | Instructor: Arnold Mindell, PhD.


Processwork is a science for personal, social, global events, and an art. We can teach Processwork’s 1st Training, Cognitive-Science Ideas.

2nd Training are Based on 1st Trainings + Your “ART”. To be most effective, you need both science and (Creative-Mediumistic) ART.

Classes 1+2 on Sept. 22+29, (3:30-6:30pm) focus mainly on Your Art.

  1. 2nd Training – INNER WORK: Waves, Particles and Mediums for Chronic Problems.
    1. “Mediums”? Yes, how to be mediumistic with the help of quantum theory
  2. 2nd Training RELATIONSHIP Art: Beneath Double Signals
    1. “Beneath”? Yes beneath, using new double signal work  in class 2.

Both classes are new and show how your mediumistic help is  always near for chronic personal problems, therapy, and for deepening relationships.  You may find that chronic inner and relationship issues are not only bad. Why? Because they challenge us to discover our 2nd Training experiences that are always present, but not often accessed.


Distance: Live Web Stream, Audio File

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $120
Early Reg. price: $108
Early Reg. Deadline: 9/08/2017
Classroom: Big Room


Supervision of Individual + Organizational Case Work

Friday; 9/22; 7:30 – 9:30 pm | Instructor: Arnold Mindell, PhD.

Focus on inner development and outer work with severe illness and near death, then one to one, family, and organizational situations.

Distance: Live Web Stream, Audio File

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $40
Early Reg. price: $36
Early Reg. Deadline: 9/08/2017
Classroom: Big Room


Rainbow Body

Thursdays; 9/28, 10/5 and 10/12; 6:30 – 9 pm | Instructors: Dana Applebaum MA, Maraya Karena MA

Rainbow body! Come be a part of this three class series where we explore and embody the rainbow of experience and styles contained in each of us. This is a place to let your freak flag fly and live the wisdom within you. In this class we use dance, body mapping, movement practices and creative arts to discover our body as a energetic field and delve into subtle sensations. We listen to our bodies wants and needs and use the body as a tool to find clarity and direction. Tune in, get down. For queers and non-queers.


Distance: N/A

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $150
Early Reg. price: $135
Early Reg. Deadline: 9/14/2017
Classroom: Big Room


Diplomate Supervision – (For Diplomates Only)

Friday; 9/29; 7:30 – 9:30 pm | Instructor: Arnold Mindell, PhD.


Distance: Live Web Stream, Audio File

CEU Eligible: No
Cost: $35
Classroom: Big Room



A Survival Kit for Activists: Tools and Methods for the Long Haul

Thursdays: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7 & 12/14;  6:30 – 9:00 pm  Instructor: Rhea, MPW

We are challenged today more than ever to create the future we envision for ourselves, our families and our world. Activism is a lifelong path and challenges arise. Conflicts happen in teams and organizations. We may deal with burnout and hopelessness when facing big systems that do not easily change. How do we create resilience and sustainability for the long haul? 

• Get to know yourself as an activist and the deep vision behind your activism
• Learn to draw on your deepest strengths to sustain you in conflict, burnout, or feelings of not being enough
• Learn skills for sustainable relationships
• Grow your ability to work with escalation and strong reactions
• Learn steps for conflict facilitation
• Develop your ability to facilitate difference
• Learn how to work with rank, privilege and intersectionality
• Learn skills to look after yourself and the whole group

Rhea and Elva are faculty at the Process Work Institute. Melissa, Dana, and Marissa are all graduates of the PWI facilitation masters program. We are all activists with a diversity of life experiences ranging from queer identities to plant medicine to intuitive healing. Our ages range from 27 to 70! We are moved to this work by a larger sense of wanting to create sustainable change and transformative healing. We welcome you to join us!


In-person only

CEU Eligible: No

Cost: $120
Classroom: Big Room


Questions about Online Registration?

Check out the Online Registration Guide for a step by step look at registering online!

To register over the phone call us at 503.223.8188 or fax (503 227 7003) in the Registration Form PDF

Please note: All course times are local Portland, Oregon (Pacific) time, unless otherwise specified.

If you are having trouble registering online, contact for assistance. If you have any questions about registering or prefer to register over the phone, call our office at 503.223.8188 or email

Advanced Registration Required for All Courses

Registration at least 24 hours before the course start date is required. Early registration helps ease administrative processes at the last minute. If you choose to register the day of a course, you will be charged a $10 surcharge. We appreciate your cooperation. As always, we welcome your registration by phone, during office hours (M-F, 10-5 PST). (effective September 1, 2012)

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Public Courses & Workshops Refund Policy

Refund Policy: (the term “course” refers to the class or course of study the student has applied and been accepted into) A student is permitted to withdraw during any part of the program in “whatever manner” – in writing, by phone, or in person. A participant who elects to cancel their enrollment within 5 calendar days of enrollment will receive a full refund of all money paid. The 5 calendar days begin when the student signs the enrollment form, or confirms enrollment through email, or tuition/course fee payment.

After the 5 day cooling off period, where the student cancels after completing at least one lesson but less than 50 percent of the course lessons, the Process Work Institute may retain the non-refundable fee (registration fee) of $150 plus a percentage of tuition/course fee which shall not exceed the following:


  1. Up to and including 10% of the course, PWI retains 10% of the refundable tuition.
  2. Between 10% and 25% of the course, PWI retains 25% of the refundable tuition.
  3. Between 25% and 50% of the course, PWI retains 50% of the refundable tuition.
  4. After the student completes more than 50% of the course, PWI shall be entitled to retain total course tuition.


The amount of the course completed shall be the ratio of completed required lessons to the total lessons required to complete the course.

In case of a student/participants illness, accident, psychological emergency, death in family and other circumstances beyond the control of the student, the Process Work Institute will give special consideration to the student’s request for cancellation beyond the minimum refund policy.