14th Annual SWISS LEARNING FESTIVAL
Adolescence and Sexuality
13 Aug 2020 10:30–18:15
14 Aug 2020 10:00–18:15
15 Aug 2020 10:00–18:15
16 Aug 2020 10:00–15:30
Marianne Bentzen (DK)
Ann-Marlene Henning (DK)
Day passes: 300 CHF
Seestrasse 53 - 55
There is a popular saying: Our most important sex organ is the brain... During adolescence, the brain is in a state of complete sedition, as it is being rebuilt. The big question is, who am I, and where do I belong in this world?
At the same time the Sexually mature and mixes with so many other things: Who am I sexual? How does my sexuality work in relation to group membership, personal status, attachment patterns and gender identity? We're going to show why teenagers have such a hard time are achieved and how to find the doors for change.
Dr. Peter A. Levine:
Young people in the western world unfortunately learn mostly via the Internet - ...especially via pornography. Girls and young women have then the misguided belief that they do all these terrible things have to make them liked or loved by boys. And the boys... learning on this wrong track - excuse this expression - hard birding, which often comes very close to a version of rape. Nothing of tenderness, no emotional connection, nothing of what makes intimacy and sexuality so beautiful and unique. It needs a strong self-confidence to withstand anything - therefore this topic is ultimately about optimal development of the child, and not only of pubescent or young adults. A strong self with good self-contact and social skills builds from a young age until adolescence.
Dr. Peter A. Levine
Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. (USA) is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the President of the Foundation for Human Enrichment. He holds doctorate degrees in both Medical Biophysics and Psychology. During his forty plus year study of stress and trauma, Dr. Levine has contributed to a variety of scientific, medical, and popular publications. His best selling book, Waking the …
Marianne Bentzen graduated as psychomotor therapist in1980, co-founded the Bodynamic Institute in 1985, and was an international faculty member and training director for 13 years. She left the B.I. in 1997 and has since developed Neuroaffective Psychotherapy trainings and consultation. She currently teaches in Scandinavia and Europe and has led trainings in 16 countries. Her maps of …
Ann-Marlene Henning became known in the German-speaking world with her book "Make Love - a book on sex education" in 2012. The Danish sexologist and psychologist then got the chance to work as a presenter for a TV documentary about the same topic - which made her popularity in the German-speaking world even higher. Today she is considered the leading voice in the field of youth and sexuality. In …