Expired Alumni Lecture | Cultural Somatics: Exploring our Intergenerational Inheritance, Embodied Collective Attachment Styles, and Shared Pathways to Cooperative Attunement, Repair, and Healing [Online]

This online family therapy lecture series is open to alumni of Ackerman’s Clinical Externship Program, free of charge. Advance registration is required to attend. For more information, contact: alumni@ackerman.org.

In this talk, Francesca Maximé will introduce us to the concept of Cultural Somatics, an open and evolving term co-coined by healing practitioners including Resmaa Menakem and Tada Hozumi. She’ll explore various definitions, what they mean and how they apply to our lives today, and how using a cultural somatic framework can help us move towards embodied, collective repair and liberation.

CE Contact Hours are not provided for this program.

Date / Time:

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
7:00 pm–9:00 pm (ET)

This lecture will be held online via Zoom.


Francesca Marguerite Maximé, is a somatic psychotherapist, mindfulness meditation teacher, embodied antiracism educator, award-winning poet/author, and former television news anchor and reporter in New York City. She also hosts the ReRooted video podcast on Ram Dass’s Be Here Now Network. There, she interviews thought leaders, bestselling authors and master clinicians, including Drs. Bessel van der Kolk and Ruth Lanius, on various issues including social justice, neuroscience, psychology, trauma healing and the creative arts. Francesca integrates holistic, embodied, and relational therapeutic approaches in private practice, as well as in public talks and teachings, to engender greater balance and wellbeing among and between persons, organizations and systems. She received her undergraduate degree in English from Harvard and her Master’s in Social Work from Fordham.

  • January 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Francesca Marguerite Maximé

CE Contact Hours are not provided for this program.

Location:   Online Event


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