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Training in Interpersonal Communication – spring 2018

The next communication course takes place 28 April – 6 May, 2018, at Halvorsbøle, Norway. This intensive course has been an annual event for nearly fifty years. Read more…

Helped me see things *I thought* I knew in a different light

– Tom L. on Acem’s Communication Course

As an introspective analytical person, the development of the self is high on my list of priorities. Read more…

Training in Interpersonal Communication

Early-bird fee for participants from outside Scandinavia before 15 March


empathy and sensitivity ◉ interpersonal social skills ◉ leadership qualities
conflict management ◉ understanding of group-dynamics ◉ self-knowledge

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An intensive experience of communication – with several language options

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Acem’s Training in Interpersonal Communication helps you improve your empathetic capacity and understanding of yourself and others. This year’s course will have English, German, Spanish, and Scandinavian groups, provided a sufficient number of people sign up for each language. The registration deadline is 15 April, with 15 March for early-bird registration. The course takes place 29 April – 7 May 2017 at Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle, Norway. Read more…

Counseling and Values recommends Acem Meditation

“Empirical support for its use with clients”

counselingAmerican counselors often make use of various meditation techniques in their clinical practice, most often mindfulness-based stress reduction and acceptance and commitment therapy. An article in the journal Counseling and Values presents other techniques, including Acem Meditation. Based on scientific studies that provide evidence for positive effects, the presented techniques are judged to be promising and useful. Common effects include relaxation, stress reduction and the reduction of negative psychological states, such as depression and anxiety. Read more…

Improving your emotional intelligence

Expanded language options and extended deadlines at this year’s communication course

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This is for me!

Elia Camacho, Spain, on Acem Meditation

Elia Camacho Acem MeditationFor Elia Camacho, it took time before she finally decided to learn to meditate. “I had heard about meditation, but did not start before I moved from Mexico to Spain, after talking with a friend who had some experience. I chose Acem Meditation because it is non-religious.”

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Training in Interpersonal Communication 2015

25 April–3 May at Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle, Norway

CommunicationThis is an opportunity for in-depth exploration of patterns of communication and underlying psychological issues that can make or break projects and relationships.

Registration for the course is now open. Last year’s course was fully booked, with waiting lists, so don’t delay. Read more…

The tiger is coming out of the cage

Sister GilChrist at Acem’s communication course

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Denyse Lavigne says things about the benefits of Acem’s training in interpersonal communication that almost any participant could say:

It helped me get in touch with my own inner feelings and life experiences. It also gave me an opportunity to understand group processes. I picked up many things that can help me in my own work, where I often have to talk to people and interview them.

But Denyse isn’t just any participant. Read more…

Communication course is full!

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The biggest communication event in Acem after the turn of the century will take place at Halvorsbøle, Norway in June 2014: The Two-week Training in Interpersonal Communication. The course is now fully booked, but you can still sign up for a waiting list by writing to Acem. Read more…