X-men … Disabilities or Abilities?
June 17, 2014
Hosted by Anne Maxwell, Susanna Mittermaier, and Jonas Svensson
We have a very different point of view about many so-called ‘disabilities.’ What if autism, ADD, ADHD and OCD are actually special abilities? Join Anne Maxwell and her special guest, Diva Diaz, for a conversation about the people we so affectionately refer to as X-Men … the phenomenal kids and adults who function differently and who so often are made to feel as if there is something wrong with them. What if there is nothing wrong with them? Would you be willing to have a different point of view about them? What if more people were grateful for them … and for the difference they are?
Access Consciousness Presents Beyond Saying Thank You
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Have you ever noticed that sometimes life just feels easier? Especially when judgement, of you or anyone else, ceases to exist?
What if you could function from that space all the time? What if gratitude is the key?
Join our hosts and their guests for an exploration of creating from the space of gratitude. We're going beyond saying thank you and no topic is off limits.
What difference can you create in your life and the world from the energy, space and consciousness of gratitude?
Anne Maxwell, Susanna Mittermaier, and Jonas Svensson
Anne Maxwell, LCSW, RPT-S, is a child and play and family therapist, author, and an Access Consciousness(r) facilitator. Known as the “Play Lady” by many of the children with whom she works, and as the “Kid Whisperer” by some of her colleagues, she facilitates Access Consciousness® workshops worldwide. She has over 20 years of experience working with kids of all ages and with all kinds of adults and families.
Prior to working with children and families, she worked in Washington, DC, in national politics. She successfully lobbied for the authorization of and funding for a $25 million primary prevention and early intervention program for at-risk mothers and their babies. She changed direction from lobbying on behalf of kids and families to attending graduate school, so that she could become credentialed to work directly with them in a clinical capacity. Knowing that there was more to children than her traditional trainings led her to believe, she discovered Access Consciousness(r), which gave her the tools and processes to use to enhance what she had learned.
Anne has developed a unique approach to change for children and families. She teaches kids and parents to tap into and recognize their own abilities and knowing. And, the results have been magical, phenomenal, amazing! She recently published "Would You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree? A Different Take on Kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD and Autism," co-authored with Gary Douglas and Dr. Dain Heer.
Susanna Mittermaier, clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, sought after Access Consciousness Facilitator, author of Pragmatic Psychology- Practical Tools for Being Crazy Happy and worldwide speaker is creating a new paradigm with psychology and therapy, called Pragmatic Psychology.
Susanna is known for her revolutionary perspective on mental illness and for inspiring people all over the world to access the greatness they are beyond abuse and disease.
Growing up in Vienna, she came in waltzing through life, choosing ease and elegance with the difference she is being; receiving everything and everyone and judging nothing and no one, embracing the celebration of living. Susanna has an enormous capacity to facilitate lightness and joy beyond what this reality finds normal. She lets the world know that depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism and every other mental illness is a capacity that has not been acknowledged and can easily be turned into possibilities and creating ones´ life greater than can be imagined.
Susanna is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with years of experience in mental health, working with in- and outpatients with all diagnosis. The success of her book leads to many worldwide travels every month to facilitate classes, private sessions and changing the world.
Is now the time for you to get over being normal and to tap into the true brilliance of you? Join in creating the world you always have known is truly available for all of us!
Jonas Svensson has always had the knowing that there must be a greater possibility in the world. Constantly walking around wondering “What else is possible?” and asking “How else can I develop myself?” led him to all kinds of different techniques and modalities. But it wasn’t until Access Consciousness TM came in to his life that everything started to change towards what he was looking for. With the Access tools and techniques everything started to change with speed and ease, with the result of a totally different reality showing up.
From having the right career, nice title, good salary, and awesome benefits he chose to give it all up and follow his knowing of what he wanted to create as his life. “It must be possible for life to be more fun than this” was the source for just jumping and starting to create something else. Constant change towards more fun, more expansion and more consciousness every day has been the reality ever since.
With his background in marketing and sales as category manager, project leader and sales person within different companies, Jonas has developed a broad competence and expertise around creating and generating business.
As a Certified Access Facilitator, Jonas offers Access Consciousness core classes, private sessions, tele-classes and workshops in many areas such as money, relationships, conscious leadership and much more.