Whether you are new to bread making or consider yourself a pro…
Join Dr. Maya Georgieva for Therapeutic Bread Making, a unique and culturally sensitive approach to healing individuals, couples, families, groups, and communities.
This event is not counseling or psychotherapy; it is a wellness workshop. You are invited to experience the process of bread making in a new light, including mixing the ingredients in a mindful and intentional way, engaging in self-exploration and sharing the joy of baking together.
Maya gently guides you through this journey of self-reflection, leading you to a place of peace of mind, well-being, and gratitude.
What to Expect:
Maya will contact you in advance of the workshop with a Zoom link and a list of ingredients you will need.
To participate, join the Zoom meeting from your kitchen and turn on your camera.
The workshop includes the following steps: welcoming introductions; intentional mixing of the ingredients; mindful kneading; baking and conversation; enjoying the aroma while the baked goods are resting; tasting and savoring.
Who Should Attend:
Anyone can attend and practice self-care that’s also delicious!
You may also consider including partners, children, and/or friends for a heartwarming bonding exercise.
Bread Therapy is not counseling or psychotherapy; it is a wellness event, which does not include standardized assessment of mental health.
Meet the Facilitator
Dr. Maya Georgieva is a Trained Practitioner and official Crumbassador of the Bread Therapy Network. She uses the method developed by Nadezhda Savova-Grigorova, PhD – founder of the Bread Houses Network.
Dr. Georgieva is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Humanistic Sandtray Therapist, a Doctor of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision, a National Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She has worked at Sunstone Counseling since 2015, where she specializes in anxiety treatment for pre-teens, teens, and adults. She is also a full-time professor for an online CACREP-accredited graduate counseling program.
Learn More About Bread Therapy
The Bread Therapy Method was created by Nadezhda Savova-Grigorova, PhD, Doctor of Cultural Anthropology, in community baking with people with various disabilities. It later evolved as a proven art therapy method in her work with social workers and other mental health professionals around the world.
Watch founder Dr. Savova-Grigorova’s TED Talk on the impact of community bread making. She begins with, “How many of you have had a heartwarming, positive experience with the aroma of hot bread?”
From breadtherapy.net: How to Spread Kindness and Create Human Connection Through Bread