The Essentials

21-22 September 2025

A 2 day course in personal, family and community constellations, with an introduction to transgenerational healing that explores your family line. The approach integrates the indigenous roots and ancestral traditions within the systemic constellations process, ‘roots’ which are overlooked and under-valued in therapeutic practice.

about the essentials


Ancestral Constellations are a transgenerational approach to healing your family tree and bringing more harmony and balance back into the family system. The approach more closely integrates the indigenous roots and ancestral traditions within the systemic constellations process, ‘roots’ which are often overlooked and undervalued. Families are part of communities and often the two are indivisible in African and Asian Diaspora life. We will map ‘constellations over’ a range of issues in order to explore their impact on family identity and community cohesion. You will also observe some social and community issues that impact and influence transgenerational family life with special relevance to BAATN communities.


This weekend will introduce you to the therapeutic benefits of the constellation process. It also acts as a precursor to the BAATN Foundation Training in systemic constellations and transgenerational healing. Using this approach to explore family relationship patterns can offer a different perspective on generational ‘storying’ and lead to new solutions. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the different applications of the method in personal, family, community, social and professional contexts.

What participants will learn……

  • An introduction to the systemic constellation method and the ancestral markers of the process
  • The background and core essentials of the Ancestral Constellations approach
  • How constellations are structured and their intention and purpose
  • How transgenerational patterns inform family and community dynamics in current generations
  • The application of the method in different personal and professional contexts

Generational issues that can be explored……

  • Relationship Dynamics that impact  family and Community Wellbeing
  • Issues in the social system that create disharmony in the family and community
  • Barriers that stop us from connecting with each other across generations
  • The indigenous wisdom that is held in communities even if unrevealed
  • Take steps to restore the flow of love in our families and communities

The workshop can support professional practice through…..

  • A systemic process for working with diverse families from different cultural backgrounds
  • A different perspective on family relationships and community dynamics
  • A framework for understanding transgenerational Diaspora family life
  • Introduce indigenous ancestral concepts in family systems
  • Experience a unique and powerful approach to generational healing

NB: This is an experiential approach and topics/issues will be chosen by the group to map over the 2 days. Participants will be encouraged to take part and share experiences. Come with an open mind!

Who it is For?

Psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, holistic therapists, psychologists, coaches, counsellors, community workers, conflict resolution professionals, social workers, health professionals and anyone who works with families and community groups and is looking to develop their knowledge about transgenerational family work in Diaspora communities.

Workshop Facilitator:

Sonya Welch-Moring is a systemic constellations facilitator and transgenerational therapist with a professional background working with the mental and emotional wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. Sonya has over 25 years of experience facilitating groups and has specialised in the systemic constellations method since 2011. She has developed the Ancestral Constellations approach to fill a gap in counselling training around transgenerational issues that impact life in Black Diaspora communities.


“We were able to explore and discover family and heritage dynamics in a very open and powerful way. I feel that this workshop has had a deep impact on how I view my role in my family, my work and the communities that I live in.”

“The workshop gave me a chance to focus on what is truly important and I now have a better sense of direction.”

“I came here hoping for healing I’ve sought from other therapeutic practices, but I found it here.”

“This was such a powerful and healing experience. I am so grateful to have received a constellation and honoured to have been part of others.”

“These are issues and wounds common to many communities. These workshops are essential to reveal and transform what has kept us back for generations.”


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