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2-Day Trauma & Memory Workshop: Clinical Strategies to Resolve Traumatic Memories and Help Clients Reclaim Their Lives

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Articulate the four major developmental stages that increase vulnerability to trauma and how to recognize them in your clients.
  2. Determine the naturalistic mechanics of trauma and survival responses of flight, fight, freeze and collapse as it relates to clinical treatment.
  3. Differentiate the different types of memory systems and comprehend the connection to the mind and body’s way of processing the types of memories.
  4. Analyze the various forms of memory and their impact on working with clients in therapy.
  5. Differentiate ways to identify which memory systems are operative and how to access these (memory) components in a systematic fashion to promote self-regulation, integration and empowerment with clients.
  6. Appraise the evolutionary underpinnings of trauma and the Polyvagal theory and their clinical implications.
  7. Demonstrate the importance of “Bottom-Up” processing versus “Top-Down” processing to improve treatment outcomes.
  8. Analyze the effects of stress on somatic and emotional syndromes in clients.
  9. Incorporate Dr. Levine’s simple containment tools to more effectively engage your client in trauma therapy.
  10. Implement Somatic Experiencing© techniques to help clients heal traumatic memories.
  11. Demonstrate practical tools for therapeutic work with emotional and procedural (“body”) memories.
  12. Manage avoiding pitfalls of generating spurious (“false”) memories and help clients come to peace with their troubling memories and haunting emotions.

Outline

Trauma and the Body

Deeper Understanding of Memory and Clinical Implications Traumatic Memories How Clients Get “Stuck” Somatic and Emotional Reactions to Trauma The Basic Stages of Trauma Treatment Therapeutic Approaches to Treat Traumatic Memories

Copyright : 28/10/2019

The Body as Healer: Working from the Bottom Up

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Objectives

  1. Integrate the clients’ awareness of their internal experience and your observations of their nonverbal behaviors, including involuntary gestures, posture changes, and external indications of shifts in their autonomic nervous system.
  2. Develop your capacity to read your own somatic cues as a means of resonating and connecting with the client’s experience.
  3. Assess the often-fleeting physical cues of their internal states that indicate crucial resources clients can access as they move toward healing.

Outline

From Trauma to Awakening & Flow

Core Regulation: Working from the Bottom Up

Copyright : 19/03/2020