This online program is worth 6 hours CPD.
Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and former instructor at The Trauma Center, a research and treatment center founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known as an expert on the treatment of trauma, Dr. Fisher has also been treating individuals, couples and families since 1980.
She is past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities.
She is author of the bestselling Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma: A Workbook for Survivors and Therapists (2021), Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation (2017), and co-author with Pat Ogden of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Attachment and Trauma.(2015).
Determine the autonomic, cognitive, affective and somatic effects of traumatic events.
Practice psychoeducational interventions that support stabilisation or offer relief to traumatised clients.
Implement mindfulness-based techniques to challenge conditioned patterns of response.
Integrate somatic interventions that regulate a traumatised nervous system.
Utilise worksheets to discover and address trauma-related symptoms.
Assess the nature of current research, limitations of working with somatic techniques in trauma.
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