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Join Dr. Bessel van der Kolk live as he presents his signature presentation on treating the imprints of trauma on the body, mind, and soul…

absolutely FREE.

"I’m presenting this workshop to serve as both a guide and an invitation—an invitation to dedicate ourselves to facing the reality of trauma, to explore how best to treat it, and to commit ourselves, as a society, to using every means we have to prevent it." — Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

Let Dr. van der Kolk show you how to apply proven methods and approaches like neurofeedback, EMDR, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and sensory integration in your clinical practice — so you can experience the satisfaction of helping even your toughest client heal from deep-rooted trauma.

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn from one of the most influential voices in the field of trauma treatment.

2-Day Trauma Conference
The Body Keeps the Score
Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD

(Lifetime access and CPD special offer available during checkout)
Valued at £344.99, Yours for FREE!
What you'll learn from this exclusive workshop from Dr. Bessel van der Kolk…


Part 1 | Neuroscience & Brain Development
  • Neuroscience and brain development
  • How children learn to regulate their arousal systems
  • How the brain regulates itself
  • Developmental psychopathology: The derailment of developmental processes and brain development due to trauma, abuse, and neglect
  • How the brain responds to treatment
Early Life Trauma
  • Interpersonal neurobiology
  • Adaptations to trauma early in the life cycle
  • Loss of affect regulation
  • Chronic destructive relationships towards self and others
  • Dissociation and amnesia
  • Somatization
  • Self-blame, guilt, and shame
  • Chronic distrust and identification with the aggressor

Part 2 | Attachment, Trauma, and Psychopathology
  • The breakdown of information processing in trauma
  • Mirror neuron systems and brain development
  • How to overcome the destabilization and disintegration
  • The compulsion to repeat – origins and solutions
  • Difference between disorganized attachment and traumatic stress
Neuroscience, Trauma, Memory, and the Body
  • The neurobiology of traumatic stress
  • Learned helplessness and learned agency
  • Restoring active mastery and the ability to attend to current experiences
  • Somatic re-experiencing of trauma-related sensations and affects that serve as engines for continuing maladaptive behaviours
  • How mind and brain mature in the context of caregiving systems

Part 3 | The Diagnosis of Treatment of Trauma-Related Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD)
  • Affect and impulse dysregulation
  • Disturbances of attention, cognition, and consciousness
  • Distortions in self-perception and systems of meaning
  • Interpersonal difficulties
  • Somatization and biological dysregulation
  • The development of DTD in the DSM-5® as a diagnosis and its implications for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
The Latest Research on Trauma-specific Treatment Interventions
  • The role of body-oriented and neurologically-based therapies to resolve the traumatic past
  • Alternatives to drugs and talk therapy
  • EMDR
  • Self-regulation, including yoga
  • Mindfulness
  • Play and theatre
  • Dance, movement, and sensory integration
  • Neurofeedback
2-Day Trauma Conference
The Body Keeps the Score
Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD
(Lifetime access and CPD special offer available during checkout)
Valued at £344.99, Yours for FREE!
What your colleagues are saying about Dr. van der Kolk...

"The course was amazing and van der Kolk is a delightful and extraordinary human being and role model for our healing professions!" — Robyn P.

"I enjoyed Dr. van der Kolk immensely. It has been my dream to hear him speak and it was everything that I hoped for." — Linda M.

"Cutting edge, very in-depth material." — Janie E.

"I cannot say enough about how much I enjoyed this training. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk presented the material in a way that was engaging and very informative. He challenges the traditional methods in a manner that I greatly appreciate, and I am excited to put some of his teachings into practice." — Ashley H.

"Best continuing ed course I have taken! Loved it." — Melanie H.

"Thank you, Dr. van der Kolk, for your amazing contribution to the field of trauma treatment. As a psychologist and marital and family therapist for over 40 years, I found your work very relevant and congruent with my own experiences in working with the devastating aftereffects of trauma in individuals and their families and loved ones (and society in general)." — Debra S.

"Very, very informative, inspiring and definitely impacted my understanding of my own trauma and the work I do to heal myself and help others heal." — Jose F.

"This completely changed how I will be practicing therapy. I'm so glad I got to hear this." — Tiffany G.

"This was packed with new data and information relevant to helping clients overcome trauma!" — Leann K.

"Dr. Van der Kolk is an amazing teacher - so real - so honest- I absolutely loved listening to him and learning from him." — Deborah B.

2-Day Trauma Conference
The Body Keeps the Score
Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD
(Lifetime access and CPD special offer available during checkout)
Valued at £344.99, Yours for FREE!
Meet Your Live Webinar Expert
Bessel van der Kolk

Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., author of the #1 New York Times best-seller, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma, is a clinician, researcher and teacher in post-traumatic stress and complex trauma treatments. He is President of The Trauma Research Foundation that works to integrate developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment.

Dr. van der Kolk and his various collaborators have published extensively on the impact of trauma on development, such as dissociative problems, borderline personality and self-mutilation, cognitive development, memory, and the psychobiology of trauma. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed scientific articles on such diverse topics as neuroimaging, self-injury, memory, neurofeedback, Developmental Trauma, yoga, theatre, and EMDR.

Click here for more information about Bessel van der Kolk.
2-Day Trauma Conference
The Body Keeps the Score
Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD
(Lifetime access and CPD special offer available during checkout)
Valued at £344.99, Yours for FREE!

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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