Trauma

217/317 Treating Complex Trauma

Mary Jo BarrettLinda Stone FishMary Jo Barrett & Linda Stone Fish • Friday All Day
Trauma-informed clinicians now distinguish between PTSD as a reaction to a single traumatic event and complex trauma as a Continue reading

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220 From Trauma to Resilience

Donald MeichenbaumDonald Meichenbaum • Friday Morning
Even though up to 80 percent of the North American population report exposure to traumatic events only 5 to 10 percent ever develop PTSD or complex PTSD. While the majority of traumatized individuals may bend, they don’t break; in fact, they not only Continue reading

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229 The Dissociative Child

Joyanna SilbergJoyanna Silberg • Friday Morning
There are few clinical experiences as disconcerting and heartbreaking as sitting with a traumatized child experiencing dissociation. What do you do when a child or teenager seems frozen or dazed, hears illusory voices, and seems to have lost any connection Continue reading

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404/504 Trauma-Related Dissociation

Kathy SteeleKathy Steele • Saturday All Day
The widely accepted treatment of adult survivors of severe, chronic childhood trauma and neglect is to work through the traumatic memories and provide symptom relief. But this approach often underestimates their need for basic developmental Continue reading

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409/509 Treating Chronic Pain

Maggie PhillipsMaggie Phillips • Saturday All Day
More than half of all individuals over the age of 50, and many younger people, suffer from chronic or persistent pain, which standard medical approaches—including drugs, physical therapy, surgery, acupuncture, and biofeedback—may actually worsen. In this Continue reading

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415/515 Trauma: Core Skills

Deany LaliotisDeany Laliotis • Saturday All Day
Underlying all the techniques and methodologies for treating trauma today is a core set of fundamental skills that determine a clinician’s effectiveness in this challenging arena of practice. This workshop will identify and explore in depth the clinical Continue reading

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418/518 Affect-Regulation for Trauma

Lisa FerentzLisa Ferentz • Saturday All Day
Standard conversational interventions can have limited effectiveness with survivors of trauma or early-life attachment injuries, especially those who experience ongoing struggles with addictive or self-injurious behaviors. Experiential methods and the Continue reading

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428 Healing Communities

Laurie LeitchLoree SuttonLaurie Leitch & Loree Sutton • Saturday Morning
Ever wonder how you can make a difference in the world, beyond your caseload and narrowly defined practice? Then this is the Continue reading

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608 Brainspotting for Trauma

David GrandDavid Grand • Sunday All Day
Symptoms of unprocessed trauma (dissociation, numbing, chronic anxiety) are notoriously difficult to eliminate through talk therapy, since the overwhelmed brain is unable to process verbal information about the events. But research has shown that Continue reading

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616 Attachment-Based Therapy

Noel LarsonNoel Larson • Sunday All Day
Just because you’ve recognized that a client has deep-seated attachment issues emanating from developmental trauma doesn’t mean that talk therapy is irrelevant. This presentation will show you how to adapt and incorporate nonverbal techniques Continue reading

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618 EMDR: Beyond Trauma

Deany LaliotisDeany Laliotis • Sunday All Day
While EMDR is widely used as a highly effective treatment for PTSD based on neutralizing past memories of trauma, few therapists recognize how powerful a tool it can be in helping clients reprocess difficult experiences—traumatic or not—that Continue reading

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