Trauma

411/511 Sex Addiction and Trauma

Christine Courtois & Robert Weiss • Saturday All Day
LOCATION: SENATE ROOM

Christine CourtoisRobert WeissWhat exactly is sex addiction? How does it differ from other types of addiction, like alcoholism or drug dependence? When linked to unresolved trauma, how is sex addiction treated?
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413/513 Trauma and Trance

Ronald Alexander • Saturday All Day
LOCATION: SUITE 268W

Ronald AlexanderTrauma lives in our bodies and minds—and so does healing. This workshop will provide tools for shifting clients away from the frozen high-alert state that results from trauma and activating the healing-conducive parasympathetic nervous system. Continue reading

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419 Healing from the Bottom Up

Peter Levine • Saturday Morning
LOCATION: EMPIRE ROOM

Peter LevineOne of the keys to helping clients move beyond trauma is to help them learn how to access safety and positive resource states instead of repeatedly experiencing threats that no longer exist. Continue reading

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518 Soothing the Traumatized Adolescent

Martha Straus • Saturday Afternoon
LOCatioN: suite 200e

Martha StrausIs it time to rethink the “timeout” as a disciplinary practice for out-of-control adolescents? Although the purpose of this widely accepted technique is to give misbehaving kids a few minutes by themselves to reregulate their emotions, Continue reading

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520 Brainspotting

David Grand • Saturday Afternoon
Location: EMPIRE ROOM

David GrandSymptoms of unprocessed trauma—including dissociation, numbing, and chronic anxiety—are notoriously difficult to eliminate through talk therapy, since the overwhelmed brain is unable to process verbal information about the events. Continue reading

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601 When Talk Isn’t Enough

Bessel Van Der Kolk • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: PALLADIAN ROOM

Bessel Van Der KolkAfter being traumatized, the body keeps pumping out stress hormones that make people feel frazzled, agitated, or shut down. Talk therapy alone doesn’t reset the limbic system, the part of the brain that creates a sense of fear and helplessness. Continue reading

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604 The Many Faces of PTSD

Steve AndReas • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: HAMPTON ROOM

Steve AndreasOver the years, PTSD has become a catch-all label applied to anyone who’s haunted by the memory of a disturbing event. But contrary to popular misconceptions, PTSD isn’t a single entity, nor does one type of treatment fit everyone. Continue reading

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608 Treating Personality Disorders

Noel Larson • Sunday All Day
LOCATION: EXECUTIVE ROOM

Noel LarsonMany clients with personality disorders suffer from severe childhood attachment injuries that can make forming a therapeutic alliance difficult. Recent insights into these disorders, however, have revealed various new considerations for treatment, Continue reading

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609 When the Therapist Gets Triggered

Lisa Schwarz & Ron Schwenkler • Sunday All Day
location: SUITE 200E

Lisa SchwarzRon SchwenklerTrauma work can be intimidating for therapists, especially when it triggers their own fears. This resilience-building workshop will give you tools and resources to prepare you for the inevitable challenging moments in trauma work. Continue reading

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614 Beyond Trauma

Deany Laliotis • Sunday All Day
location: EMBASSY ROOM

>Deany LaliotisWhile EMDR is best known for its treatment of trauma, it has developed into a comprehensive psychotherapy approach that treats a broad spectrum of presenting issues across various clinical populations.  Learn about using EMDR in your practice. Continue reading

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617 Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

Joan Farrell & Ida Shaw • Sunday All Day
locatioN: SUite 215E

Joan FarrellIda ShawSchema Therapy addresses the problems presented by borderline personality disorder (BPD) clients from the bottom up—starting with underlying early maladaptive schemas that result from early-life emotional needs not being met.
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