No area of therapeutic practice has undergone more transformation in recent years than work with trauma survivors. This highly practical series will keep you on the cutting edge of the latest advances in brain science, attachment theory, CBT, somatic therapy, and other proven approaches for working with acute trauma, complex developmental trauma, and PTSD.
6 Thursday Sessions • 1-2pm EST
Streaming-Video Webcast Series Starts August 23
Explore Challenging Issues With The Field's Leading Experts
||Session 1 - Thursday, August 23
The Five Essential Ingredients of Effective Trauma Treatment
Discover what more than two decades of detailed follow-up interviews with trauma clients have revealed about the nuts-and-bolts do’s and dont's of good trauma work and how to most effectively structure a collaborative approach to treatment.
With Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W.
||Session 2 - Thursday, August 30
Reshaping the Trauma Narrative
Explore how the stories clients tell about a trauma event shape their experience of it. You’ll learn how to help them develop a more positive “untold” story, plus myriad ways to help clients bolster their cognitive, emotional, physical, and behavioral resilience. With Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
||Session 3 - Thursday, September 6
The Body in Trauma Work
Learn how to help trauma clients gain greater awareness of their bodies and create a “somatic narrative” to work through experiences and disturbing emotions that may be otherwise inaccessible to them cognitively. With Pat Ogden, Ph.D.
||Session 4 - Thursday, September 13
Trauma in Context
Learn about the relevance of trauma work issues like family dynamics, poverty, and racism, and how to broaden your clinical frame of reference to address the too-often-ignored sociocultural dimensions of what can keep traumatized clients stuck. With Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D.
||Session 5 - Thursday, September 20
Treating the Dissociated Client
Examine the special challenges of working with dissociated clients. You’ll learn practical methods for helping them move beyond their deeply entrenched patterns of avoidance so they can process the overwhelming experiences of abuse or loss at the root of their dysfunction. With Christine Courtois, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
||Session 6 - Thursday, September 27
Trauma and Transformation
Explore an attachment-based approach grounded in affective neuroscience in which the therapist builds a relationship as a trusted “True Other” and enlists the client in a process of dyadic affect regulation that allows the client’s own dormant resilience to emerge. With Diana Fosha, Ph.D.
||Bonus Session - Thursday, October 4
Trauma and Healing
Learn how EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) has revolutionized our understanding of trauma and its treatment. In this nuts-and-bolts session, Shapiro will show how EMDR can be used to address challenging cases and shorten treatment time. With Francine Shapiro, Ph.D.
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Our Presenters Are Leaders In The Field
Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W., the founder and director of the Center for Contextual Change, teaches at the University of Chicago. She’s the coauthor of Systemic Treatment of Incest and coeditor of Treating Incest: A Multimodal Systems Perspective.
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., a founder of Cognitive Behavioral Modification, was voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the century in a survey reported in the American Psychologist. An expert in the treatment of PTSD, he’s the author of A Clinical Handbook/Practical Therapist Manual for Assessing and Treating Adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Pat Ogden, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute in Boulder, Colorado, an internationally recognized school specializing in training psychotherapists in the treatment of trauma, and developmental and attachment issues. She’s the coauthor of the groundbreaking 2006 book Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy.
Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D., is the director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships and professor of family therapy at Drexel University. He’s the coauthor of Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions to Break the Cycle of Adolescent Violence and Re-Visioning Family Therapy: Race, Culture, and Gender in Clinical Practice.
Christine Courtois, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., is the principal in the private practice of Courtois & Associates, and cofounder and former clinical director of The CENTER: Post-Traumatic Disorders Program in Washington, D.C. She’s the author of Recollections of Sexual Abuse, Healing the Incest Wound, revised edition, and coauthor of Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders.
Diana Fosha, Ph.D., is the developer of Accelerated Experiential-Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) and director of the AEDP Institute. She’s the author of The Transforming Power of Affect: A Model for Accelerated Change and a coeditor of The Healing Power of Emotion: Affective Neuroscience, Development, and Clinical Practice.
Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., the originator of EMDR, is a senior research fellow at the Mental Research Institute. She's the executive director of the EMDR Institute and founder and president emeritus of the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs. Her most recent book is Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy.
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