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Nothing has done more to spark therapeutic insight, generate ground-breaking treatments, and transform the way we practice than meeting the challenges of trauma treatment. In recent years, we've learned exactly how trauma lives in the body and affects the brain. We’ve formally recognized different kinds of trauma and defined new approaches that are proven to increase positive outcomes. And the revolution continues to unfold.

To help you stay ahead of the curve in treating trauma, we've invited the field’s leading innovators to be part of an all-new Webcast series—The Trauma Treatment Revolution. It's your introduction to powerful trauma treatment approaches. Join us and you’ll take away concrete strategies for incorporating them into your clinical work.

Find out what really works from renowned trauma treatment innovators Bessel van der Kolk, Peter Levine, Janina Fisher, Lisa Ferentz, Dick Schwartz, and Mary Jo Barrett. Among the issues they'll cover are:

  • The key differences between single-incident PTSD and complex trauma, plus which treatments are most effective with each
  • How to use your own healing presence to regulate your clients as they move deeper into processing their trauma
  • Concrete steps for creating safety in the early stages of treatment so that vulnerable clients aren't retraumatized
  • Details for creating right-brain-to-right-brain connection without allowing the therapeutic relationship to tip into disempowering dependency
  • Proven strategies for mobilizing clients’ resilience and tapping into resources offered by family and friends
  • Best practices for helping clients integrate the changes they experience in therapy into their everyday lives

Are you ready to master the latest trauma treatment approaches? Gain a deep understanding of trauma and learn the methods you need to address them in this all-new 6-session Webcast series—The Trauma Treatment Revolution.


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6 Leading Experts! 6 Information-Packed Sessions!

Session 1

When Talk Isn’t Enough: Mobilizing the Power of Embodied Awareness
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Learn about new approaches that go beyond traditional talk therapy to provide traumatized clients a deeper, more lasting experience of healing. They include:

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  • Techniques for bringing the brain “online” so it’s more fully present in the therapy room
  • Understanding the limitations of exposure therapy with its emphasis on desensitization to pain and exploring alternative methods that encourage a fuller mind/body integration
  • How to make the most of your own healing presence through attention to breathing, posture, and mirroring your clients’ words and expressions
  • A future-focus overview of emerging tools and research that promise new possibilities for healing from complex trauma

Bessel van der Kolk has been the medical director of The Trauma Center in Boston for 30 years. His most recent book is The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain, and Body in the Healing of Trauma.

Session 2

Promoting Post-Traumatic Growth: From Devastation to Hope
Lisa Ferentz, L.C.S.W.-C

Discover how to guide traumatized clients to embrace new possibilities so healing and growth can emerge as a result of adversity. Learn how to:

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  • Plant the seeds of new meaning, increased self-compassion, and connection with others after the experience of trauma
  • Help clients tap into their deepest inner wisdom by reinforcing personal strengths and tapping into remembered resources
  • Integrate writing exercises, drawing, role-plays, guided imagery, and the creative arts to enrich the therapy experience
  • Guide clients through the key transition points in the process of post-traumatic growth

    Lisa Ferentz is the founder of the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education and is the author of Treating Self-Destructive Behaviors in Trauma Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide.

    Session 3

    The Challenge of Complex Trauma: Embracing the Disowned Self
    Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.

    Watch an actual video demonstration of the strategies used in Internal Family Systems therapy to help traumatized clients contact the core Self and get their inner conflicted parts on the road to integrated healing. Learn how to:

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    • Connect clients with the calm, compassionate core Self that’s the source of inner leadership
    • Help clients communicate with disowned and disliked parts of the themselves
    • Avoid becoming the primary attachment figure and, instead, open the way for the client’s Self to emerge
    • Use methods for transparently handling situations in which the therapist can get emotionally triggered

    Richard Schwartz is director of the Center for Self Leadership and the originator of the Internal Family Systems Model.

    Session 4

    Healing from the Bottom Up: Resource States in Trauma Work
    Peter Levine, Ph.D.

    Explore how to use your clients’ natural instincts to heal and rebalance their physiology from the pioneer of Somatic Experiencing. Learn how to:

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    • Help clients access safety and positive resource states instead of repeatedly experiencing threats that no longer exist
    • Master the SIBAM model for systematically observing clients’ nonverbal responses
    • Guide clients in “riding the waves” of their sensations as they exit from their immobility response and experience release from their original trauma
    • Titrate your interventions to maximize your impact and avoid retraumatizing vulnerable clients

    Peter Levine is the developer of Somatic Experiencing and founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. He’s the recipient of the USABP Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to trauma.

    Session 5

    Include Families in Trauma Treatment for Maximum Effectiveness
    Mary Jo Barrett, M.S.W.

    Examine alternatives to one-to-one treatment approaches—alternatives that include family members of trauma clients. Learn:

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    • How to build a strong alliance through a 3-stage collaborative model of trauma treatment that emphasizes the importance of safety
    • Techniques for using enactments to change negative feedback patterns in your clients’ daily lives
    • Approaches to teaching family skills that increase the transfer of learning from the consultation room to your clients’ home
    • Strategies for resolving conflicts and reinforcing positive experiences within couples and families

    Mary Jo Barrett is the founder and director of the Center for Contextual Change and teaches at the University of Chicago. She recently published Treating Complex Trauma: A Relational Blueprint for Collaboration & Change and is coauthor of Systematic Treatment of Incest.

    Session 6

    Trauma Therapy in Perspective: Lessons from the Past 25 Years
    Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

    Explore the history of trauma treatment, including the field’s shift from a focus on experiencing the pain of the past to drawing on a client’s strengths, resilience, and resources to build a fuller life in the present. Learn about:

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    • The limitations of exposure therapy and alternative strategies for bolstering cognitive, emotional, physical, and behavioral resilience
    • How to help clients develop a more empowering and coherent trauma narrative
    • The contribution that brain science, somatic therapy, mindfulness, and the practice of “dual awareness” can make to trauma recovery
    • Practical methods for heightening right-brain-to-right-brain communication in therapy

    Janina Fisher is the assistant director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, instructor at the Trauma Center, and author of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors.

    Are you ready to take on the clinical challenges of working with all kinds of trauma? Get the deep understanding and proven methods you need in this all-new 6-session Webcast series—The Trauma Treatment Revolution.


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    In this Premium Bonus Webcast, Mary Jo and Dick offer a comprehensive overview of the evolution of trauma treatment as well as specific tools and strategies you can implement immediately in the treatment of your traumatized patients.

    Have You Ever Wondered...

    • What to try when talk therapy with a traumatized client hits a dead end?
    • Why some trauma clients are more resilient than others?
    • Exactly how to pace therapy so a client is not retraumatized?
    • How to help clients recognize and rely on their own strengths, resources, and inner wisdom?
    • What’s the most effective way to assess if complex trauma underlies a client’s other mental health issues?
    • The best ways to make sure that the insights and skills clients acquire in your office carry over into their day-to-day lives?

    Get answers to your questions about trauma plus concrete guidance about integrating the latest innovative treatments in your own practice with our all new 6-session Webcast series The Trauma Treatment Revolution.

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    Full-Engagement Learning: A Note from Rich Simon

    Dear Colleague,

    As editor of the Psychotherapy Networker for over 30 years, I’ve learned a lot about what it takes to engage your curiosity, anticipate your questions, and make sure you get answers you can use. I’ve also learned that any subject, if approached in the right way, can be deeply engrossing, understandable, and entertaining.

    My goal in each Webcast interview is to zero in on what you need to know to deepen your craft as a therapist. At the same time, the spontaneous, free flow of conversation makes learning far more enjoyable than stodgy workshop lectures and PowerPoint presentations. Our Webcast series are an exciting, new way to stay on the field’s cutting edge.

    But enough words—to see what we mean, just click on the video below to watch a preview.

    Peter Levine on building a powerful therapeutic alliance that increases
    the likelihood of positive outcomes with traumatized clients.

    Networker Webcasts offer a lively, close-up learning experience with the field’s leading teachers and innovators. You’ll discover practical approaches and methods you can use in your very next session with a client, without having to leave home or miss a day of work. It’s the best CE deal you’ll find anywhere.  

    PS, The Trauma Treatment Revolution Webcast series gives you all the information you need to increase your effectiveness and positive outcomes in your work with traumatized clients. Sign up now.

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    Sign up for our all new Webcast series The Trauma Treatment Revolution. Learn how trauma affects the body and the brain. Explore which treatment approaches are most effective for different kinds of trauma. Learn how to adapt these new methods to your clients’ specific situations. All 6 sessions available on-demand.

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    Integrating new approaches to trauma treatment can increase your positive outcomes. Get the deep understanding and master the proven methods you need in this all-new 6-session Webcast series—The Trauma Treatment Revolution.


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