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VIDEO: What Therapists Need to Know About Polyvagal Theory

...And How to Use Touch in Therapy

Deb Dana • 6/19/2019

Using touch in therapy can have a huge impact on your clients' healing processes. Here, therapist Deb Dana explains the science behind the power of touch in sessions and what types of touch elicit which emotional responses.

Daily Blog
An Autonomic Roadmap to Safety, Connection and Healing
Copyright:
5/21/2019
Author:
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
Product:
RNV054770

A Polyvagal Primer

A Three-Part Exercise That Taps Into the Nervous System to Create Safety and Trust

Deb Dana • 3/23/2019

By Deb Dana - The three elements of our autonomic nervous system—ventral, sympathetic, and dorsal—act as our largely subconscious surveillance system, working in the background to read subtle signals of safety or threat. That’s why I help clients create a clear map of their own autonomic nervous systems, so they become aware of their patterns of response to ease and distress.

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The Touch Taboo

Are We Missing a Vital Source of Healing?

Deb Dana • 3/7/2019

Polyvagal Theory offers a new kind of somatic road map for guiding both therapists and clients toward safety and connection. It can also empower therapists to tap into a vital source of healing that most view with great trepidation—the power of touch.

Magazine Article
Copyright:
9/19/2018
Authors:
JANINA FISHER, PH.D.
 
STEPHEN PORGES, PH.D.
 
KATE COHEN-POSEY, M.S., LMHC, LMFT
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
DAFNA LENDER, LCSW
 
JONATHAN BAYLIN, PH.D.
 
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
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NRS001280
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$559.95 USD     $199.99 USD
How to Safely Navigate Emotional Storms
Copyright:
3/24/2018
Author:
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
Product:
RNV095918
Type:
$69.99 USD     $34.99 USD
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An Autonomic Roadmap to Safety, Connection and Healing
Copyright:
5/21/2019
Author:
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
Product:
RNV054770
Copyright:
9/19/2018
Authors:
JANINA FISHER, PH.D.
 
STEPHEN PORGES, PH.D.
 
KATE COHEN-POSEY, M.S., LMHC, LMFT
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
DAFNA LENDER, LCSW
 
JONATHAN BAYLIN, PH.D.
 
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
Product:
NRS001280
Type:
$559.95 USD     $199.99 USD
How to Safely Navigate Emotional Storms
Copyright:
3/24/2018
Author:
DEB DANA, LCSW, LICSW
Product:
RNV095918
Type:
$69.99 USD     $34.99 USD
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VIDEO: What Therapists Need to Know About Polyvagal Theory

...And How to Use Touch in Therapy

Deb Dana • 6/19/2019

Using touch in therapy can have a huge impact on your clients' healing processes. Here, therapist Deb Dana explains the science behind the power of touch in sessions and what types of touch elicit which emotional responses.

Daily Blog

A Polyvagal Primer

A Three-Part Exercise That Taps Into the Nervous System to Create Safety and Trust

Deb Dana • 3/23/2019

By Deb Dana - The three elements of our autonomic nervous system—ventral, sympathetic, and dorsal—act as our largely subconscious surveillance system, working in the background to read subtle signals of safety or threat. That’s why I help clients create a clear map of their own autonomic nervous systems, so they become aware of their patterns of response to ease and distress.

Daily Blog
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The Touch Taboo

Are We Missing a Vital Source of Healing?

Deb Dana • 3/7/2019

Polyvagal Theory offers a new kind of somatic road map for guiding both therapists and clients toward safety and connection. It can also empower therapists to tap into a vital source of healing that most view with great trepidation—the power of touch.

Magazine Article
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DEB DANA, LCSW, specializes in treating complex traumatic stress and lectures internationally on the ways Polyvagal Theory informs clinical interactions with trauma survivors. She is the coordinator of the traumatic stress research consortium in the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University and the developer of the Rhythm of Regulation clinical training series. Deb is the author of The Polyvagal Theory in Therapy (Norton, 2018) and co-editor with Stephen Porges, of Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory (Norton, 2018).

Deb received her B.A. in social welfare and her M.S.W., both from the University of Southern Maine. She is trained in Internal Family Systems, Tapas Acupressure Technique, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She completed the certificate program in traumatic stress studies at the Trauma Center.

To learn more about Deb’s work, visit www.debdanalcsw.com orwww.rhythmofregulation.com