Full Course Description


Treating Collective Trauma with Hakomi: Listening to the Body

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Use the key Hakomi concepts of applied mindfulness and somatic awareness to improve outcomes when treating trauma. 
  2. Apply attachment- and compassion-based skills that facilitate the experiential process into the body-mind. 
  3. Develop an experiential mindset to hold the multilayered complexity of trauma in sessions. 
  4. Demonstrate the essential Hakomi personhood skills that help therapists stay grounded and self-regulated while in therapeutic engagement. 

Outline

Copyright : 16/02/2021

Racial Trauma: Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Trauma Rooted in Racism

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Assess the clinical implications of racial experiences leading to trauma symptomology.
  2. Evaluate how historical, cultural, and individual trauma may or may not fit into a DSM-5 framework.
  3. Employ interventions that address traumatic experiences with racism in trauma treatment sessions.

Outline

Racial Trauma Assessment:

Clinical Techniques:
Practical Interventions for Addressing Racial Trauma in Treatment

Growth as a Therapist:
Become More Comfortable Working with Issues Related to Race

Copyright : 27/08/2020

The Neurobiology of Healing Relationships: Trauma Work Meets Couples Therapy

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Assess the states of your client's brain that impede emotional connections.
  2. Create a working relationship with your client’s brain on multiple levels to promote trauma recovery and healthy relationships simultaneously.
  3. Apply memory reconsolidation principles to couples therapy.

Outline

Copyright : 21/03/2021

Ancient Wisdom for Today’s Ailments: Connecting the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Evaluate the connection between trauma, stress, and chronic illness. 
  2. Apply three writing and drawing practices in a clinical setting to heal the effects of stress. 
  3. Use the genogram as a clinical tool to deepen work with clients around health, resilience, and hope. 
  4. Demonstrate guided imagery practices to use with clients in therapy and in community settings to help heal the body and heighten experiences personal growth. 
  5. Assess how to help clients access inner strengths through creative processes that tap into the imagination. 

Outline

Copyright : 07/01/2021

Safe and Sound: How Your Voice Can Contribute to Healing Trauma

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Investigate the nervous system’s response to auditory signals after trauma.
  2. Apply features of vocalization to enact desired responses changes in the nervous system.
  3. Extrapolate therapeutic interventions from research on trauma and the auditory circuits of the nervous system.
  4. Demonstrate 3 ways to use the auditory and vocal systems during trauma treatment.

Outline

Copyright : 19/03/2021

Neuroscience-based Trauma Treatment: How to Maximize Your Efficacy

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Assess the five areas of the brain impacted by trauma, and how each contributes to post-trauma symptoms. 
  2. Evaluate what neuroscience tells us about the recommended “order of operations” of trauma treatment, and why evidence-based therapies are often initiated at the wrong time. 
  3. Determine the difference between “bottom-up” and “top-down” approaches to therapy, and when to use each during treatment. 
  4. Use four techniques that can help prepare clients’ brains for the often intense, cognitive-heavy trauma therapies. 

Outline

Copyright : 19/03/2021

The Misattuned Family: Techniques for Healing Attachment Trauma

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Practice activities that increase a sense of well-being and connection between family members.
  2. Facilitate active dialogue between parent and child using PACE to get at the dyad’s core issues.
  3. Practice recognizing escalation in child and parent and employing strategies for de-escalating the situation.
  4. Employ techniques to calm and refocus a parent’s energy and communicate messages in a constructive manner.

Outline

Copyright : 20/03/2021

Bringing the Body into Therapy: Clinical Tools from Somatic Experiencing

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Assess how implicit memory shapes our physiological and psychological responses to trauma and recovery.
  2. Apply the psychobiology of trauma and the survival responses of fight, flight, freeze as it relates to clinical treatment.
  3. Apply three skills to work with the autonomic nervous system to increase resilience and rebound from trauma and overwhelm.

Outline

Copyright : 19/03/2021

The Body as Healer: Working from the Bottom Up

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Integrate the clients’ awareness of their internal experience and your observations of their nonverbal behaviors, including involuntary gestures, posture changes, and external indications of shifts in their autonomic nervous system.
  2. Develop your capacity to read your own somatic cues as a means of resonating and connecting with the client’s experience.
  3. Assess the often-fleeting physical cues of their internal states that indicate crucial resources clients can access as they move toward healing.

Outline

From Trauma to Awakening & Flow

Core Regulation: Working from the Bottom Up

Copyright : 19/03/2020