This extraordinary 3-day program brings together distinguished experts in the fields of mindfulness, attachment, trauma, interpersonal neurobiology, and trauma-based disorders.
We illuminate the mechanisms underlying how brain and body processes are shaped by attachment and emotion during development. Discover how the experiences of trauma, deprivation, and neglect impact the developing mind and how therapeutic relationship can promote healing.
1) Outline 3 models for trauma treatment.
2) Integrate aspects of the mind/body connection.
3) Identify 5 steps in effective use of EMDR.
4) Describe 5 ways to use brain research in clinical treatment.
5) Evaluate 2 models designed to foster mindfulness in clients.
“A Mindfulness Approach To Trauma” Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD with program introduction by Marion Solomon, PhD
“Mindfulness and The Person Of The Therapist” Daniel Siegel, MD
“Putting Neuroplasticity into Clinical Practice with Neurofeedback: Rewiring the Brains of Children and Adults Who Lack Safety, Self-Regulation, Capacity for Play and Executive Functioning” Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD
“Integrating Mindfulness into the Moment: A Clinician’s Map for Cultivating Awareness, Attention and Intention” Pat Ogden, PhD
Panel discussion Day 1 Friday Presenters
“Redefining Trauma and Its Hidden Connections: Identifying and Reprocessing the Experiential Contributors to a Wide Variety of Disorders” Francine Shapiro, PhD
“Healing Trauma and Creating Secure Attachments Through EMDR" Debra Wesselman, MS, LIMHP
“Safety as a Transformative State: Mindfulness from a Polyvagal Perspective” Stephen W. Porges, PhD
“Primary Process Brain-Emotional Imbalances in Depression: Toward Direct Affective Interventions in Psychotherapeutic Practice” Jaak Panksapp, PhD
“Intersubjective Mindfulness: Facilitating Mindfulness in the Traumatized Child though the Mindfulness of the Therapist” Dan Hughes, PhD
Panel discussion Day 2 All Presenters
“…and His Heart Grew Three Times Bigger That Day” (Dr. Seuss): Using Dyadic Mindfulness to Enhance Receptive Affective Capacity in Both Patient and Therapist Diana Fosha, PhD
“Trauma, the Brain, and Consciousness” V. S. Ramachandran, MD
“The Art and Science of Trauma Treatment “Pat Ogden, PhD and Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD
“The Reciprocal Organization of the Cerebral Hemispheres and its Implications For Our Understanding of Mind’ Iain McGilchrest, MD
Panel discussion Day 3 All Presenters
Program CD Price: $180.00
Homestudy Price: $200.00
Homestudy Credit: 21 CE hours
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