Join Dr. Somer George, LPC, Kirke Olson, Psy.D, and Dr. Greg Czyszczon, LPC, as they describe their innovative, attachment-based program that serves children and families involved in the child welfare system in Virginia. The Secure Child Program makes use of Ainsworth’s Strange Situation assessment, the Adult Attachment Interview, and the Parent Development Interview to create a plan of intervention for … Read More
Finding Our Way Along the Healing Path ~ By James Finley
What follows is the introduction to a book that James Finley is currently writing on the spirituality of healing. We are deeply grateful to him for sharing these rich words with us, describing an intimate and vulnerable journey towards healing. Dr. Finley will join our Living Journal webinar on January 13, 2021 to discuss our innate capacity to be more … Read More
Advanced Training in Complex Trauma and Dissociation
Western Canada. Online. This training will focus on body-informed understanding of more complex cases and issues, strengthening skills in Sensorimotor work, and introduce new interventions and techniques that address the special challenges posed by complex trauma and dissociative patients.
SPI Level I Affect Dysregulation, Survival Defenses, and Traumatic Memory
Oslo, Norway. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute Level I Training. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma Themes
Eastern Canada. Online. Six-module course. Basics of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for working with traumatic experience, practice the basic skills that you will be able to apply immediately with your clients who are distressed or traumatized and touch on adaptations of SP skills for more complex clinical situations.
Resilience: 6 Steps to BOUNCE Back
by Mary Meador, MD What is resilience? It is the quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure, trauma or misfortune overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to bounce back. The initial research on resilience was started by Norman Garmezy in the 1970s. … Read More
Gathering the Self: A Necessary Act That is Fractured by Trauma
By Sarah Peyton, author of Your Resonant Self As I prepared myself to present a weekend workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia called Healing Addiction: Acknowledging the Impact of Trauma, I thought about the beauty of the words, “gathering oneself together.” There’s the in-breath that comes with the contracted diaphragm, a counterintuitive shortening of muscle that leads to the expansion of … Read More