Treatment for trauma, substance abuse, sexual compulsivity and eating disorders

Discovering Peace Within: Using Yoga, Breathwork and Mindfulness to Beat the Winter Blues

Vienna Presbyterian Church 124 Park Street NE & Church St., Vienna

Workshop Objectives: Following this workshop, participants will be able to: Utilize a variety of simple, experiential breathing techniques to calm the body and decease anxiety. Be able to use trauma sensitive yoga techniques to as a body based way of grounding and managing both anxiety and depression. incorporate several mindfulness practices to promote a sense...

It’s Not About the Story: Using Art, Yoga and the Body in Trauma Treatment – Part I

The Wisconsin Place Community Center 5311 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington DC

Update your clinical skills by incorporating what we have learned from brain science and research supporting yoga, movement and expressive therapies. In this experientially focused workshop, participants will gain a theoretical overview of the best practices of body-centered trauma treatment while participating in experiential exercises designed to integrate these innovative, multi-sensory techniques into clinical work....

Making the Connection: Using Body-based Techniques in the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma

ISSTD Conference, Orlando, FL Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista

Workshop Description: Recent research on the treatment of chronically traumatized individuals has awakened practitioners in the mental health and addiction fields to examine the complex interactions between addictive disorders and trauma­ related treatment challenges. Whether the addiction is to substances or is a process addiction like compulsive sexuality, it impacts and alters the brain. The...

Working With The Highly Dissociative Client : Assessment, Staging Treatment and Fostering Integration

IITAP Pointe Hilton at Squaw Peak Resort 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix

For our clinical population presenting with higher levels of dissociation and complex trauma, parts stuck in the traumatic past often have difficulties making reflective rather than reflexive decisions as they battle both internal and external pressures from different self states. In this workshop, clinicians will learn about the DES and MID assessment tools to use...

Addiction Interactions and Complex Trauma: A Neurobiologically Informed Body Based Approach

IITAP Pointe Hilton at Squaw Peak Resort 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix

  Clinicians often find clinical progress stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by clients who have multiple addictions along with underlying trauma and dissociation.  Experiential activities which support our current understanding of the neurobiology of trauma united with the emergent field of body-based therapies will be introduced for more integrative healing. Through lecture...

When Words Are Not Enough: Using Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ and Other Body-based Techniques in Trauma Treatment

Maggianos Little Italy Restaurant Tysons Galleria, McLean

Clinicians often find clinical progress stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by clients who have a history of complex trauma.  Experiential activities which support our current understanding of the neurobiology of trauma united with the emergent field of body-based therapies will be introduced for more integrative healing. Through lecture and experiential exercises, this...

When Words Are Not Enough: Treating Addiction and Trauma Using a Body Based Approach

Hyatt Regency 122 North Second Street, Phoenix

Clinicians often find clinical progress stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by clients who have multiple addictions along with underlying trauma and dissociation.  Experiential activities which support our current understanding of the neurobiology of trauma united with the emergent field of body-based therapies will be introduced for more integrative healing. Through lecture and...

Making the Connection: Using Body Based Techniques in the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma

Hyatt Regency 122 North Second Street, Phoenix

Making the Connection: Using Body Based Techniques in the Treatment of Addiction and Trauma Clinicians often find clinical progress stymied by the persistent affect regulation difficulties experienced by clients who have multiple addictions along with underlying trauma and dissociation. Experiential activities which support our current understanding of the neurobiology of trauma united with the emergent...

Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame and Self -Loathing

Hyatt Regency Phoenix Cowboy - 2nd floor, Phoenix

Shame is a phenomena that is in the brain, the mind, the body and felt in the relational space between therapist and client. It is no surprise that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are a risk factor for shame and that shame is pervasive in dissociated clients. Shame is often hidden from others and by its...

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