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The Body Keeps the Score: Trauma Healing through the Senses with Bessel van der Kolk.

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The Body Keeps the Score: Trauma Healing through the Senses with Bessel van der Kolk.

Join Dr. Bessel van der Kolk live, with special guest Licia Sky, as he presents his signature presentation on treating the imprints of trauma on the body, mind, and soul…

absolutely FREE.

Register HERE!

"I'm presenting this training to serve as both a guide and an invitation—an invitation to dedicate ourselves to facing the reality of trauma, to explore how best to treat it, and to commit ourselves, as a society, to using every means we have to prevent it." — Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

Let Dr. van der Kolk show you how to apply proven methods and approaches like neurofeedback, EMDR, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and sensory integration in your clinical practice — so you can experience the satisfaction of helping even your toughest client heal from deep-rooted trauma.

Don't miss your opportunity to learn from one of the most influential voices in the field of trauma treatment.

What you'll learn from this exclusive training from Dr. Bessel van der Kolk…
Part 1 | Neuroscience & Brain Development
  • Neuroscience and brain development
  • How children learn to regulate their arousal systems
  • How the brain regulates itself
  • Developmental psychopathology: The derailment of developmental processes and brain development due to trauma, abuse, and neglect
  • How the brain responds to treatment
Early Life Trauma
  • Interpersonal neurobiology
  • Adaptations to trauma early in the life cycle
  • Loss of affect regulation
  • Chronic destructive relationships towards self and others
  • Dissociation and amnesia
  • Somatization
  • Self-blame, guilt, and shame
  • Chronic distrust and identification with the aggressor
Part 2 | Attachment, Trauma, and Psychopathology
  • The breakdown of information processing in trauma
  • Mirror neuron systems and brain development
  • How to overcome the destabilization and disintegration
  • The compulsion to repeat – origins and solutions
  • Difference between disorganized attachment and traumatic stress
Neuroscience, Trauma, Memory, and the Body
  • The neurobiology of traumatic stress
  • Learned helplessness and learned agency
  • Restoring active mastery and the ability to attend to current experiences
  • Somatic re-experiencing of trauma-related sensations and affects that serve as engines for continuing maladaptive behaviours
  • How mind and brain mature in the context of caregiving systems
Part 3 | The Diagnosis of Treatment of Trauma-Related Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD)
  • Affect and impulse dysregulation
  • Disturbances of attention, cognition, and consciousness
  • Distortions in self-perception and systems of meaning
  • Interpersonal difficulties
  • Somatization and biological dysregulation
  • The development of DTD in the DSM-5® as a diagnosis and its implications for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
The Latest Research on Trauma-specific Treatment Interventions
  • Experiential body-oriented therapy exercises with Licia Sky
  • The role of body-oriented and neurologically-based therapies to resolve the traumatic past 
  • Alternatives to drugs and talk therapy 
  • EMDR 
  • Self-regulation, including yoga 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Play and theatre 
  • Dance, movement, and sensory integration 
  • Neurofeedback 

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