PTSD can be viewed as a condition where the body and mind have not, yet, recognized that a traumatic event is over. The body’s nervous system continues to mobilise for defensive fight / flight or protective freeze. At the same time, PTSD can be seen as a failure of mindful dual awareness, which results in over reliance on, and hypervigilance for internal cues and symptoms and an inability to recognise the present as different from the past.
This practical, two day workshop which would be relevant for psychotherapists, counsellors, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers is aimed at equipping delegates with neurophysical and psychophysical theory, principles and tools – which allow us in our therapeutic interactions to help our clients:
Through case-vignettes and examples, delegates will learn to:
The workshop is consistent with and would be a beneficial adjunct to multiple modalities of psychotherapy or specialised trauma therapy (including analytical, dynamic and somatic approaches, cognitive behavioural and EMDR).
Participants will each receive a laminated version of the new 6-colour ANS table to keep and continue to use in their work and for their own self-care.
Continuing professional development through seminars, workshops and conferences for psychotherapists, counsellors and psychologists.