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Neuroscience & Yoga in the Treatment of Trauma

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Objectives

  1. Analyze the neuroscience research regarding the impact of trauma on the brain and nervous system as it relates to clinical treatment.
  2. Describe the “window of tolerance” and how to use it to inform treatment planning and interventions.
  3. Provide psychoeducation to clients regarding the specific characteristics of yoga that help reduce symptoms of trauma.
  4. Utilize yoga techniques to help improve clinical outcomes related to specific diagnosis.
  5. Demonstrate specific yoga techniques to use with clients in individual and group treatment settings.
  6. Educate clients about the clinical benefits, limitations and potential risks of utilizing yoga techniques in a clinical setting.

Outline

Neuroscience of Trauma

What Makes Yoga Suitable for Trauma Survivors? Specific Yoga Techniques and Clinical Applications (with Lab) Educating Clients

Copyright : 08/09/2018

Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice

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Objectives

  1. Evaluate ways that autonomic nervous system dysregulation contributes to PTSD symptoms.
  2. Ascertain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder which can be decreased through a trauma-sensitive yoga practice.
  3. Practice trauma-informed chair yoga postures for use in the individual or group psychotherapy session.
  4. Determine the benefits of bringing yogic deep relaxation into the therapy session.
  5. Specify yogic strategies to help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression in clients.
  6. Apply applications of chair yoga and three-part deep breathing practices into your clinical work, using scripts and practice sessions.

Outline

The Yoga Tradition and Neuropsychology

Embodied Psychotherapy Apply Trauma-Informed Yoga Postures in the Psychotherapy Session for PTSD, Anxiety and Depression Yoga and the Breath Structure of the Embodied Psychotherapy Session or Group Therapeutic Value of Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep) Using Meditation Case Study

Copyright : 06/15/2018

Integrating Yoga Skills in Trauma Treatment: Mind-Body Interventions, Attachment, Mood & Self-Regulation

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Objectives

  1. Specify yogic practices as a gentle exposure strategy for addressing emotional numbing, triggering, and the overactivated sympathetic nervous system to improve trauma treatment outcomes.
  2. Utilize specific contemplative based interventions to improve mood, strengthen emotional regulation, and build secure attachment.
  3. Apply simple, effective movement and breath strategies to help clients to replace self-limiting beliefs with a focus on values based goals.

Outline

oAddressing the challenge of developmental trauma

oReplicating the conditions for secure attachment

oInner resource imagery for grounding and self-regulation

 

Copyright : 03/20/2019