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Somatic Interventions for Treating Complex Trauma with Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

OUTLINE

The Neurobiological Legacy of Trauma

The Nature of Traumatic Memory

Neurobiologically-informed Trauma Treatment

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity

Challenges of Trauma Treatment

Therapy as a Laboratory for the Practice of New Actions

The Role of Neuroplasticity

Somatic Resolution of Traumatic Events

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the neurobiological effects of traumatic experience.
  2. Identify implicit and procedural memories of trauma.
  3. Recognize role of autonomic arousal in exacerbating symptoms.
  4. Discuss how “the body keeps the score” as it relates to trauma.
  5. Describe basic principles of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy how it can inform treatment.
  6. Integrate mindfulness-based techniques in traditional treatments.
  7. Identify animal defense survival responses in trauma patients.
  8. Describe the roles of substance abuse, eating disorders and self-destructive behavior as trauma symptoms.
  9. Implement ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ interventions to address unsafe behavior.
  10. Describe a somatic approach to resolving traumatic experience.
  11. Differentiate past experience from present moment experience as it relates to the treatment of trauma.
  12. Utilize right brain-to-right brain communication to improve the effectiveness of trauma treatment.
Copyright : 05/12/2016

In-Session: Working with Somatic Components to Overcome Trauma Related Fears of Feeling Good

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Objectives

  1. Describe the characteristics of the split brain and its implications for trauma treatment.
  2. Discover aspects of sensorimotor psychotherapy as it relates to the treatment of trauma.

Outline

  1. Introduction of client
  2. Psychological Trauma Flip Chart
    1. The Split Brain
  3. Client Questions
  4. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  5. Expressing Emotions
  6. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  7. Anger
  8. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  9. Accepting Anger
  10. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  11. Safe feelings
  12. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  13. Client Feelings Survival
  14. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  15. Trusting the Protective Parts
  16. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
  17. Communicating with your Body
    1. The Trickle Down Affect
  18. Recap and Analyzation with Janina

Copyright : 01/01/2017

In-Session: Steps Toward Healing Traumatic Attachment & Borderline Personality Disorder

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Objectives

Outline

  1. Introduction of Client
  2. Psychological Trauma Flip Chart
    1. The Split Brain
  3. Client Background
  4. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
    1. Domestic Violence in Pregnancy
  5. Attachment
  6. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
    1. Domestic Violence and Attachment
  7. Anger in Relationships
  8. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
    1. Structure Dissociation Model
  9. Childhood Attachment
  10. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
    1. Earned Secure Attachment
  11. Internal Attachment
  12. Recap and Analyzation with Janina
    1. Internal Attachment

Copyright : 01/01/2017

BONUS: Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma

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Objectives

  1. Evaluate the effects of shame and self-loathing symptoms and identify how these symptoms inform treatment interventions.
  2. Determine the impact of the neurobiological effects of shame as it relates to clinical practice.
  3. Evaluate cognitive schemas and its clinical implications.
  4. Articulate the foundation of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy as it relates to clinical treatment.
  5. Apply simple yet effective clinical interventions drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy to alleviate symptoms in clients.
  6. Utilize clinical techniques, such as, memory processing, cognitive-behavioral and ego state as related to clinical treatment.

Outline

The Neurobiology of Shame

Shame and Attachment: Its Evolutionary Purpose The Meaning of Shame in the Treatment of Trauma Treating Shame Healing Shame: Acceptance and Compassion

Copyright : 12/12/2016