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Live Webinar

Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma


Faculty:
Janina Fisher, Ph.D.
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC045995
Brochure Code:
PWZ86430
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD

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Description

Shame often prevents your traumatized clients’ recovery and hampers their ability to find relief and perspective despite effective treatment. Feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy interfere with taking in positive experiences, leaving only hopelessness. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn effective experiential exercises drawn from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy from internationally renowned trauma expert Janina Fisher, Ph.D. Dr. Fisher will show you how to help clients relate to their symptoms with mindful dual awareness and curiosity rather than automatic acceptance. If you are frustrated with the lack of treatment success in your traumatized clients, this workshop will provide the solutions for long-term healing.

Despite your best efforts, unshakeable feelings of shame and self-hatred often undermine treatment: your clients repeatedly take two steps forward, then one step back. In this one of a kind workshop you will understand shame from a neurobiological perspective – as a survival strategy driving somatic responses of automatic obedience and total submission – enforced by the client’s punitive introspection.

Attend this seminar and learn to integrate traditional psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral techniques with Sensorimotor interventions that emphasize posture, movement and gesture. With these new techniques, issues of shame can become an avenue to transformation rather than a source of stuckness.
 

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Janina Fisher, Ph.D.'s Profile

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Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice; Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute; and EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Credit Provider; former president of the New England Society for the Treatment of of Trauma and Dissociation; and a former instructor, Harvard Medical School. An international writer and lecturer on the treatment of trauma, she is co-author with Pat Ogden of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Attachment and Trauma, and author of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation and Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities. For more information, go to www.janinafisher.com.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Janina Fisher is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Janina Fisher has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


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Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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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. Assess 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

  • The role of shame in traumatic experience
  • Shame as an animal defense survival response
  • Effects of shame on autonomic arousal
  • Why shame is so treatmentresistant

Shame and Attachment: Its Evolutionary Purpose

  • Shame and the attachment system
  • Rupture and repair in attachment formation
  • What happens to shame without interpersonal repair

The Meaning of Shame in the Treatment of Trauma

  • Disgust, degradation, and humiliation interpreted as “who I am”
  • Cognitive schemas that exacerbate shame
  • Internal working models predict the future and determine our actions

Treating Shame: Working from the “Bottom Up”

  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Physiological state as the entry point for treatment
  • Regulating shame states with somatic interventions
  • Using mindfulness-based techniques to inhibit self-judgment

Healing Shame: Acceptance and Compassion

  • Re-contextualizing shame as a younger self or part
  • Dual awareness of who we are now and who we were then
  • Getting to know our “selves”
  • Bringing our adult capacity to our childhood vulnerability 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Other Medical Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 84

Comments

PATRICIA T

"Dr Fisher is one of my favorite teachers! I always learn something new and benefit from her commitment to share her knowledge and experience"

Anita G

"a wonderful presentation !"

Sylvia S

"Questions were answered in detail"

Woldemariam G

"Super star faculty with masterful content and delivery. Met my need quite well"

Marti L

"Janina Fisher was outstanding! I bought her book. I would like to take more of her courses/webinars."

Sheila F

"Excellent course. I would go to her for therapy myself."

John R

"Well done presentation. "

Kim S

"Always delightful Thank you "

Rachel G

"Dr. Fisher is engaging and an amazing presenter and educator. I am going to attend another one of her workshops in the future."

Shannon S

"This was extraordinarily useful and insightful information. I look forward to the use of what I learned in this training with my clients."

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