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[CPD Opportunity] Developing Your Trauma Toolkit 13th and 14th May 2023

28/03/2023 15:12 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

IACP CPD-Approved Hours: 12

This 2 day interactive, theoretical & practical workshop will introduce the central principles of trauma-informed practice & help therapists & mental health practitioners develop confidence in working with clients’ trauma. Combining current trauma research, experiential exercises, skills practice & using a somatic approach, it will explore some of trauma’s

neurophysiological aspects, develop familiarity with interventions that address these aspects & aid the practitioner in developing a trauma toolkit.

Course Content: The two days will incorporate two trauma models to explore:

  • Key components, sources & symptoms of psychological trauma;
  • The three stage approach to working with trauma and the therapist’s role in each; 
  • The importance of regulation and how to use it in therapy; Fight/Flight/Freeze/Collapse responses; 
  • Some dynamics of attachment/developmental trauma; 
  • Trauma’s brain-body link & relevance of using the body in working with it; 
  • The importance of the therapeutic relationship using a polyvagal lens

Some stage-specific practical skills and interventions to:

  • Help clients learn to regulate
  • Bring a client back from a hypo/hyperaroused state using trauma-safe adjustmentso Start to process traumatic memories using the body
  • Help clients develop resources, re-orientate to & appreciate their strengths;
  • Begin to integrate their experiences and make meaning of their trauma.

Dates & Time: Sat 13th and Sun 14th May 9.30am – 4.30pm

Venue: Online via Zoom™ (places are limited)

Delivery: Presentation, facilitator-led fishbowls & experiential exercises. Breakout rooms will be used for skills practice. Full handouts provided

Cost & Booking: €240

Booking: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/developing-your-trauma-toolkit-2-day-training-tickets-515805346677

More Information:

Contact: insight@patriciaallengarrett.ie / www.patriciaallengarrett.ie

Facilitator: Patricia Allen-Garrett, BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Counselling &Psychotherapy, Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy, MIAHIP, ECP

The Irish Association of Humanistic
& Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) CLG.

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email: admin@iahip.org

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