Beginning

3 courses | 72 hours | 4 days

  • Understand the physiological basis of trauma. 

  • Learn about containment, resourcing and empowerment. 

  • Study tracking skills, titration and establishing continuity through the felt sense. 

  • Practice establishing defensive orienting responses, completion and discharge. 

  • Explore coupling dynamics, the elements of internal experience (SIBAM), and integrating experiential polarities, in order to restore creative self-regulation. 

  • Be able to identify, normalize, and stabilize traumatic reactions. 

  • Attain skills to avoid pitfalls of re-traumatization and false memory. 

  • Learn to uncouple fear from immobility; re-establish and maintain healthy boundaries. 

  • Integrate trauma work into ongoing therapy. 

  • Acquire short-term solutions to acute and chronic symptoms.