Working with Early Relational Trauma and Dissociation e-learning course
Speaker: Dr Arielle Schwartz
Product: e-learning course
CPD Hours: 3
Instructions on how to access the e-learning course will be included in a downloadable document in your booking confirmation email (under ‘Download’). The e-learning course becomes available within 24 hours from placing the order and online access remains available for 2 years from the date you receive the e-learning course.
Growing up afraid, has ramifications for cognitive, emotional and physical development that persist into adulthood until one has sufficient support to heal. This is not a character weakness; it is a learned stress disorder. In this engaging and practical discussion with Dr Arielle Schwartz, we consider how therapists can help their clients reclaim their lives from the costs of childhood trauma by deepening compassion and reducing shame that often accompanies developmental wounds.
Full Course Information
Dr Schwartz presents a Resilience Informed Approach, which applies research on trauma recovery to form a strength-based, trauma treatment model that includes EMDR therapy, somatic psychology, parts-work and relational psychotherapy.
Specifically, we discuss:
- What exactly does attunement mean in the context of early relational trauma; and why we need to consider mutual regression as a precursor to self-regulation
- Tronick’s Rule of Thirds and how this can help us understand early relational trauma
- How Polyvagal Theory helps us understand the Social Nervous System
- Do phobias maintain dissociation and what this means for therapy
- Walking the tightrope of memory retrieval in our therapeutic approach
- Using parts-work for early relational trauma and dissociation – keeping in mind the increased awareness of introjects
About the speaker
Arielle Schwartz, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist, EMDR Therapy consultant, and certified yoga instructor with a private practice in Boulder, Colorado. She earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University and holds a Masters degree in Somatic Psychology through Naropa University. She is the author of three books: The Complex PTSD Workbook: A Mind-Body Approach to Emotional Control and Becoming Whole (Althea Press, 2017), EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment (W. W. Norton, 2018) and The Post Traumatic Growth Guidebook. She is a core teacher with The Maiberger Institute offering Advanced Workshops on topics of EMDR Therapy, Somatic Psychology, Attachment Trauma, and Chronic Pain. Her psychotherapy practice specializes in PTSD, Complex PTSD, grief and loss, resilience, and therapeutic yoga. She is dedicated to offering informational mental health and wellness updates through her writing, public speaking, social media presence, and blog. Learn more at www.drarielleschwartz.com