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Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy I: Clinical Perspectives
Part of the Series: Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy
"This work is really about evoking the client's own intelligence, their own wisdom. It's not an authoritative model where I know what's best for the client. All I'm doing is tracking their body, attuning with them and stimulating them to…
Treating Complex PTSD II - Stabilization Techniques; Therapeutic Modalities
Part of the Series: Treating Complex PTSD
Topics Importance of Stabilization Work Stabilization Techniques Adjunctive Therapies in PTSD Treatment EMDR as Resource Development Psychodrama Group Therapy Body-Oriented Group Work
The ACE Study I - Childhood Trauma and Adult Health
Part of the Series: The ACE Study
"I think of my training as a medical student; I learned nothing of this. I think every medical student should be taught about adverse childhood experiences, abuse, violence, and neurodevelopment, and how the consequences will lay hidden right in front…
Trauma & Dissociation in Children I: Behavioral Impacts
Part of the Series: Trauma & Dissociation in Children
"[Traumatized children] have problems with their body where they can't understand signals from their body and have a lot of somatic symptoms. They can't integrate their memories. They have difficulty, of course, relating with other people. So there's a whole…
Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy II: Treatment Modalities
Part of the Series: Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy
"Therapists, by and large, are trained to work with the verbal communication. So we kind of have to untrain ourselves a little bit from just working with the words, to being interested in the gestures, in the changes in posture,…
Treating Complex PTSD I: Clinical Issues
Part of the Series: Treating Complex PTSD
Topics Areas of Competence in PTSD Treatment Cycle of Victimization Intimate Relationships Role of the Therapist in PTSD Treatment Body Disregulation Personal Skills Training Putting Feelings Into Words
Severe Early Trauma I: The Long-Term Effects
Part of the Series: Severe Early Trauma
Topics The Effects of Trauma Range of Symptoms Affect Regulation Dissociation Interpersonal Relationships View of Self Somatization Meaning of Life Defining Complex PTSD
Trauma and Memory I - The Dissociative Defense
Part of the Series: Trauma and Memory
Topics Comparing Normal and Traumatic Memory The Development of Amnesias Behavior and Sensorimotor Memory The Biology of Memory Dissociation Memory and Child Development
Complex PTSD in Children I: Etiology, Assessment, Advocacy
Part of the Series: Complex PTSD in Children
Topics Incidence and Effects of Trauma Importance of Early Intervention Assessment Trauma reenactment Diagnosis Assessing the Parents Evaluating the Children Roles of the Therapist
Severe Early Trauma II: Therapy for Adult Survivors
Part of the Series: Severe Early Trauma
Topics What Clients Bring to Therapy Flashbacks Affect Regulation Dissociation Social Interaction Self-Blame Somatic Symptoms Obstacles to Therapy
Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy III: Children and Groups
Part of the Series: Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy
"Traditional psychotherapy or talk therapy, and action-oriented approaches that really engage mind and body in unison, aren't and shouldn't be two separate tracks, but really are best served when they co-exist and are integrated. And that's something that our center…
Complex PTSD in Children II: Therapeutic Interventions
Part of the Series: Complex PTSD in Children
Topics Stabilization and Safety Establishing Internal Safety Learning to Talk in Therapy Dissociation Working with Parents as Partners Processing the Trauma The Use of EMDR Group Work Integration Therapist Self-Care
Trauma and Memory II - The Intrusive Past
Part of the Series: Trauma and Memory
Topics Body Memories Flashbacks Trauma Triggers Victim Guilt Memory Impairment and Remembering Therapy and Safety
The ACE Study II: Healthcare Implications
Part of the Series: The ACE Study
Building on the findings described in Part I, this video describes the ACE Study's implications for medical evaluation, treatment, and training. The presenters also discuss research showing that comprehensive patient evaluations can reduce healthcare costs. Topics Neurobiology of trauma Trauma…
Trauma & Dissociation in Children II: Issues for Interviewers
Part of the Series: Trauma & Dissociation in Children
"It is very important for the interviewer or evaluator to stay attuned to the child's psychological state during the interview. Because the last thing we would want to do is retraumatize the child by the way that we interview them…
Trauma & Dissociation in Children III: Guidelines for Prosecutors
Part of the Series: Trauma & Dissociation in Children
"In order to investigate a case of suspected child abuse or litigate that case, you have to not only understand the legal issues, which are complex enough, but one really has to understand something about child development, about the impact…
Body-Oriented Trauma Therapy
Over the past several years, many therapists have found that working with clients to identify where and how they hold trauma in their body and helping them to release it can be far more effective than traditional talk therapy alone.…
3 videos
Trauma & Dissociation in Children
"In order to investigate a case of suspected child abuse or litigate that case, you have to not only understand the legal issues, which are complex enough, but one really has to understand something about child development, about the impact…
3 videos
The ACE Study
"We saw that things like intractable smoking, things like promiscuity, use of street drugs, heavy alcohol consumption, etc., these were fairly common in the backgrounds of many of the patients...These were merely techniques they were using, these were merely coping…
2 videos
Complex PTSD in Children
"What we really need to do to help these children is not that difficult, it's not that hard. It's something that could conceivably be available in every school system, available to every child: someone who can empathically listen to what…
2 videos