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2016-2017 Certificate Program in Traumatic Stress Studies

When:
Monday, October 17, 2016 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017





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BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, M.D.

BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, M.D. Bessel A. Van der Kolk, M.D., is a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress. His work integrates developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment.

Dr. van der Kolk and his various collaborators have published extensively on the impact of trauma on development, such as dissociative problems, borderline personality and self-mutilation, cognitive development, memory, and the psychobiology of trauma. He has published over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles on such diverse topics as neuroimaging, self-injury, memory, neurofeedback, Developmental Trauma, yoga, theater and EMDR.

He is founder of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts and president of the Trauma Research Foundation, which promotes clinical, scientific and educational projects.

His 2014 #1 New York Times best seller, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma, transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring – specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust. He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neurofeedback, somatically based therapies, EMDR, psychodrama, play, yoga, and other therapies.

Dr. van der Kolk is the past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School. He regularly teaches at conferences, universities, and hospitals around the world.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Bessel van der Kolk is a professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Bessel van der Kolk has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

MARGARET BLAUSTEIN, PHD

Margaret E. Blaustein, Ph.D., is a practicing clinical psychologist whose career has focused on the understanding and treatment of complex childhood trauma and its sequelae. Dr. Blaustein is co-developer of the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) treatment framework (Kinniburgh & Blaustein, 2005), and co-author of the text, Treating Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Fostering Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (Blaustein & Kinniburgh, 2010).

Dr. Blaustein’s work has been hailed as “a landmark for understanding and treating traumatized children” by world renowned trauma expert Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, and has been embraced by over 300 agencies and/or child-serving systems in the U.S. and abroad who use the ARC framework.

She has provided extensive training and consultation to providers worldwide. Dr. Blaustein is the director of the Center for Trauma Training in Needham, MA, and is actively involved in local, regional, and national collaborative groups dedicated to the empathic, respectful, and effective provision of services to this population.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Margaret Blaustein is the director of training and education at the Trauma Center in Boston. She is an author and receives royalties from Guilford Publications.

Nonfinancial: Margaret Blaustein has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

ROBERT AIKIN, LICSW

Robbie Aikin, LICSW, is a psychotherapist with a private practice in New Hampshire who uses SMART, Sand Tray, and EMDR in his practice with children.

DAVID EMERSON, E-RYT

David Emerson, Coordinator of Yoga Services Program, is an accomplished yoga instructor and founder of the Black Lotus Yoga Project, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to the teaching of yoga to individuals with PTSD. Mr. Emerson was responsible for the implementation, supervision and oversight of the yoga intervention component of the two recent pilot studies conducted by Dr. van der Kolk to assess the utility and feasibility of yoga instruction with traumatized adults with PTSD. Mr. Emerson has extensive experience in the instruction of yoga with PTSD and mental illness populations, and has developed and conducted yoga groups for several rape crisis, domestic violence, mental health and veterans administration centers and clinics throughout Greater Boston.

DEBORAH KORN, PSYD

Deborah L. Korn, PsyD, maintains a private practice in Cambridge, MA, is an adjunct training faculty member at the Trauma Research Foundation and is a senior faculty member at the EMDR Institute. Dr. Korn has authored or coauthored numerous articles and chapters focused on EMDR therapy, including comprehensive reviews of EMDR applications with Complex PTSD. She is an EMDR International Association-approved consultant and is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. She presents and consults internationally on the treatment of adult survivors of childhood abuse and neglect. Every Memory Deserves Respect, her new book about EMDR therapy-co-authored with Michael Baldwin and written for the layperson-will be in bookstores May 25, 2021.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Deborah Korn maintains a private practice. She is an EMDR facilitator and instructor with the EMDR Institute. Dr. Korn is a faculty member at the Trauma Center. She is a co-investigator in an NIMH-funded study of EMDR vs. Prozac in the treatment of PTSD with Bessel van der Kolk, MD.

Non-financial: Deborah Korn is a member of the EMDRIA Clinical Advisory Board. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research.

JOSEPH SPINAZZOLA, PHD

Joseph Spinazzola, Ph.D., holds an appointment at Boston University School of Medicine and is actively involved with provision of direct services to individuals and providers, serving as a clinician, clinical supervisor, and senior trainer. Dr. Spinazzola is Co-Director of the Complex Trauma Treatment Network, a national initiative to transform large regional and statewide systems of care, operated through our Center’s Category II National Child Traumatic Stress Network site award. Dr. Spinazzola specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of complex trauma in children and adults, and is the author of a number of publications in this area as well as on the topic of youth violence prevention. Dr. Spinazzola holds particular interest in dissociative coping adaptations in survivors of chronic maltreatment and neglect and in the role of transformative action in the recovery process.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joseph Spinazzola has no relevant financial relationship to disclose.

Nonfinancial: Joseph Spinazzola has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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