4-Day: 33rd Annual International Trauma Conference: Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Restoration of the Self (In-Person) - Seminar

4-Day: 33rd Annual International Trauma Conference: Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Restoration of the Self (In-Person)

Where:
BOSTON, MA
When:
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - Saturday, May 21, 2022

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MULTIPLE SPEAKERS

JEFF JONES

Jeff Jones, COO and Founder of Afro Flow Yoga®, a multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, musical director, composer and co-creator with his wife and founder, Leslie Salmon Jones. His mastery of African-inspired rhythms, and his use of the Djembe (from Ghana), congas, bongos, Sudanese Acholi lyre, Indian bells, tambourine creates a healing musical journey. He has performed for the inaugurations of President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jeffrey Jones is the founder and musical director of Afro Flow Yoga®. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jeffrey Jones has no relevant non-financial relationships.

JACK SAUL, PHD

Jack Saul, PhD, is the founding director of the International Trauma Studies Program (ITSP). As a psychologist and family therapist, he has created numerous programs for populations that have endured war, torture, and political violence, including the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, the FEMA funded Post 9/11 Downtown Community Resource Center in Lower Manhattan, REFRGE: Refugee Resource Center, and Theater Arts Against Political Violence. He has written about this work in his book, Collective Trauma, Collective Healing: Promoting Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster (Routledge, 2013).

Dr. Saul is the recipient of the American Family Therapy Academy Award for Distinguished Contribution to Social Justice, and the Marion Langer Award for Human Rights and Social Change of the American Association for Orthopsychiatry. He has a private practice in Manhattan and consults to humanitarian, human rights, and media organizations on staff stress management and trauma-informed care.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jack Saul is the founding Director of the International Trauma Studies Program and the founding director of REFUGE. He maintains a private practice and has employment relations with Columbia University and the Norwegian Institute for Expressive Arts Therapies. He receives royalties as a published author. Jack Saul receives a speaking honorarium from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Jack Saul has no relevant non-financial relationships.

MATT FLEISCHMAN, PHD

Matthew Fleischman, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist in Eugene, Oregon. Matt was Principal Investigator on an NIMH grant on the implementation of behavioral family treatment programs in several protective services units in Oregon that achieved an 80% reduction in out-of-home placements. In 1989, he was introduced to neurofeedback by Dr. Gene Peniston, a pioneer in the field. Matt has taught in the US and abroad on the integration of neurofeedback and behavior therapy. Over the course of his career, he has worked with many modalities of neurofeedback including qEEG-based protocols, LENS, pirHEG, SMR/beta range trainings and Infra Low Frequency neurofeedback.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Matthew Fleischman is the director of the Neurofeedback Advocacy Project. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Matthew Fleischman is a member of the American Psychological Association.

ANGELIKA Y. SADAR, MA, BCN

Angelika Sadar, MA, BCN, Licensed Psychologist, certified in clinical hypnosis, clinical director of Sadar Psychological and Sports Center, and has been the executive director of the Northeast Region Biofeedback Society since 2013.



Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Angelika Sadar is the owner of Sadar Psychological and Sports Center. She has employment relationships with the Trauma Research Foundation and the Northeast Region Biofeedback Society. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Angelika Sadar is a member of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.

RACHEL YEHUDA, PH.D.

Rachel Yehuda, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, is the Director of the Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research. She is also Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, which includes the PTSD clinical research program and the Neurochemistry and Neuroendocrinology laboratory the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Yehuda is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic stress studies.

She has authored more than 450 published papers, chapters, and books in the field of traumatic stress and the neurobiology of PTSD. Her current interests include the study of risk and resilience factors, psychological and biological predictors of treatment response in PTSD, genetic and epigenetic studies of PTSD and the intergenerational transmission of trauma an PTSD. She has an active federally-funded clinical and research program that welcomes local and international students and clinicians.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Rachel Yehuda has an employment relationship with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Rachel Yehuda is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the International Society for Neuroscience, and the Anxiety Disorder Association of America. She serves on the scientific advisory board for the National Anxiety Foundation. Dr. Yehuda is an ad hoc grant reviewer for the VA Merit Review Committee, the Department of Defense (DOD), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

ELIZABETH CALL, PSYD

Elizabeth Call, PsyD,Psychologist in private practice. Therapy team member, MDMA study, the Trauma Research Foundation.



Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Elizabeth Call maintains a private practice, and has an employment relationship with the EMDR Institute. She receives a consulting fee from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Dr. Call is a sub-investigator for FDA phase III trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy sponsored by MAPS/MPBC and The Trauma Research Foundation. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Elizabeth Call is a member of the EMDR International Association.

SUSAN WALKER, MD

Susan Walker MD, Instructor in psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Cambridge Health Alliance. MDMA Therapy Team Member, The Trauma Research Foundation.



Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Susan Walker is a clinical sub-investigator and therapist with MAPS/MPBC and The Trauma Research Foundation. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Susan Walker is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Psychiatric Association.

FRANCIS GUERRIERO, MA, LICSW

Francis Guerriero, MA, LICSW,
Private practice, Cambridge, MA; MDMA Therapy team member, The Trauma Research Foundation.



Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Francis Guerriero maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the Trauma Research Foundation. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Francis Guerriero has a professional relationship as a therapist and sub-investigator under Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

MICHAEL ALPERT, MD

Michael D. Alpert, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, BayCove Mental Health Center, Boston Harvard Medical School; MDMA Therapy team member, the Trauma Research Foundation.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Michael Alpert maintains a private practice. He has employment relationships with Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, and Trauma Research Foundation. Dr. Alpert receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Michael Alpert is a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, MD

BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, MD 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: Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is a professor at Boston University School of Medicine, the Director of the Trauma Center, and the National Complex Trauma Network. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. van der Kolk receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Bessel van der Kolk has no relevant non-financial relationships.

SCOTT MCKERNAN

Bio coming soon

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Scott McKernan has employment relationships with The New School Counseling Center and Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Scott McKernan has no relevant non-financial relationships.

OLIVIA RESTO

Olivia Resto’s research interests include the variety of ways in which trauma can impact on one’s mind and body. Looking specifically at how effects of trauma manifest themselves in the body and voice. As well, she is working to further understand the role that dissociation pays in managing the effects of trauma while working towards her masters degree.



Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Olivia Resto is a research assistant with the Voice and Trauma research and connection group. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Olivia Resto has no relevant non-financial relationships.

SARAH BERANBAUM

Sarah Beranbaum,is a PhD student advisor in Clinical Psychology at the New School for Social Research, and a researcher in the Trauma and Affective Psychophysiology Lab, led by Dr. Wendy D’Andrea. Sarah is a contributing author for the Field Guide, a community trainer, and a licensed yoga instructor.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Sarah Beranbaum is the co-supervisor & trainer at The New School Counseling Center. She is a research assistant & lab manager at The New School for Social Research. Sarah Beranbaum is a program evaluation consultant for Exhale to Inhale. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sarah Beranbaum has no relevant non-financial relationships.

WENDY D'ANDREA, PHD

Dr. D'Andrea's research focuses on the psychobiological alterations associated with exposure to complex trauma. This work has focused on changes in factors such as affect recognition and regulation, attention and cognition, relationship, and identity, with an eye towards using lab-based and physiological methodologies for assessment. Her work also attempts to unpack the contributions of marginalization to ways in which individuals adapt to adversity. This research unfolds both the lab as well as in the field, in psychosocial intervention settings. Dr. D'Andrea received her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Michigan and completed her postdoctoral training at the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute. She is an associate professor of psychology and director of clinical training at The New School in New York, NY. .



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Wendy D’Andrea is an associate professor at The New School.

Non-financial: Wendy D’Andrea is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; American Psychological Society; International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation; and the American Psychological Association Div. 56, Trauma Psychology.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of All Days, Full Attendance
[+] [-] 25th Annual International Trauma Conference: Psychological Trauma Neuroscience, Attachment, and Therapeutic Interventions



Breakdown for Continuing Education Credits by Event
[+] [-] Play-Based Healing with Children and Adolescents
[+] [-] Embodiment, Theater and Using Shakespeare to Organize Traumatized Minds and Bodies
[+] [-] Neurofeedback for Developmental Trauma: Principles and Applications in Real Life Settings
[+] [-] From Empathic Distress to Compassion: Building Resilience in the Face of Trauma
[+] [-] The Use of Mind-Altering Substances- MDMA, Psilocybin, and Marijuana for Treating PTSD and Other Mental Distress
[+] [-] How Neuroscience Can Inform Clinical Practice
[+] [-] Full Day: Expressive and Sensory-Based Approaches: Translating Trauma Research into Innovative Treatments
[+] [-] Full Day: A Return to Embodied Learning: Explore SMART Foundations and Beyond
[+] [-] Block 1: Basic Neurobiology
[+] [-] Block 2: Trauma and Society
[+] [-] Block 3: Frontiers of Therapeutic Interventions
[+] [-] Block 4: Social Justice
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