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Touch & Movement in Trauma Therapy
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
7 hr 59 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
LINDA CURRAN, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD
BETSY POLATIN, MFA, SEP, AMSAT
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
7/12/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV052677
Objectives
  1. Compare and contrast talk therapy’s top-down strategies with somatic therapy’s bottom-up processing and it’s treatment implications. 
  2. Distinguish between the sensorimotor aspect of trauma and the cognitive distortions that arise from them in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  3. Explain the ‘Window of Tolerance’ and Porges’ Polyvagal Theory as it relates to symptom management.
  4. Consider the importance of attention to both interception and exteroception in Polatin’s 50/50 Awareness intervention as it relates to clinical treatment.
  5. Illustrate how how mindfully standing, walking, or having a client balance on one foot addresses issues that traumatized people have with proprioception.
  6. Point out how a body scan (or mindfully attending to bodily sensations) addresses issues that traumatized people have with interoception.
  7. Implement two interventions to assist clients in “staying present” to their interoceptive and proprioceptive experiences.
  8. Demonstrate at least one intervention drawn from either Feldenkrais or Alexander techniques to improve treatment outcomes. 
  9. Instruct client in the theory and practice of the “Reset Breath” for symptom management.
  10. Explain the necessity of both Titration and Pendulation in Levine’s Somatic Experiencing for managing trauma symptoms.
  11. Summarize the arguments for and against the judicious use of touch in trauma therapy.
Outline

Introduction to Betsy Polatin & Performance Training
Do Our Intentions Match the Results?
Entrenched Patterns
Performance & Trauma
Somatic Experiencing

  • Allowing Our Bodies to Complete a Response
  • Understanding Our Patterns
  • Letting Go of a “Character”

The Actor’s Secret: A New Approach to Performance Training
The Alexander Technique

  • The Importance of Support

Breathing Coordination

  • 3 Dimensional Breathing

Somatic Experiencing

The Importance of Movement 
How Do We “Use” Ourselves 
Effort & Energy

  • Can You Do Less?
  • Toned But Not Tense

Client Demonstration

Touch & Movement
The Roles We Play
Changing Habitual Patterns through Touch & Movement
Resourcing

  • Internal Resources
  • External Resources

Experiential Exercise: “Resources” & Discussion

Trauma 101
“What Happened to You” vs. “What is Wrong With You”
Peter Levine’s View of Trauma
The Brain in the Palm of Your Hand (Dan Siegel)

  • Interpersonal Neurobiology

Overwhelm/Shutting Down
Gestalt Therapy

The Arousal Cycle
Experiential Exercise: “Startle Exercise” 

  • Reset Breath

Orienting: Betsy Polatin

  • Living in the Present vs. the Past
  • Experiential Exercise: “Orienting”
  • Orienting Demonstration
  • Differentiating

The Autonomic Nervous System: Linda Curran

  • Stephen Porges: Polyvagal Theory
    • Tend/Befriend
    • Fight/Fright/Freeze
    • Collapse (Dorsal Vagal Response)
  • The Levels of Physiological Arousal
  • Experiential Exercise: “Tracking”
    • Reptilian Brain (Sensations)
    • Limbic (Feelings)
    • Cognitive (Thinking)
    • Containment & Support
  • Tracking Demonstration

Stress Response

  • Stress Event/Reaction
  • Discharge Energy
  • Equilibrium/Baseline

Freeze Response

  • Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic
  • Defense Cascade
  • Tonic Immobility
  • Robert Scaer M.D. Interview

Regulation

  • Interpersonal Regulation
  • Self-Regulation

Experiential Exercise: Interoceptors & Discussion

Use of Self
“How” vs. “What” You Do
Definition of “Use”
Two Concepts

  • Support 
  • Suspension

Demonstration: “Support”
Wrap Up & Conclusion

Awareness through Movement Feldenkrais Method
Hands on Method
Awareness through Movement Lessons
Human Brains Organized Towards Efficiency, Healing, and Functional Organization
Trauma & Awareness through Movement 

  • Shift Self-Awareness in the Body
  • Effect on Nervous System

Experiential Exercise

Touch “When & Why” 
Harry Harlow Study

  • Neglect & Attachment
  • Importance of Touch

Touch & Resonance

  • Asking Permission Before Touching

Experiential Exercise: “Energetic Boundaries” & Discussion 

Two Types of Touch

  • Practitioner Hands on “to fix”
  • Non-Fixing Touch

3 Ways of Approaching Touch

  • Merging Touch
  • Barely Touching
  • Agency Touch

Experiential Exercise: “Hands On” & Discussion
Touch & Trauma Treatment

  • Support

Communication about Touch
Experiential Exercise: “Get a Pen” & Ethical Decision Making Worksheet & Explanation
How to Communicate When We Don’t Want to be Touched
How Essential Touch is to Our Well-Being

  • Skin Hunger

Boundaries

  • Letters to Body Workers Regarding Touch

Suspension
Suspended From Above
Two Systems

  • Compression System (Building Blocks)
  • Suspension System (Expansion)

Body Alignment: Suspension System
Tensegrity
Experiential Exercise: “Suspension” & Discussion
Grounding

Introduction
Review of Ethical Decision-Making Worksheet
Follow-up: Letter to Body Workers

Working with Flashbacks
Guided Imagery is the Opposite of Flashbacks
Experiential Exercise: Guided Imagery: “Lemon Experiment” & Discussion

Breathing
Review of Suspension & Support
Carl Stough “Breathing Coordination”

  • Proper Breathing Requires Attention
  • Breathing Coordination Used to Reverse Emphysema

Different Models of Breathing

  • Diaphragm Breathing
  • Belly Breathing
  • 3 Dimensional Breathing 
    • Sideways
    • Up & Down
    • Front to Back

Experiential Exercise: “3 Dimensional Breathing” & Discussion

Collapsed vs. Empowered Stance
Experiential Exercise: “Collapsed vs. Empowered Stance”
Dual Awareness

  • Helping Clients be Aware of their Stance
  • Helping Clients be Aware of their Emotions

Autonomic Nervous System

  • Volitional Control

Dissociation

  • Goal: Become Embodied & Present

Mentor: Mary Lou Schack, Ph.D.
Problems Have a Traumatic Base
Experiential Psychotherapy Session with Dr. Schack
Processing the Session

  • Four Reactions to Trauma
    • Fight
    • Flight
    • Freeze
    • Find a Friend (Basic Human Instinct)
      • We’re Traumatized Because We Don’t Believe we Can Get Help

Awareness & Alexander Technique: Betsy Polatin
Experiential Exercise: “50/50 Awareness” 

  • 50% Awareness in on the Inside
  • 50% Awareness in on the Outside 

Experiential Exercise: “The Chair” with Betsy Polatin
Alexander Technique

  • Experiential Exercise: “Can I Do Less?” & Discussion
  • Knowing our Own Patterns
  • Being Able to Shift Your Patterns

Embodied Self: Linda Curran

More about Betsy Polatin’s Background

  • Dance
  • Vocal Coach
  • Movement, Trauma & Experience
  • Working with Peter Levine

Wrap Up & Conclusion
Relationships before Touch
The Language of Trauma is Sensor

Author

LINDA CURRAN, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD

Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD, is president of Integrative Trauma Treatment, LLC, in Havertown, PA. She provides clients an integrative approach to trauma, and treats PTSD in adolescent and adult populations, including clients with eating disorders, sexual trauma, and self-injury. An international speaker on the treatment of trauma, Linda has developed, produced, and presents multi-media workshops on all aspects of psychological trauma.

Linda is the author of the best-selling Trauma Competency: A Clinician’s Guide (PESI, 2010) and 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward (PESI, 2013). She is the producer of the best-selling Interview Trauma DVD series in which she collaborated with the world’s leaders in Trauma: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.; Peter Levine, Ph.D.; Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCS; Stephen Porges, Ph.D.; Janina Fisher, Ph.D.; and many more.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Linda Curran maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Linda Curran has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.

BETSY POLATIN, MFA, SEP, AMSAT

Betsy Polatin, MFA, SEP, AmSAT, an internationally recognized movement and breathing specialist, is a master lecturer at Boston University. Her book, The Actor’s Secret, shares her 40 years of teaching experience.
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Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 8.0 credits.

Montana Marriage & Family Therapists: The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of instruction.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 9.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

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Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This Intermediate self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

South Carolina Marriage & Family Therapists: This self-study program has been approved for 8.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: This self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists no longer approves programs or providers. PESI activities meet the continuing education requirements as listed in Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 801, Subchapter K, Section 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


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Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 8.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

California Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PES010. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 8.0 hours of continuing education credit. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

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Ohio Psychologist: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association, Provider #263896894, to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI is offering this self-study activity for 8.0 Standard hours of continuing education credit.

Pennsylvania Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. Provider #PSY000211. PESI maintains responsibility for the program(s). This self-study program qualifies for 8.0 continuing education hours.

Illinois Psychologists: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 268.000102. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 8.0 self-study contact hours.

Indiana Psychologists: PESI, Inc is an approved provider with the Indiana Board of Psychology. Certificate #: 98000998A - Category I. PESI maintains full responsibility for this program and its contents. Full attendance at this self-study course qualifies for 8.0 contact hours.

Kentucky Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This self-study activity will qualify for 8.0 contact hours.

South Carolina Psycho-Educational Specialists: This self-study program has been approved for 8.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.


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Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.

California Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This Intermediate level self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

California Social Workers: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This Intermediate level self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 8.0 continuing education hours.

Florida Social Workers:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 8.0 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 8.0 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 8.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 8.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

Montana Social Workers: The Montana Board of Behavioral Health no longer pre-approves any courses or sponsors. Each licensee is responsible for taking courses which contribute to their competence and directly relate to their scope of practice as defined in board statute (MAR 24-219-32). Licensees must keep CE documentation for three years in case of an audit. This intermediate level self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of instruction.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 9.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #:RCST071001. Full attendance at this course meets the qualifications for 8.0 clock hours of continuing education credit. TBD

Pennsylvania Social Workers: The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors accepts many national association CE approvals, several of which PESI offers. For a full list, please see your State Board regulations at https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/. This intermediate self-study activity consists of 8.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


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Audience
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Other Mental Health Professionals