- Audio CD - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- ARIELLE SCHWARTZ, PHD
- PESI Inc.
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- Analyze the neurobiology of complex PTSD and dissociation through the lens of polyvagal theory.
- Apply interpersonal neurobiology through co-regulation strategies that strengthen our client’s social engagement system.
- Assess for emotional and physiological dysregulation as “parts” of self.
- Integrate practical parts work therapy interventions to improve treatment outcomes for “resistant” clients.
- Utilize techniques to help clients to work with shame and develop self compassion for their most wounded parts.
- Conduct modified EMDR therapy protocols that will allow you to create a safe healing environment for clients with a history of complex traumatization.
Understanding Complex Trauma: The Neurobiology of PTSD
How to Assess for a Complex Diagnosis: History Taking and Case Conceptualization
- Nuances of stress, trauma, and complex PTSD
- The impact of dissociation
- Interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, and social engagement
- The polyvagal theory
- Skill: Spacious, Relational Awareness
- Skill: Explore Co-Regulation
Moving Clients Forward: Modified EMDR and Parts Work for Complex PTSD
- Identify chronic, repeated, developmental and sociocultural trauma
- Overcoming betrayal trauma to resolve insecure attachment
- Assess for dissociation (“fragmentation”)
- How parts, ego states and defenses create walls to change
- Compassionate strategies for “Resistant” clients
- Move from shame to empowerment
- Skill: Understand emotional dysregulation as a “part”
- Skill: Connect to the adult self
- Skill: Differentiating from a part
The 6 Pillars of Resilience: For Post-Traumatic Growth and Healing
- The 8-phases of EMDR therapy
- Neural networks and “encapsulated” ego states
- Bilateral stimulation and dual attention in EMDR therapy
- Modified EMDR therapy protocols
- Preparation for trauma reprocessing
- Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
- Skill: Choice and containment
- Skill: Build allies for a part of self
- Skill: Facilitate repair scenarios
- Skill: Reprocess a traumatic memory
- Skill: Positive state installation
- Trauma recovery and the bell curve
- Resilience as a process and an outcome
- Move from learned helplessness to learned optimism
- Skill: Create your resilience recipe
ARIELLE SCHWARTZ, PHD
Arielle Schwartz, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, Certified Complex Trauma Professional (CCTP-II) and EMDR consultant with a private practice in Boulder, Colorado. She is the co-author of EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment (Schwartz & Malberger, 2018, W.W. Norton) and the author of The Complex PTSD Workbook: A Mind-Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control and Becoming Whole (Schwartz 2016, Althea Press). Dr. Schwartz is an international presenter on EMDR therapy, somatic psychology, complex PTSD, attachment trauma, and the psychological treatment of chronic pain. She is a certified Kripalu yoga instructor offering therapeutic yoga for trauma recovery. Her integrative approach to therapy includes the synthesis of somatic psychology, EMDR therapy, structural integration theory, existential therapy, and Gestalt – all with a strong relational foundation of care.
Financial: Arielle Schwartz is in private practice. She is an author for W.W. Norton and receives royalties. Dr. Schwartz receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Arielle Schwartz is a member of American Psychological Association (APA); EMDR International Association (EMDRIA); and Colorado Association of Psychotherapists (CAP).
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