| Workshop 18-19
June 2016 / Ascona
TRAUMA AND THE BODY: THE THEORY AND PRACTICE
OF SENSORIMOTOR PSYCHOTHERAPY®
This workshop is designed for psychotherapists, counsellors and body workers, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and allied professionals who want to learn about somatic approaches to trauma treatment. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® integrates cognitive and somatic interventions in the treatment of trauma, emphasizing body awareness, practicing new actions and building somatic resources.
Key components of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® will be illustrated using videotaped excerpts of sessions with traumatized individuals and brief experiential exercises: uncoupling trauma-based emotions from body sensations; promoting collaboration between client and therapist; teaching mindfulness; building somatic resources; and developing a somatic sense of self. Since clients with complex trauma can be easily triggered by interventions that access the body too quickly, attention will be given to pacing, boundaries, and safe, gradual re-connection with the body.
The videotapes show how to help clients discover and describe how past traumatic experiences affect their current bodily experience - which in turn contributes to difficult beliefs and emotions - and also show how to integrate cognitive and somatic interventions to change the meaning of traumatic event(s) and regulate both emotions and arousal.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® is conducted within a phase-oriented treatment approach and this presentation will address interventions for all three phases: stabilization and symptom reduction, work with traumatic memory, and re-integration.
Kekuni Minton, Ph.D.
is a founder and trainer of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® Institute (SPI) in Boulder, Colorado. He is co-author with Pat Ogden of "The trauma and the body. Manual Sensorimotor Psychotherapy", published by Institute of Cognitive Sciences. He was a university professor at Naropa University for 11 years.
His doctoral thesis in clinical psychology is focused on relational somatic therapy. He is specialised in transcendental meditation, mindfulness practice and cultural trauma. He was responsible for psychotherapeutic intervention at the Boulder County AIDS Project and teaches Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® in 11 countries.
He has also trained with the Hakomi method (Ron Kurtz) and in EMDR.
|VENUE AND DATES||
|For overnight stays, contact the Hotel directly, they offer reductions to workshop participants.|
|CH 450.- Fr|
|CH 410.- Fr for those who have attended at least one training or a workshop organized by Psicosoma or IFCoS.|
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|Psicosoma di Michele Giannantonio, Maria
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|Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, Colorado,