This 20hr workshop aims to provide foundational understanding of trauma from a Mindful Somatic perspective.
Explore the relationship between the Body and the Mind, and how trauma and acute stress presents in your clients and yourself. Practice Movement, and Mindfulness protocols that promote somatic literacy and increase resilience. Learn to identify the differences between relaxation states and collapse/ disassociation. Examine the power of language and intention.
Increase your awareness, knowledge and skills for working with people who may have experienced or have been affected by trauma. It will also help service providers and organizations to work from a trauma-informed perspective and develop trauma-informed relationships that cultivate safety, trust and compassion.
Each Phase will include a verbal discussion, and somatic skills lab to explore the material.
-Types of Trauma
-Nervous system Basics including Polyvagal Nerve -Theory
-The Neurobiology of trauma
-The Window of Tolerance and Threat Response
-Introduction to Attachment Theory
-Introduction to Somatic Experiencing
-Physiological Responses and the Vagus Nerve
-Guidelines for Working with people affected by Trauma
-Somatic Dominance or Teaching Style
-The Inheritance of Trauma in Systems of Care
-Vicarious Trauma: Trauma Exposure Response
-Trauma Recovery & Resilience
-Creating Trauma Conscious Communities
-Self-Care and Self-Compassion Practices
-Specific Trauma-informed Movement and Mindfulness Practices