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Somatic Intervention

Somatic Intervention

Learn to incorporate somatic tools into your therapy practice and add new depth and control to your work by learning how to sense, notice and understand what the body is saying. This training is aimed at therapists who are accustomed to talk therapy. This training will teach the fundamentals of somatic psychotherapy and how to work with trauma. Applying the latest neuroscience research, participants will be able to create strength and safety, tame dysregulated emotion and work with stress and trauma.

Using a combination of didactic material, demonstration sessions and experiential exercises each day, students will learn the material via different channels of experience. There will be an emphasis on building resilience, as well as experiential exercises to practice new interventions.

Learning objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to teach clients the neurobiology of trauma in a simple, concise manner
  • Describe how to track the body in session, without language
  • Explain how to regulate physiological activation in client, and in self
  • Discuss how to Interrupt habitual patterns, mindfully, to create new neural pathways. Identify the missing piece in each trauma, and treat accordingly