Bessel van der Kolk – Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps Score – Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Courses Content :
- Bessel van der Kolk, Professor
12 hours and 9 minutes.
Audio and video formats are available.
Date: April 6, 2020
Join Bessel van der Kolk, MD, renowned trauma specialist and New York Times bestselling book, in this transforming 2-day intensive recording on the newest research and drug-free therapy strategies for your trauma clients.
Dr. van der Kolk will provide you with a fresh perspective of traumatic stress neuroscience as well as data proving the efficacy and potential limits of mind-body therapy modalities. He’ll go through the advantages of neurofeedback, EMDR, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, and sensory integration techniques like dance and movement.
Through captivating videos, case studies, and expert explanation, you will learn how to provide your clients with:
A method for locating words that represent what is going on Methods for regulating their emotions
The capacity to trust other people despite witnessing the heinous and horrible facts of their life. Research on the most recent strategies for processing traumatic memories.
Transformation! – to be totally present in the present rather than trapped in the past
This is a must-attend session based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research as well as that of other renowned professionals.
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Manual – The Body Keeps Track (31.69 MB)
Outline 44 Pages Available After Purchase
Brain Development and Neuroscience
How do children learn to control their arousal systems?
The mechanism through which the brain adjusts itself
Developmental psychopathology is defined as the disruption of developmental processes and brain development caused by trauma, abuse, and neglect.
The way the brain reacts to therapy
Neurobiology of interpersonal relationships
Early life-cycle adaptations to stress
Affect regulation dysfunction
Chronically damaging connections with oneself and others
Amnesia and dissociation
Shame, guilt, and self-blame
Chronic mistrust of the attacker and identification with the aggressor
Trauma, Attachment, and Psychopathology
Information processing disruption in trauma
Brain development and mirror neuron systems
How can we avoid instability and disintegration?
Origins and answers to the tendency to repeat
What is the distinction between disordered attachment and traumatic stress?
The Brain, Trauma, Memory, and the Body
Traumatic stress neurobiology
I learnt helplessness as well as agency.
Restoring active mastery and the capacity to pay attention to current events
Somatic re-experiencing of trauma-related sensations and affects that act as fuel for the continuation of maladaptive behaviors
How do the mind and brain develop in the context of caregiving systems?
Trauma-Related Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment
Traumatic Developmental Disorder (DTD)
Dysregulation of affect and impulse
Attention, cognition, and consciousness disturbances
Self-perception and meaning-system distortions
Somatization and biological dysregulation
The development of DTD in the DSM-5® as a diagnosis and its implications for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
The Latest Research on Trauma-specific Treatment Interventions
The role of body-oriented and neurologically-based therapies to resolve the traumatic past
Alternatives to drugs and talk therapy
Self-regulation, including yoga
Play and theatre
Dance, movement, and sensory integration
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. Related seminars and products: 58
Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post-traumatic stress.
His work integrates developmental, neurobiological, psychodynamic and interpersonal aspects of the impact of trauma and its treatment.
Dr. van der Kolk and his various collaborators have published extensively on the impact of trauma on development, such as dissociative problems, borderline personality and self-mutilation, cognitive development, memory, and the psychobiology of trauma.
He has published over 150 peer reviewed scientific articles on such diverse topics as neuroimaging, self-injury, memory, neurofeedback, Developmental Trauma, yoga, theater, and EMDR.
He is founder of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, and President of the Trauma Research Foundation, which promotes clinical, scientific, and educational projects.
His 2014 #1 New York Times best seller, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Treatment of Trauma, transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring – specifically areas dedicated to pleasure, engagement, control, and trust.
He shows how these areas can be reactivated through innovative treatments including neurofeedback, somatically based therapies, EMDR, psychodrama, play, yoga, and other therapies.
Dr. van der Kolk is the past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School.
He regularly teaches at conferences, universities, and hospitals around the world.
Disclosures for Speakers:
Financial: Bessel van der Kolk is a professor of psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine.
He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Bessel van der Kolk has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.