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Polyvagal-Informed Approaches to Trauma Recovery

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm

In this live webinar, Dr. Amber Elizabeth Gray offers a grounded introduction to Polyvagal-informed somatic psychotherapy for trauma and covers both basic theory and practical strategies to integrate into clinical practice. This training is available for CE approval. Visit E-cares to learn more about additional board information. There is a group discount for a team of 5 or more.

Polyvagal Theory offers insight into the central role that our autonomic nervous system, and our body-mind, plays in our well-being. This central role is crucial to work with survivors of trauma. Working with survivors requires clinicians’ ability to foster reciprocity in the clinical relationship, and to co-regulate with their clients.

These processes are rooted in our somatic self-regulation capacities. Polyvagal-informed psychotherapies support clients to restore a sense of connection, meaning and belonging.


-Discuss the basic principles of Polyvagal-informed Psychotherapies.
-Identify the 3-5 polyvagal-informed somatic strategies to enhance self and co-regulation capacities in self and clients.
-Explain both primary and blended states and learn 3-5 somatic practices to promote state-shifting with clients.
-Promote reciprocity in the therapeutic alliance.


January 19
12:00 pm - 3:15 pm