Intergenerational Trauma: The Burdens We Are Not Meant to Carry with Terance Dawkins

Slavery, racial trauma, discrimination, oppression, and segregation… are but a few of the profound and enduring traumas that have afflicted African Americans for generations. These harrowing experiences have given rise to beliefs and teachings that continue to reverberate through the ages, leaving a lasting impact on present-day generations. Teachings handed down from our ancestors may have once […]

The Power of the Body: Integrating Somatic Approaches for Trauma Treatment

Using interventions adapted from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Internal Family Systems, this workshop will demonstrate simple, practical interventions for addressing the legacy of trauma: the effects rather than the events. The underlying way of working is an assumption that traumatic experience leads to fragmentation and dissociation. Parts of the personality remain threatened and vigilant long after […]

47th Annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium

For 47 years, the Networker Symposium has been a gathering of connection, creativity, and rejuvenation for therapists dedicated to creating meaningful change for clients, communities, and themselves. Featuring dozens of the field’s leading innovators, and a community of over 5,000 of your devoted colleagues, this is the place to access the latest advances in the […]

The New Neuroscience and Practice of Dynamic Curiosity: Engaging the Client’s Innate Curiosity for Therapeutic Gains

Free Webinar! As a clinician, you know the importance of establishing safety, connection, and trust for effective therapy to begin, but the creative possibilities generated by the curiosity between therapist and client is when effective therapy happens.  However, curiosity can be turned off by fear, anger, and negative beliefs. Even excellent therapy techniques can fall […]

New Zealand Trauma Conference

The New Zealand Trauma Conference is an annual event for sector professionals and frontline workers. NZ Trauma Conference 2024 is a one-day event with Dr Bessel van der Kolk as the only speaker.

Decolonizing Mindfulness: A Compassionate Dialogue with Trauma [Free Webinar]

Decolonizing Mindfulness: A Compassionate Dialogue with Trauma with Vimalasara Join Dr. Valerie (Vimalasara) Mason-John in this 45-minute webinar to explore how mindfulness is uniquely expressed and practiced within marginalized communities. Prepare to deepen your understanding of mindfulness and its potential to foster healing and empowerment in diverse contexts.  Join us for this transformative dialogue and […]

Freeing Our Financial Firefighters with Saundra Davis

Healing financial burdens is not just about managing money; it’s about understanding and transforming the internal protectors that influence our financial choices. Financial behaviors often stem from different internal “protectors” and “firefighters” and during this session, we will explore the impact of protector parts on financial behaviors.   Learning Objectives: Understanding the IFS Framework in […]

The Developmental Trauma of Neglect – Live with Ruth Cohn and Deirdre Fay

Neglect is the story of nothing. All the things that didn’t happen, should have happened, and were needed for a child’s full emotional development. Its effects can be profound in adulthood, and range from feeling invisible and insignificant, isolated or abandoned, having difficulties in relationships, to being overly sensitive to rejection, criticism, and abandonment. You can […]

The Evolving Map for Trauma Healing – Free Webinar with Thomas Hübl, PhD

Free Webinar Expand your perception of your interior experiences, as well as those of your clients, while learning to work with individual and collective challenges in creative ways - instead of pathologizing them. As the world experiences more frequent negative events it’s easy to become detached when we think that there is little we can […]

The International Symposium on Embodied Cognition

21st Century understandings of how our body and brain work together for mental and physical health and performance Featuring: Bessel van der Kolk, author of "The Body Keeps the Score," John Ratey, author of "Spark," and Rajita Sinha, Director of the Yale Interdisciplinary Stress Center, plus a lineup of world experts on how embodied cognition […]