Neurobiology and Trauma in Psychotherapy

Event Date:

June 4, 2022

Event Time:

11:30 am

Event Description

This workshop provides an overview of the neurobiology of trauma and translates that knowledge into specific therapeutic interventions. Topics covered include: trauma and developmental neuroscience, vertical and horizontal fragmentation, six stages of trauma response, polyvagal theory, affective neuroscience, memory reconsolidation, and how knowledge of neurobiology of trauma maps into phase oriented treatment and therapeutic principles of resourcing, titration, pendulation and dual awareness.

Objectives

1. Learn 3 different ways trauma impacts the brain and the memory system.
2. Learn the 6 stages of the body’s stress response system and how trauma affects them.
3. Integrate the neurobiology of trauma into 4 therapeutic principles.
4. Integrate the neurobiology of trauma into 4 effective therapeutic interventions.

Student discount and sliding scale available. Please contact us at chicagominds@gmail.com for details.

About the Speaker

Ling Lam, Ph.D., MFT

Ling is a Lecturer in the Counseling Psychology Department at Santa Clara University, and a TEDx Speaker on the Power of Feeling Safe: How Kindness Restores  Resilience

He holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, an M.A. in Counseling  Psychology from Santa Clara University, and an M.S. and B.S. (with distinction) in Electrical  Engineering from Stanford University. Before he became a licensed therapist, Ling worked as  an engineer in Silicon Valley and was part of the original engineering team that invented the  world’s first HDMI chip.


Workshop participants who opt to receive CE certification, please select the CEU option. This workshop fulfills requirement for 1.5 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. 

Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not be refunded. Please email us at chicagominds@gmail.com to cancel your registration.

Registration for CEU

This workshop fulfills requirement for 1.5 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event. Please enter your licensure information in the Google form provided in our follow up email to ensure prompt issue of CE certificates after the workshop.

Event Schedule Details

  • June 4, 2022 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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