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Briere, John
Compassion and the Therapist

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

This presentation will explore the importance of compassion (non-egocentric, non-contingent caring for others) as it relates to effective trauma treatment. Methods of compassion development will be discussed, as well as the psychological and neurobiological benefits of compassion for both client and therapist.

$16.95

Working with Easily Triggered and ‘Acting Out’ Trauma Survivors

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

Many of the most troubling long-term effect of interpersonal trauma is the tendency for some survivors to be involved in externalizing or “acting out” behaviors. This workshop will describe the typical process through which this occurs, including the notion of “triggering”, affect dysregulation, and tension reduction behaviors. Specific interventions will be explored.

$16.95

Reconsidering Trauma: A Mindfulness Approach to Trauma Processing

Credits: 1.5 CE Distance Learning

Several aspects of Buddhist “psychotechnology” can be helpful in working with traumatized people. These include the development of metacognitive awareness, mindfulness, and existential insight. The presenter will describe how these processes and skills can be used to facilitate cognitive processing, therapeutic exposure, and the enhancement of emotional stability.

$16.95