The Neuroscience Breakthroughs that Change How we Treat Trauma

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The Neuroscience Breakthroughs that Change How we Treat Trauma

Courtney Armstrong, MEd. LPC

Come to this workshop and join Courtney Armstrong who will provide you with step-by-step instructions and techniques you can use in each phase of trauma treatment. This trauma training will specifically focus on skills and techniques that will assist in creating the phenomena of memory reconsolidation. Courtney Armstrong will show you why memory reconsolidation is necessary for effectively and permanently healing trauma. She will give you a simple protocol to use to reconsolidate a traumatic memory in as little as one session!

Course Dates

Sydney: 9 September 2019, SMC Conference & Function Centre
Melbourne: 11 September 2019, Bayview on the Park
Brisbane: 13 September 2019, Mantra on Queen
Adelaide: 16 September 2019, Next Gen Memorial Drive
Perth: 18 September 2019, Wollaston Conference Centre

Were you taught to use medication, CBT, Exposure and other traditional therapy approaches to treat trauma? Did you know that these approaches are limited when it comes to healing trauma at the deeper, emotional level of the brain?

Come to this workshop and join Courtney Armstrong who will provide you with step-by-step instructions and techniques you can use in each phase of trauma treatment. This trauma training will specifically focus on skills and techniques that will assist in creating the phenomena of memory reconsolidation. Courtney Armstrong will show you why memory reconsolidation is necessary for effectively and permanently healing trauma. She will give you a simple protocol to use to reconsolidate a traumatic memory in as little as one session!

This workshop will let you walk away knowing exactly what to do to help your clients reclaim their lives after trauma!

  1. Assess how emotional trauma is processed in the brain.
  2. Analyze why exposure techniques alone are not enough to relieve post-traumatic stress symptoms.
  3. Breakdown the 3 phases of trauma informed treatment.
  4. Compile recent neuroscience discoveries regarding memory reconsolidation and its implications for treating trauma.
  5. Characterize the 5 steps that all evidence-based trauma therapies have in common and how to apply them to safely and painlessly reconsolidate traumatic memories.
  6. Utilize two experiential techniques that can be used to resource, uplift, and empower clients and diminish feelings of shame and helplessness.
  7. Apply two interventions you can use to help clients reconnect to a healthy sense of self, relationships, and the world.
  • APS: Activities do not need to be endorsed by APS. Members can accrue 7 CPD hours by participating in this activity
  • AASW: Members can accrue 7 CPD hours by participating in this activity
  • ACA: Members can accrue 4 CPD points by participating in this activity
  • PACFA: Members can accrue 7 CPD hours by participating in this activity

A certificate of attendance will be emailed to participants following the workshop.