PAIN SYNDROMES: THE HIDDEN FACE OF STRESS AND TRAUMA WITH PETER LEVINE, PHD (2.5 CE credits)
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Many medical professionals, PTs, and psychotherapists attempt to chase after the individual symptoms to little avail. In this workshop we will learn how to identify the underlying stress conditions that are often the root cause of these perplexing symptoms. Once we know how to identify these stress/trauma conditions, then we can more effectively treat them by utilizing special techniques to resolve the underlying autonomic dysregulation.
During this workshop, you will learn key concepts such as: autonomic imbalance, tuning, and kindling. You will have the ability to identify the syndromes of core dysregulation, understand their underlying dynamics, and how to work with them using Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory as a guide.
ABOUT PETER LEVINE, PHD
Peter Levine PhD is the developer of Somatic Experiencing ®, a naturalistic and neurobiological approach to healing trauma. This work has been taught to 30,000 therapists in 43 countries. Dr. Levine has doctorates both in biological and medical physics (biophysics) from UC Berkeley, and a doctorate in Psychology from International University. Dr. Levine is currently a Senior Fellow and consultant at the Meadows Addiction and Trauma Treatment Center in Wickenburg, Arizona. Peter Levine is the author of several best-selling books on trauma, including Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma (published in 28 languages), In an Unspoken Voice, How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, as well as Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past.
The American Association of Pain Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Association of Pain Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.