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Polyvagal Informed Therapy Master Class with Deb Dana, LCSW: with Special Guest Stephen Porges, PhD

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Describe the principles of Polyvagal Theory and how to communicate them in client friendly language.
  2. Define the three circuits of the autonomic nervous system for client psychoeducation.
  3. Determine how to help clients engage the regulating capacities of the autonomic nervous system to create an environment of safety.
  4. Explain how to exercise the Social Engagement System to assist clients in becoming more adept in skills of co-regulation and creating reciprocal relationships.
  5. Assess for patterns in clients’ autonomic states to better inform treatment planning.
  6. Identify the right degree of neural challenge and exercises to employ with clients to help shape the autonomic nervous system toward safety and connection.
  7. Demonstrate the reciprocity-rupture-repair cycle to help clients achieve the biological need for connection.
  8. Analyze the current research support limitations for Polyvagal theory and interventions.

Outline

How to Apply Polyvagal Theory in Therapy: An Introduction (46 min)

Using Polyvagal Theory with Mapping & Guiding Clients Through Clients Three States of Our Nervous System: Ventral, Sympathetic, & Dorsal (1 hr 39 min) Using Polyvagal Theory with Fears, and Phobias from Past Experiences (54 min) Using Polyvagal Theory with Grief & Loss (1 hr 2 min) Re-Cap & Analysis of Three Polyvagal Sessions with Stephen Porges & Deb Dana (51 min)

Copyright : 02/05/2020

Polyvagal Theory in Action

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Objectives

  1. Employ exercises designed to engage the neural circuits of your client’s Social Engagement System to improve clinical outcomes. 
  2. Identify and track moments of autonomic disconnection and find the right repair in sessions. 
  3. Create an environment of autonomic safety using the “inside, outside, and between” guide. 
  4. Use your own Social Engagement System to effectively coregulate with clients. 
  5. Explain the impact of trauma on the autonomic nervous system and identify how to heal and create safety through listening and attending to the autonomic nervous system.

Outline

The Autonomic Nervous System

Polyvagal Theory
3 Organizing Principles 

The Social Engagement System

Guiding Questions & Conclusion

Copyright : 03/22/2019