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Stephen W Porges, PhD


Stephen W. Porges, PhD, is a distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, where he is the founding director of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium within the Kinsey Institute. He holds the position of Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland and is a founder of the Polyvagal Institute. Dr. Porges served as president of both the Society for Psychophysiological Research and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences and is a former recipient of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Development Award. He has published approximately 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers across several disciplines including anesthesiology, biomedical engineering, critical care medicine, ergonomics, exercise physiology, gerontology, neurology, neuroscience, obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, psychometrics, space medicine, and substance abuse. His research has been cited in more than 50,000 peer-review publications. In 1994, Dr. Porges proposed the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that links the evolution of the mammalian autonomic nervous system to social behavior and emphasizes the importance of physiological state in the expression of behavioral problems and psychiatric disorders. The theory is leading to innovative treatments based on insights into the mechanisms mediating symptoms observed in several behavioral, psychiatric, and physical disorders.

He is the author of The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-Regulation (Norton, 2011), The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe (Norton, 2017), Polyvagal Safety (Norton, 2021), co-author with Seth Porges of Our Body Polyvagal World (Norton, 2023), and co-editor with Deb Dana of Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies (Norton, 2018). Dr. Porges is also the creator of a music-based intervention, the Safe and Sound Protocol™, which currently is used by approximately 3,000 therapists to improve spontaneous social engagement, to reduce hearing sensitivities, and to improve language processing, state regulation, and spontaneous social engagement.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Stephen Porges has employment relationships with Indiana University Bloomington and the University of North Carolina. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Porges receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He receives royalties from Integrated Learning Systems/Unyte. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Dr. Stephen Porges is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Psychophysiological Research. He holds a patent on Televagal equipment. Dr. Porges is co-owner of Polyvagal Music, LLC launching in 2024.

The Polyvagal Theory: Demystifying the Body's Response to Trauma


Faculty:
Stephen Porges, PhD
Duration:
1 Hour 23 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 14, 2014
Product Code:
POS047390
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$69.99 - Standard

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


Faculty:
Deb Dana, LCSW, LICSW |  Stephen W Porges, PhD
Duration:
9 Hours 8 Minutes
Copyright:
Jun 22, 2020
Product Code:
NRS001377
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$249.99 Normal Price: Standard - $418.96

Treating Complex Trauma: Beyond Competency


Faculty:
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CAC-D, CCDPD, EMDR-C |  Frank Anderson, MD |  Edna Foa, PhD |  Donald Meichenbaum, PhD |  Laurel Parnell, PhD |  Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW |  Richard C. Schwartz, PhD |  Amy Weintraub, MFA, C-IAYT |  ....
Duration:
24 Hours 21 Minutes
Copyright:
Apr 21, 2023
Product Code:
CRS001739
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$599.99 Normal Price: Standard - $1,004.96

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