Complex Trauma

Complex Trauma – Understanding the Link Between Childhood Trauma and Mental Illness: Alternative Approaches to Clinical Practice

Safety is a priority when working with clients who have developed a number of strategies in childhood to manage their sense of feeling and being unsafe. This 2 day workshop introduces participants to a number of techniques from psychodrama which can be creatively used in the work they do with clients who have a history of complex trauma.

Objectives:
By attending this workshop, participants will:

  • Gain understanding about psychological, emotional, physical and spiritual impact of complex trauma
  • Increase awareness about the link between trauma and mental illness (research from neuroscience)
  • Understand the relationship between mental illness and trauma
  • Describe the importance and influence of the stress system in terms of psychological trauma and mental illness
  • Identify strategies to utilise when working with individuals who have a history of complex trauma
  • Identify own coping strategies when working with individuals who have a history of complex trauma

Davaar Complex Trauma

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To register for a workshop, download our registration form from the foot of this page, check our Calendar page, and send us your completed form with payment to the address listed on the form.

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