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How The Mind/Body Responds to Trauma:

Four Techniques for Calming Our Patients— and Ourselves

 

In this workshop, Dr. Bettina Buschel will talk briefly about how trauma impacts the body and mind, and how this dysregulation interferes with being able to think clearly and being able to calm ourselves. She will then discuss and give experiential instructions for 4 techniques that can be used to help our patients -and ourselves- to calm down. These techniques are:

  • Grounding
  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Breathing
  • Safe space visualizations


Continuing Education Unit (CEU) 1.5 CE Credit

  1. Participants will learn to recognize the effects of trauma on the mind and body.
  2. Participants will become familiar with 4 techniques for calming the mind and body.
  3. Participants will learn how and with whom to use the various techniques

(CE’s will be sent out 2-3 weeks after the event date) 

You will receive the invitation with the Zoom link in a subsequent email 10 minutes before the meeting begins.

Dr. Bettina Buschel is an art/play psychotherapist who has a private practice in NYC with children and adolescents. She is on the faculty and executive board of the CAP program at IPTAR and supervises CAP candidates. She has extensive trauma training and experience from her work at the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services where she was the director of the art therapy programs for the families at the domestic violence shelters. She has published several articles on trauma and its treatment.

 

Social Workers: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (#SW-0226).

Licensed Psychoanalysts: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts (#P-0011).

Licensed Creative Arts Therapists: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists (#CAT-0037).

Licensed Mental Health Counselors: The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. (#MHC-0112).