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2021 Conference (21 video presentations - 7 week access)

2021 Conference (21 video presentations - 7 week access)

3rd International Virtual Conference on Perspectives
on Complex Trauma Complex Trauma Institute in collaboration with the University of York
The Conference Package offers you:

Exclusive access to International speakers from the USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, Iceland, Kazakhstan and the UK. - CPD certificate (15 hours!) follow this link for more : https://www.complextraumainstitute.org/conferences

The latest developments in the understanding and treatment of complex trauma as well as a clinical application of the latest development in working with adults and children (with experience from professionals working in agencies and in private practice).

International, organisational and expert clinical perspectives on working with complex trauma.

7 week access to more than 20 recorded presentations.

You will be given login details which will give you exclusive access to our conference presentations so you can watch it in your own time.

Trauma Techniques We Learn Too Late

Trauma Techniques We Learn Too Late

In this FREE webinar for mental health professionals, Dr. Scott Sells will share lessons to unstick traumatized families and couples. Ready to gain the confidence to engage the entire family and work with even the most challenging cases?

When you attend the TRAUMA TECHNIQUES WE LEARN TOO LATE, Dr. Sells will share:

Why the extended family is so essential in trauma treatment
How Playbooks are a roadmap to healing families permanently


Scott P. Sells, Ph.D., LCSW, LMFT, AMFT Approved Supervisor –Scott holds a Ph.D. in both Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Work from Florida State University. He has over 20 publications and has authored three books entitled: Treating the Traumatized Child: A Step-by-Step Family Systems Approach (Springer Publishing, 2017), Treating the Tough Adolescent: A Family-Based, Step-by-Step Guide (Guilford Press, 1998) and Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love (St. Martin’s Press, 2001). Dr. Sells specializes in working with impossible or stuck cases whose families have not been successful with other counselors.

Complex Trauma Viewed through the Perspective of the Biological Fear System

Complex Trauma Viewed through the Perspective of the Biological Fear System

Free Webinar; Please read Michael's article before joining this presentation, webpage: Free Resources - www.complextraumainstitute.org/pre-recorded-webinars

POSTPONED to 11th of September!
Pausing at the Oasis: a creative approach to self-care when working with complex trauma

POSTPONED to 11th of September!
Pausing at the Oasis: a creative approach to self-care when working with complex trauma

I thought about how to best introduce the subject of Art Psychotherapy to my Complex Trauma Institute colleagues and what better way than to get everyone to be creative!
This will be the last webinar of this summer, we have had a long year behind us and many of you will be looking forward to a break in August so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to host a creative wellbeing session. We will be shedding some old skins and restore our energy by using creative tools and connecting with our peers. No prior experience or skills in art making needed. You might feel apprehensive or anxious about making art - it's okay, it's a natural reaction! I will do my very best to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Please bring paper and pens (or any other art materials you have at home!). If for any reasons you're unable to make art - it's okay! You can still join and be creative in other ways.
Please email info@complaxtraumainstitute.org if you have any specific requirements. 

Complex Trauma Therapy for Adolescents in a Low Secure Unit

Free Webinar; The duration of this presentation is 1 hour 15 minutes

An introduction to the polyvagal theory and how it can be used in the therapy room.

Free Webinar; The duration of this presentation is 1 hour 15 minutes

When Therapy Shifts our Perspective on Self and the World - working with the unique loss of the familiar dysfunctional self

When Therapy Shifts our Perspective on Self and the World - working with the unique loss of the familiar dysfunctional self

On demand presentation - The duration of this presentation is 45 minutes

Moving forward – Movement patterns in the therapeutic space

Ever more new research in neuroscience seems to support ideas and principles already accepted and in use – particularly with regard to movement patterns and trauma. This webinar takes a snapshot of some of the ideas around movement and trauma being given more credence by current research.

Conference Pack 2019 (3 video + 10 PPT presentations)

Conference Pack 2019 (3 video + 10 PPT presentations)

Access to 10 powerpoint presentations and 3 video presentations. From a one-day conference as part of Complex Trauma Therapists’ Network UK’s (CTTN’s) collaboration with the Department of Philosophy, University of York. The collaboration aims to advance the therapeutic and theoretical understanding of trauma and trauma-related issues and to improve the range of trauma-related training and treatment provision available. It brings practitioners and academics together to discuss trauma-related phenomena and issues.

The conference provided a forum for academics and practitioners working in trauma-related areas to engage with a view to sharing perspectives and improving mutual understanding and further collaboration. It covered topics such as:
nightmares, other sleep disturbances
empowerment in the therapeutic process
overlap between brain injury & PTSD
a client's journey from disembodied to embodied experience, creativity and embodiment
safety in trauma therapy
memory, trauma and re-traumatisation
trauma sensitive supervision
and more...

Video Presentation: Reconstructing ‘Personhood’ When the Assumptive World is Shattered by Trauma

Video Presentation: Reconstructing ‘Personhood’ When the Assumptive World is Shattered by Trauma

This presentation was part of our 2020 Conference on International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Complex Trauma. You can buy this single presentation for £10 or the whole 2020 Conference pack for £45.

Virtual Presentation: Nightmares and the Ethics of Trauma Memory

Virtual Presentation: Nightmares and the Ethics of Trauma Memory

This presentation was part of our 2020 Conference on International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Complex Trauma. You can buy this single presentation for £10 or the whole 2020 Conference pack for £45.

Video Presentation: Essential Preparatory Work for Processing Complex Trauma: Techniques for You & Client

Video Presentation: Essential Preparatory Work for Processing Complex Trauma: Techniques for You & Client

This presentation was part of our 2020 Conference on International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Complex Trauma. You can buy this single presentation for £10 or the whole 2020 Conference pack for £45.