Trauma whether childhood or adult , shatters our sense of safety , trust and protection. It destroys the space needed for growth and development referred to as Temenos by C G Carl Jung and potential space by D W Winnicott. Additionally, trauma collapses our ability to be flexible and respond to life's challenges. Neurobiological and trauma research have discovered that a somatic approach as reflected in the expressive arts therapy, are essential in the treatment of trauma.
In this workshop participants will learn the basics of trauma, attachment and expressive arts theory (EXAT), as well as the latest in neurobiological research as it relates to trauma. Most importantly participants will experience EXAT processes that can be tailored to many types of trauma as well s the different stages of trauma treatment. These ideas will be explored through experiential process, class discussions and case presentation.
Participants will understand learn how to incorporate the following elements into their lives and work:
- Learn the basics of trauma theory
- Learn the basics of attachment theory
- Learn the basics of neurobiological research as related to trauma
- Trauma- expressive arts processes for individual therapy
- Expressive arts processes to address different types of trauma
- Learn Jungian psychology's unique approach to trauma treatment
- Expressive arts processes to address different stages in trauma therapy
- Learn applications of EXAT to participants own work
Dr Kate Donahue, PhD , REAT is a licensed psychologist and Jungian oriented registered expressive arts therapist who has been in private practice for thirty five years. Co founder of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association and many expressive programs, Kate has taught expressive arts for thirty years at numerous universities in the US, Peru, China , Malaysia and Hong Kong. Kate has specialized in the use of EXAT processes in her trauma work. Her life's work in teaching, supervision, consultation , therapy and training has been to marry Jungian psychology with EXAT. Kate's approach to her work is informed by her background in visual arts, indigenous dance, drama and ritual.
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