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Wednesday, January 4th 2017 - Thursday, May 4th 2017 |
2017 Trauma and Attachment Conference: Healing Complex Trauma and Attachment Dysregulation in Children, Youth, and Adults
Lori Gill, Martin Teicher, Joyanna Silberg, Cher Curshen, Sarah Connolly, Carol Cowan, Sean Robb
Attachment and Trauma Treatment Centre for Healing
The conference will be held at the St. Catharines Golf Club
We are thrilled to host Keynote speaker: Dr. Martin Teicher Director of the Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program at McLean Hospital and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard. Dr. Teicher has authored over 200 articles. The primary mission of Martin H. Teicher’s research is to improve the life of children, adolescents and adults by exploring the etiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders that arise during development. A major focus of his work is on the effects of childhood traumatic stress and he pioneered studies into the effects of abuse on brain development....
Saturday, April 1st 2017 |
Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation
IASP - The Institute for the Advancement of Self Psychology
9:00am - 3:30pm; registration open at 8:15am
George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON M5S 1H8
Daniel Shaw presents a way of understanding the traumatic impact of narcissism as it is engendered developmentally, and as it is enacted relationally. Focusing on the dynamics of narcissism in interpersonal relations, Shaw describes the relational system of what he terms the 'traumatizing narcissist' as a system of subjugation – the objectification of one person in a relationship as the means of enforcing the
dominance of the subjectivity of the other.
Shaw illustrates the workings of this relational system of subjugation in...
Monday, April 3rd 2017 - Tuesday, April 4th 2017 |
Becoming an Adult Attachment Focused Therapist
Annette Kussin MSW, RSW
This workshop will teach you the categories of adult attachment, how to recognize such categories and how to assist your adult clients to progress from being insecurely attached adults to securely attached adults. The workshop will present a model of therapy that will shift your theoretical framework to that of Attachment Focused therapy. This model will help you assess adult attachment categories, recognize the impact of early childhood attachment experiences on the personality development of your clients, guide your clients through the process of mourning their losses and longings and use yourself in the reparative process of therapy.
Monday, April 3rd 2017 |
Cultivating Presence & Wellbeing: With Therapeutic Rhythm & Mindfulness
Centre for MindBody Health
6 Week Workshop April 3rd - May 15th 2017
Monday Evenings (excepting Monday, April 10th) 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Centre for MindBody Health
250 Eglinton Ave W Suite 200
Boost vitality, connection and joy with mindfulness and group drumming
• Understand the neurophysiological benefits of therapeutic presence
• Learn take home tools to strengthen presence with self, clients, students and others
• Increase resiliency and well-being
Being fully present enhances our health, wellbeing, and relationships. In our fast-paced world and demanding roles as therapists, educators, parents, and partners, presence can be compromised. Having diverse and evidence-based...