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The Latest in Trauma Treatments: Diagnosis, Neuroscience & Best Practices | Seminar DVD
Marich, Jamie, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, RMT
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2013-01-01 / X45325
Trauma / Neuroscience
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Multi-disc DVD recording (5 hours, 34 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.

NOTE: The seminar manual, CE information, and CE test are contained on disc #1 in PDF format. To access these documents, play disc #1 in your computer. For the video presentation, begin playing disc #1 in your DVD player.

Best practices for PTSD treatments
Proposed changes in the DSM-5®
Immediately applicable skills for traumatic stress survivors

This cutting-edge seminar recording presents the new trauma paradigm and how best to use this information to help your traumatized clients. Join Dr. Jamie Marich to learn about:
The current understandings of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Best practices for PTSD treatments
Proposed changes of the PTSD diagnosis in DSM-5®
Developmental Trauma Disorder (Bessel van der Kolk)
DESNOS (Disorder of Extreme Stress Not Otherwise Specified (Herman))

This seminar recording will provide you with assessment skills and therapeutic techniques that are immediately applicable for traumatic stress survivors. If you work in an environment with any type of traumatic stress survivors and desire to increase your repertoire of therapies and techniques, then this program is for you!

Describe the biological nature of trauma; how trauma is stored in the body and limbic system, creating physical and psychological symptoms.
List the symptoms of trauma- hyperarousal; affect dysregulation; dissociation, body memories and “flashbacks”.
Summarize the most effective somatic techniques to reduce/eliminate client’s body memories, “flashbacks” and dissociation.
Demonstrate various meridian-based techniques to decrease client’s arousal levels and modulate affect.
List and define two current modalities for effectively reprocessing traumatic material.
Describe the three phases of trauma treatment.
Define and differentiate among the following: Developmental Trauma Disorder, Simple Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or Disorders of Extreme Stress NOS.



Four important criteria:
DSM-IV-TR® Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
DSM-IV-TR® Acute Stress Disorder
DSM-5® potential changes
Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Developmental Trauma Disorder

Multi System Assessment
Single incident trauma vs. multiple trauma
Combat, non combat, natural disaster
The Loss/trauma history
Family systems
Social systems
Personality Style and defensive structure
Normal vs. prolonged grief

Neuroscience’s Current Trauma Paradigm
Biological nature of trauma
Specific trauma symptoms and their order of appearance
Primary treatment issues in trauma therapy

Trauma’s Somatic and Sensorimotor Sequelae – “The body keeps the score”
Dissociation, body memories and “flashbacks”
Affect dysregulation

Trauma’s Emotional and Spiritual Sequelae
Emotional avoidance
Meaning and beliefs
Existential and spiritual crises


The Three Phases of Trauma Treatment that are Required for Treating Trauma in an Ethical Manner

Techniques To Implement Cognitive, Somatic Interventions
In and out-of-session exercises for dissociative episodes and “flashbacks”
Somatic exercises to facilitate the discharge of trapped “survival energy”

Techniques for Affect Regulation and Reduction of Physiological Arousal
In and out-of-session exercises for:
Grounding and centering
Containment and self-soothing
Decreasing physiological arousal levels
Recognizing and regulating affect

Trauma Reprocessing: Indications, Theory and Modalities
Eye Movement Desensitization and
Reprocessing (EMDR)
Meridian-based techniques
Somatic Experiencing (SE)

Techniques for Self-Mastery
Cognitive approaches
Values based approaches

About the Speaker:

Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC, is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC) in the state of Ohio, specializing in addiction treatment (chemical & behavioral), PTSD, issues related to abuse and trauma, dissociative disorders, and grief. Jamie is a certified EMDR Therapist and approved consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). Her research efforts were awarded by EMDRIA in 2008. She is also a member of the American Academy of Trauma Experts in Traumatic Stress, the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), the Ohio Counseling Association, and the National Association of Addiction Professionals. She is a Certified Rational Living Hypnotherapist, and has earned Certification in Disaster Thanatology through the TEAR Center in Maryland. She began her career in social services as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina, which opened her eyes to the widespread, horrific impact of traumatic stress and grief.

Dr. Marich has several articles published in peer-reviewed and online journals about the clinical applications of EMDR, and in 2011, her first book, EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client (Premier Publishing & Media, 2011), was published. In 2012, Jamie’s second book, Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery was published, and its companion website,, has become a popular stop of trauma and addiction resources. Her newest book, Trauma Made Simple: Competencies in Assessment, Treatment, and Working with Survivors (Premier Publishing & Media, 2014) continues her commitment to writing for clinicians.

Jamie has been a leader in mental health residential treatment, and in chemical dependency treatment as an inpatient, outpatient, and dual diagnosis counselor. Jamie maintains a private practice called Mindful Ohio and has worked as an adjunct professor for several online universities. Jamie offers retreats on trauma recovery and mindfulness topics, and she has been invited to give them at nationally-renowned facilities including the Kripalu School of Yoga & Health and the Esalen Institute.

Continuing Education Information:

For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI, Inc Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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