State-of-the-art treatment for Trauma, PTSD and common overlaps including:
•Complicated Grief Reaction, Depression, Specific Phobias, Panic Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder
•Understand EMDR and how it works
•Implement self-help techniques from EMDR, whether or not you have formal training
•Neurobiology of trauma and neuroplasticity and how EMDR & Mindfulness help clients re-wire their brains toward health
•Importance of Stabilization in a 3-Stage Treatment Triangle
•7+ Mindfulness Practices—for you and your clients—you can use beginning today
Current research verifies the efficacy of both EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) & Mindfulness for a variety of diagnoses and populations. The exploding field of neuroscience is adding intriguing information that helps explain the efficacy of these modalities and offers clues about how they work in the human brain and psyche.
During this seminar, you will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of both Mindfulness and EMDR. Learn how and why they can be powerful tools for healing, and with whom and when it is suitable to use each. Experience various practices of Mindfulness, and understand how to teach them to clients. Increase your knowledge of how trauma affects the brain. Clinicians not trained in EMDR: gain an overview of EMDR, how and why it works. Clinicians already trained in EMDR: update your skills and enhance your ability to use Mindfulness to deepen your sessions. Dr. Jamie Marich is not only an, EMDR expert, writer, speaker and practicing clinician, she is the creator of ‘Dancing Mindfulness,’ a power community-based practice that teaches people mindfulness principles through creative expression. She is know for her natural way of presenting the “complex” in very relatable terms that translates into you having real-life, effective tools to take back to your offices!
In addition to the seminar you will take home a manual with dozens of specific strategies along with numerous recent citations from scientific literature attesting to the efficacy of EMDR and Mindfulness.
•Mindfulness and the process of healing
•5 Mindfulness practices you can use to help clients: •reduce anxiety
•alleviate depressed state
•control eating impulses
•manage anger/road rage/impulsive actions
•recover or develop “safer” physical & emotional sensations
•access all of the senses for optimal healing
EMDR—Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing
•How it can alleviate PTSD, anxiety, other disorders
•Assessment to determine client suitability for EMDR treatment
•Importance of stabilization before and during trauma treatment
•Overview of adaptive information processing: genetic, biological, & social origins of anxiety, depression, PTSD & other illnesses
•EMDR uses with children and adults with PTSD (veterans, rape, emotional/ sexual abuse, accident survivors) & other disorders
Mindfulness integrated with EMDR
•Easy-to-learn, mindful self-help strategies from the EMDR approach
•Latest research in neuroplasticity of the brain: correlation to disease/health/ hopelessness/happiness
•Clinical applications for: •“normal neurotics” (including us clinicians)
•challenging disorders such as anxiety, panic & eating disorders, social phobias, depression, etc.
•performance enhancement, healthier relationships, strengthened sense of self-control, heightened self-esteem, future planning, etc.
•3-Stage Treatment Triangle: from Stabilization through Processing through Actualization
•Describe EMDR and how it may be used with children and adults, with “big T” and “little T” trauma.
•Explain the neurobiology of trauma.
•Summarize how to use the brain’s neuroplasticity to help clients re-wire their brains towards healing.
•Implement specific mindfulness practices to use with a variety of disorders including: PTSD, phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety and more.
•Experience the importance of stabilization in the 3-Stage Treatment Triangle.
•Describe how EMDR and Mindfulness can complement one another for maximum utilization in your practice.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jamie Marich, PH.D., LPCC-S, LICDC is a Licensed Supervising 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 member of the American Academy of 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. Interestingly, 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.
Jamie is a certified EMDR Therapist and approved consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). Her research efforts were awarded by EMDRIA in 2008. 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, www.TraumaTwelve.com, has become a popular stop for trauma and addiction resources.
Jamie has been a leader in mental health residential treatment, and in chemical dependency treatment as an inpatient, outpatient, and dual diagnosis counselor. Jamie currently works in private practice at PsyCare, Inc. in Youngstown, OH, and she is a contributing faculty member with several online universities in counseling and psychology. In 2012, Jamie began offering retreats on trauma recovery and mindfulness topics, and she has been invited to give them at nationally-renowned facilities like the Kripalu School of Yoga & Health and the Esalen Institute. Audiences rave about Jamie’s lively, enthusiastic and interactive training skills, which she has built on since the age of 3 when first performing in a variety of artistic venues. Jamie is also a singer-songwriter with several CDs to her credit, and she is the developer of the “Dancing Mindfulness” practice (www.dancingmindfulness.com).