February 18, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM / 3 CEUs (ZOOM Workshop)
Presenter: Deany Laliotis, LICSW
The impact of trauma is on the rise given the unending pandemic, social and political unrest, and economic uncertainty. How do we help our clients manage their present-day anxiety when it so quickly triggers their old hurt, abuse, loss, abandonment or fear? When are reasonable present-day feelings of sadness, overwhelm and exhaustion signals of a deeper traumatic issue? What interventions help clients separate present versus past, in order to better navigate a range of daily concerns? Using a mixture of lecture, discussion, and video case demonstration, Deany Laliotis, internationally-known EMDR teacher and trainer, shows us concepts and interventions that can be used by all clinicians who work with trauma. Deany offers ideas and techniques that support therapists and their clients to stay resourceful and centered in the face of the new normal: our everyday, stressful reality.
Identify one or more pandemic-related stress reactions that are maladaptive to the client.
Apply the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) model of EMDR therapy that informs how we understand and treat problems of daily living.
Identify the past – present connection to help clients to observe instead of reacting to the current conditions.
Develop one or more adaptive patterns of response to real life demands.