Treating Trauma with the Brain and Body in Mind
A course packed full of easy to digest and ready to apply knowledge and interventions for effective trauma treatment with your clients, while keeping the brain and body in mind.
Treating Trauma with the Brain and Body in Mind online course is designed to help you treat trauma with the whole client in mind. This course is grounded in the current research and offers a clear framework in which to provide safe and effective trauma treatment. This course also provides a plethora of body-based and brain-based interventions that you can immediately incorporate into your trauma treatment process. Lastly, this course will help you understand complicated concepts as it relates to the impact of trauma on the brain and body so that you can provide clear and concise psychoeducation to your clients.
By the end of this course you will have:
- A clear understanding of trauma, PTSD, and treatment approaches over the course of history.
- Tons of interventions delivered with the framework of a protocol that helps you provide trauma treatment in a safe and effective manner.
- An ability to understand and provide clear and concise psychoeducation about the effects of trauma on the brain.
- An understanding of how to start tracking your client’s nervous system in sessions and body based interventions to help clients heal.
But above all Treating Trauma with the Brain and Body in Mind online course will give you the confidence to provide the support and interventions to help your clients heal from trauma.
Being a Confident Therapist with the Skills to Treat Trauma Effectively
Safety is the foundation of treating trauma. We are built to detect when we are safe and when danger may be lurking nearby. When you are confident in the services you provide you exude a sense of safety for your clients, which helps them to establish safety and move towards healing.
Growing my skills in trauma treatment has allowed me to be successful with tough trauma cases. Working within a structure and focusing in my skills that delivers every time!
Unlike most other mental health struggles, trauma can impact a number of systems within a client’s life. Clients can be at great risk for re-traumatization…having the skills needed to help clients in a safe and effective manner can make all the difference in a client’s life and their experience in therapy.
Here’s a little about what Nina brings to this course:
Nina Keeler, LMFT is dedicated to partnering with other mental health professionals who desire to grow their skills working with trauma and attachment. She received her Master of Science from Kansas State University with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. During her time in graduate school, she fell in love with Play Therapy. She completed a Play Therapy certification program through KC Play Therapy Institute. At the beginning of her career, she worked as a Social Services Case Manager and had the honor of working with many children and families suffering from trauma and attachment challenges. This led her on a journey to learn about trauma and attachment. She completed Dr. Dan Hughes’ level one Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy training in Maine. She then went on to complete Eye Movement Densensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training and the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol for Children through The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska. Currently, she is working to become certified in Somatic Experiencing.
What’s Inside Treating Trauma with the Brain and Body In Mind Online Course?
4 Modules with multiple videos totaling no more than an hour per module. You can work at your own pace to complete the course.
4 Module guides.
Private Pop-up Facebook Group in which we’ll discuss what you are learning and engage in group supervision if desired.
The Evolution of Trauma, Diagnoses, and Treatment
This module takes an in-depth look at the evolution of trauma, diagnoses of trauma-related disorders and treatment over time. It is important to know where the field has come from to understand where the field is moving.
The Three Prong Approach to Trauma Treatment
During this module, you will take an in-depth look at my protocol to treat trauma. This module will also assist you in developing trauma-focused assessment skills throughout the treatment process to limit the client’s risk of re-traumatization and getting stuck in the treatment cycle. This module provides a number of interventions that can be used immediately.
Trauma Treatment with the Brain in Mind
In this module, you will learn the basics of the brain and how to clearly explain these basics to your client. You will also learn the impact of trauma on the brain and interventions that will help the client heal from those impacts.
Trauma Treatment with the Body in Mind
The last module is designed to help you gain a basic understanding of the nervous system and how it is impacted by trauma. You will learn how to track a client’s nervous system during sessions, as well as teach the client this skill. You will also learn interventions designed to help clients heal from the impact of trauma on their body.
Here is what past participants have said about the course…
“I’ve been able to better explain to clients what they’re going through. I liked the quality of the content provided…It was very practical. I also liked the length of the lessons – not too long.”
“…This course is specifically designed to aid providers who want to treat the trauma that so many of our clients present with.”
“I liked being in close contact with Nina. She was able to answer all my questions and provide further insights…which helped me to understand it further.”
“Since taking the course I have been able to describe how trauma affect the brain and body to my clients in a manner of which they can understand. In addition, I have a more thorough understanding of the brain.”
“…The information was not hard to comprehend and there was a lot of it.”