Introduction to Energy Psychology for Working with Trauma and Complex Trauma

Duration: 1.5 hour Masterclass

Blue Knot is excited to host international guest facilitator, Robert Schwarz who will introduce Energy Psychology and its application to working with Complex Trauma.

Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP, author of Tools for Transforming Trauma, has worked with trauma for over 30 years and energy psychology since 1996. He has organized 25 conferences on energy psychology, treating trauma, Ericksonian and brief therapy. Since 2008, he has been the Executive Director of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.

Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP

When clients become immobilized as a result of trauma or overwhelming affect can you help them mediate these impacts in the present?

Energy Psychology (EP) techniques are easy to learn and evidence-based approaches (over 125 studies).  This session will assist you to integrate this “bottom-up” mind-body approach to support the regulation of emotions and arousal and the processing of traumatic memories.   Often therapists can be anxious about the possibility of re-traumatising clients if they go beyond talking about “what happened”.  EP can support you to minimise the traumatic energy/emotions from prior traumatic events to facilitate insight, mindfulness and post traumatic growth.  This session will help you discover a new level of confidence in your ability to facilitate the journey towards healing trauma.

By participating in this professional development training, participants will:

  • Learn specific EP tools for clients or yourself to become calm and process dysregulation.
  • Demonstrate how to use tapping or EFT with trauma and complex trauma.
  • Describe the growing body of research behind energy psychology.
  • Discuss how to integrate EP into your practice from interpersonal neurobiology and polyvagal perspectives.
  • Utilize 3 mindsets for maintaining your confidence as a trauma-informed therapist.

Who should attend?

This training is designed for practitioners with a higher level of complex trauma knowledge and clinical skills, and who work in a counselling/therapy role with complex trauma clients, and utilise clinical assessment, case formulation and treatment/care planning in their daily practice. Psychologists, clinical psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists and social workers in a counselling role, will find this training appropriate.

This training will not cover foundational information about trauma and complex trauma. The expectation is that those working in this area and enrolling in the training will have this developed knowledge base.

Register for the training here:

26 May, 9am to 10.30am AEST
(25 May, 7pm to 8.30pm USA Eastern time)

Cost: $150 AUD

Register for 26 May here

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