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  • Using Shakespeare to Ease the Trauma of War
    Bessel van der Kolk will introduce a short piece of LIVE theatre at his coming workshops and then open the room up for comment and discussion.
  • Bessel van der Kolk: Trauma, the Brain & the Body
    Trauma victims cannot recover until they become familiar with and befriend the sensations in their bodies. Being frightened means that you live in a body that is always on guard. Angry people live in angry bodies.
  • Pat Ogden on PTSD
    An Individual with PTSD will often relive the traumatic events through nightmares, flashbacks and can experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt, frightening thoughts, numbness and feelings of detachment from others.
  • Bessel van der Kolk: Trauma Lives Within
    Trauma is an inability to inhabit one’s body without being possessed by its defenses and the emotional numbing that shuts down all experience, including pleasure and satisfaction.
  • Pat Ogden on Resolving Childhood Trauma
    The language of the body communicates implicit meanings and reveals the legacy of trauma and of early or forgotten dynamics with attachment figures.
  • Alan Fruzzetti PhD on ‘Anhedonia’
    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy has been shown, in dozens of studies, to be very effective at reducing self-harm, suicide attempts, aggression, substance use problems, eating disorders, relationship chaos and distress.
  • Morris Altman on “Fairness”
    According to the latest findings in neuroscience, decision making isn’t logical, it's emotional.