Pat Ogden PhD

Wisdom of the Body, Lost & Found
A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach

Two-day workshops in:
Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne: November 2017

Understanding the Wisdom of the Body

The body’s intelligence is largely an untapped resource in psychotherapy, yet the story told by the “somatic narrative” — gesture, posture, prosody, facial expressions, eye gaze, and movement — is arguably more significant than the story told by the words. The language of the body communicates implicit meanings and reveals the legacy of trauma and of early or forgotten dynamics with attachment figures.

Join Pat Ogden in this two-day workshop as we explore the body as a target of therapeutic action and provide clients with a vital avenue of self-knowledge and change.

Two-day workshops with Pat Ogden: November 2017

BRISBANE

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

9 & 10 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

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SYDNEY

Wesley Conference Centre

13 & 14 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

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MELBOURNE

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

16 & 17 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

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Pat Ogden PhD

Pat is a pioneer in somatic psychology and both Founder and Education Director of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute®, an internationally recognized school specializing in somatic–cognitive approaches for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and attachment disturbances.

She is co-founder of the Hakomi Institute, a clinician, consultant, international lecturer and trainer, and first author of Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy.

Her second book, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015) is a practical guide to integrate Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® into the treatment of trauma and attachment issues. Dr. Ogden is currently developing Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® for children, adolescents and families with colleagues.

Training Information

TRAINING OVERVIEW

This training offers a practical approach learning about the wisdom of the body, understanding your own somatic patterns, and integrating body-oriented interventions into your clinical practice.

The workshop will be delivered via a combination of lecture, power point slides, video illustration, brief experiential exercises and discussion.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Discuss the wisdom of the body’s ability to adapt to environmental conditions
  • Explain “implicit memory” and it’s significance in resolving trauma and attachment failure
  • Describe philosophical principles of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Explain how the legacy of trauma affects the nervous system and the body
  • Describe how early development and attachment dynamics affect clients’ movement vocabulary
  • Integrate body oriented interventions into clinical practice
  • Utilize the mindfulness skills of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Apply a body intervention to access deep emotions and cognitive distortions
  • Explain therapeutic enactments and why they are not “mistakes”
DAY ONE PROGRAM
Time Day One Topics
08:00am – 09:00am Day One sign-in
09:00am – 10:30am Opening
The Somatic Narrative
The Implicit and Explicit Selves
Psychoeducaton on the Role of the Body
Body-oriented Interventions for Stabilization
10:30am – 11:00am Morning Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Neuroception and the Polyvagal Hierarchy
Harnessing Neuroplasticity through Mindfulness
Embedded Relational Mindfulness Skills
Directed Mindfulness
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm Traumatic Memory
The Modulation Model and the Window of Tolerance
Dysregulated Arousal and Animal Defenses
Restoring “Acts of Triumph”
Sensorimotor Sequencing
3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm—4:30pm Psychobiological Action Systems
Structural Dissociation of the Personality
Somatic Interventions for Working with Dissociative Parts
4:30pm Day One Close
DAY TWO PROGRAM
Time Day Two Topics
08:00am – 09:00am Day Two sign-in
9:00am – 10:30am Trauma, Attachment, and Developmental Trauma
How Attachment Shapes the Body
Limiting Beliefs and the Body
Integrating mind, body and emotion
10:30 – 11:00am Morning Break
11:00am – 12:30pm Implicit Relational Knowing and the Somatic Sense of Self
Developmental Movements
Proximity Seeking Actions
Attachment Categories and their Non-verbal Patterns
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm Attachment Related Emotions
Expanding Emotional Capacity
Working at the Regulatory Boundaries of the Window of Tolerance
3:00pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm—4:30pm Explicit and Implicit Therapeutic Journeys
Collusions, Collisions, and Therapeutic Enactments
Negotiating Enactments between Clients and Therapist
Questions and Answers
4:30pm Day Two Close
Pat Ogden's Biography

Pat Ogden, PhD, is a pioneer in somatic psychology and the Founder and Education Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an internationally recognized school specializing in somatic–cognitive approaches for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and attachment disturbances.

Her Institute, based in Broomfield Colorado, has 19 certified trainers who conduct Sensorimotor Psychotherapy trainings of over 400 hours for mental health professionals throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia. The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute has certified hundreds of psychotherapists throughout the world in this method.

She is co-founder of the Hakomi Institute, past faculty of Naropa University (1985-2005), a clinician, consultant, and sought after international lecturer.

Dr. Ogden is the first author of two groundbreaking books in somatic psychology: Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015) both published in the Interpersonal Neurobiology Series of W. W. Norton. She is currently working on a third book Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents and Families with colleagues.

Her current interests include developing training programs in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for children adolescents and families with colleagues, Embedded Relational Mindfulness, culture and diversity, couple therapy, working with challenging clients, the relational nature of shame, presence, consciousness and the philosophical/spiritual principles that guide Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.

Do I get a Certificate of Attendance? What about CPD hours/points?

Byron Clinic Pty Ltd provides a Certificate of Attendance to each workshop attendee. Certificates will be completed using the given name at the point of initial online registration and payment. These will be distributed as a hard copy to participants prior to the conclusion of the workshop. It is the attendee’s responsibility to ensure that they have their Certificate of Attendance at the time of distribution.

This workshop should accrue a maximum of 11 hours of learning. Certificates of attendance at this Professional Development activity will be distributed at the workshop. For CPD points for specific organisations, please see: APS, AASW, RANZCP, ANZCMHN.

Please ensure that you have received your certificate prior to the end of the workshop. Requests for duplicate certificates after this period will incur an administration fee.

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The language of the body communicates implicit meanings and reveals the legacy of trauma and of early or forgotten dynamics with attachment figures. To omit the body as a target of therapeutic action is an unfortunate oversight that deprives clients of a vital avenue of self-knowledge and change.

Pat Ogden PhD

Founder, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Foundation

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment

by Pat Ogden PhD

“Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is a landmark book in the history of body psychotherapy and effectively provides the bridge between traditional psychotherapy and body-oriented therapies. In this discipline-changing volume, Pat Ogden brilliantly decodes the crucial role that the body plays in regulating physiological, behavioral, and mental states.”

Stephen Porges

Author of "Polyvagal Theory"

Two-day workshops with Pat Ogden: November 2017

BRISBANE

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

9 & 10 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

REGISTER NOW

SYDNEY

Wesley Conference Centre

13 & 14 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

REGISTER NOW

MELBOURNE

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

16 & 17 November 2017

  • EARLY: $750 ends 27 Oct. '17
  • STANDARD: $800
  • all prices in A$ & includes GST & admin fee
    catering is charged separately

REGISTER NOW

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