Byron Clinic Professional Development

Pat Ogden PhD

Wisdom of the Body, Lost and Found: A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach

Byron Clinic is excited to present Pat Ogden in Australia. Pat is a pioneer in somatic psychology and founder of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute.

Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne: November 2017

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Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Trauma, the Brain & Biology: Foundations & Treatment of Trauma

The author of the ‘bible of traumatic stress’, the bestselling The Body Keeps the Score, Dr van der Kolk will present the very latest clinical methods in the resolution of traumatic experiences and the restoration of self.

Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne: December 2017

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Norman Doidge, M.D.

The Power of Thought: Updates in Brain Plasticity

Join acclaimed researcher Norman Doidge as he explores the latest research into the brain’s amazing capacity to heal, and how to apply these discoveries to clinical practice.

Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne: May 2018

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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
    The language of the body communicates implicit meanings and reveals the legacy of trauma and of early or forgotten dynamics with attachment figures.
  • 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.

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