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FREE Educational Webinar: “Somatic Interventions for Treating Complex Trauma”

June 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Wednesday, June 26, 2019
1:00pm Mountain Time
Somatic Interventions for Treating Complex Trauma
Sarah Hubbard, PhD
Primary Therapist

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PowerPoint Slides

Post Test – for reference only



CE Information:

Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #148193. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This course has been approved by Center for Change, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #123302, Center for Change is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886558729-7994) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



Description of Presentation:

From a neurobiological point of view, complex trauma is “kept alive” in a client’s body through implicit memory and habitual procedural patterns. Sensorimotor psychotherapy is an approach to treating trauma that blends theory and technique from cognitive and dynamic therapies with straightforward physical interventions. Change happens through 1) helping a client discover how she procedurally organizes experience and 2) experimenting with changing how that experience is organized. Through mindfulness, clients learn the relationship between their physical sensations, body postures and movement, beliefs, and emotions in the here-and-now of therapy. The “how” of tracking the body, asking mindfulness questions that help clients focus on their somatic experience, and introducing new physical behaviors will be covered in this presentation. Also, somatic resources that promote nervous system regulation will be covered.

Learning Objectives:

1) Able to describe implicit and procedural memories of trauma.

2) Able to integrate mindfulness based questions into a plan for treatment that challenges procedural learning.

3) Able to describe somatic resources that promote nervous system regulation

Training For:

Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced.


June 26, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm