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Utrecht, NL

A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach to Child, Adolescent, Family and Group Treatment

MARCH 28, 2018 - MARCH 29, 2018

Working with our Younger Clients and their families

Join Dr. Bonnie Goldstein in this 2-day workshop that revisits the development of identity, sense of self, affect regulation, verbal and non-verbal communication and the ability to form and sustain relationships in younger clients. Using a mind-body-brain lens informed by Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology and psychodynamic psychotherapy, a wide range of treatment modalities are explored. Clinical vignettes, case studies, experiential exercises and videotapes are used.

After the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify the effects of trauma and attachment dynamics in younger clients

  2. Utilize psycho-education interventions with caregivers, regarding how trauma impacts children's bodies and nervous systems

  3. Apply a Sensorimotor Psychotherapy approach using the wisdom of the body to get beneath the words and tap into the somatic narrative with children and adolescents

  4. Identify the nonverbal cues of the somatic narrative in younger clients' movement patterns, gestures, stance, postures, prosody, and other non-verbal cues

  5. Apply Sensorimotor Psychotherapy techniques in therapy with younger clients enhance self-regulation and relationship skills, foster resilience, and create new competencies

  6. Apply therapeutic tools to enhance mindfulness skills for children and adolescents

Times: see Rino Group website for additional details
Location: see Rino Group website for additional details, Utrecht, NL.
Instructor: Bonnie Goldstein, Ph.D
Contact: SPI Admissions, 3034473290,