Healing From Racial Trauma: Rhythm, Processing, and Anti-Racist Psychotherapy
At the conclusion of this session participants will be able to:
- Identify the three principles of EMDR Therapy’s Adaptive Information Processing Model
- Describe three contributions to the definition of racial trauma based on Anti-Racist Psychotherapy
- List the Four Cores of Anti-Racist Psychotherapy
- List the three phases of therapeutic reconsolidation
- Identify two components of the Cycle of Consolidation
Skilled in the use of EMDR therapy, Archer provides both individual and group consultations to support other therapists. He specializes in efficient psychotherapeutic interventions that are designed to resolve the mental health consequences of traumatic experiences by using the principles of memory reconsolidation. Mr. Archer is the developer of an integrative clinical framework called Rhythm and Processing and is an author of the following books: Anti-Racist Psychotherapy: Confronting Systemic Racism and Healing Racial Trauma (amzn.to/3pSBfZX). Black Meditation: Ten Practices for Self-Care, Mindfulness, and Self-Determination (https://amzn.to/3JEnhm7), and his most recent book, Racial Trauma Recovery: Healing Our Past Using Rhythm and Processing (https://amzn.to/3C8HY89).
Mr. Archer has led workshops based on Anti-Racist Psychotherapy at the EMDRIA and ISSTD world conferences, as well as participated in numerous panel discussions and peer supervisions in local community circles. In addition to extensive work with immigrants and people of diverse racial origins, he spent several years as an addictions counselor in the Indigenous community of Kahnawake, where he cultivated a deeper understanding of culture, community, and the spirit of resilience. Special areas of interest relate to complex PTSD, racial trauma, addictions, relational conflict, and other socially constructed forms of suffering. Mr. Archer is an ally of LGBTQ, Black, Indigenous, and oppressed racial groups around the world. He provides experiential workshops on anti-racist psychotherapy to corporations, non-profit organizations and academic institutions.
- 1.50 APAThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- 1.50 ASWB ACEThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), #1744, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ISSTD maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 08/20/2021 – 08/20/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.50 continuing education credits.
- 1.50 ISSTD Certificate ProgramThis program is eligible for 1.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
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