Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY): An Embodied Intervention for Complex Trauma

November 20, 2021

Abstract
The presentation provides an overview of Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) - an evidence-based, adjunctive treatment for complex, developmental trauma or treatment-resistant PTSD. Specifically, it will focus on the effectiveness of TCTSY as a treatment intervention for survivors of sexual violence.

Potential to Distress: No

Target Audience

Beginning/Introductory

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify why integrating embodiment practices into treatment may be helpful for clients with complex trauma histories
  • Name the theoretical underpinnings of TCTSY
  • Describe the TCTSY themes: (1) present moment experience, (2) invitational language and choice-making, (3) taking effective action, and (4) rhythm and shared authentic experience
  • Compare the research evidence to date that has investigated the effectiveness of yoga for trauma and trauma-related disorders
     
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 1.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.
Course opens: 
11/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2050
Event starts: 
11/20/2021 - 4:30pm
Event ends: 
11/20/2021 - 6:00pm
ISSTD Member cost:
$0.00
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Presenter: Bridget McNamara  
Presenter Bio: Bridget McNamara is a registered psychologist, yoga and meditation facilitator. She is a doctoral candidate with the School of Psychology at Massey University.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ISSTD Certificate Program
    This program is eligible for 1.50 credits in the ISSTD Certificate Program.

Price

ISSTD Member cost:
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