The Importance of the Body in Psychotherapy of Trauma

Graham Music 

Saturday 7th July 2018 10:00 – 16:00

Drake House, 44 St Georges Road, London SW19 4ED

Workshop cost: £120 + booking fee / 10% discount for Wimbledon Guild counsellors/ LIMITED early-bird discount of 15% available until available until 7th April 2018 or until sold out

The Workshop:

Clinical work with traumatised and abused clients, both adult and child, as well as recent neurobiological research, has emphasised how trauma gets held in the body and how bodily understanding is essential for working with such issues.

In this day, Graham Music will elaborate on such ideas and their implications for clinical practice.

He will use attachment theory, and newer understandings of the autonomic nervous system, to ask questions about what level of work we should be aiming for with many hard to reach clients. The day will be illustrated with video material and clinical examples

The Trainer:

Graham Music is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the Tavistock and Portman Clinics and an adult psychotherapist in private practice. His publications include Nurturing Natures 2017, Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development (2011), Affect and Emotion (2001), and The Good Life: Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and Immorality (2014). He has a particular interest in exploring the interface between developmental findings, clinical work and their social implications.

Graham currently works clinically at the Portman clinic with forensic cases and he also teaches, lectures and supervises on the Tavistock Child Psychotherapy course, and other trainings in Britain and abroad.



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