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Transforming the 'Living Legacy' of Trauma

Transforming the 'Living Legacy' of Trauma: Tangible tools to transform your clinical practice

After the overwhelming experience is over and they have survived, traumatised individuals are left with only a fragmented, confusing sense of what happened. 

Traumatic reminders continue to keep the trauma ‘alive’ by repetitively re-activating the stress response system and survival defences. Unaware that these reactions are traumatic memories held in the body, clients assume that they are still in danger or somehow at fault. 

Without a way to understand sensory and body memories, survivors of trauma come to either distrust themselves or distrust others. Telling the story of what they remember sometimes brings relief but does not resolve the ‘living legacy’ of traumatic reactions that continue to torment the client day after day. 

Watch trauma expert, clinician and author Janina Fisher, PhD, and learn how to assess and make sense of trauma-based symptoms, such as: 

  • Dysregulated autonomic arousal 
  • Overwhelming emotions and sensations 
  • Intrusive images 
  • Numbing and disconnection 
  • Discover how to use psychoeducation to help clients manage these overwhelming symptoms and begin to change their relationship to the traumatic events. 
  • Become confident in how to integrate neurobiologically-informed treatment techniques into your psychotherapy.   

Don’t delay! Purchase today and help clients overcome their traumatic symptoms - and finally put the past trauma to rest. 

Meet Your Speaker: Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and instructor at the Trauma Center, founded by Bessel van der Kolk, MD. A faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an EMDR International Association consultant, past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, and former instructor, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Fisher lectures nationally and internationally on the integration of the neurobiological research and new trauma treatment paradigms into traditional psychotherapies.