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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF POLYVAGAL THEORY FOR TOUCH AND SOMATIC THERAPIES
* WEDNESDAY 14TH SEPTEMBER 2022 *
FROM 7:00PM-8:30PM (UK TIME)
LIVE WEBINAR WITH DR. STEPHEN PORGES
Open to all

A live webinar interview including an understanding of the importance of safety and social engagement in therapeutic processes, our neuro-physiological responses to stress and trauma, and the significance of Polyvagal Theory for hands-on and somatic therapies. Access to a video recording of the webinar will be available to participants for six months.

Tutor:

Stephen Porges

Stephen W. Porges, Ph.D. is a distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University where he is the founding director of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium in the Kinsey Institute. He is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus at both the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland. He served as president of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences and is a former recipient of a National Institute of Mental Health Research Scientist Development Award. He is the originator of the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that emphasizes the importance of physiological state in the expression of behavioral, mental, and health problems related to traumatic experiences. He is the creator of a music-based intervention, the Safe and Sound Protocolâ„¢, which currently is used by more than 1500 therapists to improve spontaneous social engagement, to reduce hearing sensitivities, and to improve language processing, state regulation, and spontaneous social engagement. Dr. Porges is also the author of The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton, 2011), The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe (Norton, 2017), co-editor of Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Emergence of Polyvagal-Informed Therapies (Norton, 2018), and Polyvagal Safety (Norton, 2021).

Venue and Time:

Online: those who register will be sent a Zoom link. From 7.00pm to 8.30pm UK time. A recording will be available for six months afterwards.

Cost:

£35 if payment received by 14th July 2022, or £45 if received after this date. Please contact our administrator for our bank details to make a transfer.

For further details and bookings please contact:

Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust
78 York Street
London W1H 1DP, UK
Tel: 020-7101 3915
Email: info@cranio.co.uk