“There was nothing alarming in our session…then her posture collapsed and she didn’t say anything.”
Do I intervene? Should I just wait for the episode to pass?
Dissociation can be one of the most unnerving elements of trauma treatment. It can be as subtle as a client staring into space or as alarming as them slumping into their chair and becoming unresponsive.
But whether it’s extreme or just being “checked out,” dissociation can be a major roadblock to successful therapy. And if you don’t know how to identify and work with it, your clients could fail to respond to treatment.
This one-day seminar will provide you with the skills, knowledge and clinical interventions you need to identify and appropriately respond to dissociative states in your clients, from understated to unsettling.
When you purchase you’ll get a comprehensive training so you can safely and confidently:
Don’t wait to add these must have strategies to your trauma treatment toolbox.
|Manual - Trauma-Related Dissociation (13.2 MB)||104 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Maine where her areas of expertise include trauma, PTSD, abuse, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, grief and relationship issues.
In over 10 years of clinical experience, Ms. Baxter-Musser has successfully worked with dissociating clients across the spectrum of severity with techniques that ground them, bring them back to the body, and re-engage them in therapy. She formerly served as the trauma healing services clinical coordinator for La Frontera Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing behavioral health counseling, crisis intervention and support to families and individuals facing domestic violence, abuse, hate crimes and other issues.
Ms. Baxter-Musser is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Certified EMDR therapist. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the National Center for Crisis Management and the Maine Collaborative Law Alliance. She sits on the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee and is the regional coordinator for the EMDRIA Southern Maine Regional Network.
Financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT, CPD, is the Owner, Operator and Trainer at Inner Awakening Counseling & Consulting and receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-Financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, CDBT, CPD, is a member of the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee, the Southern Maine EMDR Collation, the National Association of Social Workers, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and the National Center for Crisis Management.
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Using Evidence-Based Treatments with Dissociating Clients:
Managing Dissociation When Using CBT, DBT and EMDR
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Vicarious Trauma and the Clinician
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