Digital Seminar

Women, Embodiment, and Trauma Recovery: Befriending the Body with Therapeutic Yoga


Faculty:
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT
Duration:
1 Hour 13 Minutes
Copyright:
Nov 18, 2021
Product Code:
PDR058749
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.


Description

Based upon twenty-five years as a psychologist, somatic psychotherapist, and certified yoga teacher, Dr. Arielle Schwartz provides inside into why therapeutic yoga is particularly valuable for women as they embark upon their journey of trauma recovery. You will learn yoga based breath and movement interventions that you can bring into your therapy practice to help women befriend their bodies as part of the healing process.

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Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT's Profile

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Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT, is a clinical psychologist, internationally sought-out teacher, therapeutic yoga instructor, and leading voice in the healing of PTSD and complex trauma. She is the author of five books based upon her integrative, mind-body approach to trauma recovery: The Complex PTSD Workbook; The Post Traumatic Growth Guidebook; A Practical Guide to Complex PTSD; EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology; and The Complex PTSD Treatment Manual. Her unique blend of spirituality and science can be found in her writings, guided trauma recovery programs, and applied polyvagal theory in yoga for trauma recovery.

Dr. Schwartz is an accomplished teacher who guides therapist in the application of EMDR, somatic psychology, parts work therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of trauma and complex trauma. She has a depth of understanding, passion, kindness, compassion, joy, and a succinct way of speaking about very complex topics. She is a longtime meditation and yoga practitioner with a passion, kindness compassion, joy and a succinct way of speaking about very complex topics. She is a longtime meditation and yoga practitioner with a passion for the outdoors; all of which she incorporates into her work as founder of the Center for Resilience Informed Therapy in Boulder, Colorado where she maintains a private practice providing psychotherapy, supervision, and consultation. Dr. Schwartz believes that the journey of trauma recovery is an awakening of the spiritual heart. Discover more at dr.arielleschwartz.com.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Arielle Schwartz maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from The Maiberger Institute, AGATE Institute, PESI, Inc., Sounds True, and NScience. She receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Schwartz receives recording and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Arielle Schwartz serves on the board of directors for the Grief Support Network in Boulder, Colorado, and she is a yoga instructor at the City of Boulder Recreation Center. Dr. Schwartz is a member of The American Psychological Association (APA), EMDRIA, and the Colorado Association of Psychotherapists.


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Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Evaluate polyvagal theory as related to therapeutic yoga for trauma.
  2. Assess the benefits of co-regulation and the social engagement system.
  3. Demonstrate embodiment strategies that enhance vitality and support relaxation.
  4. Apply principles of somatic psychology into therapeutic yoga for trauma recovery.

Outline

  • The relationship between stress, trauma, and women’s health 
  • Yoga for trauma recovery 
    • Practice in making choices 
    • Develop nervous system flexibility 
    • Dual awareness strategies 
  • Heart Rate Variability (HRV) as related to stress management 

Target Audience

  • Psychotherapists
  • Counsellors
  • IAPT practitioners
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counsellors
  • Nurses
  • Psychiatrists
  • GPs
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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