When the Past Invades the Present

When the Past Invades the Present
A Developmental Somatic View of Trauma and Adult Attachment

with Dr. Talia B. Shafir, RSME-T, C.C.Ht.

Cost: early bird $275 by October 14. Regular $325 after October 14. Pay by Zelle or Paypal to drmarthaeddy@gmail.com.
Please note: Included in the tuition of DE-SMTT students

Open to Somatic Movement Therapists and Educators, Movement analysts, Bodywork professionals, Mental health professionals with or without prior trauma training, Students of developmental and attachment studies.

    Trauma burns bright on the radar screen of healing modalities. Often viewed as anomalies to be released, ranging from a bump in the road to a permanent roadblock, traumas and their aftereffects of PTSD are actually encounters along the continuum of the lifespan. Stored in the form of implicit memory, expressed in revealing patterns of language, movement, and emotion, healing requires us to examine the developmental journey responsible for any cracks in the foundation of resilience. Join this experiential, parallel exploration of soma and psyche, movement and thought forms that shape our beliefs about self and relationships.

Talia B. Shafir, Ph.D., Somatic and Spiritual Psychology, is a Dynamic Embodiment™ Practitioner, Registered Somatic Movement Educator and Therapist, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. Talia has an international practice specializing in trauma, PTSD, and Adult Attachment issues. Dr. Shafir is the author of Bridging the trauma- adult attachment connection through somatic movement in the journal of Body, Mind, and Dance in Psychotherapy, and When giving never seems to be enough in Clio’s Psyche, a publication of the Psychohistory Forum. She is based in New York City and can be contacted at tshafir@me.com.

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