Welcome!
2017 Online Program 

Expanding Beyond Trauma: Cultivating Presence, Connection, and Integrity in an Age of Divisiveness.

Why is it so important to learn how to treat trauma…
and why is it so challenging?

If you’ve been in practice for very long as a helping professional, you already have some answers to this question. Trauma affects millions of people at every age and stage of life. Although each client that seeks treatment has different needs and goals and requires different approaches, the common thread that should unite treatment providers is an awareness of the nature and importance of trauma-informed care.

Our 2017 online program, Expanding Beyond Trauma, can help you become more effective in detecting ways that individual clients’ difficulties may be linked to trauma, identify specific corrective experiences that target and solve the client’s most pressing and persistent difficulties, and improve your confidence and skills in applying the course material with even your most challenging clients.

We will present four modules related to these important issues. Each module will span 2-3 months and include live video presentations with various experts and me with video replay and audio download, edited written transcripts, case consultation and training calls, and generous bonuses that will be yours to keep in your permanent learning library.

What You Will Receive During Each 2-3 Month Module

2-3 Months of Online Webinars • Video Replay & Audio Download • Written Transcripts of all Webinar Trainings • Handouts • Additional Learning Materials Related to Each Month’s Content • Q&A and Mentoring Calls with Maggie • Video Clips of Demonstrations & Brief Presentations and Other Bonuses • Continuing Education Credits • Maggie’s Personal Money Back Guarantee

Enrollment Open All Year! 

Expanding Beyond Trauma: Cultivating Presence, Connection, And Integrity
In An Age of Divisiveness.

Module 1 Best Practices in Therapy

Module 1

February, March and April

STILL AVAILABLE!

Module 1 will focus on Expanding Beyond Trauma by studying in depth the treatment of trauma, its root causes, its negative effects and consequences, and how to achieve permanent repair. Read More…

  • February featured Innovations in Trauma Treatment. The webinar, Psychological Trauma: Healing Its Roots in Brain, Body, and Memory, with Dawson Church traces the physiological roots of PTSD in the body’s many systems: The brain, the autonomic nervous system, the endocrine system, and the many organs involved in self-regulation. Still available!
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  • March spotlighted The Polyvagal Blueprint for Trauma, Connection, and Recovery and a webinar with Kathy Kain. Training focused on how the three parts of the polyvagal system interact to explain post-traumatic reactions as well as atypical symptoms and insecure attachment. Training materials and video presentations will emphasize how understanding neurophysiological mechanisms can help foster self-regulation, co-regulation, connection, engagement, secure attachment, and resilience. Still available!
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  • April emphasized the importance of Shifting from Constricted Past to Embodied Presence and Forward Action. Our guest expert, Peter Levine,  focused on the myths of traumatic memory and how to avoid them, how to resolve traumatic events without remembering, the role of interoception and proprioception and how to engage with these ANS processes in the somatic treatment of trauma. Still Available!

STILL AVAILABLE!  More Information and Registration on Module 1

Module 2

May, June and July

STILL AVAILABLE!

Module 2 will emphasize attachment as the chief pathway to connection and presence. Read more…

Module 2 Best Practices in Therapy
  • May featured The Neurobiology of Attachment with expert Bonnie Badenoch. Focused on why the neurobiology of attachment is such an important and useful model and how interpersonal mindfulness and nonjudgmental presence can establish safety as the ground for therapy with couples and individuals, leading to deep attachment repair. Still Available!
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  • June explored Secure Attachment from the Inside Out: Somatic Ego-State Therapy with Maggie Phillips. Explored the use of ego-state therapy to heal inner conflict, dissociation, fragmentation, and other post-traumatic symptoms. Still available!
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  • July highlights Attachment-Focused EMDR with expert Laurel Parnell. Training focused on how EMDR can be used for repair of various kinds of attachment trauma. Still available!

STILL AVAILABLE!  More Information and Registration on Module 2

Module 3 Best Practices in Therapy

Module 3

September, October and November

Module 3 will examine how we can help clients find freedom from emotional and physical pain problems.

  • September with Dr. Maggie Phillips presents lessons on Living Life Beyond Pain. During this month, we explore best practices that help clients with even chronic, severe pain learn to find freedom from pain. Tools include mindfulness, breathing methods, Somatic Experiencing®, Energy Psychology approaches, self-hypnosis, and releasing incomplete survival reactions through the body.
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  • October’s theme with Dr. Raja Selvamis is Lifting the Burden of Emotional Pain and Suffering. Learning will center on the roots of anger, rage, and aggression, anxiety, fear, and panic, shame-based feelings, and sadness and grief. With the experts, we will consider several ways we can shift these emotions through acceptance, vulnerability and its relationship to courage, how we can recover from heartbreak and failure, and how to build resilience and the ability to “bounce back” from defeat and welcome challenges.
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  • November with Dr. Peter A. Levine features Complex Pain Syndromes. Complex pain syndromes present major challenges to practitioners because of complex history, unclear etiology, and poor response to therapy. These syndromes include myofascial pain, fibromyalgia, and regional complex pain. Peter presents various ways that Somatic Experiencing® can provide relief and transformation for these difficult conditions..

More Information and Registration for Module 3 

Module 4

December and January 2018

Module 4 emphasizes ways of meeting the challenges of complex trauma and dissociative disorders.

Module 4 Best Practices in Therapy
  • December features Healing the Fragmented Selves of Complex Trauma Survivors with Janina Fisher. This month’s focus will build on the awareness that each part of the personality contributes a defensive strategy and how traumatic triggering can hijack body and brain, heart and spirit. Webinars and training videos will help to decode internal conflict to identify specific parts, and how to teach clients to connect symptoms to parts and then develop ways of working both inside and outside therapy to establish cooperation and inner teamwork.
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  • January 2018 studies Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation with Kathy Steele. During this month, we approach the treatment of dissociation as a problem related to survival responses and other defenses used to manage overwhelming trauma. Training materials and video presentations include ways to formulate cases and plan treatment, principles of treating dissociation, ways of working with various types of dissociated parts including frozen child parts, angry and hostile parts, parts related to shame, perpetrator and abuser parts, and how to resolve unsafe behaviors..

More Information and Registration for Module 4

Thank You for visiting!

We do appreciate your time and would like to share a special report by Maggie as our way of saying thanks!  You can click here to view or download Healing Pain Through Hypnosis and Imagery

 

 Watch a Webinar Excerpt

“I hope you will join me for one of my 2017 online programs. I know you’ll enjoy learning from our amazing experts!”
Maggie Phillips