Empower Idaho Behavioral Health Provider Conference: Trauma, Addiction and the Nervous System; How Self-Management Techniques Replace Regulation

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Empower Idaho Behavioral Health Provider Conference: Trauma, Addiction and the Nervous System; How Self-Management Techniques Replace Regulation

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Presented by Cecilee Heath, LCSW, RYT 200, EAGALA

Monday, October 26th | 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM MST

Webinar objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of Polyvagal Theory and how it applies to both trauma and addiction.
  • Define trauma and addiction through polyvagal lens.
  • Understand the scope of the problem.
  • Conceptualize addiction as a common response to trauma and as an attempt to regulate our autonomic nervous system (ANS).
  • Understand how attempts to manage one’s own ANS can replace AND regulation.
  • Discuss interventions/treatments.

About the Presenter: Cecilee Heath, LCSW, RYT 200, EAGALA, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Social Work Clinical supervisor specializing in treating trauma as it is held in the body. Cecilee has devoted her career to developing an expertise in treating trauma and trauma-related disorders and syndromes through a bottom-up approach. Cecilee has studied under Dr. Peter Levine in Somatic Experiencing, is a registered yoga teacher through The Yoga Alliance, is certified to deliver equine-assisted therapies using the EAGALA method, and is a licensed trainer for the International Institute of Restorative Practices. Cecilee is also trained in EMDR, CBT and DBT. Cecilee delivers trainings across the state to clinicians and professionals on trauma, trauma-informed care, Restorative Practices, Polyvagal Theory, Incorporating the Body into Psychotherapy, etcetera. Cecilee maintains a clinical practice in Sun Valley while also working as a Social Worker for St. Luke’s Wood River. Cecilee utilizes Somatic Experiencing and other therapeutic modalities, incorporating her knowledge of Polyvagal Theory and adaptive nervous system responses to assist clients in moving from “stuck” nervous system states (with accompanying symptoms of depression, anxiety, panic, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, complex trauma and others) to fluid nervous system states with the “safe and social” branch of the nervous system acting as primary, lending to health, growth and restoration.

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Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Website:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/742959108433657357

Organizer

Empower Idaho