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Trauma, complex trauma, symptoms and recovery: a seminar with Betsy de Thierry

When

22/01/2020 09:30

Where

Edinburgh

Type

Seminar

Category

This event is now sold out, to join the waiting list please email events@childreninscotland.org.uk

About this event

Trauma is "the most avoided, ignored, belittled, denied, misunderstood, and untreated cause of human suffering" (Levine & Kline, 2007).

Unprocessed trauma can negatively impact the mental and physical wellbeing and social development of a child – even during adulthood. When trauma is processed in the context of a warm and genuine relationship, it can be minimised or transformed into greater resilience, thus changing the impact on the child and their future.

This seminar will help you understand trauma and its short - and long-term impact on a child’s development.

Key learning:

  • Considering the role of resilience and attachment in the impact of trauma and bereavement
  • Identifying complex trauma responses which can often be misdiagnosed.

Facilitator bio

Betsy de Thierry is a practising psychotherapist and a qualified primary school teacher who has founded several charities that work directly with troubled families.

She is a trauma specialist, training and consulting for teachers, therapists, psychologists, pediatricians, social workers, parenting support workers and the police. Betsy has authored several books including 'Teaching the Child on the Trauma Continuum' and 'The Simple Guide to Child Trauma' which has become a best seller on Amazon.

Betsy is the Founding Director of BdT Ltd, Therapeutic Mentoring Rooms and the Trauma Recovery Centre UK.

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