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and Working Safely with Trauma

This introductory two-day workshop introduces the dynamics of and the importance of establishing safety when working with trauma to mental health practitioners and trainee practitioners who may be new to the trauma landscape.

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Before embarking on in-depth trauma work with our clients we as mental health practitioners need to understand what trauma is and how to engage with it safely.

This two day workshop will look at both of these aspects – knowledge of the dynamics of trauma and establishing safety.

Who is it for?

It is suitable for practitioners and trainee practitioners who are new to the area of working with trauma as well as those who are looking to refresh their knowledge of this topic.

What is covered?

At the end of this two day interactive workshop, participants will have been introduced to the tri-phasic model of trauma with the focus being on phase 1 and:

  • Understand the key components of psychological trauma

  • Identify and recognise the many sources and symptoms of trauma

  • Have an understanding of the physiology of the brain and its role in trauma 

  • Recognise the body’s role in trauma 

  • Practise some basic body-orientated techniques to help the body regulate

  • Start to work with establishing safety

  • Understand people’s different reactions to trauma and implications for therapy 

  • Have the opportunity to practise safety protocols 

Ready to Book this Course?

If you are an organisation and would like me to deliver this workshop for your staff please contact me. If you are an individual who would like to know when the next workshop is running please feel free to call or email me.




I have worked in the area of trauma both in private practice and training since 2015. I deliver training courses to help mental health practitioners such as counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, etc, understand the neurophysiological, emotional, cognitive, and relational dynamics involved in trauma and the need to work safely with those aspects of trauma.


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