Acts of Recognition: Embedded Relational Mindfulness and the Dyadic Repair of Attachment and Trauma
March 31, 2017
9 AM - 5 PM
Loyola University Chicago's Corboy Law Center

Pat Ogden, PhD

"When the spoken word fails, the body dynamically communicates."

The dramatic advances in neuroscience over the past decades have led to important insights into how the mind, brain, and body process experiences. We now know that an exclusive reliance on the "talking cure" may limit clinical efficacy. Mindful awareness of moment-by-moment experience clearly reveal the internal patterns of organizations that underlie clients' current difficulties.

Several psycho-therapeutic methods have been developed that teach mindfulness through structured exercises, solitary practices, and sets of specific skills. However, in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, mindfulness is embedded with the moment-to-moment experience between therapist and client. Embedded relational mindfulness is used to activate clients' present moment experience of attachment failure, unresolved trauma, and experiential connectedness with the therapist. This simultaneous evocation of the effects of past wounds and social engagement between the therapist and client, combined with attention to the body as a primary source of therapeutic actions can inspire healing. 

Registration begins at 8:30 AM

6 CEUs available for LCPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs and Clinical Psychologists.

Tuition:  $175

  • $150.00 if registered by February 28, 2017 (use code: CCIHEARLYBIRD)
  • $140.00 for Groups of 4 or more
  • $125.00 for students with a valid ID (use code: CCIHSTUDENT).

Cancellation Policy: Participants who cancel their registration at least one week (five business days) before the start of the workshop can receive a credit or refund minus a $25.00 processing fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations less than one week before the start of the workshop. We reserve the right to cancel the workshop, in which case participants will receive a full refund.

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