Focusing largely on the mechanisms of dissociation and how empathy begins to stitch us back together, this teleseminar will explore the ways in which trauma necessarily creates dissociated neural networks, and approaches to take in reclaiming those neural networks and their wisdom for the self. Lively, interactive presentation with visuals.
1. Intro to Your Brain
2. Relationship between Amygdala and Hippocampus: the Formation of Split-off Memories
3.How Trauma Creates Dissociation: the Formation of Split-off Inner Parts
4. Living with Dissociation
5. Healing from Dissociation: Integration of Memories and Parts
6. An Empathy-Based Approach to Trauma Healing
7. Open Time for Questions