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This workshop will detail a philosophy and methods of working briefly and effectively with people who have been traumatized. An array of new methods has shown that previous conceptions and methods of working with trauma are unnecessarily long-term and re-traumatizing. These new approaches, rather than being based on the past and deterministic models, are oriented towards the present and future and a sense of possibilities. You will leave equipped with a different understanding of how to treat trauma and four specific methods you can use right away in your work. Participants will be equipped with new tools and ideas to work briefly, effectively and respectfully with even severe and long-standing traumas. Learn how some people turn post-traumatic stress into post-traumatic stress and the research that shows how they accomplish that. In addition to learning new models and methods, come prepared to be entertained. Bill is a lively speaker whose humor and engagement with the audience makes his presentations fun and enlivening.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*
2.5 credits available.
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Bill O'Hanlon, MS, has written over 30 books, appeared on Oprah with his book Do One Thing Different, and has been a top-rated presenter at psychotherapy conferences all over the world. He was a student of the late Milton H. Erickson and created Solution-Oriented Therapy and Possibility Therapy.