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IC19 Topical Panel 15 - Trauma II - Ronald Alexander, Maggie Phillips, Robert Schwarz

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Topical Panels |  Trauma |  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2019
Ronald Alexander, PhD |  Maggie Phillips, PhD |  Robert Schwarz, PsyD
55 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 14, 2019
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Tags: Trauma PTSD



Post-traumatic stress disorder consists of a complex of symptoms including hyper arousal, social withdrawal and intrusions. The panelists will describe commonalities and differences in their approach to PTSD.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Difference between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  2. Describe three different approaches to working with PTSD.
  3. Given a patient with PTSD, outline a treatment program.

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Ronald Alexander, PhD's Profile

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Ronald A. Alexander, PhD, MFT, SEP (Somatic Experiencing Practitioner) is a Creativity and Communication Consultant, and an Executive and Leadership Coach, with a private psychotherapy practice working with individuals, couples, families, and groups in Santa Monica, California. He is the Executive Director of the OpenMind® Training Institute, a leading-edge organization that offers personal and professional training programs in core creativity, mind-body therapies, transformational leadership, and mindfulness meditation. For more than forty-four years, Alexander has been a trainer of healthcare professionals in North America, as well as in Europe, Russia, Japan, China, and Australia. As a Mindfulness and Zen Buddhist practitioner, he specializes in utilizing mindfulness meditation in his professional and corporate work to help people transform their lives by accessing the mind states that open the portal to their core creativity.

Maggie Phillips, PhD's Profile

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Maggie Phillips, Ph.D, is a licensed psychologist in full-time private practice in Oakland, California. She is director of the California Institute of Clinical Hypnosis and past-president of the Northern California Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Robert Schwarz, PsyD's Profile

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Robert Schwarz, PsyD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing psychotherapy and coaching for over 25 years. He is also a marriage counsleor and clinical member of the American Association of Marital & Family Therapy, and a diplomate in comprehensive energy psychology. He is also an approved consultant for the American society of Clinical Hypnosis.