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a day on healing trauma #2

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This is an online event.

£26.99 – £39.98

Sep 26, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021
14:00 - 21:00

Date Listed: August 19, 2021 (about 2 months ago)


Trauma is at the root cause of many of the mental health problems we face today.

Research from The University of Liverpool has found that traumatic life events are the single biggest cause of anxiety and depression.

And with one in three adults in the UK reporting experiencing a traumatic event at least once in their lifetime, it’s a lot more widespread than we commonly think.

Until recently, our understanding of psychological trauma was limited.

We thought it was something we could ‘get over’, and eventually move on from.

But new developments in the fields of neuroscience, developmental psychopathology, and interpersonal neurobiology have revealed that trauma causes actual physiological changes in the brain and body. It alters the brain’s alarm system and increases stress hormone activity, causing physical and emotional problems long after the event has taken place.

The good news is - advances in our knowledge about the basic processes that underlie trauma, have led to the development of innovative treatments that can help us heal, and move on with our lives.

In this series of talks, we’ll explore three of these approaches, including:

  • Healing Trauma with Yoga; How trauma gets ‘trapped’ in the body, causing feelings of alienation and dissociation from our bodies long after the event has taken place, and how Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY) can help us reconnect and restore the mind-body connection, so we experience more vitality, wellbeing and connection in everyday life – Dr Kathie Overeem, Ph.D.
  • Schema Therapy & Trauma; Why it’s more helpful to think about trauma as existing on a spectrum, rather than the narrow diagnostic definition that is commonly used, how schema therapy offers a warm, compassionate and highly effective approach to treat even the most severe and enduring trauma, and how it can be applied to help clients heal, and move on with their lives – Dan Roberts
  • Healing Intergenerational Trauma; the growing body of evidence demonstrating how collective traumas such as oppression, war and immigration are passed onto subsequent generations, the psychological effects of trans-generational trauma, how to know if you (or a client) is experiencing it, and how we can most effectively heal, and interrupt the transmission of trauma to the next generation – Dr Karen Alter-Reid, Ph.D.

You’ll learn how these unique insights can benefit your own life, but also your ability to help others too.


Healing Trauma with Yoga - Dr Kathie Overeem, Ph.D

Kathie Overeem Ph.D (psychology) is a trauma-sensitive yoga facilitator with a background in psychology and neuroscience. Kathie has over 13 years of academic research experience. During that time, she published research and lectured on topics including emotional memory, personality psychology, biological psychology, behavioural and systems neuroscience, cognition, and molecular biology.

Teaching yoga since 2016, Kathie has over 700 hr of yoga teacher training, and started working with clients using trauma-sensitive yoga in 2018. She is a certified Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator, trained and supervised by the Center for Trauma and Embodiment at the Justice Research Institute (MA, USA). Currently Kathie works with clients that have experienced stress, anxiety, complex trauma, c-PTSD, PTSD, and eating disorders. She also works with organisations and government programs that support adults and youth experiencing complex mental illness, complex trauma, and alcohol and other drug rehabilitation.

Schema Therapy & Trauma - Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts is an Advanced Accredited Schema Therapist, Trainer & Supervisor specialising in helping clients with complex trauma. He also provides supervision and training for mental-health professionals. In addition to schema therapy, Dan draws from a wide range of models including cognitive behaviour therapy, compassion-focused therapy, internal family systems therapy and trauma-informed stabilization treatment, enriched by his long standing personal and professional interest in mindfulness and Buddhist psychology.

Dan writes extensively about schema therapy, psychology and all aspects of mental health and wellbeing. He is also a contributor to Creative Methods in Schema Therapy: Advances and Innovation in Clinical Practice. And he is Founder of Heal Your Trauma, a project he developed to help people struggling with the impact of childhood trauma. The project involves guided meditations, webinars, workshops and self-help books, as well as the Heal Your Trauma Blog, which you can read at danroberts.com.

Healing Intergenerational Trauma - Dr Karen Alter-Reid, Ph.D.

Dr. Karen Alter-Reid is a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with adults struggling with post-traumatic stress injuries. She trains mental health clinicians in EMDR Therapy, a modality of treatment for PTSD. She is Faculty, Senior Consultant and Trainer at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies’ Integrative Trauma Program in New York City.

She has published articles and book chapters on her work with first responders, therapists and on clinical treatment of trans-generational trauma. Dr. Alter-Reid is also Clinical Coordinator of the Fairfield County Trauma Response Team in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Event Schedule

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Healing Trauma with Yoga - Dr Kathie Overeem, Ph.D.
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm: Lunch break
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm: - Schema Therapy & Trauma - Dan Roberts
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm: Afternoon break
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm: Healing Intergenerational Trauma - Dr Karen Alter-Reid, Ph.D.

Please note - all times are in BST.

If you need a time-zone converter, please click here.

Why Attend Live?

  • Get exclusive access to the content - at least six months before anyone else
  • Interact with world class speakers and leading academics in real time, and get your questions answered in the Q&A sessions
  • Build lasting relationships with a community of likeminded people as you interact throughout the talks
  • Earn a CPD certificate and demonstrate your commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Get lifetime access to video and audio recordings, and all available event materials (e.g. slides, handouts, etc.)


How does the Online Video Conference Work?

After you register on Eventbrite, you will receive an email with a unique link and instructions to join the video conference.


Will I be able to ask questions?

You will be able to submit questions to each speaker during the Q+A sessions.


What if I miss part of one of the lectures? Will I have access to the recordings?

Yes, the recordings will be emailed to all ticket-buyers (even those who can't attend on the day) approximately one hour after each lecture finishes.

This means that if you miss anything, you'll be able to catch up in your own time.

If you have any further questions, please email support@theweekenduniversity.com for more information.

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Who is this event for?

You might be:

  • A mental health practitioner; psychotherapist, counsellor or coach, attending for continuing professional development
  • A psychology student seeking to broaden your knowledge in different areas of the subject
  • Considering a transition into a career in psychology, but not sure exactly what route to take yet
  • A member of the general public attending for the sheer joy of learning and exploring your curiosity.

TWU Guarantee

The Weekend University seeks to guarantee an excellent learning experience.

If you are not fully satisfied with the day, you will receive 100% of your money back, and we will cover the cost of your travel to and from the venue.

Refund Policy

We offer a full refund if you cancel within 7 days of the event date.

For cancellations in the week leading up to the event, tickets are transferable but non-refundable.

Event Partners

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The Trauma Therapist Newsletter is an online monthly resource for therapists interested in keeping informed on the latest developments in trauma-informed work, including info on new conferences, workshops, books, and research.

Please click here for more information on how to join.

Event Date
Start Date: September 26, 2021
End Date: August 20, 2021
Event Time
Start Time: 02:00 PM
End Time: 09:00 PM
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