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Revolutionizing Trauma and Addiction Treatment with The Felt Sense Polyvagal Model™ Part Two
This webinar will be Part Two of “Treating Trauma and Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model.” Routledge, 2021. The model provides a paradigm shift from the traditional disease approach to an embodied understanding of trauma and addiction through the lens of the autonomic nervous system. From an embodied perspective addiction and other trauma responses are viewed as adaptive responses to maladaptive environments. Two embodied processes of Interoception (felt sense) and neuroception (polyvagal theory) will be discussed in detail. We will also deconstruct current pathologizing paradigms and celebrate the wisdom of the body.

This Webinar is FREE for Ontario Registered Social Workers (RSW), Registered Social Service Workers (RSSW) and Students of Social Work and Social Service Work Programs. Please note: If you are not an RSW, RSSW or student of these programs in Ontario, you may still attend but will be charged a nominal fee of $30.

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Feb 16, 2023 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Jan Winhall
Jan Winhall is an author, teacher, psychotherapist and co-Director of Borden Street Clinic and Educational Partner with the Polyvagal Institute, a training centre for psychotherapists. Her new book, Treating Trauma and Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model (Routledge) came out in June 2021. She is an adjunct lecturer and practicum supervisor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Toronto. Jan presents trainings internationally on trauma and addiction.