This presentation is designed for psychotherapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, allied professionals and potential clients who wish to learn about Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® which integrates cognitive and somatic interventions in the treatment of trauma, emphasizing body awareness, practicing new actions and building somatic resources.
Key components of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy will be illustrated using case examples and brief experiential exercises showing uncoupling trauma-based emotions from body sensations; promoting collaboration between client and therapist; teaching mindfulness; building somatic resources; and developing a somatic sense of self. Attention will be given to pacing, boundaries, and safe, gradual re-connection with the body particularly for more complex cases.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is conducted within a phase-oriented treatment approach and this presentation will highlight interventions for all three phases: stabilization and symptom reduction, work with traumatic memory, and re-integratio
Speaker: Tony Buckley
Tony Buckley has extensive experience in the field of trauma including as the Manager of the Counselling and Trauma Service within the Occupational Health Department at Transport for London.
Tony's previous, 20-year therapy career experience included supervision, private practice, and counselling management in both a university setting and an adolescent voluntary sector setting.
Originally Gestalt trained, Tony is also a qualified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist and is on the teaching faculty of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute USA. Tony has been teaching internationally for 12 years and is a consultant for Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
Tony is a workshop facilitator to UK industry on topics including, Stress, Workplace trauma, Resilience, Mindfulness and Wellbeing. Tony has a particular interest in somatic psychology and has co-written a chapter titled "Healing the Traumatized Organization" in the 2012 Wiley-Blackwell book called International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support.
Tickets are general entry tickets with no preferred seating. Ticket prices are £17.50 for the super early bird time period rising to £20 - £22.50 as we get nearer to the event.
Please e-mail us for concessions of 15% for students, registered disabled, the unwaged and so on.
A Certificate of Attendance for the 3 Hours of the Event can be provided for all professional Therapists and Counsellors. This will be provided upon completion of the Event and by e-mailing info | recoveringfromtrauma ! com to request this.
Tickets must be purchased and paid for in full. To attend, you must have purchased a decision via the Eventbrite page and be officially registered as you will need a pass to enter the facility. You must bring either the print out of your ticket or the online version which will is available via e-mail or the Eventbrite app.
Terms and Conditions and Disclaimer
Disclaimer: Please note that this event and all or any of the material or talks given do not constitute medical advice. They are for informational and educational purposes only. You must consult a qualified medical practitioner to address any instances of trauma and you must consult them before considering the approaches presented this evening. You are responsible for all and any actions and reactions you get in working with these or any other modalities presented in the future.
Please note - no food or beverages (excluding bottles of water) can be be brought to the venue. This is a strict policy as the venue has its own catering agreement which prohibits visitors from bringing in their own food and drink. Please adhere to this. Please also to be sure to follow the common sense requirements from the venue:
Persons attending will not behave in anyway which will or may constitute a breach of the law or cause a nuisance or be an infringement for this or other events being handled at the venue.
We will endeavour to allow all speakers their allotted time and allow time for questions and answers but time and other constraints may make this not possible. Please note the speaking schedule is subject to change.
Directions to Finding Resource for London
By London Underground
Take the Piccadilly line to Holloway Road station. 2 Stops from King's Cross St. Pancras. On leaving the station, turn left and walk that direction, under the railway bridge for five minutes. Resource for London in on the opposite side of the road and can be reached by using the pedestrian crossing.
The venue is also a 15 minute walk from Archway Station or take the 263 Bus. And not far from Highbury & Islington Station as well.
Buses 4, 17, 29, 43, 153, 253, 259, 271, 279 and X43 stop within a short walk of Resource for London. Also there are mobility buses available in the area, these are numbered 920, 921, 923 and 927.
Any other questions, please e-mail us at info | recoveringfromtrauma ! com
What's the refund policy?
You can receive refunds upto 7 days before the start of the event.
What can I bring into the event?
You can only bring in water, no food or other drinks due to the policy of the organisers. Please note, no video or audio recording of the event is permitted.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
There is no minimum age but it is recommended for 18 and over. If you are under 18, please be sure to come with a parent or guardian.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The venue is based near the Holloway Road Underground Station and there are multiple bus options. Please see here for more information: