Morit Heitzler: What is Trauma?
Friday 1st May 2020, 9.30 – 4.30pm (ref: MHM20)
Morit is an experienced therapist, supervisor and trainer with a private practice in Oxford. Through her work in Israel, at the Traumatic Stress Service of the Maudsley Hospital, the Oxford Stress and Trauma Centre, her supervision at Oxford Refugee Resource, as well as her private practice, Morit has gained experience in treating a wide variety of PTSD symptoms and traumatised clients, including refugees and asylum seekers. During this Fegans course Morit will cover:
What is trauma, definition and formation of trauma, PTSD and C-PTSD
Neurobiology of trauma – How the brain and nervous system function during/after traumatic event(s).
Different types of trauma; what are the differentiating factors and what do they have in common?
Self regulation (body/mind) during and after trauma.
Re-traumatisation: causes and triggers, and the implications for therapeutic work.
Trauma in the therapy room- How can body psychotherapy address some of the challenges and obstacles?
Trauma and containment- how do we set some healthy boundaries?