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Working with Trauma: Art Therapy & EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) - FULL

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) is a trauma therapy which can be used in conjunction with Art Psychotherapy to help address blocks, phobias, and anxiety. It is well evidenced as effective for PTSD. This course is aimed at those who are not trained in or using EMDR in their practice, yet. The course will provide an insight into EMDR methods and information about trainings. Specific relaxation techniques and coping strategies will also be demonstrated.

Saturday 15th May 2021

09:00am - 16:00pm

Location:

(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)


**This course is open to qualified and trainee Art Therapists, and other qualified Creative Therapists from around the world**

 

EMDR used in art therapy sessions can speed up the therapeutic process and achieve results in a way that psychotherapy often cannot. EMDR has the potential to improve services, provide better value for money and produce stronger evidence of positive outcomes due to an inbuilt measuring scale.

 

Self-care for people working with trauma is crucial, so vicarious trauma related to working within both the charitable and public sectors will also be addressed.

 

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Strategies for helping calm clients in distress, anger management, body based work (breathing exercises, mindfulness mediations), posture work.

 

  • Increased awareness of vicarious trauma; how to recognise it and guard against.

 

  • Understanding of what EMDR therapy is and how it can fit with an art therapy practice.

 

  • Therapy, samples and signposting to EMDR training pathways.

 

Lee Anna Simmons is a state registered art therapist and is also fully trained and accredited in EMDR therapy with specialist Child and Adolescent training. She runs Social Art & Therapy, a small clinic in South East London and is partly based in the West Country. She uses EMDR & Art Psychotherapy to address specific blocks, phobias and past trauma. Lee has experience working in Adult Social Services in Greater London, a refugee camp and addiction centre in Lebanon, and primary, secondary and alternative provision schools in the UK. She also supervises social workers and therapists. Lee’s qualifications include a Masters in Art Psychotherapy from Goldsmiths University, and Masters in Art practice from Chelsea College of Art & Design, London. She is also qualified as a climbing instructor, occasionally taking people climbing as part of their trauma therapy. Lee currently works in Albania and Online.

Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE: Booking closes at 2pm the day before 

 

Trainee BAAT Member: £90.00 

x3 Reduced Rate: £65.00- SOLD

Please Note: We can not reserve Reduced Rate Places.


 

Full Unemployed or Retired Member: £90.00

 

Full Underemployed Member: £100.00

 

Full Member (Self Funded): £110.00

 

Associate Member: £110.00

 

Employer Funded Members: £145.00

 

Non-BAAT Member (Self or Employer Funded): £175.00

 

Please create a Free Booking Account if you don't have one or are not a member, here: https://www.baat.org/Create-Account

 

Employer Funded places for members or non-members, please download a course booking form here: Invoice Request Form - Course Booking Form.docx


Completed Booking Forms (with purchase order number and BAAT booking account number), please email to: info@baat.org

 

Please Note: We do not accept employer funded bookings without an employer purchase order.

 
 

Convenors: Lee Simmons

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