|Format:||DVD Video (2-4 hours) Instructions|
|Details:||Multi-disc DVD recording (3 hours, 7 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.|
Given the proliferation of books and techniques related to trauma, it is difficult to find what really works. In this expertly produced DVD you will learn the very latest evidenced-based treatments for trauma from the world’s leading experts.
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is one of the founders of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and was voted one of the top ten most influential therapist of the 20th century. Dr. Meichenbaum will discuss how CBT is evolving and how it can be used to conquer post traumatic growth and to heal from their traumatic event.
- Edna Foa, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the developer of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE). She was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people for her work with PTSD in returning war veterans. She will explain how to use specific strategies in PE including imaginal exposure and vivo exposure to help clients confront their trauma and resolve their symptoms.
- Laurel Parnell, Ph.D. is one of the most recognizable experts in the field of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). The author of four books on the subject, this expert trainer and clinician will show you how to integrate EMDR into a client-centered approach to therapy. She takes EMDR out of the theoretical into the practical, client-focused realm. Dr. Parnell will explain how to make adjustments to EMDR that are imperative to helping clients deal with their trauma.
About the Speaker:
Edna B. Foa, Ph.D., is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety. D. Foa devoted her academic career to study the psychopathology and treatment of anxiety disorders, primarily obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and is currently one of the world’s leading experts in these areas. Dr. Foa was the chair of the DSM-IV Subcommittee for OCD. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Personality from University of Missouri, Columbia, in 1970.
Dr. Foa has published several books and over 350 articles and book chapters and has lectured extensively around the world. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards and honors. Among them are: Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association; Lifetime Achievement Awardpresented by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies; TIME 100 most influential people of the world; 2010 Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Trauma Psychology Award from the American Psychology Association; and Outstanding Career Achievement Award presented by the International OCD Foundation.
Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada from which he took early retirement some 15 years ago to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence in Miami. (Please seewww.melissainstitute.org that has had over 2 million HITS worldwide). He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and in a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist he was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century”. He recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the clinical division of the American Psychological Association and he was Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented in ALL 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has published extensively and most recently published Roadmap to Resilience: A guide for military, trauma victims and their families (visit www.roadmaptoresilience.org.)
Among his other books are included Treatment of Individuals With Anger Control Problems And Aggressive Behavior; Stress Inoculation Training; Facilitating Treatment Adherence And the Unconscious Reconsidered. He has consulted for various populations including veterans’ hospitals, with the National Guard, psychiatric treatment centers for children, adolescents and adults, treatment center for individuals with traumatic brain injuries, torture victims, Native populations, deaf populations and school boards. See papers by Dr. Meichenbaum on www.melissainstitute.org (go to home page and Click on Author’s Index and scroll to Meichenbaum).
Dr. Laurel Parnell is one of the world’s experts on EMDR. A clinical psychologist, she has trained thousands in EMDR in her international workshops. Dr. Parnell is the author of A Therapist’s Guide to EMDR, EMDR in the Treatment of Adults Abused as Children, Transforming Trauma: EMDR, and Tapping In: A Step-by-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resource Through Bilateral Stimulation as well as articles and a chapter in the EMDR Casebook. Dr. Parnell is at work on her newest book: Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma, which will be published by WW Norton in 2013. Dr. Parnell has served on the faculty of the California Institute for Integral Studies and John F. Kennedy University.
An EMDR pioneer and innovator, Dr. Parnell has immersed herself in the practice and development of EMDR since 1991 bringing a client-centered attachment-focused approach to the work. A frequent presenter at conferences, she has been interviewed for television, radio and print. She maintains a private practice in San Rafael, California.