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Recorded on Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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This presentation will prepare clinicians to understand the neurological and psychological causes and effects of trauma and how they impact addictions and addiction treatment. Clinicians will be given both the theory and application of breath awareness and modulation techniques that have had a profound positive effect on recovery rates. Examples of simple efficient tools in dealing with anxiety, depression, and addictions are given along with how breathwork training has affected both treatment staffs and communities.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify three advantages and one caution of faster than normal breathing interventions with trauma and addiction recovery.
  • Able to name two physiological and two psychological effects of slow and fast breath modulation.
  • Conversant with three breathwork tools for use during and after counseling sessions.

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Jim Morningstar, PhD, has been a practicing licensed psychologist and psychotherapist since 1973. He managed a community mental health center and supervised medical residents. Morningstar founded Transformations Incorporated in 1980; since then it has directed the School of Integrative Psychology, and since 1990 has directed the Transformations Breathwork Training Program. He is the founder of Therapeutic Breathwork and has done numerous presentations on healing anxiety, depression, and addictions in seven countries. His latest of 5 books is Break Through with Breathwork.

Teri Nehring, MSEd, LPC, CSAC, MAC, ICS, has spent 29 years as a clinical therapist and has been able to foster and hold the space for healing for numerous people who have experienced addiction, anxiety, depression, and trauma. She has been trained and has presented an array of modalities, including EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness. She also trained in holistic modalities, including Yoga, Reiki and the Shamanic Arts. Nehring has a Master of Science degree in Education and Counseling, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, Independent Clinical Supervisor and Master Addictions Counselor.

Who Should Attend

Addiction professionals, employee assistance professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, professional counselors, psychologists, and other helping professionals that are interested in learning about addiction-related matters.

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