Psychotraumatology Theory & Therapy Training for Mental Health Professionals

We are happy to announce our new training Psychotraumatology Theory & Therapy Training for Mental Health Professionals. 

Our training is exclusive for Mental Health Professionals.
During and after our training you will be able to detect trauma in your client and help them deal with and heal from their trauma. 

Our first module starts in september 2022. The training will be conducted in English.

Learning Objectives:
  • Trainees will be able to list the various developmental consequences of trauma and recognize the widespread impact of trauma.
  • Trainees will be able to tell the theoretical and practical knowledge of trauma.
  • Trainees will be able to differentiate the mechanism which lead to dissociation.
  • Trainees will be able to schedule dissociation on the various dissociation continuums.
  • Trainees will be able to practice skills learned and acquired during the theoretical part.
  • Trainees will be able through personal therapy to apply theory and treatment.
  • Trainees will be able to implement strategies for intervention and treatment.
  • Trainees will be able to map the case conceptualization through a trauma sensitive model.
  • Trainees will be able to combine bio-psycho-cognitive-relational-social-spiritual approaches in order of treating trauma.
  • Trainees will be able to design a tailor-made treatment plan, based on the unique presentation of the client.
  • Trainees will be able to set up a treatment plan with the aim of achieving wholeness and integration.
  • To obtain the certificate it is required to deliver a thesis in the form of a case study.
Program Highlights:
  1. Theory:
    1. Attachment
    2. Child Development
    3. Complex Trauma
    4. Dissociation
  1. The Therapist
    1. The importance of safety
    2. Therapeutic Relationship
      1. “Ghosts in the nursery”
      2. Mentalization
      3. Sensitive Responsiveness
      4. Containment
    3. Polyvagal Theory
    4. Right Brain Therapy
  1. Therapy Map
    1. Here and now
    2. Needs
    3. Neurobiology
    4. The body
    5. Emotions
    6. Cognition
    7. Relation
    8. Spiritual
September 2022 - February 2024
Minimum selection requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Mental Health and must be active as a mental health professional.

Target group: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychiatric Nurses…

Attendees will be interviewed before a final registration.
This procedure will take place in Sint-Margriete at Traumacenter Belgium.
The interview takes up to one hour and costs 70 €, which is not included in the training fee.

Please register with the link below to apply.

€ 4000

This fee covers:

  • 198 training hours
  • Group supervision 12 hours