About The Course
Recorded Webinar will be available upon purchase
Course Description: If you want to harness the power of polyvagal theory to enrich your work as a therapist, this is the training for you.
Whether polyvagal theory’s brilliant synthesis of mind-body science is new or familiar, in this training you can find fresh ideas and tools to enrich your current practice. Polyvagal theory offers so many rich opportunities to support your clients’ healing journeys.
The theme of the training is empowerment - for your clients as well as you as a clinician. You’ll discover avenues for both standalone application and for integrating polyvagal theory into your existing modalities, be they cognitive, emotion, or somatic in focus.
Participants will be able to:
- Be able to explain the 3 pillars of polyvagal theory to anyone.
- Learn how to use and teach the squared circle tool to mindfully recognize polyvagal states.
- Learn how to use and teach 2 simple and effective vagal toning strategies.
Meet The Presenter
Henry is Australian immigrant and a child of immigrants. They identify as non-binary and are evolving toward a femme identity. Henry fiercely values race, gender, sexual, ability, and class justice; therapy is a political act.
Henry moved to the United States in 2011. Since then, they’ve worked in inpatient substance use treatment, inpatient mental health, partial hospital/intensive outpatient mental health, and multidisciplinary pain treatment. Cherishing the many moments of suffering, exploration, clarity, and empowerment that clients and patients have shared with them.
Henry holds a master’s degree in social work from PSU, a BA (philosophy and psychology double major) from the University of Sydney, and a jumble of post-graduate diplomas in psychotherapy and psychology. Henry is a certified TRE provider and a board member of the Oregon Society of Clinical Hypnosis.