Developmental Trauma Disorder - ORGANISATIONAL

Developmental Trauma Disorder - ORGANISATIONAL

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Bessel van der Kolk has revolutionized the way we understand trauma. Join him live from his office as he discusses the latest updates on Developmental Trauma Disorder and what it will mean for the future of trauma treatment. The current version of the DSM does not adequately address complex trauma, leaving you with limited options. In this seminar recording, learn the proposed changes to the DSM-5 and how it will better equip you to accurately diagnosis the complexities associated with these challenging situations.


  • Describe how adverse childhood experiences effect brain development, emotion regulation & cognition
  • Describe current neuroscience studies on the effects of trauma on brain organization
  • Summarize recent developments in the treatment of PTSD
  • List what actions people can take to regulate their own physiological functioning


  • Behavioural and neurobiological implications of complex trauma
  • Trauma resulting from child abuse, women in abusive relationships and other multi-trauma situations
  • Understand why a PTSD diagnosis will not adequately address the issues of many of your trauma clients
  • Interventions and their roles: Talking, trauma processing, EMDR, yoga, neurofeedback
  • Better treat trauma in the context of intimate relationships
  • The problem of multiple co-morbidities for traumatized clients
  • Learn why it is important to look at co-existing problems as a coherent set of symptoms
  • Affect and impulse dysregulation
  • Somatization and biological dysregulation

This is an Instructor Version and can be used for groups and training purposes.


About Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.


Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a clinical psychiatrist who has studied the impact and resolution of trauma on human beings for the past 40 years. His research has ranged from developmental impact of trauma to neuroimaging and from memory processes to the use of EMDR and theatre groups in PTSD. He is professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and medical director of the Trauma Centre in Boston, where he also serves as director of the National Centre for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He is past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. He has taught at universities and hospitals throughout the world. He is author of over a hundred scientific articles, author of Psychological Trauma and co-editor of Traumatic Stress.

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