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Date: 06/03/24 @ 8:45-12pm (EST) Cost: $75

Instructor: Ann Knecht, MS, LPCC-S 

CE Credit Hours: 3

Program DescriptionThis training provides a foundational understanding of trauma's effects on brain development in relation to sensory development and experience.  Through experiential activity, participants will gain an understanding of how to include work with the senses (smell, sight, touch, taste, hearing, vestibular, proprioceptive, interoceptive) into their clinical work to aid in healing of attachment, trauma, and other mental health needs.  


• Learn methods for healing trauma and other wounds through creative sensory work.  


Learn why sensory work is so powerful when working with a brain that has experienced trauma. 

Explore how sensory experiences can work to reawaken dulled senses and improve emotional regulation. 

Explore the use of senses as grounding tools. 

Name ways to use each of the senses in therapy with children and adults in developmentally appropriate ways. 

Workshop Outline: 

8:45-9:00 am Check In and Topic Introduction 

9:00-9:30 am Brain development and the effects of trauma and other wounds on mental health 

9:30-10:00 am Introduction to the senses 

10:00-10:30 am Experiential activities 

10:30-11:00 am Wrap-up/questions 


Level: Introductory/Intermediate 


Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. has been approved as a CE provider by the Ohio Psychological Association (#311358292), the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (RCS060502), and as a NBCC ACEPTM No. 7265. 

Skill Level: Beginner

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