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Online Course: Trauma – Body and the Brain

This online training is made up of two 2¼ hour sessions with a 15-minute break. This training will be on Wednesday(s) 19 & 26 January 2022, from 2.15 to 4.30pm each day.


To explore the participants understanding of how trauma effects a traumatised individual’s body and brain.

The course will enable participants to have a greater understanding of:

  • The effects of trauma and the experience of the survivor.
  • The neurobiological basis for trauma symptoms, including natural resiliency.
  • Disassociation and how to work within the 'window of tolerance’.
  • How to provide psychoeducation in this area.
  • The levels of intervention available including tier 4 psychological interventions.
  • What the participants can offer in terms of support with bodily and neurologically based effects
  • The particular self-care needs (personally and organisationally) of working with the effects of trauma in the body and brain.


Lindsay Irvine is an accredited counsellor, MBACP and freelance trainer. She has been working in various trauma support services for over ten years, including Health in Mind's Trauma Counselling services. Lindsay is qualified in Somatic Experiencing.

Terms and conditions

This online course will be delivered through Zoom.

Training bookings on Eventbrite are best paid for by credit or debit card using Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than 30 days’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee. If due to unforeseen circumstances we have to change the course date, and it is not suitable for you, we will refund 100% of the payment.

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