Level II Training – Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

lifelong learning

Three of the Center’s therapists have worked hard this year (Deborah Pettitt, Kent Bertrand and Danen Downs) and are poised to complete Level II training (Treatment of Developmental Injury) from the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute. This training consists of 126 contact hours divided into 7 multi-day modules, for a total of 21 days. Modules are typically…

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Relationships are the Key

3 R's by Perry

I just read an interesting blog published at www.strugglingteens.com about a seminar that the author went to featuring Dr. Bruce Perry and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). The author spoke about the seminar and the importance of Dr. Perry’s work.  I thought I would give you a quick summary of his thoughts. In the…

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Praise to Criticism Ratio

praise - criticism

I thought I would share an article published in the “Harvard Business Review” that discusses how effective groups work in a business. I know you are probably saying what does this have to do with counseling? Their findings echo the 5:1 positivity to negativity ratio that Mike DeMoss uses at Family Christian Counseling Center during…

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What happened to you – Part 3

parents fighting

This is a third blog in series on the new book “What happened to You” by Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey. If you would like to read the first two please click on the links:                 What happened to you – part 1                 What happened to you – part 2 Oprah has put…

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“What happened to you – Part 2”

bear with trauma

I thought I would do a follow up to last weeks blog about the book “What happened to You”.  In the last blog I summarized for you Dr. Perry’s introduction to the book and this week I wanted to quote for you from Oprah’s introductory remarks. “As an adult, I am grateful to enjoy long-term, consistent,…

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