Finding the Energy to Heal Trauma and Dissociation, Maggie Phillips, PhD

  • 17 Sep 2011
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • National Heritage Museum Lexington, MA


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Members may attend this meeting for FREE and pre-purchase 3.0 Continuing Education unit for $25.
  • Non-members who are full-time agency employed, a student, or a retiree, may attend at a reduced rate of $30.
  • Non Member Registration Fee.

Pre-registration is now closed for this event. WALK IN WILL STILL BE ACCEPTED

This workshop is designed to present both the art and science of working with the energy system, eliciting its wisdom and resources in the service of helping clients heal from the physical and emotional effects of trauma. Included will be a focus on the chronic issues related to PTSD, complex PTSD, and dissociation, such as anxiety, panic, depression, relational and self-regulation problems.  As time permits, a multi-modal approach drawn from Energy Psychology, ego-state therapy, Somatic Experiencing, mindfulness, and breathing techniques will be explained, demonstrated and practiced.

Dr. Phillips will also be presenting a Master Class in the afternoon with limited registration. This event requires separate registration.

The workshop format for both the morning workshop and afternoon Master Class includes lecture, clinical discussion, practical case examples, live demonstrations, practice exercises, and consultation.

Educational Objectives

1)     Describe how the triune brain and the polyvagal system help us understand and treat post traumatic problems effectively.

2)     Practice 3 breathing/mindfulness techniques that can facilitate self-regulation in combination with Energy Psychology approaches.

3)     Identify and practice 3 Energy Psychology methods for symptom relief and self-regulation.

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About Dr. Phillips:

Maggie Phillips, Ph.D., lives and works as a clinical psychologist in Oakland Hills above the San Francisco Bay. She has taught at major conferences on trauma, hypnosis, Ego-State Therapy, EMDR, behavioral medicine, Somatic Experiencing , and Energy Psychology in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia, Scandinavia, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, and Japan. As the author of numerous papers and articles on trauma, dissociation, ego-state therapy, hypnosis, and mind-body healing, she specializes in the treatment of traumatic stress and pain disorders. She is a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Dr. Phillips is co-recipient of the Cornelia Wilbur award from International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and of the Crasilneck award for the best writing in the field of hypnosis.

Dr. Phillips is author of three books. Her latest book, Reversing Chronic Pain, was released in October, 2007. Her other books are Finding the Energy to Heal (W.W. Norton, 2000) and Healing the Divided Self (W.W. Norton, 1995). She has also recorded two CD programs on pain: Hypnosis: The Pain Solution and Hypnosis: The Headache Solution, and is the creator of an online self-treatment program at as well as a CD self-coaching program for success with chronic pain. As an innovator in mind/body healing and in the treatment of persistent pain, Dr. Phillips is particularly interested in the interface of trauma, dissociation, and emotional and physical pain conditions.

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