Some examples of workshops and teachings (given singly, or as part of a series) given or currently available to licensed professionals, facilities, and graduate students (CE provider #4970). This is not a comprehensive list. Please check calendar for availability, or contact Will Randle directly.
Creating a New Homeostasis – Treating Complex Trauma I
Presents a psychobiological perspective of the assessment and treatment of Complex Trauma. Explores PTSD, Complex Trauma, self-harm behaviors, Dissociation & Structural Dissociation, Conversion & Somatoform Disorders. For clinicians beginning trauma work.
Creating a New Homeostasis – Treating Complex Trauma II & III
Interactive development of therapy skills effective for working with chronically traumatized patients. Introduces basic somatic skills, affective competence, attachment work, object constancy, and so forth.
The Outer Warrior: Developing Physical Competence in the Treatment of Structural Dissociation
Somatic approach mediating traumatized defensive and mobilization action tendencies and developing effective, un-traumatized somatic action tendencies. For experienced therapists. (ISST-D International Conference, Montreal, 2011).
Group Psychotherapy with Personality Disorders
Skill development for working in group with patients diagnosed with Personality Disorders. (Center for Eating Disorders, graduate student group, 2007).
Growing the Good: Integrating Buddhist Practice and the Treatment of Complex Trauma
Bringing Buddhist practices of mindfulness, placement & analytic meditation, cause & effect, and so forth into the session through everyday practice (ISST-D International Conference, Long Beach, CA, 2012)
Treatment of Eating Disorders (ED’s)
A long-term series including topics of: diagnosis and etiology of ED’s; comorbidity & substitute action;
determining level of care & assessing risk; managing inter-disciplinary team of therapists, RD, RN, & MD’s; treatment modalities for individual, group, & family. (The Bella Vita, 2008).
Compulsive & Impulsive Self-Harm with Eating Disorder Patients
Presenting self-harm behaviors – purging, cutting, burning, etc. – in context of compulsion and substitute actions. Explains difference in etiology and presentation, assessment, and concrete skills for treatment in group and individual therapy (The Center For Eating Disorders, 2006).
Order from Chaos: Perspectives in Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder and DDNOS (I & II)
Part I introduces adaptive, psychobiological model of dissociation as underlying organization vs. symptom; characteristics of traumatic memory; association & interactivity. Part II develops skills for assessment, developing a treatment model, and building skill specific for body memories & flashbacks, object constancy, affective competence, and basic somatics.
No Magic Bullets
Skills for Effective Psychotherapy: Skills to develop basic affective competence,
effective & ongoing assessment, establishing targets for short-term vs. long-term treatment, mindfulness and somatic awareness, developing a first-person locus of control, etc. For clinicians of all levels