Bouncing Back · Creating Your Path to Resilience
Keynote Breakfast with Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
Everyone experiences challenges or unexpected losses. When faced with adversity, why do some people struggle while others flourish? How do you respond to adversity in your life? At this keynote breakfast, Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, international presenter, psychologist, and author, shares specific ways to strengthen resilience in yourself and in others. Explore the impact of both post-traumatic stress disorder and post-traumatic growth. Told with humor and practicality, Donald's presentation provides day-to-day tools that can help you bounce back from life's inevitable setbacks.
A Life-Span Approach to Treating Individuals with PTSD
Full Day Conference with Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.
10:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
After a life-altering event, 25% of people develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related adjustment disorders. What distinguishes the people we serve from the 75% naturally responding with resilience? This full-day workshop focuses on the effects of trauma as well as best practices for treating PTSD and co-occurring disorders. Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, international expert on traumatic stress, guides you in examining the neurobiology of resilience and the efficacy of various treatment approaches. This workshop enhances your ability to prevent and treat challenging responses to trauma, and energizes you to provide constructive, strength-based psychotherapy to even the most high-risk children and adults.
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