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NEXT WORKSHOP OF KATE HUDGINS

Surviving Spirits
Healing Trauma with
Therapeutic Spiral Model

Kate Hudgins, Ph.D. & Action Healing Team

June 27-30, 2019
(Thursday-Sunday)

“Villa San Pedro” Monastery
Paseo de Reding 35, 29016 Málaga, Spain

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MAIN TRAINER / FACILITATOR

Kate Hudgins, Ph.D

Kate Hudgins, PhD, TEP is a Board-Certified Trainer, Educator, and Practitioner of Psychodrams, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy with a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She has been an experiential psychotherapist and trainer for more than 40 years, brining spontaneity, creativity and healing to people who have experienced trauma in many settings. She has brought the Therapeutic Spiral Model to over 40 countries. She an inspirational leader and a stellar trainer known worldwide for her innovative model of safe and effective trauma treatment. Recognized as an international expert and author on trauma, Kate brings rigorous clinical training in psychology, psychodrama, and experiential psychotherapy as well as cross-cultural and indigenous learning and her own life experience.

+ Kate Hudgins

ACTION HEALING TEAM

The residential and experiential workshop that we will be holding in June 2019, in Malaga, Spain, is designed for mental-health and social-care professionals. It is a perfect opportunity to personally experience the Therapeutic Spiral Model for your own personal and professional growth, while receiving an in-depth theoretical/practical introduction to one of the most updated models for trauma healing. Participants will acquire tools and improve their skills in working with people who are highly stressed or suffer from PTSD. This workshop will be conducted by TSM founder and director Kate Hudgins and her Action Healing Team:

Gabriel Thibaut, (Director of  Therapeutic Team), Kimberley Bass (Help of Director Team), Nike Brandt (Ego Auxiliary Trainer) y Andrea Hummel (Ego Auxiliary Trainer)

+ Gabriel Thibaut, Team Leader (TL
+ Kimberley Bass, Assistant Leader (AL)
+ Nike Brandt Poulsen, Trained Aux Ego (TAE)

“SURVIVING SPIRITS”

“This was the name of the first personal growth workshops we offered using TSM, starting in 1992. They were designed to provide the utmost in safety and healing, while also providing an opportunity to face trauma directly so that life could grow through spontaneity and creativity. Many women and a few men from around the world who had been sexually abused and had addictions or eating disorders shared their stories with us. From 1992 to 2000 many workshops were held at the Psychodrama Theatre of Protection, a residential setting in Black Earth, Wisconsin (USA), where people demonstrated that they were, in fact, ‘surviving spirits’. Since then we have been offering this workshop several times a year at different sites around the world” (Kate Hudgings).

RECOMENDED READINGS

–Experiential Therapy to Treat PTSD: The Therapeutic Spiral Model (Hudgins, 2001)
–Healing World Trauma with the Therapeutic Spiral Model: Stories from the Frontlines (Hudgins & Toscani, Eds., 2013).

INTRODUCTION

The Therapeutic Spiral Model (TSM) is a therapeutic pathway for the safe and effective treatment of trauma, integrating the following:
(a) experiential psychotherapy (clinically-modified psychodrama);
(b) ongoing developments in resiliency theory and practice;
(c) updated neuroscientific knowledge on how our nervous system processes trauma; and
(d) recent developments in the strengths-based approach of positive psychology.

WORKSHOP CONTENT 

  1. General review of trauma, trauma disorders and trauma-healing methods

–Definition of trauma
–History of Trauma Theory: psychoanalytic, cognitive, phenomenological, systemic and positive psychology models
–Classification of traumatic events
–Trauma Symptoms and Consequences
-Resiliency and Vulnerability to Trauma Symptoms: protecting and enabling factors
–Psychobiological mechanisms
–Narrative and Procedural Memories: their implications in the case of trauma
–Contemporary treatments of trauma

  1. Therapeutic Spiral Model (TSM)

–History and Main Concepts
–Major applications:
Clinical: Stress Disorders (especially PTSD), Eating Disorders, Addictions;
Race- and gender-related trauma;
Leadership-related trauma; and
Personal Growth.

  1. The Four Levels of Certification in TSM Experiential Trauma Therapy

–First (highest) Level: TSM Trainer  
–Second Level: Team Leader (TL)  
–Third Level: Assistant Leader (AL)
–Fourth Level: Auxiliary Ego (TAE)

WORKSHOP GOALS

1. General Goals
–Learn about TSM through experiential immersion
–Move forward in personal journey of healing and recovery
–Increase personal sense of resilience
–Create a community in which to share loss and grieve the past
–Access spontaneity and creativity as pathways for healing
–Discover the joy of post-traumatic growth
–Experience wholeness

2. Specific Goals
Learn (theoretical):
conceptualizations of trauma;
neurobiology of trauma and trauma healing; and
why experiential therapy is best for PTSD (most recent neurobiological studies).

Learn (practical):
the structure of any psychodrama session, including warm-up, action and sharing;
basic psychodrama skills of doubling, mirroring, soliloquy, role-taking, role-playing, and role-reversal;
clinical modification of these basic psychodrama skills to work with trauma in a contained action structure:
a. TSM Six Safety Action Structures
b. Trauma Survivor’s Internal Role Atom (TSIRA) that provides a clinical guide for all experiential therapies for safety and direction.
c. TSM Prescriptive Roles
d. TSM Trauma Triangle
promotion of post-traumatic growth through the TSM Transformative Roles;
immediately useful hands-on, experiential interventions for containment, exploration, and transformation of stress and trauma;
use of sociometry to create safety and authentic connection in groups;
the integration of art and ritual to assist deep healing; and
how to develop applications specific to your needs in working with trauma.

WORKSHOP FOR PROFFESIONALS

The residential and experiential workshop that we will be holding in June 2019, in Malaga, Spain, is designed for mental-health and social-care professionals and organizational and community development professionals. It is a perfect opportunity to personally experience the Therapeutic Spiral Model for your own personal and professional growth, while receiving an in-depth theoretical/practical introduction to one of the most updated models for trauma healing. Participants will acquire tools and improve their skills in working with people who are highly stressed or suffer from PTSD. This workshop will be conducted by TSM founder and director Kate Hudgins and her Action Healing Team.

SCHEDULE

–Thursday, June, 27: Welcome, workshop overview; introduction of participants
Afternoon (17,00-20,00)
–Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 : full-day workshop
Morning (10,00-12,30) (13,00-14,00)
Afternoon (15,30-17,30) (18,00-20,00)
–Sunday, June 30 : Morning workshop, closure and lunch.
Morning: (9,00-14,00)

CREDITS

This workshop meets the training requirement of the International Certification in TSM Experiential Trauma Therapy of completing a personal-growth workshop
A course certificate will be given to participants at the end of the workshop by Unoymas Relational Development.
Credit hours will be acknowledged by the following organizations:
–Spanish Association of Psychodrama (AEP) (in progress)
–Spanish Federation of Associations of Psychodrama (FEAP) (in progress)
–TSI International Certification in Experiential Therapy using The Therapeutic Spiral Model
–Psychodrama certification with the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy
–Certification with the American Society for Experiential Therapists
Venue

METODOLOGY

In this workshop we use action methods drawn from psychodrama and expressive arts therapies for healing. We use proven TSM group work to heal trauma, increase resiliency, and experience wholeness. We pay special attention to safety and confidentiality.
This is a theoretical/practical introduction to TSM that will combine short presentations about with experiential sessions and reflective dialogues about the theory, methodology and techniques employed in the practice.
There will be consecutive translation throughout the three days of the workshop.

VENUE

This Surviving Spirits workshop will take place in a beautiful residential setting on the Southern coast of Spain, Malaga, on the monastery “Villa San Pedro”, run by five nuns who rent their space for personal growth and humanistic trainings. The monastery has a garden, and is at a walking distance from the Malagueta beach.

The sea can be seen from the site Link: http://www.cevillasanpedro.org/

Address: “Villa San Pedro ” Monastery, Paseo de Reding 35, 29016 Málaga, Spain
Note: If you arrive by taxi, ask the driver to open the gate and drive you up the hill to the main entrance.

WORKSHOPS LOGISTICS

1. Registration
Participants must complete the registration form that you can find in this page, and send a copy of the bank transfer to the Unoymas bank account at Banco Santander, cc: ES73 0049 5147 4522 9523 9659.
Make the bank transfer to Maria Muñoz-Grandes, Unoymas Relational Development
Please remember to make clear in the bank transfer the name of the participant, and the concept “TSM Survival Spirits Workshop June 2019”.

2. Fees

Seminar fee:
from 115 to 125 Euros per day (see registration fees time chart below)
Early registration (March 20-April 20)
495 Euros (Students 485 Euros)
Middle Registration (April 21-May 21)
510 Euros (Students 500 Euros)
Late Registration (May 22-June 26)
525 Euros (Students 515 Euros)

3. Refund Information
–100% refund for cancellations made on or prior to June 1.
–50% refund for cancellations made on or prior to June 15;
–No refund for cancellations done after June 15.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

María Muñoz-Grandes, M.Sc., M.A., M.Ed.
Ignacio García, M.D
Mª Teresa Vargas Martín, M.A.

Maria Muñoz-Grandes, M.A., M.Ed., M.Sc.
Ignacio García Cabeza
Mª Teresa Vargas Martín, M.A.

ORGANIZED BY

Unoymas Relational Development and

Therapeutic Spiral International and

Psychoterapy and Creativity School