Working with Dissociated Aggression in Traumatized Patients with Daniel Shaw at WCSPP

Scientific Meeting 2 CE Hours available for LCSW’s, LMSW’s, LP’s, LMFT’s, LMHC’s, LCAT’s
WORKING WITH DISSOCIATED AGGRESSION IN TRAUMATIZED PATIENTS
Daniel Shaw, LCSW

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00 p.m.

Suggested contribution: $20 Admission with CE: $30 Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation
468 Rosedale Avenue White Plains, NY 10605 RSVP to Ken Barish barish@wcspp.org

Presented by the Psychoanalytic Association of WCSPP
One of the most challenging aspects of working with patients who report childhood histories of abuse and/or neglect is bringing the patient’s attention to the parts of them that treat others with some form of the same cruelty of which they were the victim. This paper describes some clinical encounters with an adult patient with a history of intensely disorganized attachment to highly narcissistic parents. The author grapples with aspects of the patient’s suffering that evoke aversive, dysregulated feelings in him and describes the means he pursued to negotiate a more constructive and generative intersubjective experience with the patient.
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Open House: Working with Profound Childhood Sexual Trauma at MITPP

OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON & CLINICAL PRESENTATION FOR THOSE CONSIDERING POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
Wednesday, November 27, 2018 1:00 PM –2:30 PM WORKING WITH PROFOUND CHILDHOOD SEXUAL TRAUMA

The presentation will focus on psychotherapy with a young female suffering from post-traumatic stress subsequent to a rape by a priest when she was 7 years old. The details of the therapy will demonstrate the experiential difficulties encountered over a five-year treatment and what was required from the therapist to help this woman begin to come to terms with her trauma. The profound complications of how non- empathic caregivers influenced her character development will be examined as well.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to recognize:
1. The enormous emotional toll on both patient and therapist in work with this level of trauma.
2. How childhood trauma manifests in adulthood and the challenges for the traumatized victim.
3. The typical manifestations of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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