Easy Ego State Interventions with Robin Shapiro
Trainers: International speaker Robin Shapiro
- Dates: Thu 24th Oct to Sat 26th Oct 2019
- Price: £450.00
- 10am - 4pm
- 33 places available
An Introduction to Ego States: functional roles and developmental states, trauma/broken-attachment based states, dissociative states, and the states that live in clients and in you.
Ego state work has been around since before Freud, and in latter years, has been the main stay of many practices. Interventions can range from “How old did you feel when you were yelling at your wife?” to “Let’s identify those dissociative states that take over your body.” Robin has been working with ego states for 38 years and considers it one of the most versatile tools and lenses in which to see clients.
Using ego state therapy with attachment issues, relationships, sexual issues, performance enhancement, trauma recovery, and working with dissociative states, this three day worksop includes practice, case examples, and case consultation. It will include interventions for calming immune systems, transforming shame, increasing resourcing, and healing personality disorders. Many participants also have personal transformation during the practice and most are using the material as soon as they get back to work.
Who this course is for
This workshop is for psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists and psychiatrists. Delegates are required to have an accredited mental health qualification and direct experience of working with children and families. If you are not EMDR trained, you can still do Ego State Therapy with your clients. If you do EMDR, Robin will identify when it is time to use the whole protocol, how to use the safe parts, and when, and with whom, to skip EMDR processing, completely
Refreshments & lunch are provided, please notify us of any allergies.
- Distinguishing healthy/flexible and dissociative ego states (and map your own)
- Overview of ego state interventions
- Identify vagal states
- Use embodied ego state interventions (includes practice)
- Clearing trauma (includes practice)
- Theory of structural dissociation
- For EMDR practitioners, distinguish when EMDR, when EMDR and when both are the treatments of choice
- Tools to work with sexual abuse, and then bring back healthy current sexuality
- Work with attachment Issues, including April Steele’s ‘Building a Secure Self’ (practice)
- Couples therapy
- Calming over-active immune systems, multiple-chemical sensitivity (possible demo, if someone has one)
- Pain protocol
- Shame (practice)
- Suicidal clients
- Resourcing (including installing your own “team”)
- Healing personality disorders
- Working with dissociative identity disorder
About the trainer
Robin Shapiro, MSW, LICSW, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Seattle. Robin has used ego state therapy for more than 38 years. She is the editor of EMDR Solutions: Pathways to Healing; EMDR Solutions II; The Trauma Treatment Handbook; and Easy Ego State Interventions. She does psychotherapy in Seattle, gives consultation to clinicians in 4 countries, speaks often at conferences and workshops, and is working on her new book, How to Do Psychotherapy. Her trainings are accessible, transformational, and highly usable.
Please note that lunch will be provided.
If you or anyone in your party has any special dietary requirements, please specify them when booking.
Terms and Conditions
Courses are refundable up to 30 days prior to the date of the course. Any cancellation with less than 30 days notice are NON-REFUNDABLE. You may send a substitute delegate providing s/he meets the course criteria. We reserve the right to cancel the course date, in this case we will notify you by email as early as possible, and advise you of an alternative date or provide you with a full refund. In the event of a course cancellation under 7 days’ notice, a new course date or refund will be organised for you. Under no circumstances are Beacon House are liable for any travel expenses, childcare, potential loss of income or any associated costs.