Trauma Series Part 3

The Trauma Series Part III: Overcoming Dissociation

Friday 12 November 2021

With Janina Fisher, PhD

  • Includes a recording of the event with access for a year (14 days post the event)
  • Bookings close at 9:00am GMT Tuesday 9 November

Disconnection from self in the context of traumatic experience is a survival strategy that allows victims to disown and distance themselves from what is happening. But it comes at a cost: long-lasting shame and self-loathing, difficulty self-soothing, internal conflicts and struggles, and complications in relationships with others.

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SPEAKERS

Dr Janina Fisher,

FULL PROGRAMME

16.00 GMT (11.00 EST)
Introductions

16.05
How Dissociation Facilitates Survival Under Threat and its Long-Term Repercussions
In normal life, dissociation aids peak performance, but in traumatic environments, it is the brain’s way of splitting off the traumatic event so humans can go forward as if everything is ‘fine.’ The painful repercussion of survival is fragmentation, self-rejection, self-attack, and self-alienation.

16.45
Q&A

17.00
Break

17.15
Befriending One’s Fragmented Selves: Learning to Recognize Painful Emotions as Communications from Parts
To re-connect to all aspects of one’s being requires recognition of the patterns of thoughts, feelings and ph