Understanding Reactions to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Understanding Reactions to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from the Polyvagal Theory and the Oxytocin Hypothesis

With Stephen W. Porges, PhD and Sue Carter, PhD

Recorded Saturday 18 July 2020

The spread of the SARSCov2 virus presents an unprecedented event that rapidly introduced widespread life threat, economic de-stabilization, and social isolation. The human nervous system is tuned to detect safety and danger, integrating body and brain responses via the autonomic nervous system. Polyvagal Theory provides a perspective to understand the impact of the pandemic on mental and physical health.

READ MORE...

 

ONLINE BOOKING

Confer member: £48
Self-funded: £60

FEES

Confer member:
£48
(Click here to become a member)

Self-funded:
£60

Test and Certificate of Attendance (available soon):
£36

CPD

A certificate of attendance may be applied for (5 hours CPD) on the basis of passing a multiple choice questionnaire. (Coming soon)

SCHEDULE

Stephen Porges
The COVID-19 Pandemic is a Paradoxical
Discussion

Sue Carter
Oxytocin and Human Evolution: Part 1
The Role of Oxytocin in Birth, Social Attachment and Affective Relationships and Overcoming Fear and Trauma

Discussion

Stephen Porges
The Emergence of Polyvagal Informed Technologies and Therapies

Discussion

Sue Carter
Oxytocin and Human Evolution: Part 2

Discussion – Q&A

End