Volume 7 Issue 1 short reading course

Addiction; Bringing the Body into the Therapy Room.

(1 hour)

In this course you will learn:

  • About two views of addiction
  • How a biological understanding of addiction helps policy and treatments
  • What are the levels of substance use behaviour
  • Some of the mechanisms behind addiction
  • The importance of body focused therapy with a case example
  • The systems involved in the body-brain dynamic, especially in trauma

(This course is for Standard and Premium, subscribers only)


NPT Volume 7 Issue 1 (1 hour)
Module 1 Addiction
Unit 1 Substance Use
Unit 2 Levels
Unit 3 Treatment
Module 2 Bringing the Body into the Therapy Room
Unit 1 Uncomfortable Encounters
Unit 2 Changing the Volume
Unit 3 Movement as Resource
Unit 4 Nervous Habits
Unit 5 Reprogramming the System
Volume 7 Issue 1 short reading course will take you though the articles Addiction and Bringing the Body into the Therapy Room.

This self-study activity consists of 1 hour of continuing education, or professional development, instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary across countries, organizations and state board regulations. Please save the test results at the end of each unit, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your organization to determine specific filing requirements.

We are unable to guarantee the success of logging 1 CE/PD points for this course as the requirements vary significantly across countries, states, and organizations.

All self-study participants will have to have achieved 80% or better pass rate to receive a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test – these are available as a download after you complete each test section.

In this course you will learn:
  • About two views of addiction
  • How a biological understanding of addiction helps policy and treatments
  • What are the levels of substance use behaviour
  • Some of the mechanisms behind addiction
  • The importance of body focused therapy with a case example
  • The systems involved in the body-brain dynamic, especially in trauma

Sophia Davis has been working with people as a somatic coach in Berlin for nearly a decade, integrating various mind–body approaches (www.sophiadavis.de). Prior to that, she did a BA in neurobiology and psychology, and a PhD in the history of science, both at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, where she’s originally from. Some of her writing on well-being has been published on PsychCentral.

 

 

John Falcon is a psychologist and addiction specialist. He has been a psychiatric nurse, counsellor, and psychologist in the behavioral health field for over 30 years, with a focus on addictions. He is currently an academic teacher at the Australian College of Applied Psychology in Brisbane, Australia, a support officer with the Higher Education Leadership Institute (https://heli.edu.au/), and is a clinical supervisor in private practice.

 


 

 

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