One day course:  Sat 10th August 2019, 10am to 5pm.

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This is a workshop for people who would like to increase their understanding of the nervous system in relation to mental health issues such as anxiety and trauma. It is aimed at therapists and counsellors who are not familiar with human physiology and would like to have a better understanding of how the nervous system works.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn about:

  • The structural divisions of the nervous system and place the Nervous system in a functional context: i.e. detection/ response and process;
  • An explanation of the Central Nervous system (CNS) and the Peripheral Nervous system including the Autonomic nervous system (ANS) with relation to anxiety and the fear response;
  • The Structure and function of the brain: including the Limbic system and the cerebral cortex, memory and brain stem with reference to trauma, PTSD;
  • The structure and function of the neuron including the role of neurotransmitters and the role of drugs such as painkillers, anti-depressants and possibly drugs such as alcohol.

Course Structure:

Didactic, experiential, discussion and small group work.

Facilitator’s Biography:

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