Introductory Workshop to the NARM-Training
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september, 2020

05sep(sep 5)10:0006(sep 6)17:00Introductory Workshop to the NARM-TrainingThe NeuroAffective Relational Model for Healing Developmental Trauma Event TagsLochow,PL

Event Details


This workshop will offer an overview of developmental trauma from a NARM™ perspective.  Understanding and being able to work with developmental dynamics is critical for helping our clients in their healing process. We will look at how clients’ life experiences present themselves in the context of a complex, psychobiologically-driven relational framework that is often largely unconscious.  This framework, laid down by our early attachment experiences, shapes our development, who we are in the world (our self), and how we relate to others. When clients are having difficulty shifting out of patterns of dysregulation, these implicit dynamics are at play and must be addressed.  The NARM approach weaves together a somatic or body-based (bottom-up) process while simultaneously working with clients’ identity and relational dynamics (top-down).


Topics include

  • Overview of NARM’s theoretical and clinical approach to developmental trauma
  • The differentiation between shock and developmental trauma
  • The pitfalls of working with all forms of trauma without recognizing the complex developmental themes running in the background
  • NARM’s five early adaptive survival styles, their corresponding identity distortions, and how they affect adult life
  • The role of shame in trauma
  • Building skills of dual awareness and somatic mindfulness
  • Integrating a bottom-up (body-based) and top-down (cognitive or identity-based) therapeutic approach
  • Introducing some Clinical Skills
  • Orientation to 2-year NARM™ Practitioner Training Program
  • Questions & Answers, Discussion


The workshop will be taught in English.

Further information and booking



5 (Saturday) 10:00 - 6 (Sunday) 17:00


Centrum Konferencyjno-Wypoczynkowe Pałac i Folwark Łochów


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