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33rd Annual Boston International Trauma Conference

18th May 2022 to 21st May 2022
In Person & Online
Seaport Hotel Boston, Seaport Lane, Boston, 02210, MA, United States

2022 Theme: Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, Embodiment and the Restoration of the Self.

Bessel van der Kolk hosts some of the world's most innovative leaders from the field of trauma, attachment, neuroscience, mindfulness, body oriented work and psychedelic studies including Ruth Lanius, Esther Perel, Richard Schwartz, Judith Herman and other top experts on topics including:

  • Implications of the latest brain science findings for optimal clinical care
  • Psychedelics and neuroscience
  • Expressive and sensory-based therapies
  • Attachment studies, mirroring, synchrony through music, rhythm and touch
  • Play-based healing and theater (including a world premiere live performance)
  • Neurofeedback and the science of mindfulness
  • Sensory integration
  • The role of mental health professionals in the current pandemic and political crises—and much more...

This conference will present both basic research about the impact of trauma over the life cycle, and a range of effective interventions that are being practiced in clinics, schools, prisons, families, and communities around the world.

Who is it for: Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Addiction Counselors, Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Case Managers, Nurses, Physicians, Other Mental Health Professionals
Organizer: Trauma Research Foundation and Bessel Van Der Kolk
Attendance: In Person & Online