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June 1–6, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Modern Yoga for Transforming Trauma: Professional Skills Training

Jim Hopper and Dana Moore
Jim Hopper

Jim Hopper, PhD, an independent consultant and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, has intensively studied the psychological and biological aspects of trauma and addiction and their treatment. A 25-year practitioner in the vipassana and…
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Dana Moore

Dana Moore, MAR, MA, LPCC, is a therapist who uses elements of contemplative spirituality supported by neuroscience to treat psychological trauma. He is a founding member of the yoga program at the Trauma Center at…
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Program Details

For therapists, physicians, yoga instructors, bodyworkers, researchers, and others who work with traumatized people.

This unique professional training examines the roots of trauma and post-traumatic addictions through the lenses of contemporary neuroscience and traditional Buddhist psychology. It focuses on similarities between Buddhist theory and neuroscience accounts of aversion and craving, demonstrating how both can be transformed by Buddhist meditation practices and yoga.

You learn

  • The fundamentals of trauma theory
  • Relevant parallels between neuroscience and Buddhist psychology regarding trauma and post-traumatic addiction
  • Trauma-informed mindfulness and yoga skills
  • Buddhist practices such as mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation, and how these may transform the brain.

Handouts are provided for every presentation, including step-by-step instructions for each practice. In addition, participants receive questionnaires, assessments, supporting publications, and instruction manuals electronically.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn and practice trauma-informed meditation and yoga techniques that cultivate mindful embodiment, and transform habitual thoughts, emotions, and behaviors into openings for freedom, love, and happiness.

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CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 27.5 credits for Psychologists (PSY), $30 additional charge
  • 28 credits for Massage and Body Workers (NCBTMB), $30 additional charge
  • 27.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 25.5 credits for Nurses (NURS), $30 additional charge
  • 27.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
  • 28 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge