Courses & Trainings
We are delighted to offer professional training for therapists and practitioners, and also more general courses designed to be easily accessible for those who would like to find out more about understanding and navigating their own nervous systems.
Feel free to contact us if you would like advice on choosing a course.
Rhythm of Regulation Courses
Working with Vicarious Trauma: September 24 Workshop
One-day, live-online workshop: A Polyvagal Approach to Managing Risk and Building Resilience. Inherent in all helping professions is the risk of burnout and vicarious trauma. Through the organizing principles of Polyvagal Theory, this workshop offers a full-day itinerary to guide therapists & practitioners to mindfully engage the autonomic nervous system in order to assess levels of risk and well-being for themselves. This training will provide in-depth, autonomically informed, self-care practices that will support and sustain professional practice. Suitable for all.
Foundations of Polyvagal Informed Practice: Australia
Beginning August 22nd: Deb Dana's signature clinical training series especially for those therapists and professional practitioners residing in Australian, New Zealand or South-East Asian time-zones. Offering a highly immersive, interactive training in Polyvagal Theory specifically designed for clinical application. Attendees will get immediate and practical approaches to working with a variety of client presentations in more attuned ways through self-regulation to co-regulation, and learn how to bring the power of PVT directly into their clinical work.
Book Study Group: Polyvagal Theory in Therapy
Explore Polyvagal Theory in Therapy in this 15 module recorded training. This introductory course offers a basic understanding of the key concepts, terminology, principles and practices of a polyvagal guided approach for practitioners. Take a chapter by chapter look at how to befriend the nervous system and shape it toward safety and connection. This course includes the 15 x 90-minute videos and downloadable PDF handouts for each chapter. Immediate ongoing access to full course content - without expiry.
Learning Labs Series II Four 90-Minute Webinars
Series II of the popular Learning Labs webinars offers therapists, clinicians & practitioners an opportunity to deepen their practice and explore four new areas of interest. Each 90-minute live-online module begins with a teaching presentation and ends with the recorded question and answer session. Lab 1 - From State to Story; Lab 2 - Mapping the Regulated System; Lab 3 - Flavors of Autonomic Response; Lab 4 - Working with Couples. This new live series takes place June 14 / July 12 / Aug 9 / Sept 13 - with the recordings available the following day.
Learning Labs Series I Four 90-Minute Webinars
The Polyvagal Learning Lab Series offers therapists & practitioners an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of specific areas of Polyvagal informed therapy. Each 90-minute module begins with a teaching piece and ends with the recorded question and answer session. Lab 1: Bringing a Polyvagal Lens to your Remote Sessions; Lab 2: Introducing PVT to Clients, Colleagues and the Greater Human Community; Lab 3: Setting up a Polyvagal Informed Session; Lab 4: Embodying the Polyvagal Perspective. Full series available as on-demand recordings.
Foundations of Polyvagal Informed Practice: Part I
Deb Dana's well established, signature clinical training series for therapists and professional practitioners. Engaging the Rhythm of Regulation: Foundations of Polyvagal Informed Practice Part I has been hugely popular over the years, and is currently being co-hosted in cooperation with PVI. It's a hybrid offering with a highly immersive, interactive aspect specifically designed to incorporate PVT into clinical application. This is the first of three Foundations courses in our Rhythm of Regulation Training Series. Contact us for further information and details.
Psychotherapy Networker: Deb Dana's Masterclass
Polyvagal Informed Therapy Masterclass. Join Deb in a one-on-one analysis with Networker Continuing Education Director and clinician, Zachary Taylor, as they discuss how Deb is working moment-by-moment in real time, and understand her approach in action through actual client sessions. Learn how to develop healing maps from a client’s own nervous system, how to use your own nervous system to help your client stay grounded and how to help your clients self-regulate. Includes an in-depth interview with Deb Dana and Stephen Porges.
The Art & Science of Polyvagal Theory
In this workshop, Stephen Porges presents the theoretical constructs of Polyvagal Theory and then engages with Deb Dana for a discussion of how the constructs shape clinical work. This is an introductory level course with 6.5 Hours of recorded, on-demand videos and two 60-minute live online Q&A with instructors. Join Stephen W. Porges, PhD, and Deb Dana, LCSW in a unique exploration of the scientific foundations of Polyvagal Theory alongside a nuanced and in-depth discussion of its clinical application. 6.5 CEs available.
Looking Through The Lens of Polyvagal Theory
This unique 15-hour on-demand training course is a five-session mini-series of recorded webinars offering 15 Certified CPD Points. Including five independent webinar recordings, a whitepaper from Deb Dana to accompany each of the five recordings, slide decks for each of the five recordings, a personal profile map and a Time & Tone Graph Template. The fifth webinar recording is followed by an Integration Webinar recording to support you to integrate the material into your practice. (10% Discount Coupon "debrec10".)
PVT: Principles & Practice for Individuals
This introductory workshop with Deb Dana presents the organizing principles of PVT in combination with practices that bring the theory into practical application though recorded teaching modules. This course is for professionals who wish to combine training in the key principles of PVT with discussion of how they can apply it to their field. It includes three hours of recorded, on-demand teaching modules by Deb Dana plus a one-hour recorded Q&A of frequently asked questions. 4 CEs available.
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A Year of Polyvagal with Deb Dana
A year-long series with twelve 3-hour live webinar sessions; plus three 1-hour live integration webinars & four Community Meetings. Register anytime to explore elements of autonomic experience that impact our ability to be regulated humans and attuned clinicians. Learn how to bring the science into practical application with experiential practices and strategies to shape the nervous system toward increased wellbeing. Join this year-long series and become part of a community. 50 CPDs / 36 Continuing Education credits offered.
Befriending The Nervous System
A unique 8-hour Audio Course designed for non-clinicians and open for everyone to access. Befriending Your Nervous System offers a practical user’s manual for anyone seeking greater wellness, self-awareness, and emotional resilience. Work with the body’s innate ability to pick up social signals and cultivate “micro-moments” of safety, retraining your automatic responses to stress, conflict, and hardship. Including in-depth practices such as guided imagery, meditation, and ongoing self-inquiry. Complete audio download on demand.