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Friday, July 7th 2023

10AM-1:30PM – CEU/Speaker Presentation

About The Event

Friday, July 7th 2023

10AM-1:30PM – CEU/Speaker Presentation

Course meets the qualifications for 3.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. CEU completion certificates will be awarded after participants complete the course evaluation after speaker presentation.

Location: Online (Zoom Webinar)

Zoom details, along with the course evaluation, will be emailed to you one week prior to the workshop, after you have registered and paid for this workshop. Once the workshop is over, you will need to email the course evaluation in order to receive your CEUs.

Course Description:

Calling all mind/body therapists…the Misophonia community needs you!

Misophonia is still a mystery to many people, let alone therapists, but it is estimated to affect up to 20% of the population. Getting help has been considered an area of specialty with short term “treatment” that mostly focuses on coping skills, reframing cognitive perceptions, and “learning to live with it”. However, there can be hope and growth with a much-needed shift from a “can’t fix it” paradigm to a “what can we learn from it?” approach. While most therapies have used a “top down” cognitive framework, brain/body modalities that work “bottom up” with the body have much to contribute to helping Misophones find relief from trigger symptoms and the common emotions of rage, disgust, guilt, and shame.

This workshop will cover what Misophonia is and is not, what is happening in the brain and body when “triggered”, and how brain/body modalities such as Internal Family Systems “parts work”, Somatic experiencing, Brainspotting and EMDR can be used to help Clients unpack, learn, and heal from the pain and trauma that surrounds the experience of living with Misophonia.

About the Presenter: 

Kresta Dalrymple is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in complex trauma and dissociative disorders, is a Certified Complex Trauma Treatment Practitioner level 2 as well as being certified in Brainspotting. Kresta lived with Misophonia for 35 years before finding freedom. She credits the modalities of IFS and Brainspotting with helping her find relief from triggers and the shame typical of the Misophonia experience. Kresta is passionate about using what she has learned to help this community find similar healing and freedom and is on a mission to provide education and support for therapists already working with Clients suffering from Misophonia.

You can hear Kresta share her story on “The Misophonia Podcast:” https://www.misophoniapodcast.com/

Learning Objectives- participants will be able to:

Pasadena Trauma Therapy, Inc. is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs. Pasadena Trauma Therapy, Inc. maintains responsibility for any program/course and its content. Provider Number 86858.

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