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Trauma-Informed Care

  • Mend Therapy 314 Clifton Avenue, suite 300 Minneapolis, MN, 55403 United States (map)

For Touch Professionals

October 5th from 10am to 3:00 pm

Cost: Contact us for details

Trauma-Informed Care

The field of massage and bodywork has just begun to understand the importance of a trauma-informed perspective in the treatment and management of client symptoms and complaints. Yet with the cultural interest and awareness of the impact of trauma increasing everyday, it is no longer an option to ignore this essential component of client care.

But what does it mean to be trauma-informed as a touch therapist? What does a trauma-informed touch therapy session look like? Kevin McCarthy, a Somatic Experiencing Practioner and Advanced Rolfer with 10+ years of clinical experience offers concrete answers to these questions in a workshop that will combine teachings on the latest neuroscience affecting our understanding of the impact of trauma as well as practical knowledge to shape your thoughts and approach to recognizing and working with trauma when it shows up on the table.

Expect to leave this workshop feeling comfortable with the definition of trauma and its clinical presentation as it relates to all versions of touch therapy, from massage to physical therapy. You’ll have new techniques and a better understanding of what to do when trauma shows up on the table. This workshop will include lecture and hands-on demonstration.


For Touch Professionals

Please call 612.254.1626 or fill out the form to register. You will receive an email within a few days to answer questions and provide additional information on payment and details about the workshop.

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We welcome questions about this workshop.
Earlier Event: May 10
Somatic Tracking and Techniques
Later Event: October 7
Intro to Trauma-Sensitive Yoga-Fall