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Abuse, Trauma and Dissociation: Understanding and Working Towards Recovery

Tuesday 29th April 2014 - Wednesday 30th April 2014

Please note, this event is now closed.

A rare opportunity to work with trainers with both personal and professional experience, awareness and skills in the understanding and treatment of complex trauma.
This event should appeal to clinicians working across the lifespan and specialties, and will have a particular focus on attachment theory.

Learning outcomes and objectives

  • Enhanced confidence, responsiveness and awareness for supporting survivors of trauma and abuse.
  • Increased knowledge of working therapeutically with dissociative experiences and use of the DES-II.
  • Greater understanding of the clinical relevance of dissociation.
  • Awareness of effective short and long-term strategies for reducing distress and gaining control.
  • Acquired skills and knowledge to work collaboratively with survivors of trauma and abuse to help them reclaim ownership of their experiences and work towards recovery.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the risks of vicarious trauma, and how to keep ourselves safe when supporting distressed individuals.

Provisional event timings are; 9.30am- 4.30pm on both days.

If you have any queries please contact us via the event hotline on 01332 224506.

Speakers and Facilitators

Jacqui Dillon

is Chair of the English Hearing Voices Network, Honorary Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of East London and Honorary Research Fellow at Birmingham City University. A respected writer, campaigner, international speaker and trainer, Jacqui has lectured and published worldwide on aspects of trauma, dissociation and voice hearing.

Eleanor Longden

an award winning psychologist who has lectured and published internationally on aspects of voice hearing, trauma, dissociation and recovery. She is current co-ordinator of the Intervoice Scientific Committee, a trustee of the UK Soteria Network, and a faculty member of the International Centre for Recovery Action in Practice, Education and Research (ICRA).


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