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New Perspectives On Treatment Of Trauma & Ptsd:
Dr. Michael Levittan -- Anger Management Specialist Dr. Michael Levittan -- Anger Management Specialist
Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, January 6, 2015


1-DAY WORKSHOP--EARN CE CREDIT!                                                        I invite you to take 1-day workshop I am teaching on February 7, 2015: 

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON TREATMENT OF TRAUMA & PTSD:                    Developmental, Neurobiological, and Evolutionary Orientations

Explore in-depth meanings and impact of psychic trauma on the mind, the brain, development, and behavior, as well as treatment implications.

Workshop investigates and provides clinically-oriented insights into:

• Origins of post-traumatic symptoms and PTSD diagnosis

• Types of trauma: personal loss, family abuse, violent crime, natural disaster, societal atrocity

• Freud's seminal concept of repetition compulsion (meaning, functions,  & why humans re-enact childhood traumas)                                                                                                                               * Intrapsychic and interpersonal consequences of trauma                                     * Understanding PTSD symptoms as adaptive responses to trauma

• Neurobiological & evolutionary perspectives 

• Impact of trauma on the brain, consciousness, the unconscious and adaptability of the human species

Workshop provides:

• 4-stage treatment model of PTSD

• Clinical techniques & tools for crisis intervention & assessment

Workshop includes intermediate and advanced content benefitting mental health professionals with wide range of backgrounds and experience:

• Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs & LPCCs

• Addiction counselors

When: Saturday, February 7, 9:00am – 4:30pm

Where: Extension Lindbrook Center

How:  www.uclaextension.edu  or (310)825-9971


Michael Levittan, PhD, psychotherapist in private practice;                         Director of State-Certified program for domestic violence

UCLA Extension is approved by American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA Extension maintains responsibility for this program and content. UCLA Extension is approved by California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to provide continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEP (provider #PCE 553). Workshop offers 6 CE credits.

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Name: Dr. Michael Levittan
Title: Psychotherapist/Media Spokesperson
Group: Michael Levittan, Ph.D.
Dateline: Los Angeles, CA United States
Direct Phone: 310-820-4111
Cell Phone: 818-618-9785
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