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Impact of Relational Trauma on Brain Development: Specific Reference to Attachment and Borderline Personality Disorder (Trauma and Brain Development)

October 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This one day workshop explores trauma and how it affects brain development. This training is designed to assist workers put theory they have learned into practice using case studies and group work.

Areas that will be addressed include: Theory on the developing brain and the impact of trauma; Optimal vs detrimental developmental conditions of brain development; Relational trauma and links to attachment outcomes;
The neurobiology of relational trauma; Adaptive responses: Hyperarousal and dissociation; When adaptation becomes counter-productive; Risk factors; Links to mental health and move to health.

Who should attend this workshop?

All those who work with children, families and individuals.


Lucia Vitali                                                                                          

Lucia Vitali is a registered psychologist, certified brain-based resilience coach and full member of the International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy.

Lucia’s Main theoretical approaches in clinical work includes: Attachment Theory, Neuropsychotherapy, Systems Theory and Psychodynamic Theory.


Members: $88; Non-Members: $148.50. Morning tea and lunch provided. Please advise of special dietary needs, or other needs when you register online.

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More Information

Nicole Chadszinow, ph 9620 6172 or email

Code: WS18TBD

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October 25, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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350 Church Street
Parramatta , NSW 2150 Australia
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