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Intro to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Trauma & the Body - with Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe, PhD

Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Banyen Books & Sound
3608 West 4th Ave.

Join Dr. Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe for an introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ (SP) at Banyen Books & Sound.

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ is a body-centered approach that aims to treat the somatic symptoms of unresolved trauma. While traditional talk therapies utilize the words of a person as the entry point for treatment, this type of therapy depends on the bodily experiences of the individual as a gateway to awareness and improved mental health.

Therapists trained in sensorimotor therapy techniques can help an individual begin to heal by helping that person re-experience, in a safe environment, the physical sensations associated with a traumatic event.

Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe, PhD, RCC, holds a PhD in Child and Youth Care (UVIC). Beginning with a career in forensic psychiatric nursing, she has had 25 years of clinical experience in the areas of post-traumatic stress and developmental issues. In her private clinical practice Rochelle sees both children and adults who have experienced abuse, neglect and other traumatic experiences. She is an EMDRIA-approved consultant in EMDR, facilitates for the DNMS Institute, and has presented at numerous conferences on these issues.