Working w/Trauma: (self care) Care for Others w/Ellen Gayle Sovinee

Working w/Trauma: (self care) Care for Others w/Ellen Gayle Sovinee

Friday, October 4, 2019
9:00-5:30 day

7 CEs

Early Registration – $119
After September 27th – Registration rate is $129

Instructor: Ellen Gayle Sovinee NCBTMB Approved CE Provider #450498-07

Ellen Gayle created this class after having had years of training as a student and teacher assistant in emotional release classes; volunteering her services to help trauma survivors and finding a nonprofit which offers holistic therapies to military veterans in need. “A great one day class for massage and bodywork practitioners looking to work with trauma survivors in a voluntary setting or in their private practice.”

Class Covers:
• What is Trauma?
• Major symptoms, conditions and signs of trauma
• How trauma can lead to PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
• Steps a trauma survivor need to take before feeling safe to enter back into society as well as feeling safe to receive a bodywork session.
• The Positive and Negatives when working with Trauma Survivors and what can happen when the caregiver doesn’t take care of themselves.
• Staying within the state’s Scope of Practice, what to know prior, during and after giving a session. • Hands-On: Role Playing using Verbal and Non-verbal Communication Techniques

A number of self-care exercises will be practiced throughout the day as well.

What to Bring: Fitted bottom table sheet and blanket


Additional Questions: email

We are a fully furnished massage school facility and provide Oakworks massage tables, class tables, and computer/projector for overhead presentations.


NC Massage School offers individualized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage for an advanced-level professional career, continuing education and personal growth. We believe in a holistic approach that encourages students to explore personal development of mind, body and spirit in a small, supportive environment.


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