Three Day Training in Body-Focused Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents

  • 2016-07-08
  • 10:00 AM
  • 2016-07-10
  • 5:00 AM
  • 57 Bearspaw Summit Place, Calgary, AB

Carmen Richardson is the Founder and Director of Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy (PIEAT).

She is an Advanced Certified Trauma Practitioner and Certified Agency Trainer with the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children and brings over 28 years of clinical expertise to her private practice.

Overview:  This three day training will provide participants with a comprehensive framework for treating traumatized children & teens.  This four-phase, resource-oriented model is grounded in attachment theory, the psychophysiology of trauma, CBT, and expressive arts therapy.  It is based on Carmen’s recently published book, “Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents: A Four-Phase Model”.

Training Objectives:  To provide a practical, structured framework that guides assessment & treatment processes.  To learn structured, arts-based, sensory interventions to effectively treat key trauma reactions and promote self-regulation.   To increase clinical skills such as working with a resource-oriented lens, tracking client sensory processes, & working with the body, art & relationship.  

When:  July 8 - 10, 2016, Friday - Sunday, 10:00 - 5:00

Where:  57 Bearspaw Summit Place, Calgary, AB

Cost:  $525 before May 1 & $575 after 

Option to purchase book with registration - please add $55

Payment Methods: e-transfer or cheques 

To register: contact Carmen at