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The Three Organizing Principles of the Polyvagal Theory

In the second of three videos, Deb Dana gives a flash overview of the Polyvagal Theory and how current therapy experience can remap your clients’ nervous system by helping them resolve those micromoments of dysregulation when they are triggered. Click here or watch below for more. Learn to reliably and effectively work with the power […]

What is the Polyvagal System and why should therapists care?

The Polyvagal system is a part of the autonomic nervous system and as upcoming Fall 2018 speaker Deb Dana explains in the first of three videos, “the autonomic nervous system is actually a system of relationships. It’s shaped by experience and so we can reshape it by your experience of the therapy relationship.” Click here […]

Being Heard as a Person with Autism

What you need to do to be heard as a person with autism depends on the spectrum of abilities and communication challenges that are unique to you. But guess what? That’s the same answer for people who are neurotypical! As John Elder Robison so eloquently points out here, many of the strategies that people with […]

Neurodiversity vs Special Ed?

In terms of the services offered by a neurodiversity program as opposed to a special ed program,John Elder Robison says there’s not much difference. People on the spectrum “are part of a variant of humanity that has been with us forever… if you see it that way, rather than seeing a kid or young person […]

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The Power of Brainspotting and other Eye-Movement-Based Therapies

If you’re up to date on the latest research about trauma interventions, you will have likely heard about eye-movement-based trauma therapies such as Brainspotting and EMDR. However you may still be wondering: How can eye movements possibly alleviate severe trauma symptoms? In this video, brain injury and chronic pain specialist Rob Scaer explains how the […]

Who does Brainspotting work with?

What kind of client is Brainspotting best suited for? In this short video, David Grand gives an overview of how Brainspotting works and for whom.  Click here or watch below. David Grand and Brainspotting are coming to Toronto! Click here to learn more about this amazing 1 day seminar.

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Song of the Season – Fall 2018

This season Leading Edge Seminars introduces the Song of the Season (#LESSongoftheSeason). Vienna Teng is an American singer songwriter and was introduced to me by James Baraz, long time mindfulness teacher and a wonderful and wise human being. Vienna’s Level Up was selected as the very first Leading Edge Seminars Song of the Season because […]