Educational Workshop - Shattered Attachments: Helping Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse

Date & Time: 
April 27, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 
Strathcona Paper Centre - Napanee 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee, ON K7R 3L1

About the Workshop

The Centre presents a practical workshop for people who work with adult survivors of childhood abuse. Join us for this half day workshop, where our featured speaker, Seonida Andrews will discuss the first stage of therapy in recognizing, treating and referring adult survivors of childhood abuse.

Who Should Attend this Workshop:

  • Counsellors
  • Social Service Workers
  • Professionals from the Helping Fields

Seonida Andrews will Discuss:

  • Useful tips on how to best serve these clients in the therapy room
  • Suggestions on what may be problem areas to look out for
  • Understanding how being raised in abuse alters one’s worldview, and why that is important to therapy
  • How to avoid inadvertent mistakes with clients who have been badly abused

About the Speaker

Seonida Andrews, M.Sc.Psych.
Therapist, Centre for Abuse & Trauma Therapy

Seonida Andrews has over twenty years of experience counselling adult survivors of all forms of childhood abuse. She has the expertise to safely guide survivors through the challenging process of recovery from sexual, physical, emotional and verbal abuse, including survivors of such profound abuse as child pornography and prostitution. She supports survivors through managing the symptoms of abuse such as flashbacks, self-injury, eating disorders, nightmares, depression, panic attacks, and dissociation.

Seonida is a Clinical Member of the Ontario Society of Psychotherapists. She has training in Marriage and Family Feminist Counselling and in treatment for dissociative identity/multiple personality at the Royal Hospital in Ottawa. She has also worked as a therapist at Bertha’s Counselling Centre and at the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston. She has counselled in the Prison for Women, has supported HIV+ individuals and is sensitive to the needs of senior survivors.

Book Your Seat at the Early Bird Rate Today!

Register before April 6th to get the Early Bird Special of $55! Regular fee is $65.
Download a registration form here.

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