The Training Program has been completed as of now. It will be available in text and video within a year under the title:
THE LEGACY PROGRAM
The following is a summary of what was studied over a period of time by our trainees which related the insights and understanding of the Primal Therapy World to current research in neuroscience within a broad frame of reference for treating emotional problems.
On the Theoretical level:
- What is Primal Therapy?
- The Nature of the Unconscious
- The Nature of Trauma and Feeling
- The Nature of Emotional and Physical Pain
- The Nature of Pain and Defenses
- The Levels of Consciousness
- The Nature of the Imprint and Prototype
- The Nature of Neurosis and Psychosis
- Brain Structures and the Organization of Feeling
- Neurotransmitters and Their Function
- Brain Biology and the Functions of its Various Key Sites
- How Love Sculpts the Brain
- The Notion of Resonance in the Brain
- The Trajectory of Feeling
- Research, Measurement of Feeling
- Why Do We Have to Relive Trauma
- Awareness Versus Consciousness
- The Act Out and Neurotic Behavior
- The reasons and Appearances of Symptoms
- Essence Versus Appearance
- Genotype versus Phenotype
- The Character of Experimental Psychotherapy
On the Clinical level:
- What is Primal Pain?
- The Practice of Primal Therapy
- Intake Procedures
- How to Assess an Intake Application
- Treatment Plan
- How to Recognize the three levels of Consciousness and How to Work with them
- The Necessity of Connection and Integration
- Starting on the third line.
- How to Recognize Overload
- The Treatment of Overload
- The Clinical Difference Between “Too Much Pain” and Overload
- What is Abreaction?
- Treatment of Abreaction
- The Meaning of Integration
- Crying About Versus Crying In
- Psychosomatic Symptoms: Their Origin and Treatment
- The meaning of Changes in Vital Signs
- The Connection: Horizontal and Vertical Aspects
- Triggers and How To Use Them
- Anger as a Defense?
- Defense Feeling: Finding the Tract and focus for Feeling
- What is Hopelessness?
- How to Deal with Hopelessness
- Dealing with Suicidal Patients
- How to Assess Patient Progress