My guest today is Jenn Turner from the Trauma Center in Brookline, MA. Jenn Turner is a licensed social worker and a registered yoga teacher. She is both a staff clinician at the Metrowest Behavioral Health Center and the Coordinator of the Yoga Program at the Trauma Center. She received her Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Trauma Specialization from Lesley University. Jenn has experience working with adults and adolescents in outpatient clinics, partial hospitalization and residential treatment facilities. She is also a Kripalu-certified yoga teacher who leads Trauma-Sensitive women’s yoga classes and integrates mindfulness practices and the body into her clinical work. Jenn is committed to continuing ongoing training in treating complex trauma, dissociation and addiction.
What We’ll Learn:
- The prevalence of trauma in the United States and how we conceive, define, and conceptualize a traumatic experience.
- How we adapt the practice of yoga to create a trauma sensitive model. The differences between a group session versus an individual session. Exploring some of the primary components of a trauma sensitive approach
- What is relational trauma and how yoga practice can not only help to develop the therapeutic alliance, but also serve as a vehicle to repair interpersonal relationships.