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Embodied Trauma: Integrating Trauma-Informed Yoga into Therapy

  • Houston Baptist University (map)

This program will explore the value of yogic practices in the clinical setting, particularly when treating complex trauma. The complexity of embodied trauma will be explored, as well as the benefits of utilizing yoga as an adjunctive element in clinical practice. There will be a short seated experiential trauma-informed yoga practice appropriate for participants with no previous yoga experience. No mats or special clothing are necessary. 

Hosted by the Houston LPC Association


1. Participants will learn the integral role of the body in trauma treatment

2. Participants will understand the benefits of integrating yoga into clinical work

3. Participants will learn the core components of the THRIVE trauma-informed yoga model

4. Participants will be given concrete ideas to of how to safely introduce yoga into therapeutic work with groups and individuals.