Treating Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Gain an understanding of trauma and the structure of PTSD. Learn about the Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM) structure and its effect on traumatic memories. Gain an understanding of when and with whom to apply the technique, and how to apply the technique.


Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Five | Catering: Refreshments provided


Trauma is a precursor to many psychological conditions including PTSD and phobias. The RTM brief intervention can significantly reduce trauma and associated conditions. A randomized controlled trial of 74 male US war veterans suffering from PTSD resulted in 46 (71%) lost DSM diagnosis for PTSD by one of the following definitions: 42 persons (65%) were in complete remission (DSM criteria not met). Four (6%) lost the DSM diagnosis or were otherwise sub-clinical by dichotomous criteria (absence of flashbacks and nightmares).


• Trauma and the structure of PTSD
• Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM)
• Structure of the Visual-Kinaesthetic Dissociation Protocol for RTM

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Understand the RTM structure and its effect on traumatic memories
• Know when and with whom to apply the technique
• How to apply the technique.

Let’s Get Real Skills

• Working with Service Users
• Working with Māori
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Working with Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

*Early Bird Discount: Register by 14 September 2018 to receive $10.00 off (automatically applied at checkout).

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