Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is pleased to announce that therapist, author and educator, Dr. Peter Levine, will be visiting The Meadows’ campus to work with patients and educate staff on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15, 2014.
Dr. Levine specializes in the treatment and understanding of chronic stress and tonic immobility, more commonly known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He will bring his wealth of knowledge to The Meadows for a lecture to patients on the main campus as well as patients of the young adult program, Dawn at The Meadows. Dr. Levine will facilitate an in-service for staff of both treatment programs on Friday afternoon and Somatic Experiencing® (SE) training on Saturday to develop the clinical team's skills and enhance services at The Meadows and Dawn at The Meadows.
"We are excited and honored to have Dr. Levine spending time with our patients and staff this week. The patients and families are already buzzing about his upcoming lecture and staff are looking forward to fine tuning their skills," said Nancy Bailey, PhD, Clinical Director for The Meadows and Dawn at The Meadows.
With doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology, Dr. Levine is the developer of Somatic Experiencing, a naturalistic body-awareness approach to healing trauma. He is the founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute and is the author of the best-selling book, “Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma.” Dr. Levine is also a Senior Fellow for The Meadows.
The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows’ work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit http://www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in their inpatient center and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24-hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a behavioral health inpatient facility that is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services and accredited by The Joint Commission.