Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) April 22, 2013
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is a sponsor of the 24th Annual International Trauma Conference on May 29 – June 1, 2013, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference director, Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a Senior Fellow at The Meadows and the Founder and Medical Director of the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute.
The focus of this year’s conference is “Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, Attachment, and Therapeutic Interventions”. The conference goal is to present current research findings on how people’s brains, minds, and bodies respond to traumatic experiences; how they regulate emotional and behavioral responses; and the role of relationships in protecting and restoring safety and regulation.
Keynote conference presenters include, Alan Sroufe, PhD, Patricia Crittenden, PhD., Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD, Ed Tronick, PhD., Alexander McFarlane, MD, and Ralph Savarese, PhD. In addition, Meadows’ Senior Fellow, Dr. Shelley Uram, and Dr. Jon Caldwell, The Meadows’ Psychiatrist, will be presenting “A Neurobiological Perspective on Trauma and Attachment and the Role of Mindfulness in the Healing Process”.
“The 24th Annual International Trauma Conference will once again feature the leading edge neuroscientists and treatment developers to bring you the latest research on how trauma affects mental and brain functioning, as well as how effective treatment can reverse the profound effects of trauma on mind, brain, body and soul,” said Bessel A. van der Kolk.
For information regarding the conference, please contact The Meadows at 800-240-5522 or info(at)themeadows(dot)com. To register visit http://www.themeadows.com/events/detail/international-trauma-conference/. Attendees can earn up to 27 Continuing Education Credits.
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 one of their three inpatient centers 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 Level 1 Sub-Acute Agency that is accredited by the Joint Commission.