August 17-19, Amber and colleagues offer a very unique knowledge exchange on the power of dance to heal

Knowledge Exchange Workshop: How Can Movement and Dance Be Healing for Us? Darwin, NT August 17-19 Full PDF Flyer

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Restoring Core Rhythmicity: Polyvagal-informed Movement Therapy for Trauma

View PDF Flyer DATE AND TIME: 10th-12th August: Friday 6-9pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm VENUE: Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design 24 Balfour Road, Parnell, Auckland COST: Two options available: Friday night only or Friday-Sunday (full weekend): Friday-Sunday (full weekend): Regular rate: $325 Early bird: $280 (paid by 1st July) CTAA/ANZATA/DTNZ Team:$225 Whitecliffe MAAT Students: $190 Friday night only: Regular rate: $60 Early bird: $50 (paid by 1st July) REGISTRATION: To register please contact DTNZ info@dancetherapy.co.nz or visit the website http://www.dancetherapy.co.nz/restoringcorerhythmicity

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Amber is presenting her “right to Embody” workshop in Montreal, May 25, 2018:

1435 Rue de Bleury Montréal https://grandsballets.com/en/national-centre-for-dance-therapy/first-international-symposium-for-dance-and-well-being/ VIEW FULL PDF FLYER

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Trauma-Informed Movement Practices: A Continuum of Approaches with Amber Gray at the 2018 Expressive Arts Summit in LA

Hilton Los Angeles Airport 5711 W Century Blvd – Los Angeles Details View FULL PDF Flyer http://www.cvent.com/events/expressive-therapies-summit-los-angeles-2018/event-summary-1a06175b3bc547e29b24eab6afc77277.aspx

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Body as Voice Part 2 in Melbourne Australia, April 20, 2018

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Restoring Core Rhythmicity: Polyvagal-informed Movement Therapy for Trauma in New York City October 6-8, 2017

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Somatic & Mindfulness-based Approaches to Self-Care & Self-Compassion with Amber Gray: May 6, 2017

05/06/2017 9:30am-4:30pm Foundation House 4 Gardiner Street Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Working with people who have survived extremes of violence and who face all the challenges of settlement or finding permanent safety creates serious challenges for the worker. Vicarious trauma, burnout and other forms of secondary suffering are an ongoing threat to workers’ well-being and their capacity to work sustainably. In this workshop you will add substantially to your understanding of the risks involved and you will experience and learn embodied practices for self-care and self-compassion. CONTENT INCLUDES: Neurobiology of self-care & self-compassion Scientific rationale for somatic & mindfulness based practices Understanding the risks of your work Ethics of self-care Mindfulness practices Embodied self-compassion practices Breath, movement & rhythm based practices Compassion as resiliency practices GENERAL ENQUIRIES 03 9389 8965 or pdregistrations@foundationhouse.org.au TO REGISTER visit http://learn.foundationhouse.org.au VIEW FULL FLYER

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Walking Together: Introduction to Refugee Mental Health in Albuquerque April 21 & 28, 2017

Presented by Amber Gray, LPCC, MPH, MA, BC-DMT Dates, Times, and Locations April 21 & 28, 2017 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Albuquerque, NM Objectives By the end of this training, participants will be able to: 1. Participants will have an overview and framework with which to better understand the complex issues arising in clinical work with refugees and survivors of torture. 2. Participants will understand self-care as an ethical requirement of work with refugees and survivors. 3. Participants will understand the benefits and risks of empathy in psychotherapy with refugees and survivors of torture. 4. Participants will learn one compassion-based, self-care skill. Participants will be introduced to the unique community, social, and health/ mental health issues that can exist within a community of people displaced by extreme hardship, war, organized violence, and human rights abuses. 6. Participants will have increased skills to assess refugees presenting with mental health, social, …

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Easing the Pain with Amber Gray: 2 Day Workshop, May 4 & 5

DAY ONE: Introduces principles and concepts for working somatically with survivors. Drawing from the theoretical knowledge base and practitioner case material, physical and psychosocial practitioners will be provided with a foundation for how to work with the mind, body, soul connection. DAY TWO: Physical and psychosocial practitioners will extend their ability to use somatic approaches, with opportunities to develop skills collaboratively while learning from a world leader in the field. CONTENT INCLUDES: • Basic premises of somatic psychology • Overview of somatic practices • Relationship between developmental progression and pain • Physiological state shifts • Selfcompassion • Mobilisationpractices • Belonging as a clinical outcome • Introduction to Polyvagal theory • Applying somatic approaches with your clients • Case presentations and discussions DATES 4 & 5 May 2017 TIME 9.30 am – 4.30 pm COST $380 per person Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea Included Places are strictly limited. GENERAL ENQUIRIES …

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Amber is speaking at the UCLA Expressive Arts Summit in Los Angeles, March 31, 2017

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