INTENSIVE

Sexual Violence Trauma. Life Afterwards

An applied training program for psychotherapeutic work with victims of violence.

INTENSIVE

“Sexual Violence Trauma. Life Afterwards”

An applied training program for psychotherapeutic work with victims of violence.

Intensive course

Packed program: methods, approaches, and practical recommendations along with case studies.

2 days х 6 hours each

Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 PM, with small breaks.

Support

Closed Telegram group where you can communicate, support each other, and get answers to your questions.

Kateryna Gurina

Psychologist, emotion-image therapist

Member of Ukrainian National Psychological Association, member of APA.

Psychologist in “Next to You” charity project helping women victims of sex crimes and torture inflicted by the Russian military (war criminals).

“Sexual Violence Trauma. Life Afterwards” course will be useful for you if

you are a psychologist, a psychotherapist, a volunteer, an employee of psychological service and you work with sexual violence survivors, and also:

You want to learn how to work with such traumas and have been looking for a high-quality training with a practitioner.  

When communicating with survivors of such traumas you feel professional helplessness.

A lot of time has passed since the tragedy, and your client still cannot forget about it.  

The most you can do when working with such cases is feel sorry for the person and consider them a “victim”.  

The topic of sexual violence scares you. However, clients arrive with such requests more and more often.   

You or your family suffered sexual violence, and you are now choosing a psychotherapist. You want to understand and feel the process.

“Sexual Violence Trauma. Life Afterwards” practical course program

Knowledge | Practice

The practical course teaches to work with sexual violence. Those who survived this tragedy themselves are recommended to go into individual therapy.

Sexual violence trauma (knowledge)

Sexual violence perception in society. Cliches and prejudices.

Body and mind: before, during and after. Mental defense mechanisms: dissociations, regressions, devaluing, repression. Therapy sabotage and refusal.

Shame and guilt. Mental and physical consequences: in the first days, in a week, a month, six months, and years.  

PTSD signs: haunting states and dreams, panic and anxiety attacks.  

Peculiarities of sexual violence trauma in the wartime. What we face in reality. Gender peculiarities. Comprehensive nature of trauma.

Questions.
Emotion-image therapy exercise for diagnostics and stabilization of participants’ state. Sharing.

Sexual violence therapy (practice)

How to help, what to tell the survivor. What not to say. The principle of “you did everything right, you did what you could”.  

Hotline work: a telephone conversation. First aid. Crisis aid.  

Client with “I’ve been raped” request. Therapy logic and course.  

Practical approaches. Principle of love and support instead of pity.  
– Active listening;
– Time limits;
– Working with guilt and shame;  
– Working with helplessness;  
– Legitimization of feelings;  
– Anger;
– Aspiration to hurt back;  
– Disidentification with the perpetrator;
– Restoration of rights;
– Bringing back dignity.

Questions.
Emotion-image therapy exercise for diagnostics and stabilization of participants’ state. Sharing.

WE INVITE YOU TO THE PRACTICAL COURSE

For registration and payment contact Kateryna:

+380 95 610 24 70

(Viber, Telegram)

Before the participation, please read the Public Offer Agreement.

This course is developed for Ukrainian-speaking audience. For English-speaking patients, the description is for informative purposes only. You can always request the price of a video recording or other course materials with translation into English.

Please use the provided contact details.