JANINA FISHER, PH.D.

In her recent seminar, Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma, Janina Fisher, Ph.D., discusses how persistent shame responses reflect procedural learning, allowing the trauma survivor to respond instinctively, automatically, and non-consciously.

Watch as Janina Fisher, Ph.D., explains one tactic to combat shame through the body.



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Shame and Self-Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma
2-Day: Transforming Trauma-Related Resistance in Clinical Practice with Janina Fisher, PhD

Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and former instructor at The Trauma Center, a research and treatment center founded by Bessel van der Kolk.  Known as an expert on the treatment of trauma, Dr. Fisher has also been treating individuals, couples and families since 1980.



She is past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of the neurobiological research and newer trauma treatment paradigms into traditional therapeutic modalities.



She is author of the bestselling Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma: A Workbook for Survivors and Therapists (2021), Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation (2017), and co-author with Pat Ogden of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Attachment and Trauma.(2015).





Speaker Disclosures:



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Janina Fisher is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.



Nonfinancial: Janina Fisher has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.