Polyvagal Theory & Expressive Arts Therapy: Essential Tools for Clinical Practice

Using a trauma-informed lens, this recorded training offers tools from expressive arts therapy (EXA) for working with a variety of clients. Presenter Suraya Keating, MFT, REAT, RDT, discusses various multimodal arts practices as they relate to polyvagal theory. These practices can be used to soothe and/or energize the nervous system, employ co-regulation in helpful ways, promote self-awareness, and support the agency, empowerment, and well-being of many populations, including individuals with PTSD, LGBTQ+ and non-binary people, individuals with autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental health disorders.


This online webinar showcases a variety of expressive arts therapy tools informed by polyvagal theory and is designed for clinical practitioners, including marriage and family therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed clinical social workers, drug recovery counselors, psychiatric nurses, as well as those in training or internship programs for their respective licenses.

February 15, 2023
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