An Introduction To Dissociation with Gordon Barclay

In this introduction to dissociation, Gordon talks us through:

  • What is dissociation
  • How do we know if we’re dissociating
  • Starting to relate to what we have pushed away
  • ‘Separating to connect’ & finding ways to respond to the patterns of reaction, rather than just reacting
  • Low arousal dissociation and high arousal dissociation
  • Why dissociation is there for a reason
  • Creating a sense of safety before connecting to what was previously too much to feel (creating a mis-match)
  • When and how dissociation dismantles
  • A scale of dissociation and how it can manifest in daily life
  • The difference between re-membering whilst present and becoming lost in the experience
  • Normalising dissociation and how we can start thinking about it in our mental health systems.

ABOUT GORDON BARCLAY

Gordon-Barclay-Psychiatry

Gordon Barclay was an NHS consultant psychiatrist in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland until 2019, now works privately in Glasgow and is an active CRM® Trainer and Supervisor, and has a special interest in the treatment of psychological trauma and dissociation.

Contact Gordon on dr@gordonbconsulting.com for more information and to book:
An Introduction To Working Relationally With Dissociation,
30th October 2021
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CRM® Basic Training Online, 1st-5th September 2021.

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About Melanie Swan

Melanie helps women to re-embody their physical & metaphysical Womb – a woman's epicentre of empowerment and creativity – deeply heal past traumas and reclaim their True nature; to become whole, independent yet interconnected, Sovereign Beings.

She lives in Cambridgeshire UK, is an avid potter and is currently writing her first book.

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