Transforming the Experience Based Brain(TEB)

 Psychobiological Approach to Resolving Developmental Trauma -
A training with three modules


Date: 3 Jun 2021 – 7 Jun 2021
23 Sep 2021 – 27 Sep 2021
1 Dec 2021 – 5 Dec 2021
Time: each 10:00–17:30
Teacher: Stephen Terrell (USA)
Language: English translated into German
Costs: CHF 3'870

A Psychobiological Approach to Resolving Nonverbal Trauma History, TEB, developed by Dr. Stephen Terrell, is a reflection of his work over the past 20 years with clients directly affected by Developmental Trauma as well as his own personal experience with trauma. TEB is a titration of attachment theory, Polyvagal Theory, Somatic Touch Skill and regulation. TEB has a reputation for effectively transforming the experience-based brain in the most challenging of clients.

After Steve Terrell had worked strongly cognitively for many years, he recognized the importance of somatic touch and regulation in work with clients where the inner organisation is disturbed seems. After that, there was no turning back for him. He went into a full... and entirely on the support of the regulation, in order to healing processes and the development of healthy interrelationships in the course of bring.

TEB is based on the conviction that it can be used in an optimally regulated body comes to self-healing. TEB supports clients in their healing process and pursues the idea of making life-long accumulated to heal traumas. The therapist accompanies and advises on the self-healing process mentioned above. It can be stories, humor, music, movement, somatically oriented touch can be used to work directly with the person who comes to the meeting and to to bring healing energies into the healing room. The healing process but also goes beyond the individual person, extends next of kin, the epigenetic past and also on the future generations.

Learning Objectives

  • Use of polyvagal theory for bio-physiological work on traumas
  • Competence development in the work with specific touch, which stimulates emotional and physical regulation
  • Promotion of the integration of hitherto unfinished primitive reflexes with the help of touch techniques
  • Understand the ways in which patterns of attachment act as protective and defense strategies that help to cope with subjectively experienced Dealing with challenges at the relationship level
  • help clients to change their trauma narratives and lives from the ground up

Stephen Terrell

Steve Terrell is a psychologist specializing in attachment and developmental trauma, with bodywork fully integrated into his practice. The focus of his professional work is the accompaniment of children and adults who have suffered an early trauma. He is a single adoptive father of two children and lives and works in Austin, Texas. His pioneering work with adopted children and their families is …


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