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Sunday, 13 May 2012 20:00

The Meadows Sponsors 23rd Annual International Trauma Conference

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The Meadows is a sponsor of the 23rd Annual International Trauma Conference on June 6-9, 2012, at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference director, Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D., is a Senior Fellow at The Meadows and the Founder and Medical Director of the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute.
The focus of the conference is "Psychological Trauma: Neuroscience, Attachment, and Therapeutic Interventions." The objective of the conference is to present current research findings on how people's brains, minds, and bodies respond to traumatic experiences. Post-traumatic responses at different developmental levels, as well as the treatment implications of these findings, will also be explored.

Keynote conference presenters include, Vincent Felliti, James Pennebaker, Peter Levine, Stephen Porges, Britta Hozel, Richard Schwartz, Diana Fosha, Pat Ogden and Jessica Stern

"The 23rd Annual International Trauma Conference will once again feature the leading edge neuroscientists and treatment developers to bring you the latest research on how trauma affects mental and brain functioning, as well as how effective treatment can reverse the profound affects of trauma on mind, brain, body and soul," said Bessel A. van der Kolk.

For information regarding the conference, please contact The Meadows at 800.240.5522 or info@themeadows.com.  For fast registration, register online at www.themeadows.com. Attendees can earn up to 27 Continuing Education Credits.

The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows' work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit www.themeadows.com.

For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.

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