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An interactive session presenting a tactile approach for working with traumatised clients. This is based on both the latest research into touch and the nervous system. There will be an opportunity to share and explore our thoughts and reactions to the use of touch in our work with clients.
Date: Saturday 18th March 2023
Time: 9.00-11.00am (NZ time)
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Gerry Pyves (PTSTA) has worked full time as a massage therapist and TA psychotherapist for 38 years in private practice. He used the Covid lockdown to put his experiences of touch, trauma and psychotherapy into a book (just published) entitled, “Touching Trauma, Building Resilience” (this book is only available through his website www.gerrypyves.com).
Gerry was the founder and creator of NO HANDS Massage in the UK, and has trained over 3,000 Massage therapists worldwide to work with awareness of the nervous system and to apply the principles of TA to their work. His wife and he moved back to New Zealand (where he was born) to be “the representative grandparents” for his only grandson in Wanaka, when the borders were shut to all the other grandparents. They decided to stay...