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Conversation, October 2021: Jan Winhall

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Topic: Treating trauma & addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal model

Jan Winhall describes how therapists can respectfully understand addiction and treat trauma responses with deep embodied listening. See video of this conversation at:

Jan Winhall M.S.W. F.O.T. is a psychotherapist, teacher and the author of Treating Trauma and Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model. She is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Social Work, University of Toronto.

Jan is director of Focusing on Borden, a psychotherapy and training centre. She presents internationally on trauma and addiction. Jan is a co-founder of the Integrative Focusing Therapy online training program. See

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