Upcoming workshops, talks, and other events:

Mom Space: Moms Mental Health Talk

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Joyelle will be a guest speaker at Mom Space Pitt Meadows

When: October 11th, 10am to 12pm

Where: #3-19040 Lougheed Hwy, Pitt Meadows

For full event details, click here.


Previous Events:

PARENTING AFTER TRAUMA:

HEALING FOR PARENT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD ABUSE & NEGLECT

an online class with Joyelle Brandt

Thursday, June 20 10am-12pm PST


A workshop for parents on understanding the impact of childhood abuse and trauma on parenting, including supportive tools and resources.

This online workshop will be held via Zoom. Registrants will receive the Zoom link via email prior to the workshop date, and a recording link will be sent out after the workshop for those who cannot attend live.

ABOUT THIS CLASS:

You thought you were “over it” -- those terrible things happened a long time ago. Maybe you’ve been to therapy or maybe enough time has gone by and your past feels long gone. Then you have children and begin reliving your childhood trauma through flashbacks, panic attacks and other post-traumatic stress symptoms. You are not alone in what you are struggling with and healing is possible.

This workshop will focus on understanding the impact of childhood abuse and trauma on parenting, including what steps we can take to heal ourselves while raising our children. We will cover the Adverse Childhood Experiences study and teach about the neuroscience of trauma. You will leave with some simple tools you can use for self-regulation and a list of resources to help you build your circle of support.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

- how early childhood trauma affects mental, emotional, and physical health throughout the lifespan
- common triggers for parenting survivors
- common reactions and symptoms experienced by parenting survivors
- the role self and co-regulation play in recalibrating the body’s stress response system

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Joyelle Brandt is a Self-Care Coach for moms. She specializes in working with mothers who are survivors of abuse - helping them develop a personalized self soothing toolkit for stress management. As a speaker, mothering coach, and multi-media creator, Joyelle works to dismantle the stigma that keeps childhood abuse survivors stuck in shame and self-hatred. She is the author/illustrator of Princess Monsters from A to Z and co-editor of Parenting with PTSD, the groundbreaking anthology that breaks the silence about the long-term impact of childhood trauma so that parents can break the cycle of abuse. When she is not busy raising two rambunctious boys, she is most often found playing her guitar or covered in paint at her art desk.

 

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