June 2015
Lori S. Katz

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Healing From Military Trauma

A Warrior Renew Program

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June 14, 2015 – June 19, 2015
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Course:
SM15-2205-390
Teacher:
Lori S. Katz
Tuition:
$75
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Description

A Retreat for Military Women & Women Veterans

Military women and women veterans face enormous challenges. The impact of Military Sexual Trauma (MST) has lasting effects on the mind, body, and spirit. Often characterized by betrayal and shame, MST can lead to unrealistic self-blame, difficulty trusting others, and avoidance of emotional and physical intimacy.

This women-only retreat for the military-veteran community (including active duty, reserve, guard, and all branches of the uniformed services) offers a safe and healing environment to explore facing and releasing traumatic stress and increasing resilience.

Based on the Warrior Renew program, this 5-day retreat is designed to address unique aspects of MST for women veterans and active duty service members. It provides skills to manage trauma symptoms and move toward resolving the past, as well as offering inspiration to move forward through life in a meaningful way.

Through therapeutic activities, including discussion, lectures, writing, mindful awareness, aromatherapy, movement, and group experiences using an integrative approach to healing, we:

  • Work to resolve feelings of self-blame, anger, resentment, anxiety, grief, injustice, betrayal, and shame
  • Address sleep issues, including nightmares and insomnia
  • Develop effective self-regulation strategies and communication skills to voice our needs

We also explore the impact of MST on relationships and how to cultivate trust and sustain healthy loving connections with others.

More Information

This program is not an exposure-based treatment; you will not be asked to share or listen to trauma stories. Required: Six months of sobriety and emotional stability prior to workshop. This program is underwritten and open to all active or inactive duty military women and women veterans. Each participant is responsible for $75 of the tuition, room, and board.

Please note that your class schedule includes two evening sessions.  The specific evenings and times are yet to be determined and will be posted online as soon as possible. Please check our website closer to the start of the program for more information.


Schedule
SUNDAY
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
 
MONDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
TUESDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
WEDNESDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
 
THURSDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
FRIDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
Noon-1:00 p.m. Check Out

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

Teachers
Lori S. Katz

Lori S. Katz, PhD, a clinical psychologist and developer of the Warrior Renew treatment program, has worked with veterans for 23 years, specializing in military trauma. Former director of a women veteran’s mental health center, Katz is also a researcher and author of six books. warriorrenew.com