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THE TRIPLE VAGAL METHOD® 
Trauma Transformation Training

A HOLISTIC, SCIENCE BACKED AND BODY BASED APPROACH TO TRAUMA TRANSFORMATION

Training Overview 

Are you ready to release the shackles of trauma and to transform your life and the life of others in unimaginable ways? 

The triple vagal method® trainings offers a unique takeaway on trauma informed somatic bodywork and therapy. Not only will you be healing your own trauma, but you will learn simple, yet highly effective techniques to releasing emotional and physical pain from the body, mind and nervous system, while enjoying a relaxing retreat-like atmosphere. 

Our trainings are divided into 2 levels, which allows you to become a professional TVM practitioner in a matter of weeks!

Each level is delivered through lectures, practical workshops, videos and supplementary reading materials with a unique holistic twist depending on the needs of the students in each batch!

MEET YOUR FACILITATORS

 M. ZAKARI

I am the founder & director of Integrated Somatic Institute and the intellectual developer & owner of the Triple Vagal Method® (TVM™). I'm a highly compassionate therapist and international educator in the fields of PsychoSomatics & Healing. In addition to my formal eduction, I also incorporate years worth of training from alternative & ancient modalities. I am passionate about transforming people's lives and healing PTSD.

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Pippa Downs

Pippa is a passionate and empathic educator who brings insight from her career in mental health, somatic healing and adult education to provide powerful healing and learning experiences for those who choose to engage with this beautiful modality. She will be Lead Educator for the in-person training, calling on her experience leading adults through transformational educational experiences to deliver serious content with an open heart and light hearted sense of play.

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WHY THE TRIPLE VAGAL METHOD® (TVM™)?

Are You Ready To Change Your Life?

TVM is the body’s natural antidote to trauma!

 

The Triple Vagal Method® is a holistic, body based and fast paced approach to physical and emotional trauma transformation for ANYONE willing to learn true trauma healing on a professional level.  

 

TVM is by far the most potent technique to release an immense amount of oxytocin into the body to cultivate its therapeutic qualities to induce nervous system rehabilitation into ventral circuit dominance. 

 

With naturally triggered oxytocin, there is virtually no risk of damaging receptors or negative long term effects. It is pure MEDICINE to the nervous system.

 

 

When you are free of trauma, you can unlock both your mind and body to create the life of your desires. 

Get handed the manual that you never got at birth. 

Personal touch

Trauma informed

Make friends

heal yourself & others

retreat setting

CURRICULUM & BREAKDOWN

WEEK 1

Week 1 is all about creating a solid foundation for trauma informed therapeutic work. Trainees learn how to conduct a session, how to relate professionally with a client in a therapeutic setting and how to safely navigate any concerns and emergency measures. The Map is taught, which is how to professionally and confidentially get enough information both verbally from the client via intake form and also while working on the body, listening and paying attention to specific queues that are also taught. During week 1, participants also undergo their own processes of gaining enough knowledge to understanding where their own nervous system is at and what their personal Maps may look like. Week 1 is designed to enable individuals to be able to start conducting trauma transformation somatic body work sessions safely, confidently and effectively.

CURRICULUM

  • The Foundations of Trauma Informed Therapy

 

  • Understanding Attachment Styles & Trauma

 

  • Bottom Up vs Top Down Therapy Approaches

 

  • The Polyvagal Theory Framework

 

  • The Triple Vagal Method Application of Polyvagal Theory in Bodywork

 

  • The central nervous system stress & trauma respons​e

  • Understanding the Vagus Nerve, Fascia and Oxytocin

 

  • Oxytocin as an Antidote to Trauma

 

  • Emergency Measures in Trauma Therapy​

 

  • Week 1 TVM Bodywork 

 

  • Creating a Map for Clients and a Treatment Plan

 

  • Ethics in Therapeutic Relationships 

 

  • Energy Hygiene & Practitioner Self Care

WEEK 2

Week 2 dives deeper into the somatic body & body work, we learn how to release the extensive entirety of the body and what types of traumas traditionally get stuck where. We also learn basics to Gestalt therapy, Family Constellations, working with childhood trauma and addictions. It is a longer trainings to go deeper with methods to apply TVM in different situations; that serve the clients healing better. Practitioners also walk away with an in-depth capacity to provide TVM as an online therapy to clients all around the world and for those who either can’t obtain a license to touch, or to work with clients that do not wish a hands on touch to therapy.

CURRICULUM

  • Psychology Of The Body

 

  • Somatic Bottom Up Approach to Trauma Healing

 

  • Anatomy Work By Ida Rolf & Thomas Myers

 

  • Bodywork Principles

 

  • Week 2 TVM Identifying Traumas in The Body 

  • Hands off Triple Vagal Method Application: Licensed Psychotherapist & Telemed Sessions

 

  • Addictions & Trauma Healing, Resetting Dopamine Receptors

 

  • Week 2 TVM Bodywork Practice

 

  • Inner Child & Working With Childhood Trauma & Regulation

 

  • Family Constellations

50 HOUR SELF PACED PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

THIS IS AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AIMED AT PROVIDING SKILL SETS TO SUPPORT IN FACILITATING HEALING AND RELEASING TRAUMA WHICH MAY BE INCORPORATED BY THE FOLLOWING:

PSYCHOLOGISTS
ACCUPUNCTURISTS
COACHES 
PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
  ENERGY HEALERS  
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE PROFESSIONALS
BODY WORKERS

HYPNOTHERAPISTS
KINESIOLOGISTS
SOCIAL WORKERS
YOGA PRACTITIONERS AND TEACHERS
HOLISTIC THERAPISTS 
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELLORS
MEDITATION TEACHERS

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Understanding and applying the core principles of  Somatic Trauma Transformation with The Triple Vagal Method

  • A  research based method on releasing trauma and symptoms of trauma through the physical manipulation on the vagus nerve 

  • An understanding of the nervous system and the application of the Polyvagal Theory in Somatic Therapy 

  • The impact of Trauma on the fascia (connective tissue) and the nervous system responses

  • Identifying individual trauma maps, addressing imbalances in the nervous system and the mind-body connection 

  • Discover techniques to regulate and soothe the nervous system and trauma responses

  • ​​Gain insight on how The Top-Down and Bottom-Up approaches can support trauma healing and transformation

  • Understand and identify trauma responses and survival patterns

  • Learn the correlations between trauma and addiction 

  • Understand the impact of trauma on a person's emotional maturity 

  • Recognize the importance of self care practices and their applications in the prevention of vicarious trauma and therapist burn out 

  • Gain insights on the basics establishing your therapeutic business

  • Who is this program suitable for?
    This program is designed to be simplified enough for anybody who wishes to learn how to release and transform trauma somatically through The Triple Vagal Method. You do not need to be a professional in order to join the training. This is an educational program and does not deem you to be a medical professional or therapist upon becoming certified. Only certified practitoners are permitted legally and ethically to practice TVM as a healing modality for somatic trauma transformation.
  • What is The Triple Vagal Method (TVM)?
    The Triple Vagal Method is a body-based approach to trauma transformation that requires little to no effort from the receiver. For more information about the triple vagal method, click here.
  • What are the requirements to enroll?
    There are a few requirements to enrolling in our trainings Students are required to answer the questions on the enrollment form prior to enrolling in the training An ability to self soothe and hold space for yourself in case of any triggers that may occasionally arise during the training and trauma work. Full payment to be completed prior to the start of the training
  • What is the enrollement process?
    Purchase the training and complete student information form. You will then receive an email confirmation with a few more details about the training such as location and confirmed schedule.
  • Will there be an orientation?
    Our trainings and learning material are very easy to digest. On the first day of each training, the facilitators will be explaining how students can maximize their learnings during the training. We also include healing and fun activities as ice breakers!
  • If the online training is self paced, how can I interact with the instructor and receive guidance?
    Upon registration, students will be provided with details to join an online platform such as facebook, whatsapp or telegram so they may interact directly with the instructor or other students :)
  • What are the requirements to obtaining the certification sucessfully?
    Upon the completion of the training, students will be required to submit 20 documented practice sessions*. The instructor will then review all the documents prior to the successful completion of practical assessment. The practical assessment will be approximately 1 hour, where students are assessed on their techniques and ability to practice the method. After completing all the requirements to enroll and all of the above successfully, the student would be provided with a certificate of completion. The Integrated Somatic Institute holds the right to dismiss any trainee on being ineligible to continue training due to any potential risks associated with professionalism necessary to be a qualified trauma transformation therapist, without prior warning and without refund of tuition fees. Competition of TVM training, does not guarantee successful TVM Practitioner status. *These sessions can be a part of the training and are important to assess the student's capability to practice the method efficiently and safely.
  • Do you offer payment plans?
    We do not currently offer payment plans. We do offer alternative payment options such as cash payment or payment in cryptocurrency. If you're interested in paying in cash or crypto currency, kindly email us at info@integratedsomaticinstitute.com
  • Do you offer refunds?
    You are eligible for a full refund if you decide to unenroll 30 days prior to the training start. You are eligible for a partial refund if you decide to unenroll 2 weeks prior to the start of the training. We have a no refund policy after the start of the training, regardless whether the student attends the training or not.
  • Is this a practical training?
    All our trainings (including the online) are practical based and include theoretical work with reading material.
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