Natural Lifemanship

Conversation with Bonnie Badenoch, Author of The Heart of Trauma (2 CE Credits)

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This course is based on a webinar, which took place on June 5th, 2020. Bonnie Badenoch, PhD, LMFT, and Bettina Shultz-Jobe, co-founder of Natural Lifemanship, engaged in a rich, two-hour conversation, exploring the following topics:

  • Receptivity, why it matters and the practice of embodying it
  • Is self-regulation possible or even desirable?
  • Co-regulation, co-dysregulation, and the value of our own presence and deep resonance with others
  • Polyvagal Theory and connection as a biological imperative
  • The body brain, gut brain, heart brain, head brain, and other neural streams
  • And much more!

Bonnie is a therapist, teacher, consultant, speaker, and author.  She is a thought leader in the trauma field, and her work is paradigm-shifting.  Her most recent book, The Heart of Trauma, is relational, neurobiology informed, attachment-focused, and speaks powerfully to the way we work with clients and horses in Natural Lifemanship.  Her work and writing beautifully fill the gap between science and practice with clarity, compassion, and heart. Visit Bonnie’s website.

This course offers 2 CE credits. It is free for Natural Lifemanship Professional Members. Others may purchase the course for $30. NL Basic and Professional members alike may view the recordings without taking a course, here.


Conversation with Bonnie Badenoch – Part 2

Length: 68 minutes

Summary Bonnie and Bettina continue their discussion, exploring Iain McGilchrist’s work on the right and left hemispheres and how our contemporary bias toward the left hemisphere’s way of processing impacts…

Final Quiz

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