Acadia Healthcare Somatic Therapist in Tucson, Arizona
Overview/Summary of Position:
The Practitioner of Somatic Experiencing will:
Develop effective working relationships with patient in the areas of engagement, collaboration, advocacy and problem solving.
Assess and identify the nervous system functioning and how it relates to the psychosocial and behavioral functioning of patients
Assure that patient rights are protected
Utilize appropriate interventions for patients in emotional crisis
Effectively employ principles of communication techniques, interview techniques, problem solving and crisis intervention
Interface with other staff regarding patient treatment when necessary
Educate patients regarding the functioning of the nervous system and how it affects their recovery
Provide experiential learning to demonstrate the patient’s ability to effectively regulate their nervous system.
Stay current with development sin the field of Somatic Experiencing
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Completion of three year program of study in Somatic Experiencing with certificate of completion of same
Experience in other body-centered therapies such as massage, Feldenkrais in addition to the somatic experiencing.
Education, Experience, and Skills required:
Background in psychotherapy and counseling with 3-5 years experience in the field of treatment of trauma, eating disorders and addiction.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in team approach in treatment of trauma, eating disorders, and addiction
Certificate of completion of educational program required.
Prefer License as Professional Clinical Counselor or Professional Counselor
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