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The AWB USA team is coming to Amsterdam to host a 3-day, in-person training:

Community Trauma Healing: Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Approaches


Please note:


If you are interested in joining one of AWB's international projects or becoming a Team Leader, this training may be required. We hope to see you there!

October 6-8 , 2023
Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA)
Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DK Amsterdam, Netherlands

This 3-day course prepares acupuncturists and other health professionals to use acupuncture, ear seeds, essential oils, energetic exercises and other integrative medicine therapies to reduce pain and traumatic stress patterns. Practitioners from all countries are welcome!

Course topics include:

Trauma-informed care approaches/principles

Physiology of trauma (biomedical and energetic)

How and why somatic therapies like acupuncture are effective in trauma treatment

How to work with trauma patients

NADA 5 Point protocol for stress and trauma

Battlefield Acupuncture protocol for pain

Aromatherapy for pain and trauma

Emotional Freedom Technique (tapping), HeartMath and Qigong to reduce trauma patterns

How to set up mobile clinics for vulnerable communities

Clinic safety

How to work effectively on treatment teams

How to use these protocols with other treatments in your clinic

Vicarious trauma and self-care

Cost: 440 Euros (credit card or PayPal--includes lunches and snacks)

Instruction will be in English

Dr. Carla Cassler, DAOM, LAc
Dr. Antonika Chanel, DAOM, LAc
Julia Raneri, LAc



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