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Biofeedback in Working with Survivors of Torture and Trauma


29 June 2017
7 September 2017



$149 Regular
$104.30 Student/Concession

Price includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

Registrations essential

All registrations are online. You can elect to pay immediately with your credit card or request an invoice to pay by cheque or make a transfer to STARTTS’ bank account. Please click on the ‘Register now’ button above. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically. Call STARTTS on (02) 9794 1900 and ask for the Training Administration Officer if you have any questions.

Workshop outline

Biofeedback therapies are non-pharmacologic treatments that use scientific instruments to detect and amplify internal body activities too subtle for normal awareness, making information about one’s body available to the conscious mind. They can be a useful adjunct to trauma treatment, are easy to learn and inexpensive. This one-day workshop will provide the theoretical background to Biofeedback and Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and the participants will have the opportunity to use the Biofeedback software.

Workshop program

  • Biofeedback and Trauma Survivors
  • Traumatic Experiences and the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  • Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and Coherence Training and the ANS
  • Using HRV in Your Practice
  • Use of Biofeedback Equipment and Software

Target group

Suitable for all interested clinicians working in therapy with children, adolescents and adults.



STARTTS – 152-168 The Horsley Drive Carramar NSW

On-site parking is available. Drive into Mitchell St at the cross-road with The Horsley Drive. Turn into the driveway on the right between Fairfield Community Health Centre and the Ambulance Station. Follow the signs to STARTTS.

The Carramar site is approximately 10 minutes walk from Carramar station and 15 minutes from Fairfield station. Alternatively, take the 904 or 905 bus from Fairfield station.


A photocopy or pdf of a valid full-time student card must be forwarded with registration form if the student price is being paid. Workshops have a limited number of participants. Registrations close 24 hours before the event in Carramar and 48 hours before the event in regional areas. A receipt will be mailed to you once payment has been received. Registrations may be cancelled up to 14 working days prior to the day of the event with a full refund. Cancellations giving less than 14 working days notice will incur a 30% cancellation fee to cover administration costs. Fees will not be refunded for cancellations the day before or on the day of the event, nor can the registration be transferred to another workshop. If a minimum number of participants is not reached, a workshop may be cancelled. Participants may transfer to another workshop or request the return of payment if a workshop is cancelled.