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Treating Addiction – and Much More – Using the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model – [The Unveil Podcast, Episode #49]

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During this expansive episode, Jan chats to Victoria all about her journey into developing the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model, and then runs through a comprehensive overview of this model, and how to use this both in clinical practice and personally.

Far more than just a treatment for addictions, this model is an incredibly powerful tool to support personal awareness and reflection – and Jan walks you through this, in depth, during this episode, sharing her wisdom and work with you.

Full transcript of this episode:…


Jan Winhall, M.S.W.  P.I.F.O.T. is an author, teacher and seasoned trauma and addiction psychotherapist. She is an Educational Partner and Course Developer with the Polyvagal Institute where she offers a training program based on her book Treating Trauma and Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model, Routledge 2021. Completion of four levels leads students to become Felt Sense Polyvagal Model Facilitators. Her new book, 20 Embodied Practices for Healing Trauma and Addiction with the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model, will be published by Norton to be available in March 2025. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Toronto and a Certifying Co-Ordinator with the International Focusing Institute. Jan is Co-Director of the Borden Street Clinic where she supervises graduate students. She enjoys teaching all over the world.

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