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Ruth Cohn, MFT

Too Much of Nothing Introducing Neglect-Informed Psychotherapy

Embark on a Journey of Healing and Transformation

Join Ruth Cohn, MFT, for a practical day-long workshop on psychotherapy for adults who have survived childhood neglect. This session will delve into the neuroscience of neglect, exploring its key markers and the devastating effects of the absence of repair.

The workshop will focus on understanding the impacts of failed repair, particularly in the realms of relationships and resilience. Ruth, with her wealth of expertise in neglect-informed perspective, will guide participants through therapeutic steps, offering both an overview and a roadmap for addressing the often overlooked and ignored impacts of neglect trauma.

Why attend this immersion day?

What you’ll experience:

  • Impact of Neglect on Development: Explore the profound effects of neglect on psychological, emotional, and cognitive development, especially in the areas of relationship and resilience.
  • Neglect-Informed Perspective:Understand the concept of a neglect-informed perspective and how it provides a framework for making neglect visible in order to address the impacts in therapeutic settings. 

Workshop Highlights

  • Underpinning Neglect’s Neuroscience: Ruth Cohn presents the underpinnings and signature markers for neglect’s neuroscience.
  • Compassionate Road Map for Healing: Receive guidance through a sequence of therapeutic steps for healing work, addressing the impacts of neglect trauma.
  • Making Neglect Visible: Awakening the attention, inquiry, and interest in an area of psychology that has long been dismissed.


Learning objectives

1. Foundations of Neglect-Informed Psychotherapy:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of the principles and philosophy underlying neglect-informed psychotherapy.
  • Explore the historical context and evolution of neglect-informed approaches in the field of mental health.

2. Assessment and Identification of Neglect:

  • Learn effective tools and methodologies for assessing and identifying neglect in clients.
  • Understand the nuanced signs and symptoms associated with neglect across the lifespan.

3. Interpersonal Dynamics and Repairing Ruptures:

  • Explore the intricate relationship between neglect, ruptured attachments, and interpersonal dynamics.
  • Acquire strategies for repairing ruptured connections and fostering secure attachments in therapeutic settings.

4. Somatic Approaches in Neglect Recovery:

  • Examine the role of the nervous system and somatic experiences in neglect recovery.
  • Learn about somatically oriented interventions that contribute to healing from neglect.

5. Cultural Considerations in Neglect-Informed Care:

  • Explore the impact of cultural factors on experiences of neglect.
  • Cultivate cultural competence to provide effective and sensitive neglect-informed psychotherapy.

6. Narrative Reconstruction and Meaning-Making:

  • Understand the significance of narrative reconstruction in the context of neglect recovery.
  • Explore how meaning-making processes contribute to identity reconstruction in individuals affected by neglect.

7. Integrating Neglect-Informed Techniques into Practice:

  • Acquire practical skills for integrating neglect-informed techniques into psychotherapeutic interventions.
  • Explore case studies illustrating successful application of neglect-informed principles in clinical practice.

8. Professional Ethics and Neglect-Informed Psychotherapy:

  • Discuss ethical considerations and boundaries in neglect-informed psychotherapy.
  • Explore the role of ongoing professional development and supervision in providing ethical neglect-informed care.

Event starts on

September 11th 2024

Secure your place today

This is your chance to stay at the forefront of innovation and advance your professional journey in the field.

Immersion day ticket
In-person access to Immersion day live in Oxford.
£329 £199
($251/€235) rates as of 27/07/2024
  • Join us for a transformative one-day workshop with Ruth Cohn MFT
  • Explore the impacts of rupture failing repair most importantly in the areas of relationship and resilience.
  • Immerse yourself in a full day of in-person education with your selected thought leader, live from Oxford
  • Opportunity to meet and network with like-minded peers and the experts.
Virtual ticket
Attend the full conference virtually via high quality livestreams.
($415/€388) rates as of 27/07/2024
  • Livestream access to 30+ new, practical clinical keynotes, workshops and panels from some of the world’s leading experts
  • User-friendly, all-in-one platform that can be accessed on desktop or mobile with speaker Q&A and live chat
  • Enjoy 90-day on demand replay access of all sessions so you don’t miss a thing
  • Earn up to 30 CPD/CE hours (included, exact amount TBC)

Best of Both Bundle - Exclusive Limited Time Offer!

Struggling to balance time, work, or family commitments while wanting to attend our conference? We’ve got the perfect solution for you!

Join us at the University of Oxford on September 11th for an intimate pre-conference workshop led by one of our incredible speakers. Enjoy a unique educational experience in a stunning setting.

After the workshop, you’ll have access to the entire virtual conference, which you can watch live or at your convenience over the next 90 days. This flexibility allows you to fit the conference into your schedule seamlessly.

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to spend a day in Oxford and gain 30 hours of CPD/CE credits, all at a discounted rate. Don’t miss out—register now for the Best of Both Bundle!

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Watch live and revisit the entire four days from the comfort of your own home.

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Explore the entire Oxford 2024 event

If you purchase the full conference ticket you will have access to one of the confirmed full day workshops of your choice. Choose from a selection of immersion days with Gabor Maté, Bessel van der Kolk, Janina Fisher, Richard Schwartz and more. You will also have access to the recordings of all the workshops you don’t select to attend live.

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Select an immersion Day

Please select one Immersion Day from the list below to include with your package. You will receive an in person ticket for the selected immersion day, and virtual access to the full conference, including 90 days of recordings, with your purchase

Trauma, Attachment, and Neuroscience with Bessel & Licia
Bundle price: £449
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Unlock Healing, Transform Inner Conflict, and Embrace Your True Self with Richard Schwartz
Bundle price: £449
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The Cultural Burden of White Supremacy Culture & The Path Toward Collective Healing with Deran Young​
Bundle price: £329
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Unlock the Transformative Power of Mindsight with Dan Siegel
Bundle price: £449
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Unlocking the Living Legacy of Trauma with Janina Fisher
Bundle price: £329
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Too Much of Nothing Introducing Neglect-Informed Psychotherapy with Ruth Cohn
Bundle price: £329
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The Sexual Grief Effect Response in Trauma with Edy Nathan
Bundle price: £329
High Impact Relational Therapy with Terry Real
Bundle price: £329
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Healing the Legacy of Historical and Transgenerational Trauma with Linda Thai
Bundle price: £329
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Explore The Myth of Normal with Gabor Maté
Bundle price: £449