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Transforming Trauma: The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) for Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resolving Complex Trauma, with Brad Kammer, LMFT, 4 CEs

  • 03/03/2023
  • 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


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Brain and magnifying glass.Transforming Trauma: The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) for Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resolving Complex Trauma

Presented by: 

Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC

Friday, Mar. 3, 2023

9:00 am - 1:15 pm


Qualifies for 4 CEs (4 hours of instruction with one 15-minute break)

Course Description         

This webinar will introduce you to the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) for addressing adverse childhood experiences and resolving complex trauma. NARM is a promising therapeutic modality for addressing life-long psychobiological symptoms and interpersonal difficulties that arise from unresolved attachment, relational, developmental, cultural and intergenerational trauma.

NARM weaves together a “bottom-up” and “top-down” approach, integrating somatic, psychodynamic and relational clinical skills, that helps clients address the adaptive survival styles they’ve used to manage the impact of ACEs and C-PTSD. Offering a new perspective on post-traumatic growth, focusing on relational health and heartfulness, NARM provides a powerful model for supporting personal and collective transformation.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify how the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) fits into the current field of Trauma-Informed therapeutic approaches.

  2. Differentiate NARM from other Trauma-Informed therapeutic approaches.
  3. Differentiate between shock trauma (PTSD) and developmental/complex trauma (C-PTSD).
  4. Understand the life-long impacts of unresolved adverse childhood experiences and complex trauma from a NARM perspective.
  5. Identify the 5 NARM Adaptive Survival Styles.
  6. Identify the NARM Relational Model.
  7. Identify the NARM 4 Pillars model.
  8. Identify the NARM focus on Heartfulness and Post-Traumatic Growth.


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      About Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC

      Brad Kammer, LMFT, LPCCBrad Kammer, LMFT, LPCC, is a California Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Professional Clinical Counselor. Brad trained as a Somatic Psychotherapist and has worked in the field of trauma for over 2 decades, specializing in working with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD).

      Brad began his career as a Humanitarian Aid Worker in Asia which introduced him to personal and collective trauma. He became passionate about supporting individuals and communities in the transformation of trauma. Brad has since focused his work on the integration of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Relational Therapies and wisdom from Spiritual Traditions and Traditional Cultures. He has a special interest in the fields of developmental, cultural and intergenerational trauma.

      Brad is passionate about bringing trauma-informed work to individuals and communities outside the clinical setting. For nearly 20 years, Brad has taught as a college professor at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He has been involved in community education, outreach and consulting to numerous communities and organizations. Brad has also been a trainer for Somatic Experiencing® (SE®). And more recently, he began producing a podcast entitled: Transforming Trauma.

      Brad is a Senior Trainer and Training Director of the NARM Training Institute. He teaches the NeuroAffective Relational Model® (NARM®) internationally and has provided consultation to thousands of therapists and other helping professionals around the world.

      Brad lives in a small town in Northern California with his family where he enjoys anything involving nature, travel, music, food, and learning about and connecting with new people.


      Zoom Meeting. Requires pre-registration with Zoom; please make sure you register with Zoom with the link provided in your confirmation email.


      Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT (Provider #57173) is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs. Redwood Empire Chapter CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. 

      • Disability Accommodation: To request an accommodation for a disability, please email

      • Refunds: Refunds may be requested up to 7 days before the event by contacting No refunds are given beginning 7 days prior to the event. If a member cannot attend the event due to a mandatory evacuation or Public Safety Power Shut-off the day of the event, they can request and receive a refund with verification of address.

      • CE Certificate: You must attend the entire presentation and complete a post test and an evaluation to receive your CE credit certificate. At the conclusion of this educational event, after confirming attendance, an email with a link to the test and evaluation form will be sent to all attendees who attended the online event. Once you complete and submit your evaluation, you will have immediate access and be able to print or save your CE Certificate. This course meets the qualifications for 4.0 hrs of continuing education (CE) credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

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      Are you looking for help? Find therapists offering free natural disaster and crisis sessions here.  Please check out Visit the NAMI Warmline. Take a trauma-informed yoga class.  We will recover together! 

      ¿Buscas ayuda? Encuentre terapeutas que ofrezcan sesiones gratuitas de crisis y desastres naturales aquí. Visite Visite la NAMI Warmline. Toma una clase de yoga informada sobre el trauma. ¡Nos recuperaremos juntos!

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