Trauma & Osteopathy ’19 – ATHENS

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Information & Registration

LLLC1, “epimorfosis”, intends to organize an Osteopathic Manual Treatment course on “Trauma & Osteopathy” with Torsten Liem M.Sc. Ost., M.Sc. päd. Ost, G.Os.C.-GB, D.O.® as instructor.

The course is conducted under the auspices of OSD (Osteopathie Schule Deutschland).

The course lasts 4 days and will take place:

In Athens on …………………………………………………………………………

The course fee is 640€.

An invoice will be issued by the full payment.

To register, please fill in the registration form electronically.

In order to finalize your registration and ensure a placement to this seminar, a down payment of 300€ must be deposited to one of the following accounts:

National Bank of Greece: IBAN GR6801102170000021744103439 SWIFT(BIC): ETHNGRAA or
Piraeus Bank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR5501722380005238070348955 SWIFT(BIC): PIRBGRAA or
Alpha Bank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR4801407080708002002013410 SWIFT(BIC): CRBAGRAA or
Eurobank of Greece: ΙΒΑΝ GR4502600370000010201090153 SWIFT(BIC): ERBKGRAA


You can also make your payments via DEBIT or CREDIT CARD (free of charge) from the below links:

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Deadline date for registrations: …………………………………………………………………….

The rest amount of 340€ must be deposited in our bank account or via debit / credit card, at least 2 days prior to the beginning day of the course.

In case of course cancellation, due to «epimorfosis», the deposit will be refunded immediately.

The realization of the course will be confirmed by email or/and sms to be sent to participants.



epimorfosis_logoAthens’s Venue:
Seminar Room «epimorfosis»
105 Karaoli & Dimitriou Str. (ex Eleftherias), 18345 – Moschato – Athens Tel. : +30 210 4829303


LLLC1 “epimorfosis” keeps the right to change the seminar venue and the Lecturers depending on their availability.

Number of Participants: The number of participants will not exceed 26 individuals. If candidates are more than 26 a waiting list will be kept, based on the date of the finalization of participation (date of deposit).

At the end of the seminar, a certificate of attendance recognized by OSD (Osteopathie Schule Deutschland) will be issued.

Printed material (handouts) will be provided.

The course is addressed to 3rd year’s students, graduate Osteopaths and DOs.

Course language will be English with simultaneous translation to Greek.



TRAUMA OSTEO 1- working with resources

- recognizing moments of synchronisation, of dissonance, moments of „we“

- dynamic organization of resources

- grounding techniques

- drop the anchor

- Level of arousal of the ANS: (recognizing and differentiation)

- emotional level: (recognizing and differentiation)

- mental level (simple and complex, impulse inhibition/activation)

- therapeutic relationship

- stabilisation work

- confrontation phase

- indications and contraindications

- binding work

- foundations of trauma work

- birthtrauma and Osteopathy

- 8 steps EMDR standard protocol

- application to the osteopathic setting

- short EMDR protocol

- resource-trauma-switch-protocol

- bipolar protocol

- pain treatment protocol

- allergy protocol

- addiction protocol

- prenatal birth patterns and traumaTRAUMA OSTEO 2

- anxiety protocol

- working with blockades

- EMDR in combination with osteopathic techniques

- parts work

- difference acute and complex trauma work



About OSD (Osteopathie Schule Deutschland)


Torsten_LiemTorsten Liem M.Sc. Ost., M.Sc. päd. Ost, G.Os.C.-GB, D.O.®

Co-Principal of the Osteopathie Schule Deutschland (German Osteopathic School) and founder and teacher of the polish branch Polskiej Akademii Medycyny Osteopathyczne (PAMO).

Torsten Liem is a practicing osteopath, a lecturer of cranial osteopathy,. He also is heading several osteopathic MSc Programmes in Germany and Europe with different universities. He has founded an osteopathic teaching clinic and the charitably financed Osteopathic Centre for Children in Hamburg. Torsten Liem is the well-known author and editor of several books and has written numerous articles. Additionally, he is the co-founder and co-editor of the Journal Osteopathische Medizin (Elsevier), member of the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, Board member of the German and European Society of Paediatric Osteopathy, and co-founder of Breathe Yoga. His core vision is the implementation of osteopathic principles in practice, and connecting them with the principles of classical Chinese Medicine and Yoga.

Teaching                     Craniosacral Osteopathy
Research                    Osteopathy and biomechanical Examination of transmission of tension from Dura mater to periorbital structures
Historical research in the field of pediatric osteopathy (Scarlet, Six classic childhood exanthems)

2012                            M.Sc. Dresden International University / Osteopathie Schule Deutschland (OSD)
2010                            M.Sc. in Peadiatric Osteopathy (University of Wales / OSD
2000                            Recognized with PPP General Osteopathic Council (G.Os.C.) in Great Britain
D.O.     Deutsche Akademie für Osteopathie (DAO) and Verband der Osteopathen Deutschland (VOD) and AFO
1998                            Graduated in Osteopathy School for classical osteopathy medicine (SKOM) in Germany and at Course osteopathic at the Campus of the Université libre de Bruxelles (COC) in Belgium
1995                            NLP course Besser Sigmund Institut Hamburg
1994                            Certification in Acupuncture Beijing Hospital of TCM
1991                            Heilpraktiker Fulltime-Heilpraktiker Fachschule (Naturopathic-School) der Gesellschaft zur Aus- und Fortbildung der Heilpraktiker in Norddeutschland e.V.

1995-2000                  Teacher of anatomy / naturopathic school (Amaraschule)
Endocrinology / gastroenterology
2000-2012                   Teacher of Cranial Osteopathy
2001                            Examboard for DO dissertations of the DAO
2006-20012                 Examboard for BAO practical examinations of the BAO

Workshops and symposia in Russia, England, Netherlands, Austria, Spain

American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO),
Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteopathie (BAO),
Europäische Gesellschaft für Kinderosteopathie (EGKO)
Verband Osteopathie Schule Deutschland (VOSD),
Osteopathic European Academic Network (OCEAN), World Osteoapthic Health Organisation (WOHO), Cofounder and Chiefeditor of the Journal „Osteopathische Medizin“ (Elsevier),
advisory board des International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine (IJOM), Akademie für Osteopathie (AFO)

Morphodynamik in der Osteopathie, (Hippokrates 2006)
Cranial Osteopathy: a practical textbook (Eastland Press 2009), Coeditor and Coauthor: Osteopathische Behandlung von Kindern (Haug 2010)
Coauthor: Fascia, the tensional network of the human body (Churchill, Livingstone 2012)

1998                            Kraniosakrale Osteopathie (Hippokrates, Stuttgart)
1999                            (Coauthor) Osteopathie-Die sanfte Lösung von Blockaden (Irisiana, München)
2000                            Praxis der Kraniosakralen Osteopathie (Hippokrates, Stuttgart)
2002                            (Coeditor and author) Leitfaden Osteopathie (Elsevier, München)
2004                            (Coeditor and author) Leitfaden Viszerale Osteopathie (Elsevier, München)
2004                            Kraniosakrale Osteopathie, 4. Extended Edition (Hippokrates Stuttgart)
2004                            Craniosacral Osteopathy (Elsevier, London)
2005                            (Coeditor and author) Leitfaden viszerale Osteopathie (Elsevier, München)
2005                            Cranial Osteopathy: Principles and Practice (Churchill Livingstone)
2006                            Morphodynamik in Osteopathy (Hippokrates, Stuttgart)
2006                            Fachinformation Kiefergelenk und Osteopathie (Splitta, Balingen)
2008                            Theorien osteopathischen Denkens und Handelns. Hippokrates, Stuttgart
2009                            Leitfaden Osteopathie. 3. Aufl. Elsevier, München 2009.
2009                            Cranial Osteopathy – A Practical Textbook, Eastlandpress, Vista
2009                            Kinder-Osteopathie Sanfte Berührung in den ersten Lebensjahren. Knaur, Mensana. München.
2010                            Praxis der Kraniosakralen Osteopathie 3. Überarbeitete Auflage, Haug, Stuttgart
2012                            Checkliste Kraniosakrale Osteopathie. 2. Aufl. Haug, Stuttgart.
2012                            Membranous structures within the cranial bowl and intraspinal space in: Robert Schleip, Thomas Findley, Leon Chaitow, Peter Huijing: Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body (Churchill Livingstone)
2013                            Prüfungsfragen Osteopathie. Haug, Stuttgart.
2013                            Osteopathie. Gezieltes Lösen von Blockaden. Trias, Stuttgart
2013                            Kraniosakrale Osteopathie: Ein praktisches Lehrbuch. 6. Auflage. Haug, Stuttgart
2013                            Leitfaden viszerale Osteopathie. 2. Auflage, Elsevier, München.
2013                            Morphodynamik in der Osteopathie. 2. Aktualisierte Aufl., Haug, Stuttgart.
2013                            (Coeditor and author) Osteopathische Behandlung von Kindern. 2. Aufl. Haug, Stuttgart
2016                           Liem, van den Heede: Osteopathic Energetics. Handspring Publishing. Planned for 2016
2016                           Liem, Tozzi, Chila: Fascia in Osteopathy. Handspring Publishing. Planned for 2016
Over 40 Journal Articles in german and English speaking journals.


Time Schedule

Day 1
08:30 Registrations
09:00 Introduction: Trauma what is it. Treatment steps overview
10:30 Break
11:00 Therapeutic relationship
12:30 Break
13:30 manual diagnosis of traumatic load and additional tools: emotional centers in the body: Ggl. coeliacum, Plex mes sup, Plex mes inf., Suboccipital area, Throat, Heart region, Allodynia paravertebral, Transition zones of the spine, Front l/r thermozone, Fingertips, Adrenals diagnostics, Pupils
15:00 Break
15:30 Stabilisation exercises 1 e.g.: safe place technique, distance technique, other visualization techniques
17:00 End of day 1

Day 2
09:00 Stabilization exercises 2: manual approaches: e.g. Osteopathic Felt Sense Osteopathic Heart-Focused Palpation, treatment of prefrontal area, amygdala, hippocampus, breathing exercise
10:30 Break
11:00 ANS: awareness, synchronization, shared moments, atunement and disatunement
12:30 Break
13:30 Neurogenic tremor technique
15:00 Break
15:30 Introduction to EMDR technique
17:00 End of day 2

Day 3
09:00 EMDR working with partners
10:30 Break
11:00 manual integration with reflexes and other manual approaches, Balancing ANS
12:30 Break
13:30 stressfactors and additional advices e.g. vitamins, oligoelements, food, nitrosative stress, sexuality questionnaire, etc.
15:00 Break
15:30 EMDR in different contexts
17:00 End of day 3

Day 4
09:00 EMDR and paindisorders
10:30 Break
11:00 manual integration with reflexes and other manual approaches: reflex test and inhibition of ATNR, Inhibition of the sympathetic system, Balancing ANS, sensoric integration
12:30 Break
13:30 additional tools, questions and answers.
15:00 End of day 4


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