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Narrative Practices for Addressing the Effects of Trauma – Informed by neurobiology  (working title)

February 3, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - February 4, 2023 @ 12:30 pm

$115.00 – $200.00

February 3 & 4, 2023, Jim Duvall & Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin will once again co-facilitate a workshop. Registration is open now if you would like to register in advance to save your spot and take advantage of the Super Early Bird rate.

Stay tuned for further details on workshop descriptions and objectives!


Certificate verifying 7 hours of participation completed will be awarded to each participant.



Friday, February 3, 2023 – 1 PM to 4:30 PM (CST – Central Standard Time)

Saturday, February 4, 2023 – 9 AM to 12:30 PM (CST – Central Standard Time)



Super Early Bird Fee: $150 (Register by November 1, 2022)

Early Bird Fee: $170.00 (Register by January 1, 2023).

Regular Fee $200.00

Student Fee: $115.00 (Must show proof of status with a student card if requested)



Full refund minus $30.00 cancellation fee until Nov. 1 for Super Early Bird Fee and until Jan. 1, 2023 for Early Bird Fee)

50% refund between January 2 and February 2, 2023.

No refund  February 3 and thereafter.


NOTE: Zoom log-in information will be provided to the email you registered with close to the workshop dates.



Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin is the director of Skills for Kids, Parents, & Schools (SKIPS), and has a private consultation practice in California. She has been a pioneer in combining neurobiology, mindfulness and narrative therapy, and has written several key professional articles introducing original clinical practices, in Family Process, International Journal of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, and Journal of Systemic Therapies. In addition to co-editing, Collaborative therapy and neurobiology: Evolving practices in action (Beaudoin & Duvall, 2017), she is the author of popular books, such as The SKiLL-ionaire in every child: Boosting children’s socio-emotional skills using the latest in brain research (2010), written for parents, and Mindfulness in a busy world: Lowering barriers for youth & adults to cultivate focus, emotional peace & gratefulness (2021). Her work has been featured in AAMFT’s Family Therapy magazine, and the ASP professional video, Narrative therapy & neurobiology: Making changes stick in everyday lives (2013).  Marie-Nathalie has been practicing narrative therapy since the 1990s, and received a Shine a Light research grant to conduct the largest empirical study of the effectiveness of narrative practices.

With a background in improvisational theater, MarieNathalie is an acclaimed international speaker with frequent engagements in Europe, where she is renowned for her entertaining and thought provoking presentations.  In her free time, Marie-Nathalie enjoys spending time in nature with her husband and children.



Jim Duvall is Co-Director of JST Institute and Editor of Journal of Systemic Therapies. His experience as a therapist, educator, consultant, speaker, editor, and author spans over four decades. He has spent over 300 hours studying and collaborating with Michael White in training, writing and community projects. His work aims to integrate time-sensitive narrative practices within social justice principles.

In addition to numerous articles, book chapters, Jim co-authored a policy paper (Duvall, J., Young, K., Kays-Burden, A., 2012), No more, no less: Brief mental health services for children and youth. His co-authored book (Duvall & Béres, 2011), Innovations in narrative therapy: Connecting practice, training and research, WW Norton and Company is the first book to integrate training and research with narrative therapy resulting in compelling practice-based evidence. He is the co-editor (Beaudoin & Duvall, 2017) of Collaborative therapy and neurobiology: Evolving practices in action.

He has offered hundreds of workshops, courses, and keynote presentations with organizations throughout Canada, US, Australia, Asia and Europe. Other times Jim can be found playing music with his friends or boating on the Gulf of Mexico with his partner, family and their dog, Sailor.


February 3, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
February 4, 2023 @ 12:30 pm
$115.00 – $200.00
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Super Early Bird
$ 150.00
Student Fee
$ 115.00