- Nuances of stress, trauma, and complex PTSD
- The impact of dissociation
- Interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, and social engagement
- The Polyvagal Theory
- Skill: Spacious, Relational Awareness
- Skill: Explore Co-Regulation
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Advanced EMDR Trauma Treatments for Telehealth & In-Person Delivery
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Discover how you can more successfully access deeply rooted pain points and move clients past the internal conflicts that hang them up in treatment by integrating elements of EMDR with skills from a parts work approach.
- Identify chronic, repeated, developmental and sociocultural trauma
- Overcoming betrayal trauma to resolve insecure attachment
- Assess for dissociation (“fragmentation”)
- How parts, ego states and defenses create walls to change
- Compassionate strategies for “Resistant” clients
- Move from shame to empowerment
- Skill: Understand emotional dysregulation as a “part”
- Skill: Connect to the adult self
- Skill: Differentiating from a part
- The 8 phases of EMDR therapy
- Neural networks and “encapsulated” ego states
- Bilateral stimulation and dual attention in EMDR therapy
- Modified EMDR therapy protocols
- Preparation for trauma reprocessing
- Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
- Skill: Choice and containment
- Skill: Build allies for a part of self
- Skill: Facilitate repair scenarios
- Skill: Reprocess a traumatic memory
- Skill: Positive state installation
- Trauma recovery and the bell curve
- Resilience as a process and an outcome
- Move from learned helplessness to learned optimism
- Skill: Create your resilience recipe
- How EMDR can be used to overcome avoidance in clients
- How EMDR techniques can help clients resolve traumatic memories
- When and with which clients EMDR should be used
- How to emphasize safety during sessions
- How the 8-phase model is used in treatment
Trauma and Neuroscience
- Key brain areas involved in trauma
- Polyvagal Theory, and types of freeze responses
- Trauma and insecure attachment
- The neuroscience of developmental trauma
- Clinical implications of the freeze response
- The neuroscience of exposure therapy and cognitive therapy
- The neuroscience of relaxation exercises
- EMDR and other “transformative therapies”
- Why EMDR works so well from a brain perspective
- Traumatic memories and intrusive thoughts
- Phobias and anxiety: Insula hyperactivation
- Emotional hijackings and implicit memory
- Avoidance cluster of symptoms
- Why treating avoidance in trauma is critical
- DSM-5® symptoms in a nutshell
- Connecting to a diagnosis
- Simple vs. complex trauma
- Intergenerational trauma
- Symptom clusters and physical manifestations
- CAPS-5 and PCL-5
- Primary Care PTSD Screen
- Dual diagnosis
- Dual awareness
- What you are thinking about is the network you’re in
- Activate networks for change
- Neurons that fire together, wire together (Hebb’s Rule)
- EMDR as neuroentrainment
- Demonstrations and experiential exercises
- Single event trauma
- Anxiety disorders involving imaginal exposure
- Client history and treatment planning
- How to resource: Create a safe space
- Assessment: Choose a target, SUDS, connect with the image/emotions/thought
- Desensitization: Tactile vs. auditory vs. eye movement
- How to use touchpoints, Theratapper, CDs
- Positive Cognition Installation: Likert scale 1-7
- Body Scan: Locate tension and distress in the body
- Closure: Close the neural network and the 6-hour window
- Presenter demonstration
- Attendee dyad practice of the 8-phase model
- Modifications for Complex/Developmental Trauma
- Do not use standard protocol – Rationale for modifications
- Resourcing strategies
- Techniques to reinforce and activate positive neural networks
- Relevance of Polyvagal Theory, early trauma, and EMDR
- Sensory motor modifications and somatic approaches
- How to build Dual Awareness
- EMDR techniques to bring traumatic memories from the limbic system into the prefrontal cortex
- Strategies to foster the critical connection between client and therapist
- Mirror neuron activation
- How to emphasize safety during sessions
- Guidance on order of operations
Master EMDR and then follow this how-to guide on utilizing EMDR through telehealth platforms so you can continue your important work with clients, even when face-to-face sessions aren't possible!
You'll get safe, simple and straightforward approaches to adapting EMDR techniques to an online environment so you can stay on the front lines with your clients during times of crisis.EMDR has been found to be effective when delivered virtually, and now you can get the answers to your most pressing questions:
- How do I manage potential safety risks when I'm not there in person?
- How can I monitor and manage reactions with clients online?
- How do I maximize attunement through video sessions?
Meet your optimal potential in telehealth with Melissa Westendorf, PhD, JD! Gain comprehensive understanding and wherewithal on translating your in-person sessions to a telehealth practice. Broken down into step-by-step modules, you'll learn how to avoid ethical, legal and business pitfalls of telehealth; develop meaningful sessions with your clients; and learn how to grow and transition your telehealth business. This comprehensive certification BONUS training covers:
- Ethics, Federal Regulation, Statutory Regulation - Essential steps you need to get started on telemental health guidelines, APA Ethical Principals, HIPAA, HITECH
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- Service Delivery Options, Social Media and Your Practice - Learn how to easily set up and navigate VPN, Encryption, Hardware & software safety, Electronic Communication Policy, service options for email, text, social media and other communication tools
- Evidence-Based Telehealth Applications - Get evidence-based research, security with hardware and software, applying practical strategies for avoiding red flags
- Therapist-Centered Issue Strategies, Practical Solutions & Examples You Need Today - Practice and manage within your boundaries, cultural competence, licensing board complaints, effective self-care
- Business of Teleservices - Gain concrete strategies on how to grow your practice in troubling economic times
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT, is an accomplished teacher who guides therapists in the application of EMDR, somatic psychology, parts work therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of trauma and complex trauma. Her unique blend of spirituality and science can be found in her writings, guided trauma recovery programs, and applied Polyvagal Theory in yoga for trauma recovery. Click here for information about Arielle Schwartz.
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Megan Boardman, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C, is a Certified EMDR Clinician and Trainer through Evergreen Certifications who uses EMDR in her practice to achieve improved outcomes with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment and substance abuse. Her trainings have helped thousands of clinicians across the U.S. get the most out of their virtual EMDR sessions. Click here for information about Megan Boardman.
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Melissa Westendorf, PhD, JD, is a clinical and forensic psychologist and founder of the Technology Wellness Center. As a clinician, Dr. Westendorf has provided therapy to adults and adolescents in the community and within the correctional setting. As a technology wellness expert, she is dedicated to assisting parents, children, adolescents, and adults on understanding the complexities of technology use and the impact on our brains, emotions, and interpersonal relationships. Click here for information about Melissa Westendorf.
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