Session 103: Safe and Practical EMDR for Complex PTSD

Saturday, September 26th

Intermediate, Introductory

About the Session

Session Description:

Complex-PTSD, while not a diagnosis in itself, is thought of as a category of PTSD resulting from multiple traumas, often occurring over time, often within an atmosphere of attachment disordered relationships and neglect. This workshop will provide essential information on the treatment of Complex- PTSD within the 8 phases of EMDR. Gain knowledge of: assessment, coping skill and resource development; treatment of traumatic material through paced and titrated EMDR processing designed to keep clients on track with their healing process, provide protection from decompensation; integration of gains and adjustment to a life not based on traumas from the past.

Learning Objective 1

Participants will be able to teach clients develop resources, coping and affect management skills.

Learning Objective 2

Participants will be able to assess the need for and initiate paced processing of traumatic material with EMDR.

Learning Objective 3

Participants will be able to accurately assess the impact of trauma on a client’s mental health and behavior.

CEs Available: 4


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