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Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC

Presenter

Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor near Portland, Oregon. She was trained in EMDR in 1995. She’s a former EMDRIA-Approved Consultant. She began integrating EMDR with ego state therapy in the late 90s – inspiring her to develop a complementary therapy approach, the Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS). She’s trained hundreds of therapists in the DNMS over the last 20 years. She recently expanded her model to include interventions for preparing dissociative clients for EMDR. She’s published articles and webinars about integrating EMDR with ego state therapy. She holds the patent on the TheraTapper, an EMDR tapping device.

Sessions

Session 412: Ego-State Therapy Interventions to Prepare Dissociative Clients for EMDR

Presented by Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC, Lynn James, LCPC, LMHC in Advanced, Intermediate, Introductory at 9:00 AM on Sunday, October 4th.

Session Description: The workshop will introduce a collection of ego state therapy interventions from the Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS) for stabilizing dysregulated, dissociative, and attachment-wounded clients. It will describe ways to talk directly to triggered wounded child parts (1) to welcome them; (2) to, attune, validate, and empathize with them; (3) to get them…