Addiction

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EMDR Therapy Advanced Courses Online courses 20% off! When we can’t meet in person, we can meet online! EMDR Professional Training™ offers several advanced training courses online—an easy and convenient way to continue your advanced training in EMDR Therapy.  Right now EMDR Professional Training™ is offering 20% off registration fees for all online courses. Click here to get started. Sign up now! Get a 20% discount on all online courses now through April 30, 2020. Current online courses: Bootcamp: Basic Skills Refresher Introduction to Working with Addictions with EMDR Therapy Becoming Known: A Relational Model for Parts/Ego State Work in EMDR Therapy “Part of me wants to quit, and part of me doesn’t”: An Integrative Developmental Approach to Addiction EMDR and Performance: Removing Blocks and Raising the Bar—Clinical Strategies for Athletes and Creatives “You Know It, Now Present It!” Professional Development At check out, use Coupon Code:  [...]

Addiction and Trauma: A Close Relationship

EMDR Professional Training™ presents Susan Brown's online course “Part of me wants to quit, and part of me doesn't": An Integrative Developmental Approach to Addiction. Addiction and Trauma:  A Close Relationship Susan Brown discovered early in her career that if she was going to help clients make real changes in their lives, she had to address addiction. “If you’re dealing with addiction, you’re going to find trauma somewhere underneath,” says Susan of the landscape of trauma and its close relationship with addictive behaviors. “You will often find that a client's struggle with addiction is their best attempt to deal with a problem, and they’re not going to give up that solution, until they discover a better one,” says Brown.  “When EMDR therapy came along, it was like magic because we finally had something to treat underlying trauma." A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate in private practice for more [...]

Working with Addictions and EMDR Therapy Course Now Available

Introduction to Working with Addictions with EMDR is now available online! The Connection between Trauma and Addiction Clinicians who treat trauma within their practices or settings should expect to see addiction show up, whether they are trained and ready for it or not.  The connection between trauma and addiction is virtually inseparable.  However, many clinicians express fears about treating this population.  Many therapists express feelings of helplessness when faced with the complexities of addiction.  Unfortunately, behaviors associated with addiction tend to be unpredictable, and clients encounter dangers (both internally and externally) when caught in a cycle of addiction, recovery, and relapse. Insights from the Experts That's why we chose to offer this informative interview with Susan Brown, LCSW, BCD, and Curt Rouanzoin, Ph.D. Dr. Curt Rouanzoin shares important considerations regarding the treatment of addiction. In this 90-minute interview format, Susan Brown and Curt Rouanzoin introduce and discuss important principles [...]

EMDR Professional Training™ Announces Jam-Packed Fall of Advanced Live Courses

OUR FALL LINE-UP IS HERE! All three courses to be held on the campus of Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. RTEP/GTEP Josie Juhasz, MA, LPC October 12 – 13 Apply EMDR Therapy for early intervention to trauma with detailed information regarding the Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol and the Group Traumatic Episode Protocol. “Part of me wants to quit, and part of me doesn’t”: An Integrative Developmental Approach to Addiction   Susan Brown, LCSW, BCD November 2 – 3 Develop skills working with trauma, substance use disorder, and other challenging patterns of behavior using an "Integrative Developmental Approach" within an EMDR therapy framework. DeTUR™: An Urge Reduction Protocol in Dealing with Addictions and Dysfunctional Behaviors A.J. Popky, Ph.D. December 7 – 8 Learn and practice DeTUR™, an Urge Reduction Protocol for addictions and dysfunctional behaviors and the underlying causing traumas, based on the AIP EMDR model. Register for Fall Advanced [...]