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Module 12: 2-Day Intensive Trauma Treatment Certification Workshop: EMDR, CBT and Somatic-Based Interventions to Move Clients from Surviving to Thriving

Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
06 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jun 06, 2019
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Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, and internationally-recognized expert on trauma, anxiety, and the neuroscience of mental health. Dr. Sweeton has been practicing EMDR for nearly a decade and has treated a variety of populations using EMDR and other memory reconsolidation approaches, including combat veterans, individuals with PTSD and complex trauma, and those suffering from treatment-resistant anxiety. She completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master’s degrees in affective neuroscience from Stanford University, and studied behavioral genetics at Harvard University.

Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates. She is a past president of the Oklahoma Psychological Association and holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She is the president of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Dr. Sweeton offers psychological services to clients in Oklahoma, Kansas, and internationally, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained thousands of mental health professionals in her workshops.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Sweeton is in private practice. She has an employment relationship with the Oklahoma City VAMC. Dr. Sweeton receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.  She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Jennifer Sweeton has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


  1. Analyze the brain regions involved in trauma.
  2. Assess the clinical implications of the freeze response in trauma treatment.
  3. Determine how clinicians can assess for simple, complex, and intergenerational trauma.
  4. Evaluate how bottom-up techniques like grounding and breathwork can increase felt safety in clients.
  5. Analyze methods clinicians can use to gauge when clients are ready for intense trauma work.
  6. Determine how narrative therapy exercises can be employed in session to help clients talk about hotspots.
  7. Justify how somatic approaches can be used to address the physical symptoms of trauma survivors.
  8. Determine how exposure, titration and pendulation can be used to “slow” emotions in clients.
  9. Support how EMDR-based techniques can be used with clients to resolve traumatic memories.
  10. Differentiate between EMDR, EFT and neuromodulation approaches.
  11. Develop plans for working with anger, resistance, and suicidality in clients who’ve experienced trauma.
  12. Debate the potential risks and limitations of trauma treatment techniques.



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 40


Roopa B

"The training was timely and well-researched. Dr. Sweeton's delivery was fantastic. She provided wonderful resources. "

Michael D

"Dr. Sweeton is brilliant and communicates excellently to a professional audience. She was receptive to questions."

Marcelle C

"Jennifer is a skilled and highly knowledgeable presenter with a comfortable and approachable style. "

Katherine B

"Jennifer Sweeton presented information in an easy to follow and understand way. I will be able to utilize much of the content of this seminar in my practice as a counselor."

Sharilyn S

"Dr. Sweeton presented the materials very clearly and efficiently. I would highly recommend any of her seminars. Likewise, I will be using PESI in the future. "

Katherine M

"I am addicted to PESI and have done several virtual trainings through PESI. This one is by far so far my favorite. I am just overwhelmed with all the new understanding of trauma and great resources I have now. Thank you! I love how there was a strong focus on the conceptual as well as practical strategies. This I believe is going to help me tremendously helping adolescents with all their different skills, abilities, and levels of readiness."

Schneidine V

"Great presentation. Very educational and engaging. "


"I thought it was a great training and I would recommend it to my friend in the field "

Sharon T

"This was a fascinating and informative course. Dr Sweeton was engaging and truly knowledgeable. I would take the whole course again! "

Craig B

"Out of all of the trauma/PTSD trainings I've attended in my 16 years in this field, this was the most informative, practical, and engaging training that I have participated in. I will be recommending this training to any/all colleagues who express an interest in this subject matter. "

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