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Master the essentials of effective trauma treatment and become a
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)!

Your trauma clients are desperate to move beyond the terror and isolation of their traumatic experiences. But the impact of trauma reshapes the brain and body, resulting in lasting wounds and unexpected triggers—and a life of incomprehensible anxiety, fear, shame, rage, substance abuse, and relationship difficulties.

But there's good news! Thanks to advances in neuroscience, attachment research, and decades of clinical work, you can offer trauma survivors freedom from the painful memories that have hijacked their lives—so clients can experience a new sense of safety and purpose.

In this online certification training, you'll join world-leading treatment experts, including Peter Levine, John and Julie Gottman, Deany Laliotis, Mary Jo Barrett, Frank Anderson, and Anita Mandley—to gain in-depth insight and skills that will help traumatized adults, children, and couples regulate their arousal and regain mastery over their lives.

Through six comprehensive modules, you'll learn:
  • The most effective, scientifically-backed strategies to overcome trauma
  • The core skills that determine a clinician's success
  • How to create a safe therapeutic environment for your clients
  • How to work with cultural and historical wounds

    You'll end this training with the education you need to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and the skills to transform traumatic wounds.  
Essentials of Trauma Treatment
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course

$499.95 Value
Just $299.99 Today— Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 14 CE Hours included in the course tuition. Click here for CE credit details
Based on decades of breakthrough research and clinical experience, this trauma competency training will guide you step-by-step through the essential elements you need to revolutionize your results with trauma survivors.

Through clinical demonstrations, in-session videos, and practical exercises, you'll learn exactly what to say and do to help even your most challenging trauma cases.
Peter Levine on Healing from the Bottom Up: How to Help Clients Access Resource States
Join world-renowned trauma pioneer Peter Levine to learn how to help clients move beyond trauma by accessing safe and positive resource states instead of repeatedly experiencing threats. In this module, you’ll focus on specific tools for reading clients’ psychological and physical cues, using their natural instincts to heal and rebalance their physiology. You’ll explore:
  • How to use Somatic Experiencing (SE) techniques for systematically observing clients' nonverbal responses
  • Strategies to guide clients in "riding the waves" of their sensations as they experience release from their original trauma.
  • How to adjust your interventions to maximize impact and avoid retraumatizing vulnerable clients.
John and Julie Gottman on The Gottman Method Approach to Treating Trauma
Whether caused by early abandonment, childhood abuse, military combat, or other traumatic experiences, the impact of trauma on committed relationships is commonly encountered in clinical practice. In this module, therapy pioneers John and Julie Gottman will help you explore how to interweave individual PTSD treatment with the interpersonal orientation of Gottman Method Couples Therapy. You’ll discover how to:
  • Better recognize the signs of trauma and the impact it has on a relationship
  • Help one or both partners surface and address past trauma
  • Foster the couple’s transformation of trauma into greater compassion for each other, deeper insight, and meaningful growth
Deany Laliotis on Mastering the Craft of Treating Trauma: Four Core Skills
Join world-renowned trauma expert and EMDR instructor Deany Laliotis for a comprehensive understanding of the core skills that determine a clinician’s effectiveness with trauma. This module will identify and explore the clinical skills that transcend therapy approaches, bringing together all that we know about trauma treatment. You’ll discover:
  • How to increase your ability to track and respond to a client’s moment-to-moment experience, including during extreme states of distress
  • How to rise to the challenge of negotiating with difficult parts of the client’s inner self that can become activated without warning
  • The importance of helping clients access their strengths and reinforce their resilience, instead of allowing trauma to define them
Mary Jo Barrett on The Essentials of Effective Trauma Treatment: How to Go Beyond Technique
When it comes to working with trauma, what determines effectiveness are crucial dimensions of the therapeutic relationship that go beyond any technical intervention. In this module, leading trauma expert Mary Jo Barrett will teach you what trauma clients themselves say about the key elements in their own experience of healing. You’ll focus on:
  • Recognizing the client’s natural cycle of change so you can organize therapy around it
  • Procedures for creating a secure, safe attachment
  • How to emphasize clients’ resources to create an effective treatment plan
Frank Anderson on Treating Trauma Clients at the Edge: How Brain Science Can Inform Interventions
Therapists often get shaken and lose confidence in their approach when a client’s trauma response edges into seemingly uncontrollable extremes of rage, panic, or suicidal desperation. This module provides an essential road map for treating difficult trauma cases through a detailed exploration of the neurobiological processes of hyperarousal and withdrawal underlying extreme symptoms. In this module you’ll discover how to:
  • Stay clear and calm while working with clients in extreme states
  • Determine when to slow things down and hand over control vs. when you need to be bigger than the extreme symptom
  • Decide when to work from the top-down and when to work from the bottom-up when working with trauma
Anita Mandley on Cultural and Historical Traumas - Invisible Barriers to Healing and Change
Cultural and historical trauma influences your work more than you think, especially if you work with people of color, war survivors, refugees and their descendants. Join diversity expert Anita Mandley as she brings these issues out of the shadows and into consciousness and opens a new path toward addressing the hidden grief of cultural and historical wounds. You’ll discover how to:
  • Assess the impact of cultural and historical traumas on clients and yourself
  • Move clients from reflexive reactivity to a place of connection and coherence
  • Uncover the survival narrative and move to a strengths-based process of change
Enroll today and you'll get these FREE bonuses!
Free Trauma Therapist Toolkit
Enjoy a collection of valuable resources developed specifically for trauma treatment professionals, including a PDF ebook, worksheets, and free online CE seminars! This free trauma therapist toolkit includes:
  • Traumatology Toolkit – A 138 Page eBook that is filled with assessment instruments, treatment protocols and more!
  • Free CE seminar on overcoming trauma and shame.
  • Free assessments and intervention worksheets you can implement immediately in your practice.
Free Networker Magazine Digital Edition on Trauma Treatment
Why is it that in spite of an enormous increase in our understanding of trauma, so many trauma clients still, after months or years of therapy, have so much trouble with their relationships and work lives? The authors in this issue (including Dan Siegel, Janina Fisher, and Mary Jo Barrett) offer their own compelling take on this question. 
Essentials of Trauma Treatment
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course

$499.95 Value
Just $299.99 Today— Unbelievable Savings!
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate the most essential trauma treatment insight into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating the latest trauma treatment insight in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 14 CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession. You'll end this intensive training with the education you need to apply for Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) certification through Evergreen Certifications! Click here for more information on certification (additional requirements and fees may apply).
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as a
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)?

This course fulfills the educational requirements to becoming a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through Evergreen Certifications.

Click here to learn more about the certification >
Get Certified and Go Further...With this comprehensive training, you can become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) to show your employer, clients, potential clients and fellow professionals your commitment to honing your skills and staying up-to-date on trauma treatment best-practices.
Professional Reputation and Credibility
Distinguish yourself from your peers and increase your opportunities for career advancement, earning potential, and client growth. Certification is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your skills.
Client Trust
Provide assurance to consumer and clients when you display your certification. When you complete your certification, they can be confident you are providing them with the best tools and strategies for improving clinical outcomes.
Meet the Course Experts:
Peter Levine

Peter A. Levine, Ph.D., holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. The developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, which conducts trainings in this work throughout the world and in various indigenous cultures, with 26 faculty members and over five thousand students. Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA on the development of the space shuttle project and was a member of the Institute of World Affairs Task Force of Psychologists for Social Responsibility in developing responses to large-scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. Levine’s international best seller, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, has been translated into 22 languages. His recent interests include the prevention of trauma in children, and he has co-written two books, with Maggie Kline, in this area: Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes and Trauma-Proofing Your Kids. His most recent book: In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, was recently released to rave reviews. Levine’s original contribution to the field of Body-Psychotherapy was honored in 2010 when he received the Life Time Achievement award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Peter Levine is the Developer of Somatic Experiencing®. He is the founder and Senior Advisor to the Foundation for Human Enrichment; and Senior Advisor to The Meadows Addiction Treatment Center. Dr. Levine receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Peter Levine is a member of the American Psychological Association; Humanistic Psychological Association; and International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

John and Julie Gottman
John Gottman, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Washington, where he established what the media called, "The Love Lab," and conducted much of his award-winning research on couple interaction and treatment. Dr. Gottman has studied marriage, couples and parent relationships for nearly four decades. He has authored or co-authored 119 published articles as well as 44 books, including: The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, The Relationship Cure, Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, and How You Can Make Yours Last, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting, And Baby Makes Three and The Marriage Clinic. World renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction, Dr. Gottman's research has earned him numerous national awards.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. John Gottman is the co-owner of The Gottman Institute. He is an author and receives royalties.

Non-financial: Dr. John Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Julie Schwartz Gottman, Ph.D., is the co-founder and President of The Gottman Institute, and Clinical Supervisor for the Couples Together Against Violence study. A highly respected clinical psychologist, she is sought internationally by media and organizations as an expert advisor on marriage, sexual harassment and rape, domestic violence, gay and lesbian adoption, same-sex marriage, and parenting issues. Creator of the immensely popular The Art and Science of Love weekend workshops for couples, she also designed and leads the national certification program in Gottman Method Couples Therapy for clinicians. Her other achievements include: Washington State Psychologist of the Year; Author/co-author of five books.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Julie Gottman is the co-owner of The Gottman Institute. He is an author and receives royalties.

Non-financial: Julie Gottman has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Deany Laliotis
Deany Laliotis LICSW is the originator of Relational EMDR—a comprehensive relational EMDR psychotherapy that focuses on the transformational healing of complex trauma and other challenging cases as well as the ongoing personal and professional growth of experienced therapists. Deany is Director of Training for EMDR Institute, a senior faculty member and co-author with Francine Shapiro of the Institute’s Training Curriculum. Deany offers private advanced trainings, master classes and in-depth professional development retreats in Relational EMDR around the country. Deany is in demand internationally as a presenter, master trainer, case consultant and keynote speaker.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Deany Laliotis is in private practice. She is a senior trainer for EMDR Institute, Inc.

Non-financial: Deany Laliotis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Mary Jo Barrett

Mary Jo Barrett, MSW, the founder and director of the Center for Contextual Change, teaches at the University of Chicago. She’s the coauthor of Systemic Treatment of Incest.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Mary Jo Barrett is the founder and director of the Center for Contextual Change.

Non-financial: Mary Jo Barrett has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Anita Mandley
Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, is an integrative psychotherapist practicing at The Center for Contextual Change. She’s the creator of the Integrative Trauma Recovery Group (ITR) a group therapy process designed specifically for adults with developmental and complex PTSD.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Anita Mandley practices at the Center for Contextual Change.

Non-financial: Anita Mandley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Essentials of Trauma Treatment
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course

$499.95 Value
Just $299.99 Today— Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 14 CE Hours included in the course tuition. Click here for CE credit details
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