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EMDR and Telehealth Mastery Course:
Advanced EMDR Trauma Treatments for Telehealth & In-Person Delivery
$1,249.96 Value
30-day access
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"Megan Boardman is excellent. I got large amounts of info and resources to feel confident doing EMDR via Telehealth." — Christine R.

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Advanced EMDR Training —
Includes Telehealth Techniques!
$1,249.96 Value
EMDR Training Requirements, Course Outlines, Objectives & More

Register today for our advanced EMDR training and walk away with the confidence and skills to treat trauma in person or in a telehealth setting.

The advanced EMDR and telehealth trainings are straight-forward and easy-to-apply with 3 innovative, easy-to-follow sessions designed to get you started, grow and succeed immediately. FREE Today.

Grow your trauma toolbox and your practice today. Click here for course objectives and outline.

Session One
EMDR & Parts Work for Treating Complex Trauma: Somatic Techniques to Decrease Defensiveness and Facilitate Trauma Processing
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT | Click here for information about Arielle Schwartz

Discover how you can more successfully access deeply rooted pain points and move clients past the internal conflicts that hang them up in treatment by integrating elements of EMDR with skills from a parts work approach.

You'll learn:

  • Nuances of stress, trauma, and complex PTSD
  • The impact of dissociation
  • Interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, and social engagement
  • The Polyvagal Theory
  • Skill: Spacious, Relational Awareness
  • Skill: Explore Co-Regulation
  • Identify chronic, repeated, developmental and sociocultural trauma
  • Overcoming betrayal trauma to resolve insecure attachment
  • Assess for dissociation (“fragmentation”)
  • How parts, ego states and defenses create walls to change
  • Compassionate strategies for “Resistant” clients
  • Move from shame to empowerment
  • Skill: Understand emotional dysregulation as a “part”
  • Skill: Connect to the adult self
  • Skill: Differentiating from a part
  • The 8 phases of EMDR therapy
  • Neural networks and “encapsulated” ego states
  • Bilateral stimulation and dual attention in EMDR therapy
  • Modified EMDR therapy protocols
  • Preparation for trauma reprocessing
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
  • Skill: Choice and containment
  • Skill: Build allies for a part of self
  • Skill: Facilitate repair scenarios
  • Skill: Reprocess a traumatic memory
  • Skill: Positive state installation
  • Trauma recovery and the bell curve
  • Resilience as a process and an outcome
  • Move from learned helplessness to learned optimism
  • Skill: Create your resilience recipe
For more detailed information: Click here for course objectives and outline.

Session Two
EMDR: A Rapid, Safe, and Proven Treatment for Trauma
Megan Boardman, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C | {719000_Megan_BoardmanWithBio}
Follow along in this step-by-step EMDR training to discover how this powerful, evidence-based treatment has helped thousands of clients safely and rapidly process their traumas without the need to focus on explicit details! You’ll learn:
  • How EMDR can be used to overcome avoidance in clients
  • How EMDR techniques can help clients resolve traumatic memories
  • When and with which clients EMDR should be used
  • How to emphasize safety during sessions
  • How the 8-phase model is used in treatment
For more detailed information: Click here for course objectives and outline.
  • Trauma and Neuroscience
    • Key brain areas involved in trauma
    • Polyvagal Theory, and types of freeze responses
    • Trauma and insecure attachment
    • The neuroscience of developmental trauma
    • Clinical implications of the freeze response
    How the EMDR Approach Works
    • The neuroscience of exposure therapy and cognitive therapy
    • The neuroscience of relaxation exercises
    • EMDR and other “transformative therapies”
    • Why EMDR works so well from a brain perspective
    Trauma Symptoms and Assessment Tools
    • Traumatic memories and intrusive thoughts
    • Phobias and anxiety: Insula hyperactivation
    • Emotional hijackings and implicit memory
    • Avoidance cluster of symptoms
    • Why treating avoidance in trauma is critical
    • DSM-5® symptoms in a nutshell
    • Connecting to a diagnosis
      • Simple vs. complex trauma
      • Intergenerational trauma
      • Symptom clusters and physical manifestations
      • CAPS-5 and PCL-5
      • Primary Care PTSD Screen
      • Dual diagnosis
    Overcome Avoidance with EMDR
    • Dual awareness
    • What you are thinking about is the network you’re in
    • Activate networks for change
    • Neurons that fire together, wire together (Hebb’s Rule)
    • EMDR as neuroentrainment
    When to Use EMDR in Treatment
    • Demonstrations and experiential exercises
    • Single event trauma
    • Anxiety disorders involving imaginal exposure
    EMDR Trauma Treatment: The Original 8-Phase Model
    • Client history and treatment planning
    • How to resource: Create a safe space
    • Assessment: Choose a target, SUDS, connect with the image/emotions/thought
    • Desensitization: Tactile vs. auditory vs. eye movement
    • How to use touchpoints, Theratapper, CDs
    • Positive Cognition Installation: Likert scale 1-7
    • Body Scan: Locate tension and distress in the body
    • Closure: Close the neural network and the 6-hour window
    • Re-evaluation
    Demonstration of Original 8-Phase Model
    • Presenter demonstration
    • Attendee dyad practice of the 8-phase model
    EMDR Techniques to Resolve Traumatic Memories
    • Modifications for Complex/Developmental Trauma
    • Do not use standard protocol – Rationale for modifications
    • Resourcing strategies
    • Techniques to reinforce and activate positive neural networks
    • Relevance of Polyvagal Theory, early trauma, and EMDR
    • Sensory motor modifications and somatic approaches
    • How to build Dual Awareness
    • EMDR techniques to bring traumatic memories from the limbic system into the prefrontal cortex
    Attachment-Based EMDR: Strategies to Treat Relational Trauma
    • Strategies to foster the critical connection between client and therapist
    • Mirror neuron activation
    • How to emphasize safety during sessions
    • Guidance on order of operations
    Research Limitations and Potential Risks
For more detailed information: Click here for course objectives and outline.

Session Three
Virtual EMDR: A How-to Guide to Providing EMDR via Telehealth
Megan Boardman, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C | {719000_Megan_BoardmanWithBio}

Master EMDR and then follow this how-to guide on utilizing EMDR through telehealth platforms so you can continue your important work with clients, even when face-to-face sessions aren't possible!

You'll get safe, simple and straightforward approaches to adapting EMDR techniques to an online environment so you can stay on the front lines with your clients during times of crisis.

EMDR has been found to be effective when delivered virtually, and now you can get the answers to your most pressing questions:
  • How do I manage potential safety risks when I'm not there in person?
  • How can I monitor and manage reactions with clients online?
  • How do I maximize attunement through video sessions?
For more detailed information: Click here for course objectives and outline.
EMDR and Telehealth Mastery Course: Advanced EMDR Trauma Treatments via Telehealth & In-Person
$1,249.96 Value
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Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider Training: A Therapist Guide for Ethical, Legal and Technology Concerns when Using Teletherapy

Meet your optimal potential in telehealth with Melissa Westendorf, PhD, JD! Gain comprehensive understanding and wherewithal on translating your in-person sessions to a telehealth practice. Broken down into step-by-step modules, you'll learn how to avoid ethical, legal and business pitfalls of telehealth; develop meaningful sessions with your clients; and learn how to grow and transition your telehealth business.  This comprehensive certification BONUS training covers:

  • Ethics, Federal Regulation, Statutory Regulation - Essential steps you need to get started on telemental health guidelines, APA Ethical Principals, HIPAA, HITECH
  • Guidelines for Video-Based Telemental Health Services - Get specific tools to follow Informed Consent, Emergency Management in Telemental health and ATA guidelines from both a clinical and technical standpoint
  • Service Delivery Options, Social Media and Your Practice - Learn how to easily set up and navigate VPN, Encryption, Hardware & software safety, Electronic Communication Policy, service options for email, text, social media and other communication tools
  • Evidence-Based Telehealth Applications - Get evidence-based research, security with hardware and software, applying practical strategies for avoiding red flags
  • Therapist-Centered Issue Strategies, Practical Solutions & Examples You Need Today - Practice and manage within your boundaries, cultural competence, licensing board complaints, effective self-care
  • Business of Teleservices - Gain concrete strategies on how to grow your practice in troubling economic times

Meet the Course Experts

Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT, is an accomplished teacher who guides therapists in the application of EMDR, somatic psychology, parts work therapy, and mindfulness-based interventions for the treatment of trauma and complex trauma. Her unique blend of spirituality and science can be found in her writings, guided trauma recovery programs, and applied Polyvagal Theory in yoga for trauma recovery. Click here for information about Arielle Schwartz.

See what your colleagues think about Dr. Arielle Schwartz:

Megan Boardman, LCSW, ACADC, CCTP-II, EMDR-C, is a Certified EMDR Clinician and Trainer through Evergreen Certifications who uses EMDR in her practice to achieve improved outcomes with a broad spectrum of clients in the areas of trauma, abuse, attachment and substance abuse. Her trainings have helped thousands of clinicians across the U.S. get the most out of their virtual EMDR sessions. {719000_Megan_BoardmanWithBio}.

See what your colleagues think about Megan Boardman:

Melissa Westendorf, PhD, JD, is a clinical and forensic psychologist and founder of the Technology Wellness Center. As a clinician, Dr. Westendorf has provided therapy to adults and adolescents in the community and within the correctional setting. As a technology wellness expert, she is dedicated to assisting parents, children, adolescents, and adults on understanding the complexities of technology use and the impact on our brains, emotions, and interpersonal relationships. Click here for information about Melissa Westendorf.

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Advanced EMDR Telehealth CE Training for Therapists
$1,249.96 Value
30-day access
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation and get instant access to all course materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate Advanced EMDR trauma treatments via telehealth and in-person delivery setup 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 access to all course videos and materials online for 30 days. Plus, use the PESI 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 Advanced EMDR trauma treatments via telehealth and in-person delivery setup in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Advanced EMDR Telehealth CE Training for Therapists
$1,249.96 Value
30-day access

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