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In the field of traumatic stress, there have been considerable updates and advancements designed to improve treatment outcomes. One of those advancements is the trauma processing modality, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Evidence suggests that EMDR is one of the most effective modalities for treating trauma and PTSD. So, if you’ve yet to learn this skill, now is the time.

Join trauma specialist, author and national trainer Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CAC-D, CCDPD, EMDR-C, at the beautiful Honor's Haven Retreat Center in the Hudson Valley region in New York, where you will spend 7 days filled with skills building and personal transformation!

Leave revitalized with the confidence to fully implement EMDR with your clients as an effective treatment to heal trauma.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn and practice EMDR, do personal work, and take home the education and hands-on experience you need to be on your way to becoming an Evergreen Certified EMDR Clinician (EMDR-C).

7-Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training

 

LIVE at Honor's Haven Retreat Center:
Sunday, October 9th – Saturday, October 15th

REGISTER NOW RISK FREE
Sunday, September 18th – Saturday, September 24th
No Longer Available

Single Occupancy: $4,499 $3,499.00 – only thru September 16th!
Secure your spot today with only $1,000 down! Click here for Payment Plan Information

Plus, earn up to 33 CE Hours — included in your tuition! Click here for CE credit details
Don't see your state profession listed? Contact us. For double occupancy or upgrade options, contact us here.

Through lecture, live and videotaped EMDR demonstrations, and supervised experiential practice sessions, this training will provide you with not only the theory and principles, but the specific steps to effectively introduce and incorporate EMDR into your practice.

The tri-phasic stage model remains today’s state-of-the-art treatment approach for all but single incident trauma. During this training, you will learn the goals of each stage, along with the therapeutic tools to reach those goals.

  1. Learn how to use the evidence-based treatment modality, EMDR. Learn first-hand why it is such an effective treatment for both single incident PTSD and complex trauma.
  2. Participate in hands-on practice of EMDR in a safe and supervised environment.
  3. Learn this dynamic, comprehensive skill that will equip you to improve outcomes with traumatized clients right away.
  4. Join with colleagues in the healing environment of the Hudson Valley to learn and practice skills. After the training, return home with a ready-made cohort for online group consultation.
 

Sign up today to become a Certified EMDR Clinician to better treat your clients suffering from trauma’s multitude of symptoms.

Evergreen Certifications EMDR-C Badge

This special offer includes:

  1. 7 Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training – Includes practice hours needed for certification!
  2. Treating Complex Trauma: Beyond Competency online course – Includes the additional educational hours needed for certification!
  3. Consultation sessions with Linda Curran – Includes the 10 hours needed for certification!
  4. Evergreen Certified EMDR Clinician (EMDR-C) Certification fee – FREE!

*See full certification details below.

Retreat Schedule
 

Sunday

4:00–6:00 pm
Check-in
6:00–7:00 pm
Dinner
7:00–7:45 pm
Introduction and Overview Content*

Monday–Friday

7:00–8:00 am
Breakfast
8:00 am–12:00 pm
Training*
12:00–1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00–5:00 pm
Restoration and Relaxation
5:00–6:00 pm
Dinner
6:00–8:30 pm
Training*
8:30–8:45 pm
Closing Meditation/Guided Imagery (optional)

Saturday

7:00–8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30–9:30 am
Final Q&A and Farewells
9:30–12:00 pm
Check out and Depart Retreat Center

All meals listed are included with registration

*CE is awarded during these specified times

Who Should Attend?
 
This workshop is intended for masters- and doctoral-level clinicians experienced in working with trauma. You will learn and practice alternating bilateral stimulation into two distinct types of psychotherapy sessions; development and installation of internal resources; and reprocessing of traumatic material.

The target audience includes:
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Mental Health Professionals
7-Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training
 

LIVE at Honor's Haven Retreat Center:
Sunday, October 9th – Saturday, October 15th

REGISTER NOW RISK FREE
Sunday, September 18th – Saturday, September 24th
No Longer Available

Single Occupancy: $4,499 $3,499.00 – only thru September 16th!
Secure your spot today with only $1,000 down! Click here for Payment Plan Information

Plus, earn up to 33 CE Hours — included in your tuition! Click here for CE credit details
Don't see your state profession listed? Contact us. For double occupancy or upgrade options, contact us here.
Retreat Content
  1. Evaluate the biological nature of trauma, i.e., how trauma is stored in the body and limbic system, creating physical and psychological symptoms to better treat your clients.
  2. Examine Porges’ Polyvagal Theory as it relates to clinical treatment of traumatized clients.
  3. Differentiate between sympathetic (activated) freeze response and the parasympathetic (deactivated) dorsal vagal immobilization response in your client’s experiences.
  4. Demonstrate how tone of voice and proximity communicate safety to your client during therapy sessions.
  5. Distinguish between the following types of traumatic stress: normal, prolonged, complex and developmental and articulate treatment considerations for each.
  6. Assess for the clinical implications of traumatic stress symptomology, including hyperarousal, affect dysregulation, dissociation, body memories, and flashbacks.
  7. Employ three effective somatic techniques to reduce/eliminate client’s body memories, “flashbacks” and dissociation.
  8. Appraise the landmark study: Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and articulate the ten adverse childhood experiences studied as they related to clinical diagnosis and assessment.
  9. Determine the relationship between developmental trauma and the inability to regulate both affect and physiological arousal.
  10. Support the relationship between developmental trauma and “health-risk behaviors” as it relates to clinical treatment.
  11. Appraise clinical presentation of the following attachment styles: secure vs insecure; insecure; organized vs insecure disorganized.
  12. Design two clinical interventions based on the clients’ attachment style.
  13. Diagnose the following disorders based on diagnostic criteria and symptomology: Simple Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Developmental Trauma Disorder, Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.
  14. Differentiate between PTSD and CPTSD to improve clinical assessment of your client’s trauma history.
  15. Evaluate Janet’s tri-phasic model of trauma treatment and its impact of current treatment methodology.
  16. Appraise and design strategies for the client to acquire the requisite skills for processing trauma via EMDR, including safety within the therapeutic alliance and skills for self-regulation.
  17. Construct a treatment plan that incorporates various trauma tools, including mindfulness, guided imagery and meridian-based techniques to decrease client’s arousal levels and modulate affect.
  18. Employ client-driven imagery for safety, nurture, protection and containment. Utilize imagery in both stage one and stage two of treatment.
  19. Practice (under supervision) the skill for resourcing a client with imaginal resources prior to processing traumatic material.
  20. Defend Shapiro’s Adaptive Information Processing model as it relates to clinical treatment.
  21. Demonstrate three techniques of altering bilateral stimulation as a mechanism of action for EMDR.
  22. Analyze the original eight phases of EMDR’s standard protocol (Shapiro) as it relates to clinical treatment.
  23. Evaluate Parnell’s four essential elements of utilizing EMDR in session.
  24. Justify the clinical applications of Parnell’s modified EMDR protocol for working with complex and developmental trauma.
  25. Demonstrate the specific EMDR skills utilized in a clinical setting for processing traumatic memories.
  26. Investigate two contraindications for utilizing EMDR interventions for trauma treatment.
  27. Formulate two EMDR protocols for working with Addiction.
  28. Support Millers’ Feeling-State Therapy Addiction Protocol
  29. Appraise Popky’s urge reduction protocol, Desensitization of Triggers and Urge Reprocessing (DeTUR)
  30. Practice (under supervision) a modified EMDR protocol to prepare for work with your clients in-session.
Sunday: Welcome & Overview
Check in at Honor's Haven in the afternoon
Monday: Neuroscience of Trauma, Effective Assessment and DSM-5® Diagnostic Criteria
Neuroscience’s Current Trauma Paradigm
  • Biological nature of trauma
    • Triune Brain, The Autonomic Nervous System and the Stress Response
    • The Polyvagal Theory
    • Traumatic Stress: normal, prolonged, complex and developmental
    • Specific trauma symptoms
    • Primary treatment issues in trauma therapy
Trauma’s Somatic and Sensorimotor Sequelae
  • Hyperarousal
  • Hypoarousal
  • Dissociation, body memories and “flashbacks”
  • Affect dysregulation
Trauma and Attachment
  • The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study)
    • Attachment Essentials
      • Baby/momma trauma
      • Insecure Attachment Styles Assessment and Primary Treatment Issues of:
        • Avoidant
        • Preoccupied
        • Disorganized type
Tuesday: Assessment and Diagnosis of Trauma Disorders
Current Trauma Diagnoses:
  • Acute Trauma Disorder
  • PTSD and subtypes
  • Dissociative
  • Preschool
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Proposed Trauma Diagnoses
  • Developmental Trauma Disorder (DTD)
  • Complex PTSD
Trauma Treatment: Effective Tools, Treatment Modalities, and an Introduction EMDR
  • The Stage Model of Treatment
    • Stage One: Stabilization and Safety
      • Assessment, Rapport, Psychoeducation
      • Developing the “Skills to Stay Stable”
      • Trauma Tools for Affect Regulation
      • Recognizing and regulating affect
      • Dissociative episodes and “flashbacks”
      • Grounding clients in their bodies and back in the present in the here and now
      • Mindfulness/bodyfulness (including somatic exercises)
      • EFT (meridian tapping)
      • Reduction of physiological arousal
      • Recognizing and up & down regulating arousal levels
      • Containment and self-soothing
      • Multisensory Guided Imagery
Wednesday–Friday: Practice EMDR Skills
Practice EMDR for both Resourcing and Trauma Processing
  • Live EMDR demonstrations followed by experiential sessions

Under Supervision, Learn and Safely Practice the Skills of EMDR for Both Stage One and Two
  • Phase One Work: Imaginal Resourcing
    • Containment Imagery
    • Comfortable Place Imagery
    • Protection Imagery
    • Nurture Imagery

Phase Two Work: Reprocessing Traumatic Memories

Working with Special Populations: Children, Addictions, and More

Limitations of Research and Potential Risk
  • Contraindications and precautions for reprocessing trauma
  • Differences in theory and in the associated neurophysiological model
Saturday: Check-Out
Group Q&A + resources

Check out and depart Honor's Haven
Your Retreat Center
 
Rolling autumnal hills on the grounds of Honor's Haven Retreat Center

Honor's Haven Retreat Center – Ellensville, NY

If you’re looking for a place to unwind and re-connect with what’s important, restore your spirits and rekindle your energies in a stunning natural setting, Honor's Haven is your destination.

A beautiful refuge in New York’s Hudson Valley region, Honor’s Haven Retreat Center is nestled amongst 260 acres of lush gardens and rolling hills, surrounding a freshwater lake at the foot of the Shawangunk Mountain Range. Experience the beauty, feel the energy, and awaken your spirit.

Retreat Highlights:
  • Secluded retreat, offering 260 acres of nature
  • Nourishing three meals a day
  • Private rooms and bathrooms
  • Rejuvenate at the spa, sauna, fitness center, and/or indoor and outdoor pools
  • Beautiful lake surrounded by trees, flowers, and many wild birds at the foot of the Shawangunk Mountain Range
  • Space to meditate in the Kiva Garden
  • Peaceful trails to enjoy nature and explore the mountains on your own
  • Awe inspiring sunrises, sunsets and stargazing
  • Easy drive from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Massachusetts
  • Closest airports:
    • Albany
    • LaGuardia & JFK
    • Newark
  • Easy train or bus ride from Port Authority or NJ Transit

*Single standard room rate and meals included with registration. Options available for shared room or upgrades, contact us for rates.

7-Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training

LIVE at Honor's Haven Retreat Center:
Sunday, October 9th – Saturday, October 15th

REGISTER NOW RISK FREE
Sunday, September 18th – Saturday, September 24th
No Longer Available

Single Occupancy: $4,499 $3,499.00 – only thru September 16th!
Secure your spot today with only $1,000 down! Click here for Payment Plan Information

Plus, earn up to 33 CE Hours — included in your tuition! Click here for CE credit details
Don't see your state profession listed? Contact us. For double occupancy or upgrade options, contact us here.
Are you ready to step into the life awaiting you as an
Evergreen Certified EMDR Clinician (EMDR-C)?
 
In just a few simple steps, you can become an Evergreen Certified EMDR Clinician (EMDR-C) starting today:

Step 1: Complete the Treating Complex Trauma online course & attend the 7-Day EMDR Retreat
Step 2: Complete the CE test(s) and instantly print your CE certificates.
Step 3: Complete your 10 hours of group consultation with Linda Curran
Step 4: Submit your certification application to Evergreen Certifications.*
This special offer includes all certification requirements! Click here for full certification requirements.

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. Learn more at www.evergreencertifications.com/emdr

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.

This training is not affiliated with EMDRIA and does not qualify towards EMDRIA credits or training.
Meet Your Retreat Instructor
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CAC-D, CCDPD
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CAC-D, CCDPD, EMDR-C, is president of Integrative Trauma Treatment, LLC. She provides clients an integrative approach to trauma, and treats PTSD in adolescent and adult populations, including clients with eating disorders, sexual trauma, and self-injury. An international speaker on the treatment of trauma, Linda has developed, produced, and presents multi-media workshops on all aspects of psychological trauma. Linda is the author of best selling Trauma Competency: A Clinician’s Guide (PPM, 2010) and 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions (PPM, 2013) and the soon to be released book set Trauma Treatment: Beyond Competency~Clinician Playbook/Client Workbook. She is the producer of the best-selling Master Clinician Series, in which she collaborated with the world’s leaders in trauma: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., Peter Levine, Ph.D., Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCSW, Stephen Porges, Ph.D., Janina Fisher, Ph.D., and many more.

Click here for information about Linda Curran
What Does Tuition Include?
1.  7 Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training
  1. Learn and practice EMDR
  2. Healthful (and tasty!) meals
  3. Single standard room for 6 nights
  4. Stylish accommodations, including a spa, fitness center, and indoor/outdoor pools
  1. Group Qi-gong practice available
  2. Healing garden, lake, hiking trails, and more to explore at the foot of the Shawangunk Mountain Range
  3. Covered patios and meditation areas
  4. Incredible landscapes – 260 acres of nature!
2.  Treating Complex Trauma: Beyond Competency online course
3.  Consultation sessions with Linda Curran
4.  Evergreen Certified EMDR Clinician (EMDR-C) Certification fee
A beautiful waterfall on the grounds of Honor's Haven Retreat Center

In response to the continually evolving global travel situation due to COVID-19, PESI has put in place a multi-faceted cancellation policy, allowing you to reserve your spot with peace of mind.

Health & Safety

Attendees’ health and safety is a top priority for PESI & Honor's Haven. This retreat requires the group to work closely together as part of the EMDR practice. Due to this, we are asking that customers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be asked to show proof of vaccination upon check-in.

If you are not feeling well, please don’t attend the retreat. PESI will be happy to offer one of the following cancelation options:
  • A full refund, or,
  • Full credit toward any future PESI live event, On-Demand Digital Seminar, or Live Webinar

Event Cancellation Due to COVID-19 Or Unforeseen Circumstances

Should the event be canceled, all registered attendees will be notified by PESI of the cancellation policy. Registered attendees will then have the choice of either:
  • A full refund, or,
  • Full credit toward any future PESI live event, On-Demand Digital Seminar, Live Webinar

Travel Advisories

Please check with your local government to see what advisories are in place before you travel.

PESI encourages attendees to purchase travel insurance that includes a cancellation for any reason option to protect your travel plans amid this ongoing uncertainty.

Retreat Location

Honor's Haven Retreat Center
1195 Arrowhead Road
Ellenville, NY 12428

Phone: (844) 469-7829

www.honorshaven.com

7-Day Retreat: EMDR Intensive Clinical Training

LIVE at Honor's Haven Retreat Center:
Sunday, October 9th – Saturday, October 15th

REGISTER NOW RISK FREE
Sunday, September 18th – Saturday, September 24th
No Longer Available

Single Occupancy: $4,499 $3,499.00 – only thru September 16th!
Secure your spot today with only $1,000 down! Click here for Payment Plan Information

Plus, earn up to 33 CE Hours — included in your tuition! Click here for CE credit details
Don't see your state profession listed? Contact us. For double occupancy or upgrade options, contact us here.

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this online retreat.
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