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Your invitation to join this advanced-level certificate program with world-renowned trauma researcher and clinician Dr. Ruth Lanius...

As a clinician, you already know: Treating trauma can be challenging and exhausting.

But after years of research and exploration, we have the knowledge to effectively respond to trauma.

The rewards of helping sufferers move past unspeakable inner terror and transform into an embodied self that can fully experience the joy of human connectionthis is why you were called to this profession.

Now you can revolutionize your practice with specialized skills for the treatment of trauma, PTSD, and dissociative disorders when you join Dr. Ruth Lanius, for this intensive advanced-level certificate program.

More than just theory and concept, this landmark course is highly focused, integrative and accessible for clinicians at every stage of their career.

You'll be joining 30 hand-selected trauma treatment innovators for this 7-month immersive program that will equip you with the necessary insights and skills to take your trauma treatment to the next level of sophistication and impact that cannot be surpassed.

In addition, students will have a weekly opportunity to join Dr Ruth Lanius and course faculty LIVE for an interactive discussion on how to apply what you've learned to your clinical practice. They'll answer your questions and share with you techniques from today's most effective approaches (including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, EMDR, IFS, DBT, neurofeedback, CBT, and more)— ensuring you have the confidence to use this advanced learning with your own clients.

Never before has a prestigious opportunity like this been made available for trauma clinicians worldwide. We look forward to you joining us for this intimate gathering of today's most innovative clinical minds.


Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

$4,500.00 Value
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Program begins April 1st, 2022

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When you accept your invitation to earn your certificate
in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation, you will:

  1. Know what to do in therapy with complex clients from the very moment you meet them, giving you confidence to know exactly where to go in-session

  2. Learn specific skills to leverage top-down and bottom-up approaches with even your most difficult cases

  3. Understand how to work systemically with dissociation in ways that facilitate wholeness

  4. Gain the most comprehensive overview of the complexities of trauma available from today's latest research
  1. Stay on the leading-edge of diagnosing and treating trauma related issues

  2. Learn how to create personalized treatment interventions that maximize your therapeutic outcomes

  3. Earn Dr. Ruth Lanius' Certificate in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation

  4. Have the education you need to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II

"We would be delighted for you to join us for this exciting and comprehensive online program."

— Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.

Some dare to go the extra journey to research and educate...

You'll get comprehensive training from 30 of today's leading experts in...


How the brain and body adapt to trauma and the efficacy of an integrative, personalized array of clinical treatment methods to use with even your most challenging cases.

  • EMDR and Trauma Processing

  • Attachment Theory and Relationships

  • Ego state Therapy

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS) for trauma and dissociation

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Trauma Focused Neurofeedback

  • Deep Brain Reorienting (DBR)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART)

  • Mindfulness

  • Vicarious Trauma and Self-Care

  • Expressive Arts

  • Psychedelics

  • Special Issues including Sexual Exploitation, Racial Trauma, Community Trauma, and Sexual Behavior Problems
Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

$4,500.00 Value
Just $1,999.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Interested in a payment plan? Get started today for just $199.99.

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Program begins April 1st, 2022

Get unlimited access to the content and earn 25+ CE hours!



27 Weekly Sessions
Each week, a new session will
be available for viewing.

Self-Paced Viewing of Videos
Follow our recommended weekly schedule, or go at your own pace. You'll have unlimited access to all videos and materials online forever. You decide when the time is right to learn!

Online Community
Network and share ideas in online discussions with your peers in the course.

Weekly Live Q&A Calls
Attend weekly live Q&A calls with program director Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D., and course faculty for additional insight and guidance so you can quickly implement what you've learned.

CE Hours
This on-demand course will provide 25+ hours of CE.

Earn Your Trauma Certification & Prestigious Certificate
End this program and earn Dr. Ruth Lanius' Certificate in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation PLUS have the education you need to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II.



Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.

Ruth A. Lanius, M.D., Ph.D., is a Psychiatry Professor and Harris-Woodman Chair at Western University of Canada, where she is the director of the Clinical Research program for PTSD. Ruth has over 25 years of clinical and research experience with trauma-related disorders.

She established the Traumatic Stress Service at London Health Sciences Center, a program that specializes in the treatment of psychological trauma. Ruth has received numerous research and teaching awards, including the Banting Award for Military Health Research. She has published over 150 research articles and book chapters focusing on brain adaptations to psychological trauma and novel adjunct treatments for PTSD.

Ruth regularly lectures on the topic of psychological trauma both nationally and internationally. Ruth has co-authored two books: The Effects of Early Life Trauma on Health and Disease: The Hidden Epidemic and Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment. Ruth is a passionate clinician scientist who endeavours to understand the first-person experience of traumatized individuals throughout treatment and how it relates to brain functioning.



  • Judith Herman, M.D., Professor of clinical psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, recipient of the 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 

  • Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., developer of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model

  • Gabor Mate, M.D., internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encourters with Addiction

  • Pat Ogden, Ph.D., pioneer in somatic psychology, founder and educational director of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute®
  • Janina Fisher, Ph.D., international writer and lecturer on the treatment of trauma, Assistant Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, former instructor at Harvard Medical School

  • Brother Phap Linh, a disciple of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

  • Elizabeth Warner, Psy.D., lead developer of Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART)

  • and over a dozen more leaders in the field
Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

$4,500.00 Value
Just $1,999.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Interested in a payment plan? Get started today for just $199.99.

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Discover how to bridge advanced research with today's most optimal clinical methods, treatments and modalities to improve outcomes and help your clients heal.


Program begins Friday, April 1st, 2022. Weekly video sessions are made available each Friday and can be watched when the time is right for you. Live Q&A sessions will be held Thursdays at 1:00 PM CDT unless specified below.


Week 1 | Sensory Processing, Trauma and the Development of the Self: Implications for treatment
with Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.

Week 2 | An Overview of Assessing Dissociation and Complex Dissociative Disorders
with Bethany Brand, Ph.D., Paul Frewen, PhD, C.Psych and Benjamin Pandev-Girard, M.OT

Week 3 | When Loves Goes Awry: Disturbed Early Attachment Relations and their Contributions to Borderline Personality and Suicidality in Late Adolescence
with Karlen Lyons-Ruth, Ph.D.

Week 4 | Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART): Movement, the senses, & play for bottom-up trauma treatment across the lifespan
with Elizabeth Warner, Ed.M., Psy.D.

Week 5 | From Attachment Trauma To Disintegration, Dissociation And Detachment
with Benedetto Farina, M.D.

Week 6 | Treatment of Complex Dissociative Disorders: An International Community Perspective
with Bethany Brand, Ph.D.

Week 7 | Stabilization and Preparation for Trauma-focused Work in the Treatment of Complex Dissociative Clients
with Deborah L. Korn, Psy.D.

Week 8 |Complex trauma: A Syndrome of Prolonged and Repeated Trauma
with Judith Herman, M.D.

Week 9 | Integrative Trauma Treatment for the Survivor and Family
with Eboni Webb, Ph.D.

Week 10 | Innovations in Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: The PRISM and Sequenced Meta-Models
with Christine A. Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP

Week 11 | Working with Embedded Traumatic Shame
with Kathy Steele, MN, CS

Week 12 | Treating Moral Injury, Identity Wounds, and Complex PTSD by Strengthening Emotional Attachments
with Bill Nash, M.D.

Week 13 | Deep Brain Reorienting, trauma and dissociation
with Frank Corrigan, M.D.

Week 14 | Today's latest trauma research, findings from the pandemic and implications for trauma treatment
with Ruth Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.

Week 15 | Examining the impact of racial trauma on BIPOC (Black indigenous people of colour): the assault on your mind, body and soul
with Debra Chatman Finley, Gliceria Pérez

Week 16 | Discrimination and Complex Trauma: Examining the impact of chronic stress experienced at home and in society on mental health and psychobiological risk markers
with Wendy D'Andrea, Ph.D.

Week 17 | Internal Family Systems for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation
with Frank Anderson, M.D.

Week 18 | Overcoming Dissociative Fragmentation in the Aftermath of Trauma
with Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

Week 19 | Affect Regulation and Neurofeedback: A key to trauma treatment
with Sebern Fisher, Psy.D.

Week 20 | Trauma, Dissociation, and Expressive Arts
with Cathy Malchiodi, Ph.D., ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT

Week 21 | The Journey from Relational Trauma to Trust Through Getting in Synch
with Dan Hughes, Ph.D.

Week 22 | The Hungry Ghost: A biopsychosocial perspective on addiction, from heroin to workaholism
with Gabor Mate, M.D. 1-Hour Live Q&A session - November 1st, 11:00 AM CDT

Week 23 | Divided Mind, Divided Body, Somative Interventions for Dissociative Clients
with Pat Ogden, Ph.D.

Week 24 | The Attachment Relationship, Dissociation, and Intersubjectivity
with Allan Schore, Ph.D.

Week 25 | An Integrative Approach to Healing Indigenous Trauma
with Patricia Vickers, Ph.D.

Week 26 | An integrative Approach to Healing from Trauma with Psychedelics
with Michael Mithoefer, M.D., and Dick Schwartz, Ph.D.
1-Hour Live Q&A session - November 1st, 11:00 AM CDT

Week 27 | Transformation of the Sense of Self after Trauma
with Brother Phap Linh

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Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

A $4,500.00 Value
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This advanced-level training provides the education you need to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II. Learn more below...
You'll earn Dr. Ruth Lanius' Certificate in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation

There is no other training program available that can take your trauma treatment to this level of sophistication and solidity...

This advanced-level level course is recommended for practitioners who are licensed mental health providers and who currently see clients or provide mental health services.

Participants who complete the weekly teachings and CE tests will be awarded a certificate of completion from Dr. Ruth Lanius.

You'll also have the education you need to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II

In just three easy steps, you can become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II:

Step 1: Watch the online course.

Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your CE certificates.

Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training, and your application is complete to Evergreen Certifications.


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

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Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

$4,500.00 Value
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Program begins April 1st, 2022

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Bethany Brand, Ph.D., is a Psychology Professor and the Director of the Clinical Focus programme at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Brand specialises in the assessment and treatment of trauma related disorders. She has over 30 years of clinical and research experience, including training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, George Washington University Hospital, and at Sheppard Pratt Health System’s Trauma Disorders program.

Paul A. Frewen, PhD, C.Psych, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Western Ontario; Chair, Traumatic Stress Section, Canadian Psychological Association. Author of 45 papers on trauma, affect regulation, mindfulness, dissociation, and the self. Co-author, Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience & Treatment.
Benjamin Pandev-Girard, M.OT, is an occupational therapist (OT) from the province of Quebec, and a guest lecturer and mentor at the Université de Sherbrooke.  An OT is a trained healthcare worker who helps people with activities (or “occupations”) that are important for their everyday lives, for example, body movements, self-care, and leisure activities.  Benjamin has a particular interest in the impact of stress and trauma on the development and regulation of emotions, occupational performance and sensory processing.
Karlen Lyons-Ruth, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Director of the Biobehavioral Family Studies Lab, and a supervising psychologist at the Cambridge Hospital. Her work has focused on understanding the adaptations in attachment relationships that occur in high-risk environments over the infancy, childhood, and adolescent periods.
As project director at the Trauma Center at JRI, a center of excellence in trauma treatment, training and research, she oversaw training and consultation in Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART) for outpatient, in-home, therapeutic day school, and residential treatment settings in the U.S., Canada and Hong Kong.
Benedetto Farina, MD, psychiatrist and psychotherapist, PhD in neuroscience, full professor of Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology at European University of Rome. Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, member of the Association for the Study of Attachment and Developmental Psychopathology.
Lead trainer at the IFS Institute with Richard Schwartz, he maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. He serves as an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and was the former chair and director of the Foundation for Self-Leadership.
Director of the IFS Institute and originator of the Internal Family Systems therapy model, he is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School.

Judith Herman, M.D., one of the country’s leading experts on trauma and abuse, is professor of clinical psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, and director of training at the Victims of Violence Program at Cambridge Hospital. She is also a founding member of the Women’s Mental Health Collective in Massachusetts. Herman was the recipient of the 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

EMDR facilitator and instructor with the EMDR Institute for the past 25 years. She is a co-investigator in an NIMH-funded study of EMDR vs. Prozac in the treatment of PTSD with Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. and lead author on the article Preliminary Evidence of Efficacy for EMDR Resource Development and Installation in the Stabilization Phase of Treatment of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Webb opened the private practice Kairos in Middle Tennessee in July 2010. Kairos, now The Village of Kairos, offers diverse DBT specialisations including DBT for trauma-based disorders and co-occurring disorders. The Village of Kairos has expanded therapy programs, better known as Restorative Services, to include individual and group therapy sessions for adolescents, parents, families, and adults including in-the-moment coaching for patients.

Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP, a board-certified counselling psychologist, retired from clinical practice in Washington, DC, is now an author and consultant/trainer on trauma psychology and treatment in Bethany Beach, DE, where she is a licensed psychologist. She is known for her work on adult survivors of developmental trauma in childhood complex trauma and its treatment.


Kathy Steele, MN, CS, is Clinical Director of Metropolitan Counseling Services, a psychotherapy and training center, and is in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She frequently teaches about trauma and dissociation around the world, and has authored or co-authored numerous publications in the field.


Bill Nash, M.D., is a clinical psychiatrist at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, a consultant to the University of California Prevention Center of Excellence, where he has developed training for prefessional wellbeing, and a consultant to the United Nations, where he leads the development of a programme to manage PTSD in peace operations.


Frank Corrigan, M.D., began his training in psychiatry in 1977 and was an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist in Scotland from 1985 until 2018, latterly working part-time as a specialist provider of trauma psychotherapy. He now works in private practice in Glasgow and specialises in complex trauma and dissociative disorders.

Debra Chatman-Finley is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Board-Certified Counselor in private practice in Montclair, N.J. She is an Adjunct professor at New York University where she teaches Racial and Social Micro Aggressions in Clinical Practice. She is the former Director of Clinical Services at The Resource Center for Women and Their Families, providing counseling services for domestic violence victims.
Gliceria Pérez, LCSW, is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. She has over 30 years of experience in social work fields of mental health, trauma, domestic violence, adoption, immigration, and child abuse/neglect.
Dr. D'Andrea's research focuses on the psychobiological alterations associated with exposure to complex trauma. This work has focused on changes in factors such as affect recognition and regulation, attention and cognition, relationship, and identity, with an eye towards using lab-based and physiological methodologies for assessment. Her work also attempts to unpack the contributions of marginalization to ways in which individuals adapt to adversity.
Janina Fisher, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and former instructor, Harvard Medical School. An international expert on the treatment of trauma, she is best known for her work on integrating newer neurobiologically-informed interventions into traditional psychotherapy approaches. Dr. Fisher has also developed her own trauma-informed treatment model, Trauma-Informed Stabilization Treatment or TIST, designed for severe trauma-related issues such as Complex PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder.
Sebern F. Fisher, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist and neurofeedback practitioner in private practice who specialises in the aftermath of neglect and abuse in early childhood. She focuses on training the traumatised brain to learn its own regulation which it can learn at any age. She trains professionals nationally and internationally on neurofeedback and on the need to integrate neurofeedback with psychotherapy.
Cathy A. Malchiodi, PhD, ATR-BC, LPCC, LPAT, REAT, is an expressive arts therapist and art therapist who has spent over 30 years working with individuals with traumatic stress and studying how the arts support reparation, integration and recovery from trauma. She is the founder and executive director of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute that trains mental health and health care practitioners in medical, educational, and community settings and assists in disaster relief and humanitarian efforts throughout the world.
Dan Hughes, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who founded and developed Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), the treatment of children who have experienced relational trauma within their family and demonstrate ongoing problems related to attachment and trauma. Dan presents and trains in DDP internationally. He is also engaged in extensive training and supervision in the certification of therapists in his treatment model, along with ongoing consultation to various agencies and professionals.
Gabor Maté is a retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness. The bestselling author of four books published in twenty-seven languages, Gabor is an internationally renowned speaker highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship of stress and illness.
Pat Ogden, Ph.D., is a pioneer in somatic psychology and both founder and education director of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute®, an internationally recognized school specialising in somatic–cognitive approaches for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and attachment disturbances. She is co-founder of the Hakomi Institute, past faculty of Naropa University, a clinician, consultant, international lecturer and trainer, and first author of Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy. Her second book, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015), is a practical guide to integrate Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® into the treatment of trauma and attachment issues. Dr. Ogden, with colleagues, is currently developing Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® for children, couples and families.
Patricia Vickers, PhD, grounds her trauma service training and clinical sessions on ancestral law and ancestral teachings of soul loss and soul retrieval and incorporates these understandings in her sessions.
Michael Mithoefer, MD, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. In 2009, he completed & published the first FDA approved clinical trial of MDMA assisted psychotherapy for treatment-resistant PTSD, followed by completion of a Phase II trial. He is overseeing a multisite Phase III study of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in 13 sites around the US (including the Trauma Research Foundation), and another MDMA-assisted psychotherapy multisite study in Europe and Israel.
Brother Phap Linh ordained in 2008 and received the lamp transmission in 2016. He currently practices with the Sangha at Upper Hamlet, Plum Village.
Dr. Allan N. Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He is author of three seminal volumes, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self, Affect Dysregulation and Disorders of the Self, and Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self, as well as numerous articles and chapters. He is Editor of the acclaimed Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, and a reviewer on the editorial staff of 35 journals across a number of scientific and clinical disciplines.

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Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma, PTSD & Dissociation
An online advanced-level training program led by Dr. Ruth Lanius and featuring 30 leading trauma innovators

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