UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Attachment Trauma – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – November 16-17, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Attachment Trauma - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - November 16-17, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Attachment Trauma – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – November 16, 2019 (Saturday) to November 17, 2019 (Sunday) – This two-day Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger and Dr. Arielle Schwartz, authors of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment” — is designed to help EMDR therapists learn an integrative approach in working with Attachment trauma. Therapists learning EMDR therapy are not trained to work with attachment trauma in their initial training and the impact it has on the body and mind. Clients who experience preverbal memories can feel overwhelmed which can shut down reprocessing through dissociation and a disconnect from the body. Learning how to work with preverbal memories by incorporating somatic skills is an essential for all EMDR therapists who want to help their clients heal at a profound core level. Without effective treatment, attachment trauma can be passed onto the next generation. This work can help clients broaden their capacity to have healthy interpersonal relationships that can be fostered in the world.

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UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Grief and Loss – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – October 19-20, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Grief and Loss - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - October 19-20, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Grief and Loss – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – October 19, 2019 (Saturday) to October 20, 2019 (Sunday) – Maiberger Institute – EMDR Therapy Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP – This Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC  and Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP — is designed to help EMDR therapists learn how to work with grief and loss using EMDR therapy. We often hear EMDR therapists say that they can’t work with grief because clients are afraid that EMDR therapy will “take away” the grief and the connection to their loved one or meaningful situations. That is impossible! EMDR therapy cannot take a person’s grief away. What it does is help people process what is stuck and holding them back and causing tremendous pain. If losses are not processed they can lead to distressing symptoms and dysfunctional thoughts, feelings, and body sensations. Through consciously exploring the impact of loss, therapists will deepen their understanding of the complex factors contributing to the grief process. Our integrative approach helps clients move with and through their pain emotionally, physically and spiritually using somatic tools that will help clients feel more alive and present while still honoring the complexity of the loss.

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UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Chronic Pain and Illness – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – July 27-28, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Chronic Pain and Illness - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - July 27-28, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Chronic Pain and Illness – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – July 27, 2019 (Saturday) to July 28, 2019 (Sunday) – This two-day Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger and Dr. Arielle Schwartz, authors of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment” — is designed to help EMDR therapists navigate the complexity of working with clients who are experiencing chronic pain or illness. Clients who are in physical and emotional pain may struggle to connect to their bodies and want to escape sensations. This disconnect can make treatment difficult for EMDR therapy to be effective. Research now shows that physical pain can be linked to unresolved PTSD from childhood trauma. Understanding how to work with the underlying trauma, as well as the actual physical sensations with EMDR therapy is essential in working with this population. Our integrative approach helps clients feel more connected to their bodies, increasing their ability to relate to their pain with more compassion and feel at choice with their responses.

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UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Complex PTSD – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – June 29-30, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Complex PTSD - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder Colorado - June 29-30 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Complex PTSD – Somatic EMDR Workshop – Boulder, Colorado – June 29, 2019 (Saturday) to June 30, 2019 (Sunday) – Maiberger Institute – EMDR Therapy Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP – This Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC  and Katie Asmus, MA, LPC, BMP — is designed to help EMDR therapists understand the unique importance of EMDR readiness when working with Complex PTSD. Over the years, we have witnessed therapists struggling to resource their clients with “Safe Place” which is an essential skill for EMDR therapy. Clients who have experienced neglect, abandonment, abuse in their early stages of development may have a limited capacity to tolerate emotions and body sensations. Trying to apply the EMDR therapy trauma protocol with clients with Complex PTSD too soon can lead clients to dissociate, shut down treatment and never want to do EMDR therapy ever again. Slowing down the preparation phase and integrating creative multifaceted approaches is key to implementing EMDR therapy successfully with Complex PTSD. Somatic and other sensory resourcing tools are explored to help clients feel more in control allowing them to deepen their connection to the body while staying present in a safe way. When clients develop a better sense of control around their distress, treatment can proceed in a gentler way.

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UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Addictions – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – April 6-7, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Addictions - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado - April 6-7, 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Addictions – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – April 6, 2019 (Saturday) to April 7, 2019 (Sunday) – Maiberger Institute – EMDR Therapy Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and John Gray, MA, LPC, CACIII – This two-day EMDRIA approved Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and John Gray, MA, LPC, CACIII — focuses on how to prepare clients who are struggling with addictions for successful EMDR therapy trauma reprocessing. Over the years, we have observed EMDR therapists feeling pressure to get fast results in working with addictions which can lead to more relapses. Part of the addiction process is to run away from feeling the body by escaping into the “high” from the addiction. This disconnect from the body can make trauma reprocessing difficult and too scary for the client. Slowing down the preparation phase is the key to developing the necessary skills for the clients to relate to their feelings and body sensations. Our unique somatic tools are designed to help clients learn to tolerate feelings and sensations, build confidence and skills, and feel safe enough to move forward with trauma reprocessing for successful EMDR therapy.

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UpcomingSomatic EMDR Tools for Trauma Treatment – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – March 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Trauma Treatment - Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder Colorado - March 2019

Somatic EMDR Tools for Trauma Treatment – Somatic EMDR Workshop in Boulder, Colorado – March 2, 2019 (Saturday) to March 3, 2019 (Sunday) – EMDR Therapy Trainers: Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC and Arielle Schwartz, Ph.D, LP – This EMDRIA approved two-day Somatic EMDR Workshop — taught by Barb Maiberger and Dr. Arielle Schwartz, authors of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment” — is designed to help EMDR therapists learn the foundational somatic skills necessary to navigate profound somatic experiences during the 8 Phases of EMDR therapy. While we know in EMDR therapy that the body is an important element of the modality, we have found that many therapists are scared of the body’s natural responses that can arise in trauma treatment. Research has shown that effective trauma therapy requires a holistic approach to deal with the cognitive, emotional and somatic symptoms of PTSD. Our approach is an integrative approach to help EMDR therapists navigate the complexities of helping traumatized clients become more embodied in EMDR therapy.

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UpcomingEMDR Training in Minot, North Dakota – May and September 2019

EMDR Training in Minot, North Dakota - May and September 2019

EMDR Training in Minot, North Dakota – May and September 2019 – Part 1: May 3, 2019 to May 5, 2019 – Part 2: September 13, 2019 to September 15, 2019 – Complete EMDR Training Package – Two three-day weekends (Part 1 and Part 2), and 10 Hours of Group Consultation – Learn EMDR Therapy to help heal PTSD and trauma. EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training program will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC — the author of “EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists” and the co-auther of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment.” Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy.

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UpcomingEMDR Training in Wichita, Kansas – April and June 2019

EMDR Training in Wichita, Kansas – April and June 2019

EMDR Training in Wichita, Kansas – April and June 2019 – Part 1: April 12, 2019 to April 14, 2019 – Part 2: June 14, 2019 to June 16, 2019 – Complete EMDR Training Package – Two three-day weekends (Part 1 and Part 2), and 10 Hours of Group Consultation – Learn EMDR Therapy to help heal PTSD and trauma. EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training program will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC — the author of “EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists” and the co-auther of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment.” Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy.

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UpcomingEMDR Training in Santa Fe, New Mexico – March and June 2019

EMDR Training in Santa Fe, New Mexico - March and June 2019

EMDR Training in Santa Fe, New Mexico – Part 1: March 22, 2019 to March 24, 2019 and
Part 2: June 21, 2019 to June 23, 2019 – Complete EMDR Training Package – Two three-day weekends (Part 1 and Part 2), and 10 Hours of Group Consultation – Learn EMDR Therapy to help heal PTSD and trauma. EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training program will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC — the author of “EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists” and the co-auther of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment.” Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy.

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UpcomingEMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado – March and June 2019

EMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado - March and June 2019

EMDR Training in Boulder, Colorado – Part 1: March 8, 2019 to March 10, 2019 and Part 2: June 7, 2019 to June 9, 2019 – Complete EMDR Training Package – Two three-day weekends (Part 1 and Part 2), and 10 Hours of Group Consultation – Learn EMDR Therapy to help heal PTSD and trauma. EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training program will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC — the author of “EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists” and the co-auther of “EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment.” Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy.

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