Monday, February 6, 2023 at 9:00 AM EST
Monday, February 13, 2023 at 4:30 PM EST

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Melissa Adamchik, Executive Director 
Tristate Trauma Network 

Building a Life Worth Living: DBT for Survivors of Trauma

People raved about Dr. Reutter's talk on PTSD at our Fall Conference & many bought his books! Thus, we wanted to get him to train on his signature "DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) for PTSD" approach sooner rather than later. This 3-day training will be held virtually to allow for that (and to keep your cost down) on 2/6, 2/7 & 2/13. Join us!

Imagine if you had the skills to treat the most difficult of personality disorders. Imagine if you had the skills to tackle the worst symptoms of PTSD, Borderline, and complex trauma…combined! Imagine if you had the confidence to take on just about any client, symptom, or disorder that walked in your door.  

Well don’t imagine! After 3 days with Dr. Reutter, you will leave this seminar with concrete skills, techniques, and interventions that you can start applying to your own clinical practice—IMMEDIATELY!   

In this training, you will learn how to: 

       Improve your therapeutic alliance even with the most difficult clients

       Treat symptoms of PTSD, BPD, depression, anxiety, and many other disorders

       Help your clients find the middle path between over-thinking and under-thinking

       Help your clients find the middle path between over-feeling and under-feeling

       Help your clients find the middle path between over-reacting and under-reacting

       Help your clients manage difficult trauma-related thoughts, feelings, and triggers

       Integrate DBT with brain science and other models to optimize trauma work

PRESENTER: Dr. Kirby Reutter, CDBT, LMHC, CADAC, MAC is a bilingual psychologist and leading trauma specialist who contracts with the Department of Homeland Security to provide mental health treatment services to refugees seeking asylum. Dr. Reutter’s most recent publication is entitled: DBT Skills Workbook for PTSD: Practical Exercises for Overcoming Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Reutter has provided trainings in over 90 locations throughout the continent, including Alaska and Hawaii. In addition, Dr. Reutter has conducted original international research on spiritual coping, which was subsequently published by 3 different sources. Dr. Reutter has presented his research at MIT, provided 4 trainings for the US military, spoken 4 times at the International Conference of Human Trafficking, and has appeared 6 times on live radio (with broadcast in 4 different states).  In addition to earning the New England Scholar award in 2002, Dr. Reutter was more recently named the NCU Alumni of the Year in 2018 (selected among thousands of doctoral graduates) for his work in trauma treatment (including survivors of human trafficking). Also in 2018, Dr. Reutter delivered a TEDx Talk regarding the effects of human trafficking on both brain development and society. In addition to maintaining psychology licenses in both Texas and Ohio, Dr. Reutter also holds the following mental health credentials: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Alcohol & Drug Addiction Counselor, Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, National Endorsed Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider, Certified Tele-Behavioral Health Professional, and Master Addiction Counselor. Thus far to date, Dr. Reutter has authored / co-authored 3 books, 1 book chapter, and 7 journal articles.

COST: HOLIDAY SPECIAL! **Register before 12/31/22 and receive $50 off!** THIS HAS BEEN EXTENDED thru Jan. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

TTN Members: Only $425  (Be sure to use your discount code in the Promo Code field if you are a member! Contact Mingie at msong@tristatetraumanetwork.org if you need a reminder of your code.)

Non-Members: Only $450 (holiday special extended!) *NOTE: This training by Dr. Reutter is $600 when taken through PESI. 

CEUs: Applications have been made for KY Counseling and OH CSWMFT.  KY Social Work accepts OH SW CEUs for the CSWMFT Board. TTN is a Categoy 1 Provider for IN. Up to 19 CEUs are available for this 3-day training. 

Deadline for Registration: Friday, 1/27/23; no refunds will be given after that date.