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Tuesday April 15, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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Del Amo Behavioral Health System 
23700 Camino Del Sol
Torrance, CA 90505

Driving Directions 

Free Parking

Is generously provided by Torrance Memorial Hospital.  Enter from Skypark Drive.

Parking is available on the 4th floor ONLY of the TMMC parking structure.



Bryan Mitchell 
Del Amo Behavioral Health 

 The Spring 2014: 

A Practical Intensive for Treatment Techniques

Part II:  A Hands-on Intensive


A Trauma Model Therapy Approach

to Eating Disorders


 Colin Ross, M.D.

Melissa Caldwell-Engle, M.S., L.P.C., A.T.R.,

April 15th, 2014

From Theory to Practice!!

A Practical Hands-on Workshop providing illustrative experiential techniques and strategies through case examples.


 Primary focus and time will be given to discussions, case consultations and questions.

 Melissa Engle will provide an overview of the Spectrum of Emotions: a structured scheme for helping the person fi nd a balanced emotional middle ground and its applications to eating disorders.


 Dr. ross will briefly review how Trauma Model Therapy techniques, a mixture of cognitive systems, experiential and addiction treatment approaches, can be applied to eating disorders.
Dr. Ross Dr. Colin Ross is an internationally renowned clinician, researcher, author and lecturer in the field of dissociation and trauma-related disorders. Dr. Ross is a past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. He obtained his M.D. from the University of Alberta in 1982 and completed his training in psychiatry at the University of Manitoba in 1985. The Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma was founded in 1995 by Colin A. Ross, M.D. and is currently contracted to provide management and psychiatric treatment services to Del Amo Hospital, in Torrance, California, Timberlawn Mental Health System, in Dallas, Texas, and Forest View Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dr. Ross’ book, The Trauma Model: A Solution To the Problem of Comorbidity in Psychiatry, was first published in 2000, with a second edition appearing in 2007.

Melissa Melissa Caldwell-Engle, M.S., L.P.C., A.T.R., is the Executive Clinical Director at The Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma. Ms. Caldwell-Engle clinically manages three programs directed by Colin Ross, M.D. She completed her graduate work at Emporia State University and holds an M.S. in Art Therapy as well as an M.S. in Clinical Psychology. Ms. Caldwell-Engle has worked with a variety of trauma related disorders including: dissociative disorders, addictions, PTSD, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder and the comorbid client. She is an internationally recognized speaker on the effect of trauma and the comorbid client.

We are offering a total of 6 CEU/CE credits through the Board of Behavioral Sciences as well as the Board of Registered Nursing.  

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