Thursday  October 10, 2019 8:30-5:30 PM CST
Friday       October 11, 201   8:30-5:30 PM CST
Saturday  October 12, 2019 8:30-3 PM CST (Optional)

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Sheraton Omaha Hotel 
655 N 108th Ave, Omaha, NE 68154
Omaha, NE 68154

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DAYS 1 & 2:
Sheraton Omaha Hotel
655 N 108th Ave, Omaha, NE 68154 

DAY 3:
The Attachment Trauma Center of Nebraska
638 N. 109th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68154 MAP


DAYS 1 & 2: 
$350/$340 Non-profit –  Register by September 21st
$385/$375 Non-profit  –  After September 21st

DAY 3 (Optional) MUST TAKE DAYS 1 & 2 to ATTEND DAY 3:
$170/$160 Non-profit

Please note: If you are with a Non-Profit Organization, please fax/ email a copy of your letterhead to ATCI 402-932-412 or adecapp.atci@gmail.com


Angi DeCapp 


Strengthening the Authentic Adult Self:

EMDR Therapy for Healing Adult Attachment/Developmental Trauma

Sponsored by ce-classes.com

Sponsored by emdria.org

Participants will learn to employ creative and powerful attachment-based strategies, including internal restructuring of the personality, to assist clients with the preparation/stabiliization and reprocessing phases of EMDR therapy for optimal EMDR therapy outcomes.

Training Objectives for 2-day Strengthening the Authentic Adult Self Training

Participants will leave the training prepared to:

1.   Describe how attachment trauma is reflected in both the internal and external attachment systems through          the language of the AIP model.

2.   Install effective Safe Place for Child and Adult parts of self.

3.   Develop supportive inner Resource Team.

4.   Effectively time orient younger/other parts of self.

5.   Facilitate inner dialogue/parts work to integrate Nurturing/Protective Parent and Emotion Regulator-                    Controller into Resource Team.

6.   Create new attachment experiences for the child part of self.

7.   Develop a therapeutic story for adults in the format designed by Joan Lovett MD.

8.   Apply strategies to provide an emotionally corrective experience to improve clients’ attachment patterns.

Objectives for Optional Practicum/Experiential Day:

Participants will be able to…

  1. Utilize floatback technique and identify touchstone events related to therapy countertransference events.

  2. Practice strategies taught in Part One of the training during practicum work.

  3. Define “contained reprocessing” and how the strategy prevents clients with developmental trauma from accessing too much material at the same time during standard protocol.

  4. Name at least 2 cognitive interweaves that integrate elements from the preparation phase into the desensitization and reprocessing phases of EMDR for safer or more efficient reprocessing.

   Ann E. Potter, Ph.D. has worked over 40 years in the mental health field as a         psychiatric nurse, educator, therapist, psychologist, evaluator, researcher, writer,     presenter, and consultant. 

   She is a certified therapist and approved consultant in EMDR. She has piloted         outcome research related to phase-based trauma treatment (DBT/EMDR) for           adults and published articles on the roles adults played as children in alcoholic         families, books on trauma treatment, and articles on EMDR therapy.


Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP is a member of the faculty of the EMDR Institute and is on the editorial board for The Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. She conducts research and has authored and co-authored articles and chapters, including two chapters co-authored with EMDR founder Francine Shapiro, Ph.D., and books related to attachment and trauma. Her latest books include a treatment manual for treating attachment trauma in children and accompanying parent guide.