Thursday  April 30, 2020 8:00-5:00 PM CST
Friday       May 1, 2020   8:00-5:00 PM CST

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DAYS 1 & 2: 

$350/$340 until April 10, 2020
$385/$375 after April 10, 2020  

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


THURSDAY APRIL 30th   Unconditional Goodness 

8:00 -8:30AM
: Log in
8:30-10:30AM:  Introduction to Strength-Based Philosophy, Use of Therapist Self,  Internal Attachments/Structure, AIP Model-Parts/States, P-A-C   Model, Velcro Kids, Demo.
10:30-10:45AM:    Break
10:45-12:15PM:  EMDR Preparation Phase-Goals & Steps for Resource Development, Safe Places/Higher Powers for Adult Self and Child Parts, Container, Time Orientation, Videos & Practice.
12:15-1:15PM:  Lunch
1:15-2:15PM:  EMDR Preparation Phase--Resource Team (RT)-Brainstorming goals, characteristics & members, Demo/Video.  Resource Team (RT) Installation, Time Orientation, Demo/Video & Practice.    2:15—2:30PM:  Break
2:30-4:30PM:   EMDR Preparation Phase---Getting Permission for Trauma Work, Parts’  Work-Negotiating with Critical Parent & Emotion Regulator-Controller,  Videos. Parts’ Work-Tucking in Child Parts, Video,         Practice
4:30-5PM:  Q & A

FRIDAY MAY 1st  Healing Attachments 

8:00 -8:30AM: Log in
8:30-9:45AM:   Healthy External Attachment Patterns, Attachment Cry
9:45-10AM:  Break
10:00-11:30AM:  EMDR Preparation Phase-New Attachment Experiences for the Child Parts of Self, Trouble-shooting, Video and Demo.
11:30-12:30PM Lunch
12:30-1:30PM EMDR Preparation Phase-Strengthening the Authentic Adult Self, Video & Demo.
1:30-2:30PM:  EMDR Preparation Phase-Early Bonding Contract, Video and Demo. 
2:30-2:45PM:  Break
2:45-3:45PM:   Therapeutic Story, Video, Demo & Practicum.
3:45-4:30PM: Emotionally Corrective Relationship. 
4:30-5PM:  Q & A


Virtual Workshop:
Strengthening the Authentic Adult Self:

EMDR Therapy for Healing Adult Attachment/Developmental Trauma

HOSTED BY: MARSHALL LYLES marshallnlyles@gmail.com and 512-554-8035


Sponsored by ce-classes.com

15 EMDRIA CREDITS Days 1 and 2
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 Days 1 and 2 Strengthening the Authentic Adult Self Training

Participants will leave the training prepared to:

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

2)     Identify components of an effective Safe Place for Child and Adult parts of self.

3)     Identify examples of a supportive inner Resource Team.

4)     Identify purpose of time orientation technique with younger/other parts of self.

5)     Give example of language used to invite Nurturing/Protective Parent and Emotion Regulator-Controller into Resource Team.

6)     Explain purpose of imagery for creating new attachment experiences for the child part of self.

7)     Write down beginning of a therapeutic story for adults in the format designed by Joan Lovett MD.

8)     Identify examples of therapist providing an emotionally corrective experience to improve clients’ attachment patterns.

CE-Classes.com is approved by: 

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  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
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  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2020.

Cancellations: All cancellations will be awarded a refund at leat 15 days prior to workshop. Any cancellations less than 15 days prior to the workshop will be awarded 50% of the registration fee. 

Grievances: All grievances must be in writing to adecapp.atci@gmail.com , and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

ADA assistance This workshop is held in facilities which are in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act. Please contact Angi DeCapp @ decapp.atci@gmail.com if special accommodation is required.

Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop.  Participants print their own certificate after registering at CE-Classes.com, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.

Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

There is no known commercial support for this program

There are no known conflicts of interests for this workshop


   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.