Thursday  April 30, 2020 8:00-5:00 PM CST
Friday       May 1, 2020   8:00-5:00 PM CST
Saturday  May 2, 2020   8:00-3 PM CST (Optional)

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The Workshop 
300 Allen Street
Austin, TX 78702

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DAYS 1 & 2:
The Workshop
300 Allen Street
Austin, Texas 78702

DAY 3:


DAYS 1 & 2: 
$385/$375 Non-profit  

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


THURSDAY APRIL 30th   Unconditional Goodness 

8:00 -8:30AM
: Check-in, coffee and food
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: Check-in, coffee and food
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

SATURDAY MAY 2nd Optional Experiental/Practicum Day

8:00 -8:30AM: Check-in, coffee and food
8:30-9:45AM:  P-A-C Model, Adult and Child Safe Places (SP) & Higher Powers (HP), Demos & Practice.  New Attachment Experiences for Child part, Strengthening the Competent/Authentic Adult Self, Demos & Practice.
9:45-10AM:  Break
10-11:30AM Resource Team (RT)-Brainstorming goals, characteristics & members; Transitioning from Adult Safe Place (SP) to RT Meeting Place; Installation  of RT, Demos & Practice.  Time Orientation, Getting Permission to do Emotional Work, Demo & Practice.
11:30 AM-12:30PM Lunch
12:30-1:30PM:  Parts’ Work-Negotiating with Critical Parent & Emotion Regulator-Controller, Demo/Video, Tucking in Child parts, Demo/Video, Practice. Changing Early Bonding Contract,Therapeutic Story, Demos &  Practice.
1:30-1:45: Break
1:45--3PM: Setting Goals for Transition to Phases 3-8, Desensitization of Present- Day Triggers, Future Rehearsal/Template, Reprocessing Traumatic Events, Demos & Practice.


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.

Objectives for Optional Practicum/Experiential Day 3:

Participants will be able to…

  1. Apply floatback in practicum and identify touchstone events related to therapy countertransference events.
  2. Apply inner restructuring 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. Identify a cognitive interweaves that utilizes the therapeutic relationship for assistance with EMDR reprocessing.
  5. Identify a cognitive interweave that assists with time orientation during EMDR reprocessing.
  6. Identify a cognitive interweave that accesses the resource team for assistance during EMDr 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.