Complex Trauma Group

Advanced Consultation Group for Complex Trauma

What?
An advanced consultation group of EMDR Therapists seeking to increase their skills and knowledge in working with complex trauma and dissociation in a mutually supportive and challenging environment. This facilitated process will begin as a book study group with EMDR and Dissociation: The Progressive Approach by Anabel Gonzalez and Dolores Mosquera as the text. We will seek to integrate advanced AIP case conceptualization with attachment theory and the theory of structural dissociation.

Participants will receive the benefit of two consultants, Connect EMDR’s Bill Brislin and Reg Morrow Robinson, a strengthening of their peer network of therapists working with complex cases, didactic and experiential exercises at each meeting with an opportunity to practice techniques, and an opportunity to integrate theory and methodology into current and future cases. Bill and Reg have facilitated this group 3 times with each round enhancing the next.

Requirements for Participation
This is a closed group for a minimum of six to a maximum of eight EMDR Therapists, plus two facilitators. The group members will have completed basic EMDR training, be EMDRIA Certified Therapists, and currently be treating clients. Prior training in dissociation is not required. Members are committed to attending ten meetings, studying required text, using an online reading blog, and presenting cases. Presenting cases to each other greatly deepens learning through broad awareness of the complexity and diversity of complex cases, as well as the healing which occurs.

Format
·       Didactic Interval (30 minutes)
·       Discussion (30 minutes)
·       Case Presentations/Consultation/Practice/Wrap-up (60 minutes)

When?
10 sessions on (mostly) third Thursdays from 8:30 am – 10:30 am. First session is February 15, 2018, but may be delayed to ensure minimum number of group members.

Where?
Reg Morrow Robinson’s Office:
Windermere Counseling
104 E 6th Avenue
Windermere, FL 34786

Attendance via WebEx may be pre-arranged.

Facilitators

Reg Morrow Robinson

Regina Morrow Robinson, Ed.S., LMHC, LMFT, NCC, has a private practice in Windermere, FL,. Reg’s interests include working with individuals, couples and families to reduce the impact of trauma and to maneuver through transitions with resiliency and closer connections. She attended the University of Florida Counselor Education Program with a special emphasis on marriage and family therapy.She is co founder of Connect EMDR Training and Consultation,.  Reg is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, EMDR Institute Facilitator, EMDR HAP Trainer and EMDR Institute Regional Trainer. She is an R-TEP/G-TEP trainer. Mentoring and developing new EMDR therapists is a special interest of hers. She is currently a co-coordinator for the Greater Orlando EMDRIA Regional Network. Reg presented on the topic of consultation twice at the EMDRIA annual conference.

Bill Brislin

William Brislin, M.A., LMHC, NCC, has been a psychotherapist in the Orlando area  for over twenty-five years. His interest in trauma and complex trauma began during his fifteen years as a counselor at a local AIDS support agency. An EMDRIA Approved Consultant and basic training facilitator for the EMDR Institute and EMDR HAP, Bill is a trainer for the R-TEP/G-TEP protocols. Receiving  great satisfaction in unlocking the potential for EMDR Therapy with clients who have experienced significant developmental trauma, he also enjoys “passing forward” the gift of the profound mentoring he has received from others. A graduate of the Catholic University of America and the University of Notre Dame, he is committed to ongoing learning and formation. Bill is currently a co-coordinator for the Greater Orlando EMDRIA Regional Network and is affiliated with Connect EMDR Training and Consulting.

Cost

  • $110 per session. Since this is a closed group which seeks to facilitate group relationships, participants must reserve their membership for all sessions. A deposit of $110 is required upon registration.
  • One half-price scholarship is being offered to a minority therapist working in a primary minority setting.
  • 12 EMDRIA CEUs and CEUs or both for can be acquired for a fee by completing the online exam offered by www.andrewleeds.net anytime participants feel ready.

Registration & More Information
Prior to registering, please contact Reg: (407) 808-9932, reg@fcfl.rr.com or Bill: (407) 384-3344, Bill@CounselingFL.com to setup an interview. Visit Connect EMDR Training and Consultation for registration and more information.

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