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Trauma Certificate Programs

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Registration for the Level I and Level II Certificates in Advanced Trauma Treatment is now open.  

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Our exciting, state-of-the-art CEU’s provide clinicians with current theory, tools for assessment, evaluation and diagnosis, and creative treatment strategies.  The combination of didactic and experiential trainings will deepen your knowledge and re-energize your work!

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The Institute is on break for the winter season. Classes will resume at the end of February.

Latest Blog Posts

The Rise of Teen Dating Violence and Ways You Can Intervene

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This issue is far more prevalent than people think. In the Unites States

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Impact and Reflections of 2015: The Year That Was

As 2015 comes to a close and you reflect on the last 12 months, I’m sure you’ll agree the year

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Psychodrama and Parts Work: Providing a ‘stage’ for practice and healing

Psychodrama is a holistic therapy that offers clients the opportunity to “act out” situations, emotions, interpersonal scenarios, and experiences that

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Dee (Dee Preston-Dillon) was fabulous! So soulful, expressive and generous of spirit- thank you- it was beyond terrific.

–Joan Kristall, LCSW-C

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