Jamie Marich, Ph.D.
12 EMDRIA Credits
In many trauma-focused modalities, including EMDR therapy, a great deal of fear still abounds on working with various manifestations of dissociation. This online course seeks to debunk the myths and provide a practical and sensitive orientation to how the dissociative mind works. Participants are challenged to expand their internal knowledge of conceptualizing and healing dissociation within a trauma-focused lens for clinical practice. In this interactive workshop that encourages personal exploration and introspection, participants are given a primer on working with grounding skills in stabilization and preparation phases of trauma work, specifically in EMDR Therapy. Special attention is given to working with expressive arts and mindfulness-focused strategies. Participants will receive thorough instruction on several approaches to understanding dissociation and parts through by exploring their own dissociative profile and internal system of parts. Strategies are given for translating this knowledge to practice settings and making the best clinical decisions possible, particularly in treatment planning/case conceptualization and working with abreactions.