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Trauma Treatment: Imagery, EMDR and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - Trauma Treatment: Psychotherapy for the 21st Century

Length: 1 hours 46 minutes

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Join Linda for these three stand-alone interviews by three of the trauma world’s most notable women, as they describe and discuss the most recognized trauma treatment modalities. Fisher, Marich and Naparstek speak not only to traumatic stress and its sequelae, but to the most effective modalities available to clinicians today: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Guided Imagery.


  • Identify the three phases of trauma treatment: Stabilization, Working Through of Traumatic Material and Integration into Larger Systems
  • Define imaginal resourcing and how it is used in all three modalities
  • Define the modalities: EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Guided Imagery
  • Detect the theoretical underpinnings of EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Guided Imagery
  • Analyze each modality's significance/utility in the treatment of trauma


Janina Fisher, Ph.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor at the Trauma Center, an outpatient clinic and research center founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known for her expertise as both a therapist and consultant, she is also past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, a faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher has been an invited speaker at the Cape Cod Institute, Harvard Medical School Conference Series, the EMDR International Association Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin, University of Westminster in London, the Psychotraumatology Institute of Europe, and the Esalen Institute. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of research and treatment and how to introduce these newer trauma treatment paradigms in traditional therapeutic approaches.

Jamie Marich, Ph.D. is a Licensed Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor specializing in addiction treatment (chemical & behavioral), PTSD, issues related to abuse and trauma, dissociative disorders, and grief. A contributing faculty member with several online universities in counseling and psychology, Jamie is a Certified EMDR Therapist and Approved Consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). Her research efforts were awarded by EMDRIA in 2008. Dr. Marich has several articles published in peer-reviewed and online journals about the clinical applications of EMDR, and in 2011, her first book EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client was published.

Belleruth Naparstek, LISW, BCD: Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery innovator Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular, Time Warner Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her first book, Staying Well with Guided Imagery, is a widely used wellness primer. Her second, Your Sixth Sense, has been translated into 8 languages and called one of the most thoughtful and sophisticated looks at intuition in print. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Trauma Survivors and How They Heal, was released in late 2004, won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award and is out in paperback January of 2006.


Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, Nurses


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Counselors: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider of the National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider #: 5637. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This self-study package qualifies for 1.75 contact hours.

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Marriage and Family Therapists: This activity consists of 107 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Psychologists: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CMI maintains responsibility for this program and its content. CMI is offering these self-study materials for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit.

Addiction Counselors: CMI Education Institute, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing education by the National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), provider #: 00131. This self-study package qualifies for 2.0 contact hours.

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This self-study activity qualifies for 1.5 contact hours.


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