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When clients have overt and hidden trauma, knowing what to treat first, when, and how can be overwhelming...

The slightest mistake can derail therapy or profoundly hurt your traumatized clients...

That's why we've developed a framework with a clear path forward for complex PTSD using the most popular and cutting-edge approaches like EMDR, CPT, CBT, Parts Work, Polyvagal strategies and MORE...

Our distinctive interdisciplinary team of renowned experts target every facet of complex trauma. The dynamic skill set you gain will help you unlock your clients’ layers of complex trauma to free their body, mind, and spirit! You'll walk away with a blueprint that brings together these powerful approaches with step-by-step instructions on…

  • How to unlock and disempower the pain around traumatic memories with EMDR strategies
  • Using Parts Work to help your clients find and heal damaged parts
  • Working with negative thoughts and stuck points with CPT that keeps therapy moving forward
  • Regulating your client’s nervous system so you can get the most out of each session


PLUS, as a bonus, we're covering the cost of certification!

In this one simple course you get the most effective and key strategies from essential trauma treatment approaches that have changed the way therapists like you treat their most vulnerable patients. Step up your practice and get one of the most sought-after certifications!


Complex Trauma Certification Training

EMDR, Parts Work, CPT, and Polyvagal Theory

$1,179.95 Value
JUST $149.00 (GST Inclusive) TODAY
Plus, earn up to 25.25 CPD Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for course objectives and outline
Here's what your colleagues are saying...
"This workshop was amazing — what an incredibly interesting presenter. The information was excellent and relevant, and I have taken much with me to use in my practice." — Joanne K., MSW RSW
"I have been integrating the learning into my practice and I am incredibly pleased with the presentations and the content." — Alex D., Psychotherapist
"This was a wonderful course. It was worth every penny." — Johanna M., Community Mental Health Counsellor
What You'll Learn...
Part I: Complex-PTSD (C-PTSD) Clinical Treatment
Learn the nuances of working with complex trauma when it comes to diagnosis, assessment, neurobiology, treatment planning, client preparation for therapy – and everything else you need to get your clients ready from their first session. Then move into hands-on practice of interventions that target the most challenging symptoms. Lastly, you'll walk away with skills to help cultivate post-traumatic growth in your clients and self-care resources to keep you and your practice thriving!

Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Hallmark must-know symptoms
  • Diagnostic clarification and differential diagnosis
  • Key contributing factors of C-PTSD

Neurobiology of C-PTSD
  • Functional Polyvagal Theory
  • 6 Stages of trauma response
  • Heart Rate Variability and the Social Nervous System
  • Utilizing Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Psychobiological regulation
  • Implications of ACES
  • Neuroplasticity & Trauma

The Damage of C-PTSD
  • Intrusive symptoms and anxiety
  • Counter emotional dysregulation
  • Avoidance symptoms and phobic reactions
  • Recover clients from dissociation
  • Dispute cognitive distortions
  • Link to physical health & somatic problems
  • Deactivate preverbal and nonverbal memories
  • Resolve shame-driven pain

Interventions From the Most Effective Approaches
  • Psychodynamic and Relational Theories
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Somatic Psychology
  • Parts Work
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Best Integrative Interventions
  • Use a biopsychosocial approach
  • Recognize attachment injuries
  • Facilitate the healing of transgenerational trauma
  • Identify parts, ego states & defenses
  • Mutual regulation and relational repair
  • Prepare for trauma processing
  • Integrate grief work into treatment
  • Make long-lasting positive change

Best Experiential Interventions
  • Conscious breathing for self-regulation
  • Grounding and sensory awareness
  • Containment: Reclaim choice & control
  • Build imaginal allies
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
  • Somatic interventions: Titration, sequencing, and somatic re-patterning
  • Bilateral stimulation and dual attention

Create Post-Traumatic Growth
  • The 6 Pillars of Resilience
  • Resilience as a process and outcome
  • Move clients from learned helplessness to optimism
  • Encourage Post-Traumatic Growth

Self-Care for Improved Outcomes
  • Identify resources that improve your clinical skills
  • In-session self-care to improve focus
  • Burnout prevention techniques
Part II: EMDR and Parts Work for Trauma
Take your skill set to the next level by learning specific techniques to work with dissociation, fragmentation, somatic problems and other complex client presentations. These advanced skills help you more successfully access deeply rooted pain points, internal conflicts, and traumatized client parts by integrating EMDR and Parts Work into approaches you're already using.

Neurobiology of PTSD
  • Nuances of stress, trauma, and complex PTSD
  • Impact of dissociation
  • Interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, and social engagement
  • Polyvagal theory
  • Skills: Spacious, Relational Awareness & Co-Regulation

Assessment and Case Conceptualization
  • Identify chronic, repeated, developmental, and sociocultural trauma
  • Overcoming betrayal trauma
  • Assess for dissociation ("fragmentation")
  • How parts, ego states and defenses create walls to change
  • Compassionate strategies for "Resistant" clients
  • Move from shame to empowerment
  • Skills: Understand emotional dysregulation as a 'part,' connect to the adult self, differentiating from a part

Modified EMDR and Parts Work for Complex PTSD
  • The 8 phases of EMDR therapy
  • Neural networks and “encapsulated” ego states
  • Bilateral stimulation and dual attention in EMDR therapy
  • Modified EMDR therapy protocols
  • Preparation for trauma reprocessing
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
  • Skills: Choice and containment, build allies for a part of self, facilitate repair scenarios, reprocess a traumatic memory, positive state installation

Cultivate Post-Traumatic Growth and Healing
  • Trauma recovery and the bell curve
  • Resilience as a process and an outcome
  • Move from learned helplessness to learned optimism
  • Skills: Create your resilience recipe
Part III: CPT, Pharmacology & Advanced Dissociation Treatment
Round off your training and education with trauma-specific pharmacology from an Internal Family Systems perspective. Apply key strategies that make CPT work with every client. And get the new ideas for working with trauma-related dissociation.

The Keys Behind How Cognitive Processing Heals PTSD
  • Apply the most effective elements of CPT
  • Break myths about PTSD recovery & treatment
  • Take the 3 keys that help clients overcome stuck points
A Therapist's Guide to the Pharmacology of Trauma and Dissociation
  • Integrate new research on neurotransmitters, medications, and side effects
  • Explore the complex relationship between hormones and PTSD
  • Understand how and why atypical antipsychotics can help with dissociation and more!
Advances in Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation
  • Break dissociative attachment cycles
  • Identify and dismantle phobias that maintain trauma-related dissociation
  • Use parts work to improve therapeutic relationships for client stability
Complex Trauma Certification Course
EMDR, Parts Work, Polyvagal & More

$1,179.95 Value
Just $149.00 (GST Inclusive) — INCREDIBLE SAVINGS!
Once you meet the educational requirements, we'll cover your certification costs. You can share your new credentials – bring in new clients and advance your expertise that will stand out to both employers and colleagues!

Here's what certification can do for you...

"Getting my CCATP, CCTP, CTMH has helped me to better treat my patients throughout this pandemic." — Steven G.

"My Evergreen certification has helped boost my credibility and subsequently, my practice!" — Gwendolyn B.

"Certification has really boosted my clientele. Now, I have a full practice with an extensive waiting list because of it." — Jack H.

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*Pre-requisite education and professional standards apply.
Meet Your Experts:
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT, the developer of Resilience-Informed Therapy, focuses her interventions on helping to heal the client's whole person from trauma. Arielle is renowned for blending EMDR, somatic psychology, mindfulness-based therapies, and relational psychotherapy into innovative, evidence-based trauma treatments that heal clients and lock in long-term changes.

Click here for information about Arielle Schwartz

Kathleen Chard, PhD, is a highly sought-after speaker that has instructed over 5,000 clinicians in the use of CPT for treating trauma. As the co-developer of CPT and co-author of its training manuals, Kathleen continues to use CPT, one of the most effective treatments ever developed, as she treats Veterans with PTSD in the VA.

Click here for information about Kathleen M. Chard
Kathleen Chard, PhD

Frank Anderson, MD
Frank Anderson, MD, is a lead trainer and consultant for the Internal Family Systems Institute and a psychiatrist specializing in how to treat clients from trauma and dissociation. Frank brings three decades of clinical and research experience to his training. In addition, Frank has published highly popularized books about trauma, dissociation, and Internal Family Systems therapy.

Click here for information about Frank Anderson

Kathy Steele, MN, CS, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and is a celebrated author on the topics of trauma and dissociation. Kathy is an expert trainer who has trained clinicians all over the world to improve their outcomes with traumatized clients.

Click here for information about Kathy Steele
Kathy Steel, MN CS

Frequently Asked Questions

You're getting more than just trauma training, you're learning from the foremost experts in the world who have shaped the field of psychotherapy for decades to come. This complex trauma training combines didactic lecture, skill building, real-world examples, worksheets, manuals, real audience Q&A, and fulfill educational requirements for certification all in one course! If you’re ready to enhance your therapy practice with cutting-edge and time-honored interventions this course is for you!



You can still take and learn from this incredible course! Gain essential trauma treatment education, skill development, and evidence-based interventions from the most popular and effective modalities for trauma treatment. You'll walk away with tools that help improve your clinical outcomes and elevate your career!

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*Prerequisite education and professional standards apply


Almost 30,000 of your colleagues have chosen to advance their careers with certification through our immersive courses. Certification is simple and easy to earn; just watch the online course, complete the CPD tests, and instantly print your CPD certificate, then submit your certification application to Evergreen Certifications.


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But you can only lock in savings if you sign up today!

Complex Trauma Certification Training

$1,179.95 Value
OWN IT FOR $149.00 (GST Inclusive)
Plus, earn up to 25.25 CPD Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for course objectives and outline
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