Beyond Desensitization: Virtual Workshop

UPDATED Beyond Desensitization Course!








Beyond Desensitization:
 EMDR to Expand the Window of Tolerance with Kids

Presenters: Debra Wesselmann, MS, LIMHP, Cathy Schweitzer, MS, LIMHP
and Stefanie Armstrong, MS, LIMHP

This 4 hour virtual workshop is intended for master’s level or doctoral level clinicians who are EMDR trained.

 Level of difficulty: Intermediate.

4 CE credits approved by

4 EMDRIA Credits

Children and teens with a traumatic past are often reactive to ordinary present-day feelings and events in addition to direct reminders of trauma such as a difficult math assignment or interruption of playtime.  Participants will learn to implement EMDR therapy with the goal of expanding children’s feelings tolerance to ordinary daily stressors and eliminating meltdowns, aggression, and other reactive behaviors.  Lecture and videos will illustrate creative methods for activating emotions in session, playful methods of engaging children in processing, and interweaves to activate processing, strengthen emotional coping, and deepen the experience of self-regulation.




August 16, 2019 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. CST


Virtual Workshop through Zoom (registrants will need internet access and a personal computer or mobile device)


10:00 – 11:00  Activating the Thinking Brain and De-escalating Shame

11:00 – 12:00  Expanding the Window through S-RDI

12:00 – 1:00  Dominoes, Future Rehearsals, and Two-Drawings

  1:00 – 2:00   Interactive and Ego State Interweaves for Processing Current Triggers


$156/ $146 (Non-profit)
LIVE CEs for licensue +  EMDRIA credits

$136/$126 (Non-profit)
ON DEMAND (1 year access)
CEs for licensure + EMDRIA credits

ON DEMAND (1 year access)

Register by July 16th to receive SUPER EARLY BIRD!!

If you have disabilities or concerns please contact us Please note: If you are non-profit please send a copy of your letterhead to Angi DeCapp @

Participants will be able to…

  1. Apply the feelings brain-thinking brain activity to increase access to adaptive information.
  2. Initiate Self-Regulation Development and Installation through coaching the child/teen who is dysregulated in session and reinforcing the positive shift with BLS.
  3. Implement the domino activity followed immediately by EMDR Future Rehearsal with a child/teen who easily dysregulates.
  4. Apply an ego state interweave during EMDR reprocessing of a current trigger with a child/teen with a history of developmental trauma.
Complete Agenda

10:00 – 11:00   Activating the Thinking Brain and De-escalating Shame
11:00 – 12:00    Expanding the Window through S-RDI
12:00 –1:00       Dominoes, Future Rehearsals, and Two-Drawings
1:00 – 2:00      Interactive and Ego State Interweaves for Processing Current Triggers           

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CEU Information is approved by:

  • The American Psychological Association (APA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit
  • Florida Certification Board
  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/31/2021
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. is approved to provide continuing education by the following professional organizations: ASWB and APA. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by these nationally recognized certifying bodies to satisfy renewal requirements.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-147-0221 Expires 02-2021
  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2020
  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider
  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: 1941
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201 Expires 5/31/2019
  • New York Social Work Board – is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
  • The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2020 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2020.

**Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course        approval.**

All grievances must be in writing to, and will be replied to within 5-10 business days. Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop.

Participants print their own certificate after registering at, entering a keycode provided by ATCI, and completing an evaluation form.

This course if NOT available for NBCC credit
EMDRIA: Approval #01007-52

Click the registration link below to register for this live event! Register by July 16th and SAVE $30!! July 16- August 2 SAVE $10!

Refund Policy: 100% refundable 30 days prior. 50% refundable 15 days prior.

LIVE Presentation will be recorded and available for reviewing until August 19, 2020.

Participants who register for on-demand course will receive login instructions August 19, 2019.

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