MET(T)A PROTOCOL

Mindfulness & EMDR Treatment Template for Agencies

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MET(T)A is a new and innovative way to envision and implement Addictions treatment that is grounded in the well researched 30 year old theory and practice of EMDR therapy. This approach leans heavily upon the incredible work of those who have explored the use of EMDR therapy with PTSD, addictions and a whole host of issues, and upon the obvious and deep need for trauma resolution to be a focus of sustainable long term recovery.

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September 26-28, 2019: 10th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders

U.S. Journal Training, Inc. is presenting its 10th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders September 26-28, 2019, in Newport Beach, CA. I am looking forward to presenting on EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care and Buddhist Psychology, Trauma–Focused Care, and Addiction Treatment. Opening keynote on Thursday morning will come from Bessel van der Kolk and Janina Fisher, which will set the tone for what should be an amazing conference. Please check out my presentations below - and hope to see you there!

Friday, September, 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care

This presentation combines the wisdom of Buddha, Pierre Janet, modern mindfulness teachers and Dr. Francine Shapiro, providing a new way of envisioning trauma-focused care. We will focus most directly on the infusion of Mindfulness practices into EMDR therapy in all 8 phases of the standard protocol, as described in the book EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for TraumaFocused Care by Dr. Dansiger and Jamie Marich. It is appropriate and of interest both for EMDR trained and non-EMDR trained therapists.

Friday, September 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Workshop: Buddhist Psychology, Trauma–Focused Care, and Addiction Treatment:

This presentation combines the wisdom of Buddha, Pierre Janet, modern mindfulness teachers and Dr. Francine Shapiro, providing a new way of envisioning trauma-focused care. 2600 years ago the historical Buddha proposed and transmitted a complete psychology over his 45 years of teaching. Pierre Janet’s 3 Stage Model of Trauma Treatment provides the bridge from Buddhist psychology to proactive treatment of trauma and addiction today. Now integrated as the MET(T)A Protocol (Mindfulness and EMDR Treatment Template for Addictions), this holistic approach to treatment is now beginning to be used as a comprehensive treatment system at several addiction treatment centers, mental health agencies and in private practices as well. This workshop is appropriate and of interest both for EMDR trained and non-EMDR trained therapists.

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