by Jim Reynolds, Ed.D., LMHC, MAC “We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know”. Carl Rogers (1980, p.129). A way of being. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin. We are […]


#3 Basic Techniques for Trauma Treatment Presented by Mike Dubi, Ed.D., LMHC Date: Jan 13th, Time: 1pm – 2pm EST Cost: $25 CE: 1 Hour CLICK TO REGISTER Description Fast and Easy Case Conceptualization – PIDIB Techniques to Teach as Homework Breathing Technique Tapping/Touching Technique Meditation Technique – Relaxation Response Techniques to Be Used in […]

Introduction to Tele-Mental Health

Throughout the world therapists are now challenged with working with clients through their computers. Many of us have never received training or have no experience with long-distance therapy. ITTI is offering a free tutorial to discuss the basic elements in the rapidly expanding fields of Tele-Mental Health and long-distance therapy. Dr. Harry Morgan presents an […]

In the Era of Covid 19

“Distance therapy, also known as telemental health, is the use of technology for therapuetic needs of clients in a location different from the mental health professional either synchronously or asynchronously” Gilbertson, 2020. Now is the time for all clinicians to explore telemental health. Already, we are hearing of the extraordinary efforts of counselors, social workers, […]

An Art Therapy Mission of Relief for Syrian Refugee Families in Lebanon

Mercedes Ballbé ter Maat, Ph.D. ATR-BC, LPC,Professor, Nova Southeastern University The political, social, and religious crisis in the Middle East has caused millions of Syrian families to seek refugee status in neighboring countries. Lebanon has taken the brunt of Syrian refugees, as the border between Lebanon and Syria has been historically relaxed and elastic in […]

Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Trauma

International Trauma Training Institute is an approved NBCC continuing education provider. ACEP # 6674 DATE: July 15 – August 25, 2019DELIVERY METHOD: 6-week online. Allow 2 – 3 hours per week.PREREQUISITES: NoneCE HOURS: 13COURSE FEE: $220. All course material is provided.SECTIONS: Participants will be assigned to a section with no more than 15.FACULTY OVERSIGHT:  Joffrey Suprina, Ph.D.,  ITTI faculty member and […]

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A comprehensive guide to understanding and working with survivors of disaster edited by ITTI board members Jane Webber, Ph.D., LPC and J. Barry Mascari, Ed.D., LPC. It is available on Amazon at

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This book is an invaluable tool for all who are interested in identifying and treating trauma. Authors:  Mike Dubi, Ed.D., LMHC, Patrick Powell, Ed.D., LMHC, and Eric Gentry, Ph.D., LMHC. It is available from Amazon at

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Milton’s Secret is reviewed by Dr. Barbara Koffske Reid in the Summer/Fall issue of the TraumaOnline newsletter and is available from Amazon at

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The Happiness Result, More time, More health, More love, More Success by Debbie Lyn Toomey, RN is available from Amazon at: Debbie Lyn Toomey’s article Workplace Bullying and How to Defuse It appears in the Summer/Fall issue of the TraumaOnline newsletter