Advanced Training – Easy Ego State Interventions With or Without EMDR

Location : Toronto, ON
Date : January 25, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Trainer : Robin Shapiro, L.I.C.S.W.
Language(s) : English
Info or registration : - Dominique D'Anjou at or 403-801-6710

An Introduction to Ego States: Includes case consultation and practice

Using Ego State Therapy with attachment issues (including April Steel’s building a secure self), relationships, performance enhancement, trauma recovery, and working with dissociative states. This workshop also includes tools to work with sexual abuse and bringing back healthy current sexuality, the Two Hand Interweave technique, and the Pain Protocol.

Experiential Learning, Video, Case Consultation, and Practice:

  • Distinguish Healthy/Flexible and Dissociative Ego States (and map your own)
  • Overview of Ego State Interventions
  • Identify Vagal States
  • Use Embodied Ego State Interventions (includes practice)
  • Clear Trauma (includes practice)
  • Review the Theory of Structural Dissociation
  • For EMDR practitioners, identify when EMDR is the treatments of choice
  • Tools to work with sexual abuse, and then bring back healthy current sexuality
  • Work with Attachment Issues, including April Steele’s Building a Secure Self (practice)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Calming Over-Active Immune Systems, Multiple-Chemical Sensitivity (possible demo, if someone has one)
  • Pain Protocol
  • Shame (practice)
  • Resourcing (including installing your own “team”)
  • Healing Personality Disorders
  • The Basics of working with Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Two Hand Interweave technique

Many participants have personal transformation during the practice. Most are using the material as soon as they get back to work.

*12 EMDRIA Credits are available for those who have completed an EMDRIA-approved Basic EMDR training.

About the Instructor:

Robin Shapiro, LICSW, is a gifted teacher and clinician. Robin has used ego state therapy for more than 36 years. She is the editor of EMDR Solutions: Pathways to Healing; EMDR Solutions II; The Trauma Treatment Handbook; and Easy Ego State Interventions. She does psychotherapy in Seattle, gives consultation to clinicians in 4 countries, speaks often at conferences and workshops, and is working on her new book, How to Do Psychotherapy. Her trainings are accessible, transformational, and highly usable.

Schedule: 9 am - 4:30 pm each day. Snacks included.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (3-day workshop): $560 (CAD) plus admin fee + GST (Total $615.38CAD before December 1st, 2018).

REGULAR PRICE (3-day workshop): $625 (CAD) plus admin fee + GST (Total $686.74CAD after December 1st, 2018).

Contact information: Dominique D'Anjou at or 403-801-6710