Inspired Therapy Workshops & Seminars

“As long as people are unable to integrate the memories of the trauma, fragments of the experience keep returning as intense emotions, images, body sensations and irrelevant behaviors.” – Pierre Janet (1889)

Inspired Therapy’s Mission:
To serve psychotherapists & their clients by offering innovative, advanced clinical trainings focused on healing trauma’s wounds and by fostering the growth of a vibrant professional community.
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Inspired Therapy provides advanced trainings geared towards deepening the psychotherapist’s expertise and knowledge. Experts present advanced workshops with a focus on cutting edge research findings, clinical strategies and principles on working with trauma. EMDRIA credits and CEUs are included in the workshops.


Working with Attachment Through the Lens of EMDR – The Search for Security and The Sense of Self

Fri Aug. 28 9-4:30 Live Zoom Webinar

The Center for Neuropotential – by invitation only. Register now…

sponsored by: Deb Del Vecchio-Scully

Dr. Gelinas is an accredited EMDR-HAP Trainer and Psychologist from Northampton, MA., who has extensive experience teaching and practicing in the area of the treatment of dissociative disorders and complex trauma. She is the author of The Persisting Negative Effects of Incest, a classic in the field and the first published article to recognize and describe that survivors of child sexual abuse may suffer from PTSD, until then largely considered as a condition limited to combat veterans and survivors of natural disasters. Dr. Genlinas has presented at over 200 conferences and offered over 20 courses on how to treat the effects of trauma, especially repeated traumatization. She will present on working with dissociative disorders through the integration of EMDR and the Theory of Structural Dissociation.

approximate date: November 2020. Please check back to confirm details with regards to changes due to COVID-19.


Dr. Mosquera is an accredited EMDR Europe Trainer and Psychologist from A Coruña, Spain, will be training on how to integrate EMDR The Progressive Approach, a comprehensive model of EMDR Therapy for working with clients with Complex Trauma & Dissociative Disorders. After many early cautions about the potential dangers of using EMDR with individuals suffering from dissociative disorders, limited proposals have been offered for adapting EMDR procedures to this specific population. Based on these early cautions, EMDR is still considered by many clinicians as offering interventions that are limited to the treatment of traumatic memories in high functioning dissociative clients and only after a long preparation phase that depends on other treatment modalities. 

approximate date: Mar. 5, 2021 at Southern CT State University in New Haven, CT. Please check back to confirm details with regards to changes due to COVID-19.


…browse past workshops from Inspired Therapy…

The EMDR Mixed Bag – A psychotherapist since 1981, Robin is a has expertise in EMDR, ego state, somatic, relational, attachment-focused, and many other therapies. She is adept at combining the best of diverse therapy modalities and instructing how to use them, clearly, and joyfully, to practitioners. Integrate EMDR to treat anxiety, trauma-based, attachment-based depression, utilize EMDR with Couples and with Trauma-Related Sexual Issues. Learn applications of the Two-Handed Interweave. Spring 2020.


The Magic, The Science and the Promise of EMDR This exciting seminar explores the conceptualization and the humanitarian projects that have begun to give answers to these questions, told from the standpoint of Dr. Tinker, a pioneer researcher and clinician who contributed significantly to the field as EMDR approaches were developing. He examines new areas of research, brain imaging, and areas of interest that are emerging. This presentation pushes you to look at the bigger picture of EMDR that goes beyond matters of technique and integration, and asks you to consider the greater possibilities of the future of EMDR. Fall 2019


Tactical Integration in the Conference Room: A Safe and Efficient Path to Healing Dissociation with EMDR Dr. Abbott presents an integrated set of concepts and solutions will be presented toward a safe and efficient use of EMDR procedures for people suffering from a dissociative disorder. Participants will learn and explore a tactical integrationist approach combined with George Fraser’s “conference room” procedure and selected concepts from the theory of the structural dissociation of the personality. Fall 2018


Working with Hostile Voices and Parts of the Personality in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders. Dr. Mosquera outlines a comprehensive approach is needed with the most complex cases where internal conflict can lead to harmful behaviors for the self and others. In these cases, transforming conflict through dialogue, compassion and understanding is essential. Specific procedures to work with the conflict in these clients, including traumatic experiences will be illustrated through video examples. Winter 2017


The Foundations of the Diagnosis& Treatment of PTSD and Dissociative Disorders – Dissociation is not the only kind of integrative failure in traumatized clients. She has had several book chapters published on EMDR, EMDR and IFS, IFS and Perpetrator Introjects. Her commitment to providing the optimal space for healing has resulted in her becoming an EMDR HAP Facilitator, a certified consultant in EMDR, Internal Family Systems Certified, and an American Society for Clinical Hypnosis Consultant. She is the past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation and served on various committees and the Board of the international Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation.In this workshop, Joanne Twombly, an authority in the field of working with dissociative disorders, EMDR and IFS, focuses on essential assessment of the subtle clinical differences among many kinds of integrative failures in sense of self and emotion regulation in clients with Borderline and other Personality Disorders, Complex PTSD, and various Dissociative Disorders. Although there are many similarities, these diagnostic groups can be distinguished to a large degree by the severity and clusters of dissociative symptoms. Spring 2017


An Introduction to the Integration of Structural Dissociation, Ego State Therapy and EMDR Therapy Mr. Lobenstine is trained in EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Energy Psychology, Ego State Therapy and Hypnosis all which facilitate his healing work. He is also equally passionate about teaching other clinicians so that they also can work ever more successfully to resolve the traumas and life challenges their clients have experienced. Participants of this workshop will gain fundamental knowledge and essential clinical skill in utilizing Structural Dissociation and Ego State Therapy theory. He offers guidance to help therapists understand when it is useful or necessary to use these two frameworks with clients being treated within an EMDR/Adaptive Information Processing Approach. The application of these concepts foster more successful work with clients with Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders. Members gain an understanding of and practice applying these two core approaches to Ego State work, as well as learn to implement powerful safety procedures. Three workshops 2014-2016


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