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When clients have overt and hidden trauma, knowing what to treat first, when, and how can be overwhelming...

The slightest mistake can derail therapy or profoundly hurt your traumatized clients...

You can't afford to hesitate or second-guess.

That's why we've developed a framework with a clear path forward for complex PTSD and trauma treatment.

When you register for this integrative complex trauma certification course using EMDR, CPT, CBT, Parts Work, Polyvagal Theory, Neuroscience and MORE...

You will get cutting-edge, evidence-based approaches that do more than just diminish symptoms. You'll gain a dynamic skill set for unlocking the layers of complex trauma to free your client's body, mind, and spirit!

Our distinctive interdisciplinary team of renowned experts target every facet of complex PTSD and trauma. You'll walk away with the confidence to implement:

  • EMDR techniques to unlock the pain surrounding traumatic memories
  • Parts Work to quickly identify and accept wounded parts
  • Principles of CPT to overcome trauma-driven stuck points
  • Exercises based on Polyvagal Theory to regulate your client's nervous system, and more!


PLUS, as a bonus, we'll cover your first two years of CCTP-II certification through Evergreen Certifications!

Become a master therapist with the power to treat every layer of C-PTSD and complex trauma.


Complex PTSD & Trauma Certification Training

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II (CCTP-II)

$1,533.91 Value
JUST $389.99 TODAY
Plus, earn up to 24 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for course objectives and outline | Click here for Credit details

*For certification requirements see FAQ for more details.

Presented in EN, subtitles in EN and FR, handouts in EN and FR

Our CCTP-II training blends revolutionary techniques with time-honored therapeutic approaches so you can:

  • Use EMDR, one of the most effective treatments available, to treat trauma
  • Overcome deeply rooted "stuck points" using CPT principles
  • Help clients bring compassion to their most wounded parts
  • Conceptualize clients from a mind, body, spirit perspective for total healing
  • Regulate your client's nervous system using polyvagal techniques, mindfulness, and yoga!


CCTP-II training is the key to being more efficient with treatments so you can develop your practice while reducing burnout!

Course Outline
Part I: Complex-PTSD (C-PTSD) Clinical Treatment
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT
Module 1 | Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Hallmark must-know symptoms
  • Diagnostic clarification and differential diagnosis
  • Key contributing factors of C-PTSD

Module 2 | Neurobiology of C-PTSD
  • Functional Polyvagal Theory
  • 6 Stages of trauma response
  • Heart Rate Variability and the Social Nervous System
  • Utilizing Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Psychobiological regulation
  • Implications of ACES
  • Neuroplasticity & Trauma

Module 3 | The Damage of C-PTSD
  • Intrusive symptoms and anxiety
  • Counter emotional dysregulation
  • Avoidance symptoms and phobic reactions
  • Recover clients from dissociation
  • Dispute cognitive distortions
  • Link to physical health & somatic problems
  • Deactivate preverbal and nonverbal memories
  • Resolve shame-driven pain

Module 4 | Interventions From the Most Effective Approaches
  • Psychodynamic and Relational Theories
  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Somatic Psychology
  • Parts Work
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Module 5 | Best Integrative Interventions
  • Use a biopsychosocial approach
  • Recognize attachment injuries
  • Facilitate the healing of transgenerational trauma
  • Identify parts, ego states & defenses
  • Mutual regulation and relational repair
  • Prepare for trauma processing
  • Integrate grief work into treatment
  • Make long-lasting positive change

Module 6 | Best Experiential Interventions
  • Conscious breathing for self-regulation
  • Grounding and sensory awareness
  • Containment: Reclaim choice & control
  • Build imaginal allies
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
  • Somatic interventions: Titration, sequencing, and somatic re-patterning
  • Bilateral stimulation and dual attention

Module 7 | Create Post-Traumatic Growth
  • The 6 Pillars of Resilience
  • Resilience as a process and outcome
  • Move clients from learned helplessness to optimism
  • Encourage Post-Traumatic Growth

Module 8 | Self-Care for Improved Outcomes
  • Identify resources that improve your clinical skills
  • In-session self-care to improve focus
  • Burnout prevention techniques
Part II: EMDR and Parts Work for Trauma
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT
Module 1 | Neurobiology of PTSD
  • Nuances of stress, trauma, and complex PTSD
  • Impact of dissociation
  • Interpersonal neurobiology, somatic psychology, and social engagement
  • Polyvagal theory
  • Skills: Spacious, Relational Awareness & Co-Regulation

Module 2 | Assessment and Case Conceptualization
  • Identify chronic, repeated, developmental and sociocultural trauma
  • Overcoming betrayal trauma
  • Assess for dissociation ("fragmentation")
  • How parts, ego states and defenses create walls to change
  • Compassionate strategies for "Resistant" clients
  • Move from shame to empowerment
  • Skills: Understand emotional dysregulation as a 'part,' connect to the adult self, differentiating from a part
Module 3 | Modified EMDR and Parts Work for Complex PTSD
  • The 8 phases of EMDR therapy
  • Neural networks and “encapsulated” ego states
  • Bilateral stimulation and dual attention in EMDR therapy
  • Modified EMDR therapy protocols
  • Preparation for trauma reprocessing
  • Cultivate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion
  • Skills: Choice and containment, build allies for a part of self, facilitate repair scenarios, reprocess a traumatic memory, positive state installation
  • Cultivate Post-Traumatic Growth and Healing
  • Trauma recovery and the bell curve
  • Resilience as a process and an outcome
  • Move from learned helplessness to learned optimism
  • Skills: Create your resilience recipe
Part III: CPT, Pharmacology & Advanced Dissociation Treatment
The Keys Behind How Cognitive Processing Heals PTSD
Kathleen M. Chard, PhD
  • Apply the most effective elements of CPT
  • Break myths about PTSD recovery & treatment
  • Take the 3 keys that help clients overcome stuck points
A Therapist's Guide to the Pharmacology of Trauma and Dissociation
Frank Anderson, MD
  • Integrate new research on neurotransmitters, medications, and side effects
  • Explore the complex relationship between hormones and PTSD
  • Understand how and why atypical anti-psychotics can help with dissociation, and more!
Advances in Treating Trauma-Related Dissociation
Kathy Steele, MN, CS
  • Break dissociative attachment cycles
  • Identify and dismantle phobias that maintain trauma-related dissociation
  • Use parts work to improve therapeutic relationship for client stability
Complex PTSD & Trauma Certification Training

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II (CCTP-II)
Complex PTSD & Trauma Certification Course

$1,533.91 Value


Presented in EN, subtitles in EN and FR, handouts in EN and FR
"This workshop was amazing — what an incredibly interesting presenter. The information was excellent and relevant and I have taken much with me to use in my practice." — Joanne K., MSW RSW
"Lots of good information to process and bring into my practice." — Dawn E., Counselor
"I have been integrating the learning into my practice and I am incredibly please with the presentations and the content." — Alex D., Psychotherapist
"This was a wonderful course. It was worth every penny." — Johanna M., Community Mental Health Counselor
Certification FAQ

CCTP-I is your first essential and foundational trauma treatment training certification.

CCTP-II training is the second step in your journey toward becoming a master therapist. Our CCTP-II trainings focus on treating complex trauma and the most challenging clinical presentations. From CCTP-II training, you'll get the opportunity to develop your skills and interventions for trauma into a refined toolbox for helping almost any client.

While a clinician at any level of practice can benefit from this training in order to be eligible for CCTP-II certification, a CCTP-I certification course must have been successfully passed.


Excellent, you can still take this course! Our CCTP-II course is packed with information, skill development and evidence-based interventions for complex PTSD and trauma that will improve your clinical outcomes and elevate your career. And, if you change your mind, you'll still have the opportunity to earn certification later.

As a reminder, in order to be eligible for CCTP-II certification, successful completion of a CCTP-I course is required.


Almost 30,000 of your colleagues have chosen to advance their career with certification through our exclusive courses. Certification is simple and easy to earn, just watch the online course, complete the CE tests and instantly print your CE certificate, then submit your certification application to Evergreen Certifications. If you're not convinced, click here to see what your colleagues are saying about how certification has advanced their careers.

Frequently Asked Questions

This Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II course will take your practice to the next level. You'll be able to treat trauma more effectively by learning from world-renown experts the most innovate, evidenced-based treatments available. You'll gain an incredible breadth of knowledge regarding assessment, diagnosis, theory, and application.

In order to be eligible for CCTP-II certification you must verify having met the educational requirements for CCTP-I training through Evergreen Certifications.


With over 23 hours of online video training, interventions, case examples, and audience Q&A sessions, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours! Earn your certification!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, Contact Us


Yes! Once you register for this self-paced course, the materials are yours to keep, access, and review forever.


Yes! Your CCTP-II certification demonstrates elevated competency in that you have met clear and established guidelines of training and experience. Being certified allows you to develop your practice specifically tailored to treating the clients you want to treat. Beyond this, you'll attract new clients to your practice by standing out as an expert in your field.

*Verify you have met the educational requirements for the Level 1 Certification, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through Evergreen Certifications. Click here for CCTP details, including which trainings meet the educational requirements for CCTP certification.

Meet Your Experts:

Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT
Arielle Schwartz, PhD, CCTP-II, E-RYT, the developer of Resilience-Informed Therapy, focuses her interventions on helping to heal the client's whole person from trauma. Arielle is renowned for blending EMDR, somatic psychology, mindfulness-based therapies, and relational psychotherapy into innovative evidence-based trauma treatments that heal clients and lock in long-term changes.

Click here for information about Arielle Schwartz

Kathleen Chard, PhD, is a highly sought-after speaker that has instructed over 5,000 clinicians in the use of CPT for treating trauma. As the co-developer of CPT and co-author of its training manuals, Kathleen continues to use CPT, one of the most effective treatments ever developed, as she treats Veterans with PTSD in the VA.

Click here for information about Kathleen M. Chard
Kathleen Chard, PhD

Frank Anderson, MD
Frank Anderson, MD, is a lead trainer and consultant for the Internal Family Systems Institute and psychiatrist specializing in how to treat clients from trauma and dissociation. Frank brings three decades of clinical and research experience to his trainings. In addition, Frank has published highly popularized books about trauma, dissociation, and Internal Family Systems therapy.

Click here for information about Frank Anderson

Kathy Steele, MN, CS, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and is a celebrated author on the topics of trauma and dissociation. Kathy is an expert trainer who has trained clinicians all over the world to improve their outcomes with traumatized clients.

Click here for information about Kathy Steele
Kathy Steel, MN CS

Complex PTSD & Trauma Certification Training

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II (CCTP-II)

$1,533.91 Value
JUST $389.99 TODAY
Plus, earn up to 24 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for course objectives and outline | Click here for Credit details

*For certification requirements see FAQ for more details.

Presented in EN, subtitles in EN and FR, handouts in EN and FR

Not convinced? Listen to what your colleagues are saying...

Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice — Get Certified!

In just three easy steps, you can become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II: Complex Trauma starting today:

  • Step 1: Watch the online course.
    Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your CE certificates.
    Step 3: Submit the Certification Questionnaire included in this training, and your application is complete.


That’s it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional standards apply. In order to meet CCTP-II certification, CCTP-I requirements must be met. Learn more at Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level II (CCTP-II): Complex Trauma - Evergreen Certifications

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