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Without your help, clients can rarely navigate the road to healing from gaslighting, codependency, torn attachment, narcissistic abuse, and the grief toxic relationships cause.

While you might easily recognize the signs that a client's sense of self is shattered...

Many therapists don't have dynamic and specific tools to help their clients overcome the debilitating damage of these relationships.

Sharpen your healing skills with easy-to-integrate interventions from the most in-demand approaches, like CBT, DBT & EMDR, to empower your clients to move their lives forward.

This comprehensive course brings together an expert panel of speakers who've devoted their professional careers to helping clients overcome the abuse and pain from toxic relationships. Now you can learn the skills and insight that they've honed through more than 100 years of combined clinical and research experience.
  • Treat co-occurring anxiety, PTSD, SUDs, Personality, Mood, & more
  • Restore rationale thought to clients who've been manipulated
  • Apply insights from research on love bombing, gaslighting, & more
  • Strategies for clients emerging from romantic, work, family, or other toxic relational trauma
  • Guide clients through the grief of past, present, & future losses

PLUS, get THREE incredible bonus trainings that explore somatic, attachment-based and more interventions.

Be the therapist that helps their clients learn to be vulnerable again — get ready to transform your skills and your client's lives.

Codependency, Narcissism & Trauma Bonding:
CBT, DBT & EMDR Strategies to Free Clients from Toxic Relationships

$924.94 Value
Own it for Just $199.99 Today!
Earn up to 21.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

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

Here's what you'll own in your professional library...
  • Unlimited access to over 21 hours of expert training content
  • A free eBook, downloadable worksheets, assessment tools, and client exercises
  • Access to a forum to share questions and insights with like-minded clinicians
  • Printable training manuals you can refer to again and again throughout your career

All while refining and expanding your concrete, in-session skill set!

What You'll Discover!
Get tailored tools for treating clients who've experienced traumatizing relationships — whether at work, in romance, with family members, or other places. Expand your scope of practice and help your clients rebuild their lives.

CBT, DBT & EMDR Strategies to Free Clients from Codependency, Narcissistic Abuse & Attachment Trauma
Krystal Mazzola Wood, LMFT | Click here for information about Krystal Mazzola Wood

Get essential skills from CBT, DBT, EMDR, Mindfulness & Narrative Therapy to move your clients forward in life after toxic relationships, attachment trauma, narcissistic abuse and more. In just three self-paced modules, you'll learn everything below:
Codependency: What you need to know
  • What codependency isn't
  • New research: narcissistic abuse, gaslighting, lovebombing
  • How codependency develops in childhood & adulthood
  • Trauma areas specific to codependency — bullying, rejection, social disconnection, IPV, infidelity, betrayal & addiction

Assessment and Diagnosis: Core symptoms of codependency
  • Red flags of codependency: common client statements, ruminations & more
  • Combat tendency to neglect, abuse, or self-sabotage
  • Explore core & empowerment shame issues
  • Comorbidities: SUDs, anxiety, PTSD, CPTSD, Personality & Mood Disorders
  • Exploring your client's loss of self

Dive into Problem Areas: Distorted Reality, Boundaries, Control & Relationships
  • Overcome roadblocks: resentment, people pleasing, approval seeking
  • Manage perfectionism, fantasy thinking & damage from gaslighting
  • Improve guilt, trust, catastrophizing & polarized thinking
  • Improve intimacy issues & heal fears of abandonment
  • Assessment checklist & more worksheet

Roadmap for Treatment: The 4-Core Treatment Stages
Phase one: Guide Clients' Self-Work
  • Build client insight & awareness to destructive patterns
  • Implement narrative therapy & journal writing prompts
  • Nervous system balancing exercises: yoga, mindfulness, medication & more
  • Combat shame with self-validation
  • Teach clients how to practice patience
Phase Two: Integrate the 4-Boundary Part System
  • Replace shame with self-validation
  • Create internal & external boundaries in clients
  • Explore 7 types of essential boundaries
  • Help client's authentic self shine
Phase Three: Trauma Healing
  • Grief work specific to relationships
  • Intervene in fight-flight-freeze response
  • Diaphragmatic breathing — instructions & benefits
  • Guide inner child and reparenting
  • Healthy parenting education
  • Guided scripts for self-visualization and inner child visualization
Phase Four: Relationship & Intimacy Skill Building
  • Step-by-step guidance in assertiveness training
  • Appropriate empathy and vulnerability
  • Teach clients to accept support
  • Flooding and time-outs
  • Build awareness of abusive behaviors
  • Interdependence — the solution to co-dependency
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Strategies and Codependency Recovery
Phase One
  • Learn self-soothing toolkit & teach mindfulness to clients
  • Practice radical acceptance of self & self-validation
  • Discover states of Mind
  • Learn ACCEPTS
  • Work with the 5 senses
Phase Two
  • Dialectical thinking about self, others, reality
  • Radical acceptance of others
  • Check facts to correct distortions
  • Practice "coping ahead"
Phase Three
  • Dialectical thinking
  • Radical acceptance of change
  • Meaning making — IMPROVE
Phase Four
  • DEAR MAN, THINK & other interventions
  • Broken record for boundary development

EMDR, CBT & Narrative Therapy Strategies
  • Container
  • Butterfly hug
  • Safe place
  • Negative cognitions and validity of cognition
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Thinking mistakes
  • Challenge and Replace Negative Thoughts
  • Response prevention plan
  • Effective problem solving
Narrative therapy
  • Deconstruct the socially constructed self
  • Writing as therapy
  • Externalize inner critic

Self of the Therapist: How Your Work Supports Therapy
  • Prevent clients from entering a co-dependent relationship with you
  • Examine personal experiences and biases
  • Impact of pervasive codependent messages in culture
  • Manage perfectionism
  • Role model self-compassion & boundaries

Two case-studies
  • "Savannah" codependency with comorbidity of PTSD and BPD
  • "Leticia" codependency with comorbidity of anxiety

Narcissistic Abuse for Therapists: Empower Clients to Break Free and Recover from Gaslighting, Emotional Manipulation and Coercion
Amy Marlow-MaCoy, LPC | Click here for information about Amy Marlow-MaCoy

Get clients to overcome the toxic legacy of their most challenging relationships with narcissists and other abusers.
A Clinician's Guide to Narcissism:
Narcissistic Personality Disorder and the Spectrum of Narcissistic Traits
  • DSM-5™ criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Social and culturally acquired definitions
  • The spectrum of narcissistic traits
  • Narcissistic traits without meeting criteria for NPD
  • Psychoeducation for survivors about NPD, narcissistic behavior and its consequences

Narcissistic Abuse and General Emotional Abuse:
Similarities, Differences and Tactics Impacting Detection and Treatment
  • Goals of perpetrators of emotional abuse vs. narcissistic abuse
  • Cycle of abuse in narcissistic relationships
  • Gaslighting and other tactics of manipulation and coercion
  • What is narcissistic supply?
  • Subtypes: engulfing and ignoring/neglecting

Narcissistic Abuse in Specific Relationships:
Dynamics and Impacts
  • Romantic/intimate relationships/sex addiction
  • Co-parenting vs. counter-parenting
  • Friendships and frenemies
  • Family of origin — the golden child, black sheep, scapegoat, and invisible child
  • Lack of self-esteem, difficulties trusting others, C-PTSD and other effects of narcissistic abuse

Potential Missteps and Traps to Avoid
  • Everyone's a narcissist (over-pathologizing problematic behaviors)
  • No one's a narcissist (dismissing client reports because you can't diagnose NPD)
  • Pushing for reconciliation or family therapy
  • Inadvertently gaslighting clients by questioning hard-to-spot emotional manipulation
  • Not focusing enough on calming the underlying trauma triggers

Victims of Narcissistic Abuse in Therapy:
Break the Cycle of Abuse through Increased Autonomy, Agency and Sense-of-Self
  • Building assertiveness and individuation — strategies to help clients be their own individual
    • Exercises to help clients discover their own preferences, interests, desires, and goals
    • Teach clients to distinguish between assertiveness, aggression, and passive aggression
    • Counteract internalized messaging that assertive communication is harmful, cold, cruel, or harsh
    • Prepare clients for the backlash that often attends increasing autonomy and agency
    • Cultural sensitivity considerations
  • Exploring levels of contact and clients' wishes regarding contact
    • Developing healthy boundaries — how to best protect themselves within the relationship parameters they choose
    • Processing guilt/shame over setting boundaries and saying no
    • Coping strategies for when contact is inevitable

Additional Approaches and Considerations
  • Trauma competency — an essential for working with these clients
  • Inner child work to heal attachment wounds
  • Is family therapy advised?
  • Specific modalities to explore - AEDP, IFS, EMDR, SE, BSP, Gestalt
  • Research, risks and treatment limitations

Codependence: Treatment Strategies for Clients Who Lose Themselves in Others
Nancy Johnson, LPC, LSATP, MAC, NCC | Click here for information about Nancy L. Johnston

Get skills to help any client overcome codependent behaviors, thoughts, and debilitating feelings. You'll walk away with skills to help re-orient clients to themselves, such as:
  • Over-focused on caring for, fixing, controlling, pleasing, and/or conflict-avoiding
  • Specific strategies for adult children of an addict
  • Shift client's focus from the external to the internal & get them talking about themselves in session
  • Help clients get in touch with their suffering, instead of downplaying it
  • Guidance on how to help clients in abusive relationships
  • Empower clients to overcome their fears that keep them from making life changes

All in simple, non-stigmatizing language that helps clients change their lives for good!
CBT, DBT & EMDR Strategies for Codependency, Narcissism & Trauma Bonding

$924.94 Value
Yours Today for Only $199.99 — Incredible Savings!
Earn up to 21.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

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

Frank Anderson, MD
Untangling Toxic Relationships: Helping Clients Release Abusive Cycles
Laura Copley, PhD, LPC | Click here for information about Laura Copley

Learn a therapeutic framework you can apply to help all your clients recognize the spectrum of toxic relationships, heal the wounds that create trauma bonds, and rediscover their Self. You'll discover how to:
  • Map the five stages of the trauma bonding
  • Apply concrete tools to help clients reclaim and reparent the Self
  • Use an experiential "cord-cutting" intervention that releases clients from toxic dynamics to open themselves to post-traumatic growth

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD
Bringing the Body into Therapy: Clinical Tools from Relationship Repair and Somatic Experiencing
Abi Blakeslee, SEP, CMT, MFT, PhD | Click here for information about Abi Blakeslee

Pulling from the latest developments in Somatic Experiencing and neuroplasticity, you'll get a dynamic toolkit of body-oriented approaches for treating early developmental trauma as well as helping clients improve nervous-system regulation to repair relationships. You'll explore:
  • The neurophysiological and embodied underpinnings of healthy relationships
  • How to create a vibrant experience of resilience and wholeness in your work
  • How implicit memory shapes our physiological and psychological responses to trauma and recovery
  • Three skills to work with the autonomic nervous system to rebound from trauma and overwhelm
Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD
Downloadable eBook
Trauma and Attachment: Over 150 Attachment-Based Interventions to Heal Trauma

by Christina Reese, PhD, LCPC | Click here for information about Christina Reese

Through a variety of worksheets, exercises, and activities, this book provides clients with the tools they need to develop a foundation for healing so they can find feelings of safety and security within relationships again.

You'll find tools to help your clients heal from the impact of:
  • Abuse by helping them establish safety and security within relationships.
  • Neglect by teaching them to find their voice and express their needs.
  • Medical trauma by helping them adjust to a new normal and better tolerate uncertainty.
  • Natural disasters by using mindful grounding techniques to navigate sensory triggers and cultivate mind-body awareness.
  • Witnessing violence by restoring clients' sense of felt safety and helping clients identify what they can control to keep themselves safe.

CBT, DBT & EMDR Strategies
to Heal Toxic Relationships

$924.94 Value
Yours Today for Only $199.99 — Incredible Savings!
Plus, two free CE sessions AND an eBook.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This course is designed for all mental health professionals treating clients who've been exposed to toxicity in romantic relationships, the work family, familial relationships or other relational trauma. Get answers to challenging questions both you and your client have, such as "What does a trauma bond with a narcissist look like? Can a trauma bond turn into love?" You'll get clinical strategies for your clients who won't leave toxic relationships or are ridden with grief and trauma.

Whether you work with individuals or couples, you'll help free your clients from suffering. If you've loved our other courses on toxic relationships, here's your chance to get specific strategies for clients who've freed themselves from those relationships and NEED tools to get their livelihood back.

This self-paced training provides the skills and tools you need to end the tyrannical hold of relational trauma. You want your clients to re-connect with their long-neglected selves, let go of the "not enough" narrative, and learn to embrace, befriend, and listen to their internal wisdom. Upon completion, you will have a comprehensive toxic relationship toolkit that transforms your client's lives.

With over 22 hours of online video training, role-plays, insightful commentary, interventions and examples, 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!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, Contact Us. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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Codependency, Narcissism & Trauma Bonding:
CBT, DBT & EMDR Strategies to Free Clients from Toxic Relationships

$924.94 Value
Own it for Just $199.99 Today!
Earn up to 21.75 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

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

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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