Easy Ego State Interventions with EMDR

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Camp Loughridge

4900 West Oak Leaf Drive

Tulsa, OK 74131

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Easy Ego State Interventions with EMDR: Three days of live training with Robin Shapiro

Using Ego State Therapy with Attachment Issues, Relationships, Sexual Issues, Performance Enhancement, Trauma Recovery, and Working with Dissociative States. Including interventions for calming immune systems, transforming shame, increasing resourcing, and healing personality disorders.

Lecture, 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 treatment 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 experienced personal transformation during the practice. Most are using the material as soon as they get back to work. Most of the Ego State interventions presented may also be used without EMDR, although integration with EMDR will be a central focus of the training.

A livestream option is not available for this training.

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

*18 CEUs available for social work, counselors, marriage and family therapists through the State of Oklahoma. Please check with your local licensing board if attending from out of state.

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; Easy Ego State Interventions, and her newest book Doing Psychotherapy. She does psychotherapy in Seattle, gives consultation to clinicians in 4 countries, and speaks often at conferences and workshops. Her trainings are accessible, transformational, and highly usable.


About the Location:

We will be meeting in The Lodge at Camp Loughridge, which is located in a beautiful wooded area about 10 minutes west of the Tulsa Hills area on 71st street. Additional information is included below.

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

EARLY BIRD Price: (3-day workshop): $400 (plus admin fee of $30) through July 22, 2019

REGULAR PRICE (3-day workshop): $450 (plus admin fee of $30) after July 22, 2019

**Refund policy

Refunds on purchased tickets are available only until August 8, 2019. There is a $50 processing fee for all refunds. *Prices subject to change.


The workshop may be cancelled or postponed 45 days prior to its date due to under-enrollment. Participants may want to wait before making travel arrangements. The workshop shall be cancelled or postponed if unforeseen circumstances, such as presenter illness and/or a natural disaster (a flood, earthquake, tornado, wildfire, or other major incident) arises. Participants will be refunded 100% on cancellation.

Are there any special requirements to enter the event?

This event is open to all licensed mental health professionals, including candidates and interns who are approved by their state board to be in the clinical training process. This event will be of special interest to EMDR therapists who would like to learn or expand their use of Ego State interventions. Therapists who are not EMDR trained are welcome to attend this event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

**Special Note:
Please arrive early on the first day and allow plenty of time to find the historic Lodge building. Camp Loughridge is about a 10 minute drive west of the Tulsa Hills area which houses a mall, hotels, and several restaurants. Continue to The Lodge at the west end of the campground by following signs for Ego State training that lead through the campground. Please be alert for pedestrian traffic and narrow roads. There is gravel parking both in front and around the west side of The Lodge, please respect the disabled access parking in the front of the building. Additional time will be provided for driving to the Tulsa Hills area for lunch, and the venue provides a great setting if you prefer to bring your lunch.

From outside the Tulsa area:

Tulsa International Airport (TUL) is about 19 miles from Camp Loughridge and the Tulsa Hills area where several hotels are conventiently located. Please see the map to Camp Loughridge, located close to I-75 if traveling from out of town. Tulsa has rental cars, Uber, and taxi services available.

From the Tulsa metro area:

Take 71st street west past the Tulsa Hills and crossing over I-75. Continue on 71st through the suburban area and follow signs for Camp Loughridge. Google maps provides an accurate route to the main office of the camp.

What are some hotel options located close to the event?

Hampton Inn & Suites


Home2 Suites by Hilton


SpringHill Suites by Marriott


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The following event organizers are available to answer questions:

Kevin Bonifield is an EMDRIA-Certified EMDR Therapist and EMDRIA-Approved Consultant. He sees clients in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area at his practice Calm Works Counseling, LLC. He can be reached via email at kevin@calmworkscounseling.com

Lindsay Benson, MS, LPC, is an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist who sees clients in the Tulsa, OK, area. More information about Lindsay's practice is available at: http://www.lindsaybensonlpc.com She can be reached at info@LindsayBensonlpc.com

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