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Trauma, PTSD & Traumatic Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions | Seminar on 3 DVDs | 6 hours
Marich, Jamie, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, RMT
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2013-09-01 / X50610
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Grief Counseling & Therapy
price: $279.95 (may be subject to change)
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NOTE: The seminar manual, CE information, and CE test are contained on disc #1 in PDF format. To access these documents, play disc #1 in your computer. For the video presentation, begin playing disc #1 in your DVD player.

Dozens of Practical Assessment, Diagnosis and Intervention Strategies
Latest Neuroscience Applications for Trauma Treatment
Evidence-Based Therapeutic Techniques
Learn from presenter’s field experiences in Post-War Bosnia
Multisensory interventions to treat the whole person

Complete this training program with a brand new toolkit of skills, interventions, and principles for rapid success with traumatized clients. Join Jamie and learn the standard of care for treatment in the field of traumatic stress – and its key ingredients. Implement evidence-based treatment protocols and interventions for establishing safety, desensitizing and reprocessing trauma memories, metabolizing and resolving grief/loss and finally, assisting clients in reconnecting to lives full of hope, connection, and achievement.

Jamie is a certified EMDR Therapist and approved consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDR). She is additionally a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), and has earned Certification in Disaster Thanatology. Jamie began her career in social services as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina opening her eyes to the widespread, horrific impact of traumatic stress and grief.


Conceptions & definitions
High-risk characteristics
Pre-natal, early life trauma
Single event vs. complex
Trauma & Stressor Related Disorders (DSM-5®)
Acute Stress Disorder
Adjustment Disorders
Reactive Attachment Disorder
Etymology & “wound care”
Developmental trauma & working with children

The Triune Brain Model
The Adaptive information Processing Model
Assessing through themes & negative cognitions
Subjective imprints of trauma
Innovative tools for assessment
Best practices for assessment
Establishing empathy from the first session

Grief, Bereavement & Mourning
Comparing Models: Engle, Kubler-Ross, Worden
Historical roots (masked grief)
Comparing trauma to grief/treatment implications
Grief, Bereavement in DSM-5®
Traumatic bereavement
Complex bereavement
Depressive disorders and grief
Grief across the developmental lifespan

Learn 7 holisitic strategies & variations
Mindfulness, yoga, recovery resources
Find out what works best
The four common factors
EMDR & Bilateral Therapies
Energy therapies
Cognitive therapies
Mindfulness-informed interventions
Somatic & focusing interventions
Narrative therapy
Gestalt traditions
Spiritual variations
The therapist/helper as intervention
The relational imperative/therapeutic alliance
Working with abreactions
The calming presence
What makes a good trauma therapist?

Describe the etiology and impact of traumatic stress on the client utilizing multiple assessment strategies.
Assess a client’s reaction to a traumatic event and make an appropriate diagnosis.
Explain grief, bereavement, and mourning are accounted for in the new DSM-5®.
Implement interventions to assist a client in dealing with the biopsychosocial manifestations of trauma, PTSD, and traumatic grief/complicated mourning.
Utilize appropriate evidence-based interventions to assist a client in dealing with the biopsychosocial-spiritual manifestations of trauma.
Explain the effects of trauma on the structure and function of the brain.


Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC, is a Licensed Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (LICDC) in the state of Ohio, specializing in addiction treatment (chemical & behavioral), PTSD, issues related to abuse and trauma, dissociative disorders, and grief. Jamie is a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), the Ohio Counseling Association, and the National Association of Addiction Professionals. She is a Certified Rational Living Hypnotherapist, and has earned Certification in Disaster Thanatology through the TEAR Center in Maryland. Interestingly, she began her career in social services as a humanitarian aid worker in post-war Bosnia-Herzegovina, which opened her eyes to the widespread, horrific impact of traumatic stress and grief.

Jamie is a certified EMDR Therapist and approved consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). Her research efforts were awarded by EMDRIA in 2008. Dr. Marich has several articles published in peer-reviewed and online journals about the clinical applications of EMDR, and in 2011, her first book EMDR Made Simple: 4 Approaches for Using EMDR with Every Client (Premier Publishing & Media, 2011) was published. In 2012, Jamie’s second book Trauma and the Twelve Steps: A Complete Guide to Enhancing Recovery was published, and its companion website,, has become a popular stop for trauma and addiction resources.

Jamie has been a leader in mental health residential treatment, and in chemical dependency treatment as an inpatient, outpatient, and dual diagnosis counselor. Jamie currently works in private practice at PsyCare, Inc. in Youngstown, OH, and she is a contributing faculty member with several online universities in counseling and psychology. In 2012, Jamie began offering retreats on trauma recovery and mindfulness topics, and she has been invited to give them at nationally-renowned facilities like the Kripalu School of Yoga & Health and the Esalen Institute. Audiences rave about Jamie’s lively, enthusiastic and interactive training skills, which she has built on since the age of 3 when first performing in a variety of artistic venues. Jamie is also a singer-songwriter with several CDs to her credit, and she is the developer of the “Dancing Mindfulness” practice ( ).

Note: Certificates are available for $9.99 USD per participant. Please contact PESI, Inc Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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