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Why SAFE EMDR Approach?

By Deb Kennard, Founder of the Personal Transformation Institute and Developer of the SAFE EMDR approach. SAFE EMDR was developed by me, Deb Kennard, in 2014. I was fortunate to be introduced to EMDR in 1995 and even more fortunate to have been trained by Francine...

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Embodied Compassion

Principles for Effective Treatment and Living By Deb Kennard, PTI Founder There are some principles I believe are important for effective clinical treatment, these principles are imperative if working with trauma.  I will be exploring how some important principles are...

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The Time is Now. A Call for Change.

Dear Friends and Colleagues in the PTI Community, We at PTI wish to add our voice to the many who are speaking out against the tragic murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor and the countless unnamed others who have suffered and died as a result of...

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New EMDRIA Accredited 6-Day Online EMDR Training

What has changed in the past 2 months?  How have you adapted?  What have you learned about yourself in this time of world crisis?   What will be better because of the global pandemic? At Personal Transformation Institute (PTI) we have faced the challenge of adapting...

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The Dance of the Answer

Alice Stricklin, PTI Trainer It was our 9th or 10th session.  They all blurred together.  It almost felt like de ja vu.  We weren’t getting anywhere. The client was not experiencing any movement and was getting frustrated.  I was getting frustrated.  The client...

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