Pre- & Post Conference Intensives


Thursday, May 12th ~ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

P1: Using Energy Psychology to Address Developmental Trauma: Tools For Self- and Co-Regulation

Kristin Miller, PhD

Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW

6 CE Hours*

Level: All


Developmental trauma can negatively impact a person for the rest of their lives if it's not addressed. Predictors of recovery include learning to compassionately attune with self and others, and learning to regulate the nervous system. Discover how to co-regulate with trauma survivors using energy psychology techniques so that they can regulate themselves and calmly engage with the world and you can stay calm while helping them.




  • Identify at least two differences between developmental trauma and shock trauma.

  • Name at least two parts of the brain that are impacted by developmental trauma.

  • Identify at least two signs that a client is dysregulated.

  • Determine which energy psychology regulating technique to use in each of the five polyvagal states with developmental trauma survivors.

  • Use at least 4 techniques to self-regulate in preparation to work with survivors.

  • Teach at least 4 techniques to survivors so they can co-regulate and self-regulate.

Kristin Miller, PhD, psychologist, DCEP, TFT and TTT humanitarian trainer, specializes in treating developmental intergenerational trauma. She has developed Emotional First Aid materials and training through ACEP's Humanitarian Committee and participates in community trauma management programs through Shasta County's ACE's Program and Wellness Program.


Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, DCEP, ACEP's Humanitarian Committee chair, works with trauma survivors using a variety of energy psychology techniques including EFT, sound and Havening. She teaches courses in energy practices to providers working with youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.

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P2: Holographic Memory Resolution:
Clean Language & Color Reframing for Memory-Based Pain/Pathology

Brent Baum, SSL, LISAC

6 CE Hours*

Level: All

Learn effective interventions from somatic, energy, and color psychologies that can reduce the impact of memory-based pathology. Holographic Memory Resolution uniquely facilitates the release of the physiological and emotional attachments that are created by trauma and moments of overwhelm. By empowering our internal resources, using color as brainwave frequency,  we transmit "proof of safety" to the subconscious mind, effectively releasing our body's attachment the past and its outdated physiology, thereby helping to discharge memory-based pain and pathology.



  • List at least 3 definitions of trauma. 

  • Describe the 5 stages of esteem/shame induction. 

  • Describe the importance of the "T-1" concept for the effective treatment of complex trauma. 

  • Distinguish the 3 levels of the trauma continuum. 

  • Explain the origins and importance of "memory-mapping" for the treatment of complex PTSD. 

  • Describe 2 ways that color can be used as an adjunct to enhance the effectiveness of energy psychology.

Brent Baum, SSL, LISAC, is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, and interdisciplinary specialist with expertise in traumatology, addictions, spirituality and archaeology. He is the developer of Holographic Memory Resolution and is a licensed substance abuse counselor for the state of Arizona. 


P3: Free Your Self with the Power of Words - Through Logosynthesis

Willem Lammers, MSc, DPsych

6 CE Hours*

Level: All

Logosynthesis is an integrative approach to healing and development, based on the power of words to restore frozen energy. Professionals and lay people can easily learn and use it to resolve disturbing memories, fearful fantasies, and limiting beliefs, as well as a variety of other physical and mental problems.


  • Describe the 4 key principles of Logosynthesis as a system for self-coaching and guided change.

  • Name 2 aspects of Logosynthesis that make it a powerful procedure for personal and spiritual development.

  • Describe the 3 main application fields of Logosynthesis.

  • Name 2 practical exercises that demonstrate the effect of the power of words in Logosynthesis.

  • Apply Logosynthesis to 3 personal issues (such as fears and disturbing memories).

  • Describe 3 ways to integrate the acquired knowledge of Logosynthesis in your existing worldview.

Willem Lammers MSc, DPsych is a Swiss/Dutch psychotherapist, a supervisor, and a consultant to organizations with over 40 years of experience in the field. He trained in transactional analysis, NLP, EMDR and energy psychology. He developed Logosynthesis and teaches this amazing new model around the world. He has written ten books.

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P4: The Enneagram, Conflict Resolution & Willingness

Russ Hudson

6 CE Hours*

Level: All

The nine Enneagram types are not arranged randomly and can be put together meaningfully into different triadic groupings. One of the most useful groupings reveals the primary way that each type approaches conflict and difficulty and highlights ways that human beings can so easily misunderstand each other's intentions. Further, the same grouping also indicates what potential clients are looking for in choosing a therapist or coach, thus offering methods for greater effectiveness and engagement in sessions. 


  • Identify 2 of the key triadic relationships highlighted by the Enneagram.

  • Describe the relationship between the 9 Enneagram points and the work of Karen Horney.

  • State how the triadic groupings can assist in personality assessment.

  • Perform repeatable experiential exercises in 3 modalities of conflict resolution.

  • Identify at least 2 "blind spots" in your relationships with clients. 

  • Delineate at least 3 practices for improving conflict resolution for your clients.

Russ Hudson is widely regarded as one of the top teachers and developers of the Enneagram system in the world today. He co-authored with Don Richard Riso five best-selling books on the subject, including The Wisdom of the Enneagram, Personality Types, and a scientifically validated test instrument, the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI). He recently released an audiobook The Enneagram: Nine Gateways to Presence and holds a degree in East Asian Studies from Columbia University. Russ has appeared on Good Morning America, and The CBS Morning Show as an expert on personality type. 

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P5: Qigong IS Energy Psychology: The Qi Cultivation Path to Healing, Practical Empowerment & Inner Light Awakening

Roger Jahnke, OMD

No CE Hours

Level: All

Integral Qigong is a convergence of ancient wisdom (Qi, prana) and contemporary science (telomeres, vagal tone, mitochondrial fitness, innate immunity) of self-healing, empowerment and transcendental self-realization. Qigong energetically integrates the Three Treasures, Body-HeartMind-Spirit, by using gentle movements, breath regulation and mind focus/meditation; creating profound states of inner coherence. In this workshop, you will learn a number of Qi cultivation practices, including the widely acclaimed 9 Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery. You will also experience the practice of Qi sound healing, using voice to activate inner energy resonance to transform your organs and your emotions. The sounds create a portal for awakening the irrevocable presence of your eternal, transcendental essence. 



  • Realize and experience Qigong as an original form of energy psychology.

  • Experience the energetic unity and wholeness of all existence, as it manifests within your own being. 

  • Awaken to and access the essential nature of the Self, cultivating a profound sense of autonomy, sovereignty and peace.

  • Experience the energy, Qi, of infinite cosmological source as to true root of wellbeing, personal power and vital longevity.

  • Explore The Three Treasures – Body Qi (Jing Qi), HeartMind Qi (Xin Qi), Spirit Qi (Shen Qi) as a profound key to liberation beyond personal history and all forms of medical diagnoses.

  • Practice the 9 Phases of Cultivating and Mastering Qi, a form of personal alchemical transformation.

Roger Jahnke, OMD, is chief of staff at the Health Action Integrative Medicine Clinic in Santa Barbara California. He is director of the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi (IIQTC), a mind-body research and training institute that has trained 2000 teachers and practice leaders and has contributed to research in numerous respected medical journals. With 10 research trips to Asia's universities, hospitals, temples and sacred mountain sites, Roger has distilled the essence of qi/prana cultivation in his widely revered books The Healer Within and The Healing Promise of Qi.

* Session is approved for CME and other CE boards, but no APA CE is available.

** Session is approved for CME, APA CE and many other CE boards.

Please visit the CE Hours page for detailed information.


Monday, May 16th ~ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

T1: The HBLU Approach for Eliminating Hidden Patterns of Suffering

Judith A. Swack, PhD

6 CE Hours*

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Discover Judith's original research on the hidden patterns of suffering, why they are hidden, how to find them, and how to clear them. Clients and practitioners alike will experience profound benefits and take their healing work to the next level.



  • List 3 patterns that interfere with accurate muscle testing.

  • Perform the Simple Clearing protocol.

  • Perform a meridian tapping technique for unblocking the energy field.

  • Clear negative transference.

  • Perform meridian tapping technique for clearing fear of the truth.

  • Perform a protocol for fully integrating the soul in the body.


Judith A. Swack, PhD, is a scientist, teacher, healer and visionary, and a winner of the 2015 ACEP award for Major Contribution to the Field of Energy Psychology. She has synthesized biomedical research with techniques from other healing systems to create Healing from the Body Level Up, an innovative and powerful methodology with transformative results.

T2: Timing is Everything: Critical Information to Safely Treat Trauma  

Mary Sise, LCSW, DCEP

6 CE Hours**

Level: All

This course will begin with an overview of neurobiology and the four stages of trauma treatment. You will learn strategies to assess for dissociation, ways to stabilize and strengthen your clients and careful instructions for trauma processing, including a video of using energy psychology with a dissociative client.



  • Describe how to evaluate and assess all patients to screen for dissociative phenomena and signs of multiple traumas.

  • Describe 2 strategies to demystify trauma to your patients.

  • Name 2 strategies to modulate affect and build competencies in your patient prior to any memory work.

  • Describe 2 strategies to process traumas in a contained way that minimizes abreaction and deterioration.

  • Name 2 strategies to process trauma for patients with dissociated ego states.

  • Describe 1 situation in which you should refer your patient to another professional.


Mary Sise, LCSW, DCEP is a past president of ACEP and co-author of The Energy of Belief and author of Tapping the Panic out of Pandemic. An international speaker, she has a private practice in Latham, NY. 

* Session is approved for CME and other CE boards, but no APA CE is available.

** Session is approved for CME, APA CE and many other CE boards.

Please visit the CE Hours page for detailed information.

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