Master EMDR & Dissociation: Transform Your Trauma Treatment Approach

Have you tried using EMDR to treat complex trauma without addressing dissociation? Most likely it has left you and your client frustrated with a lack of progress.

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EMDR & Dissociation: Working with Parts Through the Meeting Place




JUNE 21, 2024

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In-depth Knowledge

Gain comprehensive understanding of dissociation and parts work with EMDR therapy.

Practical Techniques

Learn meeting place and other practical interventions for working with dissociation and integrating parts work with EMDR.

Professional Growth

Enhance your professional skills and expand your therapy toolkit with our course.

EMDR & Dissociation: Working with Parts Through the Meeting Place


Jennifer Jenkins-Boitnott, LPC & Melanie Stoudt, LPC

EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapists & EMDR Consultants

Date & Location


Friday, June 21st 2024

09:00 am - 04:00 pm EST

Registration Deadline


Deadline: June 15th, 2024 

Skill Level


Full EMDR Training Required

CEs Offered

5.5 EMDRIA credits

Approval #23026-07


Imagine becoming the go-to therapist for trauma and dissociation in your area.

Signing up for our course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to take your EMDR practice to the next level.

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Learn through lecture, discussion,
demonstrations, videos, and practicum


  • Foundational information about: window of tolerance, polyvagal theory and dissociation
  • Strategies for addressing dissociation and parts
  • Strategies for therapist self care when working with complex trauma

Grow Your Clinical Skills

  • Using the meeting place exercise with clients to do parts work as part of Phase 2 of EMDR
  • Assessing dissociation within the 8 phases of EMDR


  • Treatment of dissociation with the EMDR model including using parts work
  • Using the meeting place exercise to engage in parts work with clients
  • Using tools and strategies to implement during each phase of EMDR to effectively treat dissociation
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Training Day Itinerary:

  • 09:00am - 10:15am
    • Window of tolerance
    • Polyvagal theory
    • Defining & assessing for dissociation
    • Dissociation within the 8 phases of EMDR
  • 10:15am - 10:30am 
    • Break - 15 minutes
  • 10:30am - 11:00am
    • Treating dissociation
    • Parts, fragmented parts & conceptualizing parts as a trauma response 
    • Parts work
    • Video example 
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
    • Moment to moment attunement
    • Practicum
    • Demonstration
    • Noticing parts 
    • Pacing
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00pm
    • Lunch break - 1 hour
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm 
    • Meeting place introduction
    •  Meeting place exercise instruction
    • Meeting place demonstration
  • 02:30pm - 02:45pm
    • Break - 15 minutes
  • 02:45pm - 03:45pm
    • Integrating meeting place with EMDR
    • Video example
    • Interventions for dissociation within 8 phases of EMDR 
  • 03:45pm - 04:00pm 
    • Therapist self care 
    • Closing


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Meet the Presenters:

Jennifer Jenkins-Boitnott, LPC

Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed in the state of Virginia. Jennifer is an EMDRIA Certified therapist, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and the Owner of Simply Rewire. Simply Rewire is an EMDRIA Approved Credit Provider #23026. 

Since 2021, Jennifer has focused on providing Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy intensives at her private practice Sea Glass LLC in Richmond, Virginia. In addition to her clinical work, Jennifer provides training and consultation to fellow EMDR therapists on refining their EMDR skills and growing their EMDR services in private practice.

After completing her basic EMDR training in 2016, Jennifer knew that EMDR was the missing piece she had been searching for to help her clients heal from trauma and stress. In 2020, when Jennifer started learning about EMDR Intensives, again it was clear this was another missing piece to bring accelerated healing to her clients and flexibility into her work life. 

Melanie Stoudt, LPC

Melanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed in the state of Virginia. Melanie is an EMDR Certified Therapist, EMDR Consultant, and the Founder/Owner of Melanie M Stoudt LLC.

Melanie has been in private practice since 2001 and an EMDR therapist since 2009.  Demonstrating expertise in the field of complex trauma and dissociation, Melanie utilizes somatic techniques, parts work, Polyvagal theory, and a relational approach within her EMDR practice. Melanie incorporates her attuned, compassionate presence with an engaging, clear teaching style.

Melanie provides EMDR Intensives to clients impacted by challenges, such as complex trauma, dissociation, anxiety, attachment wounds, loss, and recent traumatic events. Further, she provides EMDR consultation for therapists seeking EMDRIA Certification and Consultant status, as well as treatment approaches for complex cases, such as clients with dissociation and pre-verbal and developmental trauma.


 Transform Your Work with Complex Trauma Clients

Harness the power of EMDR and the Meeting Place to help clients with dissociation progress and heal!

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We Look Forward to Seeing You on Zoom!

Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 09:00am - 04:00pm EST

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