Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Heal Traumatic Stress & Build Resilience with Kate Truitt

Live Broadcast Date/Time:

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 • 1:00 – 4:15 pm ET
Thursday, September 26, 2024 • 1:00 – 4:15 pm ET


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Step into the forefront of psychological intervention with Dr. Kate Truitt’s new online course on harnessing neuroplasticity for healing traumatic stress.

The Origins of Traumatic Stress

In this course, you’ll explore the deeply ingrained beliefs, maladaptive cognitions, and traumatic encodings that intricately shape our emotional landscape. These neural encodings are primarily located within the brain’s amygdala—the epicenter of emotional processing. They exert profound influence over individuals struggling with anxiety, trauma, and depression, yet remain a formidable challenge to effectively address.

The Connection Between Neuroscience and Healing

We then examine the profound power of neuroscience as Dr. Kate unveils strategies for healing traumatic stress and building resilience. Engage with neuroplastic tools like self-havening touch and witness the remarkable impact they have on conditions like PTSD, anxiety, and depression2,4,5,6,7.

By masterfully synthesizing research-backed insights, Dr. Kate illuminates the path toward not just rapid healing but also sustainable personal growth. This path serves as a roadmap, allowing you to skillfully navigate the complexities of trauma-informed practice with precision and finesse.

Strategies for Healing Traumatic Stress

And this course isn’t merely about understanding the intricacies of the mind—it’s about catalyzing action and effecting tangible change. You’ll gain access to a comprehensive toolkit for healing traumatic stress. This toolkit is meticulously crafted to enable you to:

  • Identify opportunities for amygdala depotentiation (also known as “Havening Techniques”). This psychosensory therapy is designed to de-traumatize the memory and remove its negative effects from the psyche and body.
  • Implement effective strategies to enhance an individual’s resilience and personal development using neuroplastic engagement (rewiring of the brain).

In a world grappling with a pervasive mental health crisis, evidence-based interventions for healing traumatic stress aren’t just desirable—they’re indispensable1,3. As stress levels soar and traditional therapeutic modalities encounter systemic limitations, neuroscientist-informed psychotherapy presents a compelling opportunity to redefine healing and elevate the standard of care for generations to come.


1Czeisler, M.É. , Lane, R.I., Petrosky, E., et al. (2020). Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2020;69:1049–1057. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6932a1

2Feinstein, D. (2022). Uses of energy psychology following catastrophic events. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 856209.

3Guidi, J., Lucente, M., Sonino, N., & Fava, G. A. (2021). Allostatic Load and Its Impact on Health: A Systematic Review. Psychotherapy and psychosomatics, 90(1), 11–27. https://doi.org/10.1159/000510696

4Hogdson, K. L., Clayton, D. A., Carmi, M. A., Carmi, L. H. Ruden, R. A., Fraser, W. D. & Cameron, D. (2020). A psychophysiological examination of the mutability of Type D personality in a therapeutic trial. Journal of Psychophysiology, 35, 116-128. https://doi.org/10.1027/0269-8803/a000266

5Hodgson, K. L., Carmi, L. H., Ruden, R. A., Carmi, M. A., & Cameron, D. (2022). Augmenting resilience to trauma: A parallel group controlled trial of a psychosensory intervention. Open Science Framework: PsyArXiv Repository for the Psychological Sciences, 1-8.

6Sumich, A., Heym, N., Sarkar, M., Burgess, T., French, J., Hatch, L., & Hunter, K. (2022). The power of touch: The effects of havening touch on subjective distress, mood, brain function, and psychological health. Psychology & Neuroscience. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pne0000288

7Thandi, G., Tom, D., Gould, M., McKenna, P., & Greenberg, M. (2015). Impact of a single session of havening. Health Science Journal, 9(5), 1.

  • Prepare clients to begin utilizing self-havening to enhance brain health and emotional wellness.
  • Assess clients to determine the appropriateness of integrating the self-havening touch into clinical treatment sessions.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the impact of trauma encodings on information processing.
  • Determine steps for safely transitioning in-session from traditional psychotherapy approaches into the SNAP protocol.
  • Build self-efficacy through the foundational, resilience-focused Healing in Your Hands protocols both while in the therapy session and while doing self-care and autonomic nervous regulation outside of the therapy session.

This training offers 6 hours of direct contact (not counting breaks or lunch). It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards/regulatory body to verify CE requirements for their license to practice.

Attendees of the live broadcast will receive instructions on how to obtain their Certificate of Participation after the course is finished.

Attendees of the on-demand recorded version will need to complete a Post-Webinar Quiz with a pass of at least 80% in order to verify attendance and then receive their Certificate of Participation. On-demand attendees will receive instructions on how to obtain their Certificate of Participation once they have successfully passed the Post-Webinar Quiz at the completion of the webinar.

The Certificate of Participation includes:

  • Name of participant.
  • Title of training.
  • Name of presenter plus their credentials.
  • Number of hours of training.
  • Date of training.
  • Confirmation that showed 100% attendance at the live broadcast or passed a quiz with at least an 80% grade to verify attendance of the on-demand recording.

Get details about CE credits for Canadian and non-US international participants.

Get details about CE credits for US participants.

Please check with your regulatory body/organization to ensure that this certificate is sufficient proof for you to claim CE credits.

*Can’t attend live? This webinar will be recorded and archived. All registrants receive unlimited access to the recording for 365 days.

Already registered? Access the Participant Page here.


Find out how you can save 30% on this course.

Register for Kate Truitt’s September Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Heal Traumatic Stress & Build Resilience course and November Healing Beyond the Hurt: A Neurobiological Approach to Treating Chronic Pain & Illness course and automatically save 30% on both*!

*Bundle discount applies to the regular workshop price and represents an additional 15% discount over and above the Early Bird registration discount. Both courses must be purchased at the same time in one transaction (no exceptions).

  • Kate Truitt, PhD
1:00-4:15 pm ET

15-minute break included

1:00-4:15 pm ET

15-minute break included

Event Detail

September 25, 2024 1:00 pm
September 26, 2024 4:15 pm

Who Should Attend

  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Clinical and Counselling Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychiatric Social Workers
  • Pastoral Counsellors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • Graduate Students in accredited programs in the above fields
  • Case Managers
  • Licensed Professional Counsellors
  • All other professionals who would like to develop, update, or expand their skills and knowledge in mental health practices