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Intensive Trauma Therapy

Cutting-Edge Trauma Therapy Training

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Dr. Ricky Greenwald

Dr. Ricky Greenwald is a practicing clinical psychologist who has been working with children, teens, adults, and families since 1985. He is the Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute’s founder, executive director, and chair of faculty.

The institute provides therapy, training, consultation, information, and resources for those who work with trauma-exposed children, adolescents, and adults. We also conduct research on trauma assessment and treatment, and on our own training programs.


Proven effective intensive trauma therapy, helping people heal from trauma, loss and related symptoms.


Cutting-edge trauma therapy training, featuring EMDR, PC, Intensives, and Flash.

Special Programs

No-cost intensive trauma therapy for eligible people with Victims Compensation cases, victims of clergy abuse, and survivors of auto accidents.

Our Training Programs

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Slaying the Dragon

Low-cost one-day training on trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning, and supervision/consultation. Introduction to Progressive Counting (PC).

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Certificate Program

Fourteen days of training over 9 months, featuring PC and Flash, designed to help participants learn and master the essential clinical skills for trauma-informed treatment with adults, children, and teens.



Hands-on clinical skills training for using EMDR and integrating it with your psychotherapy approach -- with adults as well as children.

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Intensive Trauma-Focused Therapy

This experiential week-long training will prepare EMDR/PC-trained therapists to provide trauma-focused therapy in the intensive format.

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Progressive Counting (PC)

Hands-on clinical skills training for using Progressive Counting with clients of all ages who have been exposed to significant trauma or loss.

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Flash Technique

In this workshop, participants will learn about Flash research and theory, view a demonstration, and participate in supervised small-group practice.

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Intensive Trauma-Focused Therapy

Life’s challenges can be overwhelming. We all go through them, and we all need help from time to time. During our private therapy sessions you will be guided to overcome these challenges and move on to living a happier and fuller life.

Typical hour-per-week therapy can take months or years to get results. In intensive therapy, you’ll spend full consecutive days with one of our compassionate therapists who is skilled in helping people in your situation. You will be the therapist’s only client for the days you’ve reserved. With our proven-successful treatment approach, most of our clients are able to achieve true healing in a couple of days to a couple of weeks. 

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Latest Blog Posts

Why We Offer Online Intensives

I’m not only old, I’m also old-school in some ways. So when we were first considering offering intensive trauma-focused psychotherapy online, I was opposed. I did not want to compromise

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Should I Learn EMDR or PC?

Therapists often ask me which trauma treatment they should learn: eye movement desensitization & reprocessing (EMDR) or progressive counting (PC). First of all: Yes – you should learn EMDR or

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Social Justice Scholarships

We are pleased to offer “Social Justice” training scholarships to therapists who are BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), TGNC (Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming), or members of other marginalized groups.