Local Trainings

ITTC offers a variety of trainings that are available upon request for organizations in addition to scheduled trainings. ITTC is an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) provider with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), which allows us to offer continuing education (CE’s) for our presentations.

Upcoming Trainings

Dissociative Disorders & The Normalcy of Fragmentation: An Experiential Workshop for Therapists 

A Two-day Didactic and Experiential Training 


Date: March 11th & 12th, 9am-5pm PST 

Location: Remote via Teach:able Platform

Presented by: Athena Phillips, LCSW

Day One: Dissociative Disorders: The Basics 

Learn the standard of care for working with dissociation with an emphasis on Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Learn how to assess and diagnose dissociative disorders 
  • Learn the standard of care for treatment of trauma-generated dissociation 

Day Two: Application of Working with Ego States: A Day of Self-Exploration for Therapists 

Increase understand of self and ego states through a lens of Internal Family Systems 

Participants will be able to: 

  • Explore their own ego states, understand their origins and their roles 
  • Utilize creative approaches for “INTRArpersonal” connection to develop a greater understanding of self & internal systems 
  • Increase ability to work with ego states through experiential application of concepts for self-exploration 

Cost: $299 


To register for this training: click here 

Frida: A Portrait of the Dissociative Experience

3 CE’s for Licensed Mental Health Providers*

Date: April 9th 2021

Location: Remote via ZOOM – a Zoom Link will be emailed to you prior to event 

Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm 

Presenter: Athena Phillips, LCSW – Portland, OR

Participants will be able to:
  • Increase understanding of the subjective experience of dissociative phenomena
  • Increase awareness of approaches utilized in the treatment of dissociative disorders
  • Increase ability to relate to dissociative experience

Cost: $149


To register for this training training: click here

Requested Trainings Available:

  • Trauma-informed care
  • Location: On-site of your business or hosted by ITTC:
  • Minimum of 3 CE’s and up to 6 CE’s

Providing services of any kind from a trauma-informed lens elevates our capacity as a society as well as improves customer service in general. Businesses and organizations of any kind could benefit from learning how to interact with those it serves and its’ staff with increased awareness and capacity. This training is available on-site at your organization as well as during scheduled trainings offered by ITTC.

Appropriate for:

  • Schools & Universities
  • Law Enforcement
  • Attorneys and those working in the justice system
  • Medical Practices
  • Hospitals
  • Businesses serving the general public
  • Churches
  • Working Creatively with Dissociative Disorders: Level I & II
  • Location: On-site at your organization or hosted by ITTC
    6 CEs for Level I
    6 CE’s for Level II

Mental health providers who work with anxiety, post-traumatic stress, non-epileptic seizures and other related conditions are likely also working with clients who struggle with dissociation to varying degrees. ITTC offers specialized trainings on how to assess for and work with dissociation with a subspecialty in dissociative identity disorder. These trainings teach clinicians how to work within the creative capacity of many clients who have relied on dissociation to cope with their history while simultaneously encouraging clinicians to employ their own capability for innovative work.


Appropriate for:

  • Community mental health organizations
  • Clinicians in private practice
  • Clinicians specializing in trauma and mood disorders
  • Clergy providing support to parishioners
  • Level I is appropriate for clinicians with little to no training in dissociation
  • To complete Level II, clinician must have completed Level I


*NBCC ACEP # 6912 Please check with your board to ensure NBCC CE’s are honored