TRAINING FOR RECONSOLIDATION THERAPY™

PTSD affects 15% of people who have witnessed a traumatic event in the context of attacks, wars, accidents, aggressions, or natural disasters.

The Training Program: Who is this for?

Who is this training for?

This training is conducted at an intermediate level. It is offered to all mental health professionals who have a post-graduate university degree and are legally qualified to practice psychotherapy, as well as to therapists practicing alternative techniques that are recognized.

What are the objectives of this training?

  • Differentiate between the various stress and trauma related disorders
  • Understand the theory of reconsolidation
  • Learn about the studies supporting Reconsolidation Therapy

This course will provide you with the knowledge required to diagnose and treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and adjustment disorder (AD).

The training can be attended in-person or online (e-Learning). Reconsolidation Therapy can be practiced online or face to face.

What skills does the training provide?

  • 1. Recognize, identify and distinguish between various stress and trauma-related disorders.
  • 2. Understand the theory of memory reconsolidation (neuroscience).
  • 3. Know the empirical studies that support the use of reconsolidation in the patient.
  • 4. Be able to practice this therapy and method in your professional practice.

This innovative training in the context of psychological trauma care, based on scientific research and protocols, enables the development of specific skills in the psychodiagnosis and treatment of stress- and trauma-related disorders. It is also possible to treat via teleconsultation.

Training content and related services

Duration of Training:

The Brunet Method™ training comprises of a 16 hour course distributed over 2.5 days.

Educational, Technical and Supervision Procedures::

The course curriculum includes:

  • A reading program
  • An instructional PowerPoint explaining the theory of Reconsolidation Therapy
  • Three treatment protocols (Dx, Rx, and Tx) taught using role-playing games
  • A documentary film – case study
  • Group work in small and large groups

The first day of training focuses on the theoretical component. The second day consists of more practical training. The third day is a combination of both theoretical and practical elements.

Course-related material provided:

  • Collection of scientific articles
  • A copy of the training PowerPoint slides
  • Diagnostic and medical evaluation forms
  • detailed treatment protocol.

Evaluation and Follow-up Procedures:

  • The training will include a role-playing component in which trainees will have the opportunity to practice the treatment on one another. In doing so, trainees are able to share comments and tips that will improve their technique.
  • After completing the course, trainees will have two 1.5 hour group clinical supervision sessions (via Zoom).

Training-related services

Upon completion of the training, you are entitled to:

  • A training certificate attesting to the completion of the course for the current year.
  • A 3 month membership to the Reconsolidation Therapy International Association, which provides its member’s information on upcoming events and new content.
  • Your name and address are in the registry of trained professionals in Reconsolidation Therapy. This is an online registry opened to the public providing access to the list of professionals trained in the Brunet Method™ by country and region.

NOTE: Registration with the Reconsolidation Therapy International Association must be renewed annually to maintain benefits.

Training Curriculum

Day 1

Defining Psychotrauma:

  • History of trauma and its prevalence
  • Trauma: a confrontation with the reality of death
  • Psychological trauma in the DSM-5 (AD, PTSD)
  • Psychological trauma in the ICD-11 (PTSD, complex PTSD)
  • Trauma, with a “small t” (breakups, losses, bereavements)
  • Type II trauma (complex PTSD)
  • Differential diagnoses

Psychometric assessment of psychological trauma

  • The Life Events Checklist (LEC)
  • The Peritraumatic Distress Inventory (PDI)
  • The Impact of Event Scale – Revised (IES-R)
  • The Dissociative Experiences Scale (DES-T)
  • Comorbidity (drug addiction, depression, dissociative disorder, Axis I and II)
  • Suicide risk

Psychological trauma: the Theory behind the ‘Illness’.

  • Theories of learning
  • Neurobiology of Trauma and Emotional Memory

Psychological trauma: Current Treatments and their Limitations

  • Current psychotherapies
  • Current drug therapies

Psychological trauma: A theory of ‘healing’.

  • Memory consolidation
  • Blocking reconsolidation
  • Overview of important studies

Effectiveness of Reconsolidation Therapy

  • Efficiency studies regarding Reconsolidation Therapy
  • Exercise: Writing a Traumatic Narrative

A Documentary on Reconsolidation Therapy

Day 2

Writing the Trauma Narrative

  • Role-play
  • Selecting the “trauma index”
  • What makes for a good trauma narrative
  • Specifications: Length of the story, verb tense, person narrative.
  • Including the “hot spot”

The ‘Rx’ Medical Evaluation Protocol.

  • The proper dosage of propranolol
  • Medical contraindications
  • Drug Interactions

FAQ from Patients and Answers

  • Role-play
  • Propranolol dosage
  • Medical contraindications
  • Drug Interactions

The First Reconsolidation Session

  • Role-play
  • Psychoeducation
  • An overview of treatment session #1.

Reconsolidation Sessions 2 to 7

  • Role-playing component
  • Procedures for sessions 2-6
  • Modifying the trauma narrative
  • Introduction to the concept of Mismatch
  • Session 7: the final assessment follow-up

Day 3

Who can benefit from Reconsolidation Psychotherapy?

  • Phobias
  • Drug addiction
  • The polytraumatized patient
  • Treatment of children
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Contraindications and Serious Adverse Reaction (SAE): What to do?

Mismatch techniques

 

Graduation ceremony

  • The International Association for Reconsolidation Therapy™
  • Online group clinical supervision
  • Tour feedback to the teacher

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Reconsolidation Therapy is practiced globally:

  • Psychotrauma Centre – CHU de Tours, France
  • Psychotrauma Centre – CH de Poitiers, France
  • Coaching Quebec – Quebec, Canada
  • Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre – Ottawa, Canada
  • Psychotrauma Centre – Nice University Hospital Centre (CHU), France
  • The AP-HP hospital network (20 sites in Paris)
  • Asociacion Chilena de Estres Traumatico – Chile
  • Hôtel Dieu de France, Lebanon
  • Center for Victims of Torture (CEVICT), Nepal

Supported by the Scientific Community:

Dr. Alain Brunet, a specialist in PTSD, has developed an innovative and brief form of therapy that has been recognized by the scientific community as an effective form of treatment to treat PTSD and significantly reduce patients’ symptoms in just six weeks.

He has published more than 250 scientific publications worldwide on Psychological Trauma. To consult them, click below:

Training in this therapeutic method is now offered to physicians and mental health professionals.

Alain Brunet

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University, Founding President CABA

Training accreditation in Québec and in Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

This continuing education (CE) training offered by CABA Inc. is recognized by Quebec’s 

Board of Psychologists and entitles psychologists, psychotherapists and physicians to 16 hours of CE credits (accreditation number RA02729-18).

The training is also recognized by the Canadian Psychological Association.

Training Formats Offered: Online and In-person.

Cancellation and refund conditions
If the trainee cannot attend part of the training or all of the training:

He will be offered, as far as possible:
– a postponement of the training to a later date.
– to attend the part of the training that was not taken.
– No reimbursement can be made by the training organization.

Responsibility of the training organization/trainer (except in cases of force majeure):

If the trainer cannot provide the training, the trainee will be offered:
– A replacement teacher. The trainee remains free to refuse this replacement.
– A training deferral (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training).
– A refund of the entire training.
No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.

Force majeure clause for the training organization (the service provider)

In cases of force majeure (transport strike or of another nature, pandemic, illness/accident of the trainer or of a member of his family, natural disasters, the failure to obtain visas, work permits or ” other permits, laws or regulations put in place subsequently, interruption of telecommunications, energy supply, communication or transport of any type, or any other circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the Service Provider – non-exhaustive list ), the training organization cannot be held responsible for the cancellation or postponement of the training.

The trainee will be offered:

– Reimbursement of training
– A replacement teacher. The trainee remains free to refuse this replacement
– A postponement of training (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training)
– No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.

Force majeure clause for the trainee (the client)
In cases of force majeure (transport strike or of another nature, pandemic, illness/accident of the trainee or a member of his family, natural disasters, the failure to obtain visas, work permits or ” other permits, laws or regulations subsequently put in place, interruption of telecommunications, energy supply, communication or transport of any type, or any other circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the trainee – non-exhaustive list ), the trainee cannot be held responsible for his absence.

The trainee will be offered:

– Reimbursement of training
– A postponement of training (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training)
– No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.

Cancellation and refund conditions

If the trainee cannot attend part of the training or all of the training:
He will be offered, as far as possible:
a postponement of the training to a later date.
to attend the part of the training that was not taken.
No reimbursement can be made by the training organization.

Responsibility of the training organization / trainer (except in cases of force majeure):

If the trainer cannot provide the training, the trainee will be offered:
A replacement teacher. The trainee remains free to refuse this replacement.
A training deferral (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training).
A refund of the entire training.
No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.

Force majeure clause for the training organization (the service provider)

In cases of force majeure (transport strike or of another nature, pandemic, illness / accident of the trainer or of a member of his family, natural disasters, the failure to obtain visas, work permits or '' other permits, laws or regulations put in place subsequently, interruption of telecommunications, energy supply, communication or transport of any type, or any other circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the Service Provider - non-exhaustive list ), the training organization cannot be held responsible for the cancellation or postponement of the training. The trainee will be offered:

Reimbursement of training
A replacement teacher. The trainee remains free to refuse this replacement
A postponement of training (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training)
No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.
Force majeure clause for the trainee (the client)

In cases of force majeure (transport strike or of another nature, pandemic, illness / accident of the trainee or of a member of his family, natural disasters, the failure to obtain visas, work permits or '' other permits, laws or regulations subsequently put in place, interruption of telecommunications, energy supply, communication or transport of any type, or any other circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the trainee - non-exhaustive list ), the trainee cannot be held responsible for his absence.

The trainee will be offered:

Reimbursement of training
A postponement of training (of the entire training / or only the missing days or hours of training)
No financial compensation other than reimbursement for the training will be paid by the training organization in the event of cancellation of the training.

 

An approved training organization and datadocked training

The training organization "LES CONSULTANTS ALAIN BRUNET ET ASSOCIES" has obtained approval as a training organization registered under the number 93990559883.

We are at your disposal for the administrative details relating to this procedure and for any additional information.

Who Should Attend ?

to all doctors (general practitioners and psychiatrists)
nurses, other paramedical professionals, social workers likely to take care of patients with PTS disorders
psychologists, psychotherapists,
to other professionals / therapists: already trained in CBT, hypnotherapy, EMDR, sexology, art therapy, psychoanalysis, ...

This training allows you to learn to use Reconsolidation Therapy ™ applied to the resolution of traumas.

Specificities of reconsolidation therapy

Based on the latest discoveries in neuroscience, the innovative therapy of Reconsolidation ™ has been the subject of much scientific research, allowing today a hindsight in its efficiency. This method combines taking a pharmacological agent with brief psychotherapy.

It aims to treat the disorders caused by intense emotional shocks (losses, bereavements, accidents, assaults, attacks, natural disaster). Focusing on repairing post-traumatic stress disorder, it is the marker of an innovative therapeutic protocol.

Training content

The Brunet Method ™ training includes 16 hours of lessons, spread over 2.5 days. It comes with a 6-hour reading program (in English).

It aims to treat the disorders caused by intense emotional shocks (losses, bereavements, accidents, assaults, attacks, natural disaster). Focusing on repairing post-traumatic stress disorder, it is the marker of an innovative therapeutic protocol.

Spécificités de la thérapie de la reconsolidation

Basée sur les dernières découvertes en neurosciences, la thérapie innovante de la Reconsolidation™ a fait l’objet de nombreuses recherches scientifiques permettant aujourd’hui un recul sur son efficience. Cette méthode associe la prise d’un agent pharmacologique à une psychothérapie brève.

Elle vise à traiter les troubles engendrés par des chocs émotionnels intenses (pertes, deuils, accidents, agressions, attentats, catastrophe naturelle). S’attachant à réparer les troubles post-traumatiques, elle est le marqueur d’un protocole thérapeutique innovant.


Contenu de la formation

La formation à la Méthode Brunet™ comprend 16 heures de cours, réparties sur 2,5 jours. Elle est assortie d’un programme de lecture de 6 heures (en anglais).

Pour connaitre avec précision le contenu de la formation et le programme d’apprentissage intégral, cliquez sur le lien de la page détaillée.

Elle vise à traiter les troubles engendrés par des chocs émotionnels intenses (pertes, deuils, accidents, agressions, attentats, catastrophe naturelle). S’attachant à réparer les troubles post-traumatiques, elle est le marqueur d’un protocole thérapeutique innovant.

A qui s’adresse cette formation ?

  • à tous les médecins (généralistes et psychiatres)
  • infirmiers, autres professionnels para-médicaux, travailleurs sociaux susceptibles de prendre en charge des patients atteints de troubles de SPT
  • aux psychologues, psychothérapeutes,
  • aux autres professionnels / thérapeutes : déjà formés aux TCC, à l’hypnothérapie, à l’EMDR, à la sexologie, à l’art-thérapie, à la psychanalyse, …

Cette formation permet d’apprendre à utiliser la Thérapie de la Reconsolidation™ appliquée à la résolution des traumas.

Un organisme de formation agréé et une formation datadockée

L’organisme de formation « LES CONSULTANTS ALAIN BRUNET ET ASSOCIES » a obtenu l’agrément d’organisme de formation enregistré sous le numéro 93990559883.

Nous sommes à votre disposition pour les détails administratifs afférant à cette procédure et pour tous renseignements complémentaires.


Possibilité de prise en charge de votre formation

Le professionnel installé en exercice libéral au moment de la formation peut réaliser une demande de financement par le FIF-PL. Si vous souhaitez davantage d’informations, vous pouvez nous contacter : coordination@reconsolidationtherapy.com

Vous trouverez également de l’information sur le site www.fifpl.fr.

La formation à la thérapie de la reconsolidation sera bientôt éligible dans le cadre du Compte Personnel de Formation (CPF).

Conditions d'annulation et de remboursement

Si le stagiaire ne peut assister à une partie de la formation ou à la totalité de la formation: 

  • Il lui sera proposé, dans la mesure du possible :
    •  un report de la formation à une date ultérieure.
    • d’assister à la partie de la formation qui n’a pas été suivie. 
  • Aucun remboursement ne pourra être réalisé par l’organisme de formation.

Responsabilité de l’organisme de formation/du formateur (hors cas de force majeure):

  • Si le formateur ne peut pas dispenser la formation, il sera proposé au stagiaire : 
    • Un enseignant remplaçant. Le stagiaire reste libre de refuser ce remplacement.
    • Un report de formation (de la totalité de la formation / ou seulement les jours ou heures manquantes de formation).
    • Un remboursement de la totalité de la formation. 
  • Aucun dédommagement financier autre que le remboursement de la formation ne sera payé par l’organisme de formation en cas d’annulation de la formation.      

Clause cas de force majeure pour l’organisme de formation (le prestataire)

  • Dans les cas de force majeure (grève des transports ou d’une autre nature, pandémie, maladie/accident du formateur ou d’un membre de sa famille, les désastres naturels, la non-obtention de visas, des autorisations de travail ou d’autres permis, les lois ou règlement mis en place ultérieurement, l’interruption des télécommunications, de l’approvisionnement en énergie, des communication ou des transports de tout type, ou tout autre circonstance échappant au contrôle raisonnable du Prestataire – liste non-exhaustive), l’organisme de formation ne pourra être tenue responsable de l’annulation ou du différé de la formation. Il sera proposé au stagiaire : 
    • Le remboursement de la formation
    • Un enseignant remplaçant. Le stagiaire reste libre de refuser ce remplacement
    • Un report de formation (de la totalité de la formation / ou seulement les jours ou heures manquantes de formation)
    • Aucun dédommagement financier autre que le remboursement de la formation ne sera payé par l’organisme de formation en cas d’annulation de la formation. 

     Clause cas de force majeure pour le stagiaire (le client)

    Dans les cas de force majeure (grève des transports ou d’une autre nature, pandémie, maladie/accident du stagiaire ou d’un membre de sa famille, les désastres naturels, la non-obtention de visas, des autorisations de travail ou d’autres permis, les lois ou règlement mis en place ultérieurement, l’interruption des télécommunications, de l’approvisionnement en énergie, des communication ou des transports de tout type, ou tout autre circonstance échappant au contrôle raisonnable du stagiaire – liste non-exhaustive), le stagiaire ne pourra être tenue responsable de son absence.  

    Il sera proposé au stagiaire : 

    • Le remboursement de la formation
    • Un report de formation (de la totalité de la formation / ou seulement les jours ou heures manquantes de formation)
    • Aucun dédommagement financier autre que le remboursement de la formation ne sera payé par l’organisme de formation en cas d’annulation de la formation.