4 Week Program with Dr. Eboni Webb

Trauma and Marginalization

Transcending racial trauma to reclaim our essential self

August 3, 10, 17, 24 | 10:30 AM-12:00 PM ET
6 NBCC CE Live/Self Study

Learn how to implement a comprehensive process of addressing the impact of trauma on marginalized clients of color while developing the skills needed to be more effective in treatment, avoid burnout and achieve positive outcomes.

Dr. Webb will give you the individual and embodied skills training you need through experiential activities. Learn to work together with clients and community support systems to increase compassion through seeing the function of behavior through the lens of trauma, the loss of the essential self, and how to build a therapeutic space that communicates felt safety. Leave with the knowledge and skills to confidently teach clients how to implement a safe structure that enables the client to resource and rediscover the essential self, exiled due to trauma.

Attend this 4-week seminar and you will discover how powerful, and proven, trauma-focused interventions create a healing bridge for marginalized communities of color.

Join Dr. Eboni Webb, advisor to the Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association and Advanced Certified Practitioner or Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and take-home evidence-based strategies from both modalities to use with clients who have suffered from racial trauma.

These evidence-based therapeutic approaches has advanced to the treatment of:

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Complex and Developmental Trauma
Attachment Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)/Conduct Disorder (CD)
Eating Disorders
Substance Abuse
and more….

Learning Objectives

  • List the critical “ingredients” for effective decolonized interventions.
  • Describe the neurobiology of trauma and its impact on the developing mind
  • Utilize body positive strategies at the earliest stage of dysregulation.
  • Summarize the importance of self-care in both embodied skills training and community connection and how to teach loved ones or care providers to implement these strategies.
  • Explain how to adapt each embodied skills technique to reflect the culture of the client.
  • Explain the role of marginalization and how to reestablish a safe and loving structure that enables the client to learn and embody skills.
  • Validate even the most self-defeating beliefs and feelings
  • Implement strategies for inertia and resistance in the face of overwhelming emotions
  • Balance acceptance with change
  • Respect limitations while encouraging strengths
  • Deal with transference issues as opportunities for change
  • Prevent "racial guilt”
  • Validate patient emotional wounds without reinforcing them.
  • Develop strategies to overcome traumatized resistance.
  • Build a decolonized skills toolkit


Week 1

The Neurobiology of Trauma

  • Biosocial Model
  • Attachment style
  • Impact of trauma
  • Effects of inadequate validation in early racial development
Week 2

Racism and Identity Formation

  • Core Aspects of Identity Formation
  • The Impact of Western Culture and Worldview on Race and Identity
  • Body oppression narratives
  • Intergenerational Trauma
Week 3

Organizing the Marginalized Experience

  • Core Organizers of Experience
  • Emotions as the Language of the Body
  • The Window of Tolerance and Survival Strategies
Week 4

Building a Decolonized Toolkit

  • Core Resources
  • Creating Felt Culturally Competent Safety in the Therapeutic Space
  • Assessing and Insuring Safety


Eboni Webb, PsyD, HSP earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology (MSPP). She began her clinical work as assistant clinical director and program director at Mental Health Systems, PC (MHS), one of the largest providers of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in the United States. At MHS, Dr. Webb developed two specialized DBT treatment programs for clients with developmental disabilities and borderline-intellectual functioning.

Dr. Webb is a highly rated international trainer in DBT, and she serves as an advisor to the Dialectical Behavior Therapy National Certification and Accreditation Association (DBTNCAA). Organizations Dr. Webb trains for include PESI, Jack Hirose and Associates, and Lane Pederson and Associates.

In 2010 Dr. Webb opened the private practice Kairos in Middle Tennessee. Kairos, now The Village of Kairos, offers diverse DBT specializations including DBT for trauma-based disorders and co-occurring disorders. The Village of Kairos has expanded therapy programs, better known as Restorative Services, to include individual and group therapy sessions for adolescents, parents, families, and adults including pre-and post-adoption services and in-the-moment coaching for clients. The vision of The Village of Kairos is to help clients build a life worth living alongside a village of practitioners with lives worth sharing.

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Included features:

  • 6 CE Credits
  • Practical takeaways & Open Discussion Format
  • Access until December 31, 2021

Continuing Education

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Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6557. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute is an Approved Continuing Education Provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Texas Provider Number is 2318.

Art Therapy Credentials Board [ATCB]
. The ATCB recognizes a variety of CEC activities, including those in the areas of professional and mental health counseling. These activities are clearly outlined in their recertification standards provided to all ATR-BCs in their recertification year and on their website. If you are licensed as an art therapist in your state, please check with your state board to verify what types of CE activities are acceptable for license renewal.

Art Therapists, Music Therapists, Drama Therapists and Dance Therapists
. Please check with your credentials board or state license board to ensure that any courses you take can be applied for credential renewal.

California Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, Educational Psychologists and Professional Counselors.
As of July 1, 2015, the State of California /Board of Behavioral Sciences [BBS] amended its regulations for continuing education providers to include National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as a "board-recognized approval agency." If you are licensed as a marriage and family therapist, social worker, educational psychologist or professional clinical counselor in California, NBCC Approved Continuing Education Providers are recognized by the BBS to fulfill continuing education requirements. As of July 1, 2015, required CE hours can be accumulated entirely through self-study and distance learning.

Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy: We can provide refunds minus a $25 cancellation fee if an attendee cancels at least 7 Days in advance. Recordings will be available for 45 days for those who would like to review the lectures, cannot attend all the sessions, or have any technical challenges. Email [email protected] if you have any questions.


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