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Chicago, IL – 2023 – Module 2

Transforming the Experience-Based Brain Training


Although student safety remains of utmost importance, mandatory guidelines for masking has been eliminated.  Anyone attending the training may wear a mask if they desire.  Overall testing or mask requirements are no longer in effect due to HIPAA laws.  


This training is open to all those who support healing in others, those who work in a therapeutic or educational setting, including but not limited to the following:

  • Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, Art or Music Therapist
  • Medical Doctor, Registered Nurse, Chiropractor
  • Body Worker, Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist, Biodynamic Cranial Sacral Therapy
  • or attended Somatic Experiencing Training, Sensory Motor Training, Hakomi Training,
    or a Somatic Training Program, Touch Skills for Therapist, or Somatic Resilience and Regulation
  • Currently have a "Healing" practice
  • If you are unsure about your qualifications, please reach out to the training site coordinator

Transforming the Experience-Based Brain is taught over a three module Series.  This is a Trauma-Informed series and practice.  At the completion of Module 3, our graduates are awarded a certificate of completion, a   "Transforming Touch® Practitioner" certification, and encouraged to register at Co-Regulating Touch.com at no additional fees.   Transforming the Experience-Based Brain emphasizes a Regulation Based Modality to support healing Developmental Trauma.  


  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Resilience and Prosperity
  • Low Tone and High Tone Dorsal
  • Window of Tolerance
  • Survival Language
  • Brief Look at Attachment Theory
  • Secure Attachment
  • Anxious Attachment
  • Avoidant Attachment
  • Disorganized Attachment
  • Mary Ainsworth Strange Situation
  • Erik Erikson 8 Stages of Psychosocial Development
  • Safe Haven and Misattunement
  • Trauma and Neurotransmitters
  • H-P-A Axis
  • Cortisol
  • Epinephrine
  • Palmar Grasp Reflex
  • Spinal Galant Reflex
  • "What we learn in Utero"
  • Narrative
  • Practice Info
  • Intake and Healing Plan


  • 7 Point Protocol
  • H-P-A Axis
  • Rooting Reflex
  • Sucking Reflex
  • Spinal Galant
  • Palmar Reflex

When And Where


Holiday Inn Express

1837 CENTRE POINT CIRCLENAPERVILLE, IL 60563 Telephone: (630)505-3353 Sales Fax:(630)505-0176 https://www.ihg.com/ 

Hotel Room Link ( This link is valid up to 1 month before July 6th, 2023): HOTEL LINK


July 6-9, 2023


Day 1: 9:00 am until 6:00 pm 
Day 2: 9:00 am until 6:00 pm
Day 3: 9:00 am until 6:00 pm 
Day 4: 9:00 am until 12:30 pm
Lunch: Day 1 - 3 is 12:30-2:00
no lunch on Day 4

Payment And Related Information:


Regular Registration: $1125.00
Early Registration: $1025.00
Early Registration applies when tuition is paid in full by the early registration deadline.

Cancellation Policy:

Click here to view our cancellation policy.


Beth Plachetka:  Coordinator



Stephen J. Terrell, PsyD, SEP

Alumni Discount:

Alumni (repeat students of a specific module) may receive a 50% discount off regular registration pricing. To receive your discount, please contact us for your coupon code and enter your code during checkout. To encourage early enrollment and save your space in a class, the coupon works for either early registration or regular registration and automatically adjust the amount due to 50% off of regular registration. Sorry, but no deposits are accepted for Alumni and full payment is expected at time of registration. Please note, there are no refunds available once payment is received unless Austin Attachment cancels the program due to unforeseen circumstances.

ALUMNI: We do not accept deposits for Alumni. If you plan to register as an Alumni, please pay registration in full.

Continuing Education Information:

APA, Social Worker, and  NCBTMB hours are $25.00 per module and include a certificate.

Counselors, Psychologist, Social Workers, and other licensed professionals:

  • 24 hours per module of Social Work CEUs are provided by the State of Illinois and apply to Social Workers and Counselors in Illinois. Please check your individual license to verify if these apply to you.
    NCBTMB For Bodyworkers

    Continuing Education (CE) credit for this program is awarded by NCBTMB www.ncbtmb.org Stephen J. Terrell is an NCBTMB-Approved Continuing Education Provider (Provider #: 50-100025). 23 Hours.

    Click Here to Register for NCBTMB and Learn More about our Providers.

    American Psychological Association (APA): 

    Joint Accreditation Statement:

    In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Stephen J. Terrell, PLLC. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Psychologists (APA) Credit Designation:

    This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and Stephen J. Terrell, PLLC.  Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  24.50 hours.

    The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

    MI: No CE requirements.
    *OK: Accepts APA credit for live, in-person activities but not for ethics and/or online courses.
    The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs:
    AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK*, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
    AL MFTs: Credits authorized by NBCC or any other state licensing agency will be accepted.

    MA MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

    The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (held outside NY ONLY), OK*, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY
    The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers:
    AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY



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