Stephen Dansiger

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Punk drummer then Songwriter then Dharma Practitioner then Social Justice Educator then EMDR/Trauma/Addiction Therapist then Author/Podcaster now simultaneously...


Welcome to my Training and Workshops area. My offerings are expanding all the time... from EMDR therapy to Mindfulness/Dharma to Clinical Dharma classes and retreats, as well as workshops at the intersection of social justice issues and mindfulness and other spiritual paths, there are many opportunities for us to gather and learn together...


I provide EMDRIA Approved EMDR Training for individuals and agencies. I can also provide consultation hours.


I offer special topics courses that can be taken in person for EMDRIA credits (which also count towards the 12 required hours for EMDRIA certification). These workshops are designed as advanced training for EMDR Therapists - as well as introductory courses for non-EMDR therapists who want to learn about EMDR and trauma - or to get a better idea of what it might be like to become trained in EMDR. Mindful Ohio & The Institute for Creative Mindfulness are approved education providers with the EMDR International Association (#1002) and approved as a CE provider by the American Psychological Association.

After you complete your full basic training program in EMDR Therapy, pursuing EMDRIA Certification requires an additional 12 hours of continuing education specific to EMDR.

Would you like to earn all 12 EMDRIA Credits and 12 APA Home Study CEs after reading the book EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care? For just $65 you can purchase the study guide and post-test and earn those valuable CEs!

Presently, Dr. Steve offers two special topics courses that can be taken remotely for EMDRIA credits. For the book course, we are proud to partner with Table Mesa, an online platform for distance education. Dr. Jamie Marich / Mindful Ohio & The Institute for Creative Mindfulness are approved education providers with the EMDR International Association (#1002) and approved home-study provider by the American Psychological Association.

For the 1.5 EMDRIA credit Mindfulness and the 8 Phase Protocol course, you can go directly through EMDRIA OnDemand.

My conference presentation at the 2016 EMDRIA Conference is now available as an Online Course through the new EMDRIA On Demand program.  Follow the link to register. You will have the opportunity to watch the presentation and then take an exam afterward for 1.5 EMDRIA credits and 1.5 NBCC CEs


MET(T)A is a new and innovative approach that is both META and METTA. META represents the use of the AIP Model and the 8 Phase Protocol of EMDR Therapy to design and deliver treatment within an addictions treatment center structure. METTA means in Pali "lovingkindness", the spirit and practice of which guides the MET(T)A Protocol. We can provide workshops, we can provide EMDRIA Approved Basic Training for staff, general trauma training for line staff, training for supervisors and managers on creating a treatment program based on the MET(T)A Protocol, and ongoing consultation services for your agency.


Clinical Dharma is available in a 12 class series - as well as Half and Full Day Meditation retreats led by myself and guest teachers.


My online offerings include opportunities for us to meditate together on live stream, or for you to download the already completed meditation to bring some mindfulness and dharma into your day.


I worked for over 20 years in the area of diversity education, facilitating workshops on diversity and inclusion. I am back working in that arena, providing training, presentations and keynotes on issues of prejudice, discrimination, privilege, and where these issues intersect with mindfulness, trauma and treatment.


I have been doing Anger Management workshops for over 20 years. I have worked with diverse populations, including those court ordered for anger management, and with those who never expressed anger in their lives.