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Do your clients struggle with phobias and disorders like social anxiety, PTSD, panic, generalized anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive conditions? Enrolling in Written Exposure Therapy training provides you with scientifically-based techniques to help your patients confront and overcome their challenges. This one-day seminar, led by a reputable and experienced therapist, equips you with essential tools to enhance your clinical practice.

What are you waiting for? Here is more information about how you can start your trauma exposure therapy today.

Are you wanting to expand your PTSD treatment skillset? Written Exposure Therapy (WET) is a short-term, evidence-based, trauma-focused therapy shown to decrease PTSD symptoms in just five sessions! WET was recently declared a first-line PTSD therapy in the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines, and is a sought-after treatment due to its efficacy and efficiency. Attend this one-day seminar and learn key WET skills to add to your trauma treatment toolbox!



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9:00 – 9:30 – Welcome & Introduction: Dr. Jennifer Sweeton

9:30 – 10:00 – Understanding PTSD and Benefits of Exposure-based Therapies

10:00 – 10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:00 – The Neuroscience of Trauma-Focused Therapy

11:00 – 12:00 – Understanding Key Skills in WET

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45 – Addressing Trauma Narratives & Using SUDS

1:45 – 2:30 – Processing the Writing Experience in WET

2:30 – 2:45 – Break

2:45 – 3:30 – Integration of WET with other Therapies

3:30 – 4:00 – Recap & Closing: Dr. Jennifer Sweeton


This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:

a). Describe the neuroscience of trauma-focused therapy.

b). Identify and practice at least three key WET skills.

c). State one benefit of exposure-based therapies for PTSD.

d). Name one reason the client’s distress score may not decrease after writing the trauma narrative, and how to address it.

e). Describe the research supporting the use of WET.

f). Describe the goals of each of the five sessions of WET.


Target Audience:

The target audience for this event includes psychologists, social workers, counselors, MFT’s, psychiatrists and other clinical mental health professionals.


Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA

Originally trained as a neuroscientist, Dr. Jennifer Sweeton is a clinical and forensic psychologist, Amazon #1 best-selling author, and internationally-recognized expert on trauma, anxiety, and the neuroscience of mental health. She is the author of the book, Trauma Treatment Toolbox, published by PESI Publishing & Media. Dr. Sweeton completed her doctoral training at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and the National Center for PTSD. Additionally, she holds a master’s degree in affective neuroscience from Stanford University, and studied behavioral genetics at Harvard University. Dr. Sweeton resides in the greater Kansas City area, where she owns a group private practice, Kansas City Mental Health Associates, and co-owns Mind Works Professional Education, Inc., a continuing education company. She holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and is a former President of the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association. Dr. Sweeton offers clinical and forensic psychological services, and is a sought-after trauma and neuroscience expert who has trained more than 15,000 mental health professionals in all 50 US states and over 20 countries.


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