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2023 Virtual Training Series

We are excited to announce that Heather Risk, PsyD & Associates is now approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education credits.

To celebrate, we are hosting this series of trainings throughout 2023. These trainings include the topics most requested by trauma therapists in the field on a recent survey conducted by Heather Risk & Associates. We are dedicated to supporting survivors of trauma and the therapists who work with them.

This series includes the following (please see link to full brochure for descriptions, learning objects, information on presenters, and additional details):

Advanced Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training: Clinical Decision Making w/ Demos & Discussions

Heather Risk, PsyD & Aimee Mau, MSW, LCSW –  February 23-24 (12-3:15 EST each day)  –  6 CE  –  $240

Traumatic Grief:  Assessment & Treatment Implications for Children & Adults

Angela Combs, MS, LPP & Heather Risk, PsyD  –  April 27 (1-4:15 EDT)  –  3 CE  –  $120

Advanced TF-CBT Training:  Traumatic Grief

Heather Risk, PsyD & Angela Combs, MS, LPP  –  April 28 (1-3:00 EDT)  –  2 CE  –  $80

We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Hurting:  Treating Traumatic Symptoms w/ Individuals Who Have Oppressed Gender &/or Sexual Identities 

Brian Gustman, PhD & Elizabeth Riley, PhD  –  June 8 (12-4:15 EDT)  –  4 CE  –  $160

Advanced TF-CBT Training:  LGBTQIA+ Youth 

Heather Risk, PsyD & Brian Gustman, PhD  –  June 9 (1-3:00 EDT)  –  2 CE  –  $80

Trauma Survivors Deserve Our Best Practices:  Updates on the Science of Trauma Therapies

Elizabeth Riley, PhD, Brian Gustman, PhD, & Heather Risk, PsyD  –  August 18 (12-4:15 EDT)  –  4 CE  –  $160

Unmasking Trauma:  Considering Traumatic Stress When Evaluating for Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, & OCD

Angela Combs, MS, LPP & Brian Gustman, PhD  –  October 12 (1-4:15 EDT)  –  3 CE  –  $120

Mental Health Professionals Collaborating w/ the Child Welfare System:  Legal Standards, Ethical Practice, & Clinical Decisions in the Real World (w/ Tips for Preparing and Testifying in Court)

Aimee Mau, MSW, LCSW & Heather Risk, PsyD  –  December 7 & 8 (12-3:15 each day)  –  6 CE  –  $240

Important Information:

  • These workshops expand upon graduate level training and are designed for post-doctoral psychologists and mental health professionals with a masters degree or above in of psychology, social work, counseling, or related fields. Graduate students in these programs are welcome to attend.
  • Participants may attend any number of these workshops, however, one must attend a particular workshop in full to receive credit for that workshop. No partial credit can be given.
  • Fees are nonrefundable 30 days prior to event.
  • The Advanced Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Trainings are open to therapists who have completed the 2-day (or equivalent) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training by an approved trainer. Participants must also have completed, or currently be in the process of completing, their required TF-CBT Consultation Calls with an approved Trainer/ Consultant/ Supervisor. Proof of these requirements will be required to attend these particular workshops.
  • Heather Risk & Associates, PLLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Heather Risk & Associates, PLLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Please see the flyer with a training calendar and/or the full booklet with more details at the links below:

Please complete the registration form below.

For questions, please email Carolyn, the Administrative Assistant, at


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