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Bonus: receive 60-day access to the recording when you register!

Things I Wish I Had Been
Told as a Trauma Therapist

A 2 hrs. Candid Discussion with Kathy Steele, MN, CS, APRN


$12 CAD + tax

$10 USD


Friday, September 22nd, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific CA/USA 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Mountain CA/USA 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM London, UK 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Madrid, Spain 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Berlin, Germany 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Copenhagen, Denmark 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Helsinki, Finland

Live Online via Zoom

Video via Home Study 

(60 days access)




No CE credits


$12 CAD + tax

$10 USD


Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, MFTs, LPCs, graduate-level Counselors, any other mental health professionals/providers.



In this presentation, Kathy will share understandings that would have been helpful to know in her earlier years of being a trauma therapist, as well as the costs of not knowing. Kathy will include mistakes she made in treatment and countertransference reactions that other therapists can hopefully learn from.

Learning Objectives 

Participants will be able to:
1.  Identify at least five (5) issues not discussed early in training a trauma therapist that would be helpful to know.
2. Discuss therapeutic mistakes an
d what to learn from them.  

The Envision Difference

100 % online:  Develop your skills from the comfort of your home or office via Zoom.

Live Q & A:  Ask questions during the live Q & A with the presenter and participants

60 Days access:  Can't attend live?  Watch later. 60 days of access to the program's recording and materials and receive a certificate with CEs for home study learning. *Exception applies; see CE section below

Workshop Schedule - Eastern Time (ET)


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

  • 5 issues not discussed in the training of a trauma therapist that would be helpful to know. 


2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Break 

2:15 pm - 2:45pm

  • Therapeutic mistakes and what to learn from them. 

2:45 pm -3:00 pm

  • Q & A period


About Kathy Steele, MN, CS, APRN

Kathy Steele has been in private practice since 1985, and with Metropolitan Psychotherapy Associates in Atlanta, Georgia since 1988. She was Clinical Director of Metropolitan Counseling Services, a non- profit psychotherapy and training center until 2016. She is a Past President and Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and has also served two terms on the Board of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Kathy served on the International Task Force that developed treatment guidelines for Dissociative Disorders, and on the Joint International Task Force that has developed treatment guidelines for Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. She has received a number of awards for her work, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from ISSTD, an Emory University Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Cornelia B. Wilbur Award for Outstanding Clinical Contributions from ISSTD. Kathy has (co) authored numerous book chapters, peer reviewed journal articles, and three books with her colleagues.




Continuing Education (CE) Credits:
0 CE credits/contact hours awarded

Please note that this event is not considered a workshop and therefore, it has not been pre approved for CE Credits. A certificate of attendance will be provided and it is the attendee's responsibility to check with their individual state boards/regulatory body to verify Continuing Education Credit Hours requirements and if this event qualifies. Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about a specific course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.


How do I access the home study version when it becomes available?

You will be emailed five (5) business days after the live event with instructions on how you can access Envision's online learning platform. Sign in to your online account: Locate the email and click on your personal sign-in link to set your password. You cannot locate the email we sent? Login directly through the platform. Copy and paste the link below into your web browser: To login, use the email address you provided when you registered for the program. To create your password, click on "Forgot Password" and set up a password for your account. If you already have an account and password, use those credentials to login.

How long do I have to review the recording?

You will have 60 days to review the recording. The recording will be made available approximately five (5) business days after the live program.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds on purchased tickets are available up until 15 days before the date of the live program. There is no refund after this date. Refunds will include the ticket price less a 20% processing fee for all refunds/price adjustments. *Prices subject to change. Refunds within 15 days of the program will be in the form of a credit. These credits do not expire. Please email if cancellation is required.

If I have special needs or require accommodations, what do I do?

Email at least five (5) business days prior to the live program to request accommodations or discuss your needs. Envision cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

If I have a complaint or grievance, who do I contact?

Please email All grievances must be in writing and will be replied to within 5 - 10 business days.

Is there commercial support or a conflict of interest for this presentation?

Kathy Steele receives a speaking honorarium from Envision. There are no known conflicts of interests for this program. Envision does not receive any financial support for this presentation. Literature may be referred to during the presentation. Envision will not receive any book royalties and was not offered any financial incentives for the mention of those books. Please note that authors of these books will get a royalty from any sale made of their books as per their agreement with the publishing company. For more information on any potential conflict of interest or financial support, attendees may email Envision at

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