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Exploring the Therapeutic Power of Play 

January 20-21, 2023 / Fri. & Sat. 9-5 / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Renee Holdo, MA, LMFT, LPC, RPT, CAS

This interactive two-day workshop introduces participants to the therapeutic powers of play in the context of the play therapy relationship.

Child Trauma Intervention

January 27-28, 2023 / Fri. & Sat. 8:30-5:00 / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Jon Ebert, Psy.D.

This intermediate level training will focus on understanding and treating Complex Developmental Trauma.

“Forty Years as a Marriage and Family Therapist: What Was I Thinking?!?”

January 28, 2023 / Sat. 11:00-1:00 with lunch / Richmont’s Chattanooga Campus / Dr. Phil Coyle, former PSI/Richmont dean

This session for alumni is part of a day of celebrations of the 90th anniversary of Chattanooga Bible Institute.

Advanced Techniques in Play Therapy Topic

February 3, 2023 / Fri. / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Renee Holdo, MA, LMFT, LPC, RPT, CAS

Trauma and Biology

February 17-18, 2023/ Fri. 9-5; Sat. 9-4 / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Wendy D’Andrea, Ph.D.

This intermediate training will review physiological impacts of traumatic experiences, including psychobiology of the acute trauma response; impact of chronic traumatic stress on a functional and anatomical neurological level; and physiological markers of the chronic stress response and their behavioral manifestations.

Sexuality: Medical Issues, Trauma and Abuse

March 3-5, 2023 / Fri. & Sat. 9:30-7:30; Sun. 9:30-5:30 Eastern Time / Live Webinar / Michael Sytsma, Ph.D., James Childerston, Ph.D., Vanessa Snyder, Ph.D., & Debra Taylor Psy.D.

This intermediate training in counseling for sexual issues covers the two main subject areas of advanced physiological issues (primarily hormones and medications) and counseling for sexual trauma and abuse.

Child Parent Relationship Therapy

March 24-25, 2023 / Fri. 9-5; Sat. 8:30-4:30 / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Mary Bennett, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S

This training teaches Child Parent Relationship Therapy, a play therapy based and empirically researched parent-training program for advanced play therapy.

Renew their minds —–> Restore their relationships: Practical methods and experiential interventions that
really work to heal trauma, rewire the brain, and reconnect clients to themselves and others

April 14, 2023 / Fri. 8:30-12:00 / Richmont’s Atlanta Campus / Katie Gohde, MA, LPC, NCC

In this workshop, attendees will learn how Restoration Therapy’s pain and peace cycles will lead clients to experience lasting change in themselves and their relationships.

Lunch & Learns   Spring 2023

January 23: Understanding Enneagram Paths: Stress, Blind Spot, Health, and Converging

January 31: Building Relationships Across Differences in an Ever-Changing World

February 20: Cultural Implications in Therapy for Latino and Latino Descendant Patients: An overview of barriers and psychological strengths


Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Video-based, self-paced online training available to members of the Richmont community at a 40% discount. Register by December 31. Registrants will receive a code in early January to begin indefinite access to program materials.

Level 1 Training

Level 2 Training


EMDR Part 1 & 2

Various Dates / Live Webinar

Richmont does not sponsor these trainings, but they are offered at a reduced fee to graduate students and those working in the public sector or for a non-profit.

Continuing Education Hours in Your Pajamas: Courses Offered by

RGU/PSI Class of ’79 alumnus Mike Atwater, Ph.D., is the Continuing Education Director for Many of the courses focus on books integrating spirituality and psychotherapy. Choose from over 120 book-based CE courses. You probably already own many of the books or will want to – might as well earn CE hours on them! is an approved provider of CE by all of the major boards.

Courses can be purchased one at a time or “The Unlimited Package” = All the CE you want in 365 days.

Use Discount Code RGU at time of purchase and receive a 20% discount and a matching 20% donation will be made in your name to Richmont Graduate University.

GenesisCE does not sell books, just CE exams which can be downloaded to answer as you read through the book, then return to the site to answer online and print out your Certificate of CE Completion. Visit the GenesisCE website to see Courses and Board Approvals.

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