ITR Programs

ITR Programs2021-06-24T18:02:14+00:00

Instinctual Trauma Response®

Learn about the ITR approach. It gently, quickly, and effectively eliminates or greatly reduces traumatic stress.

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ITR® Online or Live

Instinctual Trauma Resolution makes working convenient and comfortable with an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS) doing sessions online or in-person

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Freedom With ITR®

Using Graphic Narrative™ and Externalized Dialogue™ the ITR program gently, quickly, and effectively eliminates or greatly reduces the effects of traumatic stress

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ITR® Children’s Program

We base our child and adolescent program on the same theory as our adult program but make adjustments for the child’s age, cognitive development, and emotional level. We focus on “telling the story” (externalizing the traumas) and on dealing with the child’s parts that are “stuck” in the past. We involve the parent or caretaker in most of the sessions and often that also helps the parent/caretaker with ways work at home with the child.

This program is especially suitable for children and adolescents who have had preverbal traumas, such as adoption, accidents, severe injuries, operations, invasive and/or repeated medical treatments, sexual abuse, bullying, grief, and attachment issues.

The sooner a child does ITR, the better for everyone involved. We can take children as young as 2 years old. As long as they understand language and are out of the trauma or traumatic situation (domestic violence), they can be treated.

Many states have special funding for post-adoptive families. Your state and county may have funds available for this specialized treatment. More and more insurance companies are reimbursing for “out of network”  ITR intensive trauma recovery programs.

Call us for more information 800-755-6105

ITR® Adult Program

ITR™ is fast, simple, and effective. ITR can be used for any type of traumatic stress. A majority of the people who come to us have had experiences of all kinds that are causing symptoms in their present-day life. 20-30 hours of sessions within 2 weeks as virtual intensives are the preferred method of delivery. ITR specialists can work with a proprietary web-application for ease of accessibility.

We offer help with pre-verbal traumas. Experience relief from post-traumatic symptoms caused by pre-verbal childhood traumas. Dealing with these foundation traumas is the basis of the ITR program. Such traumas are not even recognized by many people because they do not know how to address the nonverbal experiences of very young children. Bouts of anxiety, panic attacks, life-long depression, and a persistent feeling of dread are symptoms of traumatic stress that often contribute to a misunderstanding of the root cause. These can arise from necessary surgeries, invasive medical procedures, accidents, or adoptions.

Fortunately, foundational traumas can be dealt with in a short time.

We offer strategies for resolving traumatic dissociation. ITR helps reverse dissociation and resolve victim mythology (negative beliefs or behaviors) and recover a sense of who the present-day true self is and help a person integrate into life in a healthy way.

ITR brings full closure to traumatic stories for the whole brain. Flashbacks and intrusive thoughts become part of the past. This helps a person recognize the past events as “That was then, this is now. THE END.”

Traumatic Stress is not a life sentence. It can be resolved in a short period of time!

Couple’s and Family Programs

Trauma is a family affair. Couples and families can benefit greatly from doing the ITR Recovery Program.  Call or email for more information.

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Testimonials

“My wife went thru a therapy program using this Instinctual Trauma Response program and had excellent results. It eliminated all her flashbacks, her panic attacks and so on. It did what was being explained to her. Be careful about being critical until you understand more. This therapy will eventually be the standard for treating PTSD.”

Charlie, 36 Years

“I am more free to be myself, to be real with everything my life has held, and to allow myself to experience a full range of emotions regarding my life. ITR helped me put together various puzzle pieces I’d been looking at in counseling and couldn’t make sense of. Probably the biggest change is that I know it is a very good thing that I am alive and life is beautiful. There is a big change in my perspective.”

Alexandra, 27 Years

“I feel so much freer and happier now and have been able to use tools I learned (grounding, external dialoging) to get through rough times. I am back on my “feet”, stronger than ever, enjoying a new line of work for now, many friends, life in general and perhaps most important: a much better sense of myself–all parts of myself that I now understand, accept guide and love.”

Female, 46 Years

“Whether acute or sustained, the effects of trauma on the brain can lead not only to anguish for the client, but also to frustration for the clinician. These painful conditions, so often resistant to even the most sophisticated therapies, are now, thanks to the dedication of Drs. Tinnin and Gantt, able to be approached with a new and remarkably successful methodology. This is a model for responsible and effective care.”

Judith A. Rubin, Ph.D., ATR-BC, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

“The therapeutic implications of this concept are profound, and are addressed in detail, providing theory and application of techniques that embrace both cognitive and non-verbal somatic/behavioral elements.”

Robert Scaer, MD, Author of The Body Bears the Burden, The Trauma Spectrum and Eight Keys to Body-Brain Balance.
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