Jonathan Speare

Speare Psychological Services

Jonathan Speare, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist


A partial list of the continuing education workshops I have attended include the following:

Workshops on Trauma and Related Issues

  • Introduction to Chronic, Complex Trauma
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Dissociative Disorders
  • EMDR Toolbox: Specific EMDR-Related Methods of Therapy for Clients with Complex PTSD and Dissociative Personality Structure
  • Trauma and Related Issues
  • Resolving Traumatic Memories
  • Children of Alcoholics
  • Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families
  • Psychotraumatology
  • Strengthening The Self
  • Taming the Horror of Childhood Trauma: Effective Management of Flashbacks and Abreaction
  • Basic and Advanced Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Looking Through The Eyes: EMDR Ego State Therapy Across the Dissociative Continuum
  • Integrating Somatic Awareness in Psychotherapy for Trauma and PTSD
  • Brief Psychotherapy for Trauma Victims
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
  • Cognitive Therapy for Trauma and PTSD
  • Defense and Affect Restructuring with EMDR
  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy
  • Chronic Abuse Trauma Syndrome and Repressed Memories
  • Reprocessing Very Early Trauma/Neglect
  • Healing The Inner Child
  • Reclaiming the Self: Ericksonian Approaches to the Treatment of Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
  • From Victim to Survivor: The Gestalt Way with Adult Survivors of Incest/Abuse
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Psychotherapy for Adults Abused As Children: The Self Trauma Model
  • Family Sexual Abuse
  • EMDR and the Treatment of War and Terrorism Survivors
  • Hidden Wounds: Identifying and Responding to the Needs of Military Personnel within Community Heath Systems
  • Healing Combat Trauma

Workshops on Addiction

  • Sex, Drugs and Chocolate: The Physiology and Psychology of Addiction
  • Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders
  • Relapse Prevention with Alcoholics, Drug Addicts, and Families
  • Application of Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapy to Chemical Abuse Problems
  • Gay and Lesbian Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Systemic Family Intervention
  • Growing Beyond the Addiction Model: A Model of Compulsive Behavior and the Disturbance of the Self
  • Feeling State Addiction Protocol
  • EMDR: Working with Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
  • Rethinking Addiction: How Gambling and Other Behavioral Addictions Are Changing the Concept and Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Neuroscience Meets Recovery
  • Numbing the Pain: Trauma and Substance Abuse
  • Trauma Bonds: The Role of Shame and the Tasks of Recovery
  • Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia
  • EMDR and Eating Disorders
  • Hypnosis in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Eating Disorders
  • Disordered Eating: Treatment Strategies that Work
  • Training in the Treatment of Compulsive Gambling
  • Counseling the Sex Addict
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • The ACT Model and Approach & Developing ACT Skills

Workshops on Pain, Illness and the Mind-Body Relationship

  • The Power of Mind-Body Medicine
  • Psychological Treatment of Cancer and Serious Illness
  • The Immune System: The Mind-Body Connection
  • The Mind That Changes The Brain
  • Hypnosis in the Treatment of Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management through Self-Hypnosis Training
  • Managing Chronic Pain In Adults
  • Treating Chronic Pain with EMDR
  • Treating Headaches With Integrated EMDR

Workshops on Relationships

  • Marital Therapy: A Research-based Approach
  • Advanced Study: Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Relationships, Boundaries, and Intimacy
  • Codependency and Intimacy
  • Treatment of Codependency
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy

Workshops on Anxiety, Depression, and Other Emotions

  • Anxiety Spectrum and Depression Spectrum Disorders
  • After Prozac: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Hypnosis in the Treatment of Depression
  • Panic Attacks, Agoraphobia, and Related Problems: Current Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Approaches with Adults, Adolescents, and Children
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders: Challenges and Solutions
  • Embracing the Shadow and Mending the Sacred Hoop: A Holistic Approach to Grief and Bereavement
  • Different Ways of Grieving, Different Ways of Healing
  • Grief, Loss, and the Search for Meaning
  • Embracing Life: Using Hypnosis During Palliative Care and Bereavement
  • Advanced Anger and Aggression Management
  • Anger: Understanding, Effects and Management
  • EMDR and Treatment for Problematic Anger, Hostility and Violent Behaviors
  • Rapid Treatment Techniques for Healing Shame
  • The Treatment of Shame in EMDR Processing
  • Beyond Shame
  • Healing of Shame
  • Happiness: How Positive Psychology Changes Our Lives
  • Introductory and advanced Interpretation of the MMPI-2-RF
  • DSM-5: Understanding and Diagnosing Mental Disorders

Workshops on Energy Psychology and Energy Psychotherapy

  • Thought Field Therapy – Algorithm level
  • Thought Field Therapy – Diagnostic level
  • Advanced Thought Field Therapy – Toxins
  • Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods
  • Thought Energy Synchronization Therapies
  • Behavioral and Emotional Symptoms Elimination Training for Resolving Excess Emotion: Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Trauma (BSFF)
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques
  • Tapas Acupressure Technique
  • Seemorg Matrix Work / Advanced Integrative Therapy
  • Healing From The Body Level Up
  • Energy Consciousness Therapy
  • Pranic Healing
  • Spring Forest Qigong, Level I and II

Workshops on Ethics

  • 2002 APA Ethics Code: Revisions, Improvements, and Implications for its Application
  • Legal and Ethical Concerns in Clinical Practice
  • Ethical Practice Management
  • Fine Lines: Examining Boundaries in Relationships with Clients and Colleagues
  • Boundaries and Countertransference in Gestalt Therapy
  • Ethics in Psychotherapy: Practical Tips