Then join us online November 7th - 8th 2020 for a two day intensive retreat. During our six hours together each day you will learn tools that will enable you to:
Our retreat offers a unique opportunity to learn and master a suite of powerful, evidence-based, self-help tools to support your wellness. Many participants have been diagnosed with PTSD or would meet the criteria for this diagnosis. Others would not quality for such a diagnosis yet struggle to put some traumatic event behind them. They might be experiencing the effects of COVID, insomnia, physical stress or difficulty regulating memories and emotions associated with some painful experience. Benefit can be obtained from our program with or without a PTSD diagnosis.
Throughout each day’s 6 hours of intensive instruction both Dr. Staples and Mr. Mintie will be continually present online. Both of them will be available to answer your questions, help troubleshoot obstacles to your recovery, and provide encouragement and support each step of the way.
While many psychotherapists attend our ITRP, the retreats themselves do not provide training in delivering integrative medicine, CBT or Kundalini yoga. We have other professional venues that therapists may access to receive consultation and training in developing these skills.
Our retreats do not provide individual or group psychotherapy, nor are they intended as a substitute for these.
Blue Sky Retreat in Taos, NM
(Our retreat's usual home. The event has been moved online this year due to COVID)
The retreat begins at 9 a.m. United States Mountain Time Saturday morning and ends at 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon. There will be lunch break from noon to 1:30 PM each day and short breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
Join us online from anywhere in the world. You will receive instructions on how to join after registering.
“I feel both encouraged and empowered.”
Before this retreat I really struggled to find a way through PTSD. I found it amazing to connect so authentically with other participants. As a result I learned to accept myself and discover who I really am in ways I was too terrified to do prior to the retreat. Utilizing the yoga and CBT tools I lost my fear, healed myself and overcame my self-defeating beliefs. I feel both encouraged and empowered.
H.C. Albuquerque, NM
“I’m leaving with gratitude and a plan of action to bring about real change in my life.”
The combination of identifying my pervasive negative thoughts and disputing them (the CBT tools) and clearing my mind of all thoughts (the yoga) gave a powerful one-two punch to the old story I’ve walked around with for years. I’m leaving with gratitude and a plan of action to bring about real change in my life, starting today! Thank you.
A.H. Portland, OR
"Thanks to the Integrative Trauma Recovery Program, trauma is no longer a way of life for me."
S.F. Santa Fe, NM.
"I feel free for the fist time in my life"
"Since the trauma retreat I no longer have the highly repetitive negative thoughts. I feel free for the first time in my life."
L.W. Albuquerque, NM.
"The CBT and the yoga therapy practices are a wonderful gift. I am deeply grateful."
E.K. Albuquerque, NM
"I see a future with more hope and less fear"
Before this retreat I was struggling to reset myself after a PTSD episode. Through the combination of CBT techniques and the carefully crafted sequences of Kundalini Yoga, I now feel as if I have solid tools to regulate my physical and cognitive symptoms. I see a future with more hope and less fear.
"I now feel relaxed, at peace, loved, and a part of the human race."
I was struggling with anger and irritability as a result of PTSD. At the retreat I had a break through of finding tools to communicate with others. I now feel relaxed, at peace, loved and a part of the human race.
K.H. Albuquerque, NM