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Introduction to the Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy

An Introduction to the Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy

This is a workshop for any mental health professional who is interested in helping adults (and older teens) heal from childhood wounds, traumatic events, and unmet developmental and attachment needs.

The Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS) is a comprehensive, strengths-based, effective, and gentle ego-state therapy designed by Shirley Jean Schmidt of San Antonio, Texas.  This amazing strategy evolved from her EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) practice and is used around the world by hundreds of therapists to help individuals get “unstuck” from cognitive distortions that cause unwanted behaviors and emotions. The DNMS has been shown to be helpful in treating people with depression, anxiety, PTSD, addictions, relationship problems, personality disorders, Dissociative Identity Disorders, and more.

This will be a 2 hour CEU training. For more information about the training please contact Lisa Baker at 727-437-6222 or [email protected] For more information about the DNMS please visit our Counseling Services page about the Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy, or visit