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Christina Janiga

Professional Disclosure and Development

Professional Disclosure - Post graduate Training

EMDR Conference Attendance

EMDR Canada, April 2024

  • Applying EMDR to Clients with Acquired Brain Injury – Colette M. Smart, PhD, R.Psych.
  • Clearing Chronic Pain, Long Covid, Tinnitus, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities  – Robin Shapiro
  • Hypnosis and EMDR – Mark Grant, MA
  • Indigenous Culturally Informed EMDR – Shelley Pompana Spear Chief, RCSW and Sandra Paulsen, PhD.
  • Screening for Dissociation and DSM-5 Dissociative Disorders with the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation 60-Item Version (MID-60) – Dr. Mary-Anne Kate
  • Somatic Psychology and EMDR Therapy: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment – Arielle Schwartz, PhD.
  • Treating Moral Injury with EMDR Therapy – Jackie June ter Heide, MPhil, PhD

EMDR Canada, April 2023

  • The Brain, the Body and Trauma – Damir Del Monte, PhD
  • Amalgamating EMDR with the Integrative Trauma and Attachment Treatment Model – Lori Gill, MA
  • Healing the Birth Story – Jane McCampbell, MA, MFT
  • Resetting our Immune System – Jenna Burton, MA

EMDR Canada, April 2022

  • Deep Brain Reorienting (DBT) – Dr. Frank, Corrigan
  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS) – preparing dysregulated, dissociative, attachment-wounded clients for EMDR – Shirley Jean Schmidt, MA, LPC
  • The Introject Decathexis (Id) Protocol – D. Michael Coy, MA, LICSW

EMDR Canada, April 2021

  • Not just preparation: Resourcing for dissociation as a focus of treatment in “Standard” EMDR clients – Sarah Reimer Dawson MSW
  • EMDR Early Intervention (EEI) Issues and Challenges – Elan Shapiro MA
  • The Distancing Technique: OCD, Panic and Phobias – Paula Krentzel PhD
  • Super resourcing: An integrative resource protocol for healing attachment wounds – Alison Teal MA, MFT
  • Polyvagal theory for Pratical use in EMDR Therapy – Barbara Horne MASc
  • Flash Technique – Ricky Greenwald PsyD

OAMHP Conference Attendance & Presentation

OAMHP Annual Conference, September 2023

  • 4 Blinks: A Flash-Like Approach to Processing Trauma – Christina Janiga, MACP, RP (Presenter)

OAMHP Annual Conference, September 2020

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) – Dr. Ronald Frey & Cindy Goodman Stulber

OAMHP Annual Conference, September 2019

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), The Beck Institute.

Trainings, courses, certifications

  • Integrating Hypnosis and EMDR in the Treatment of Trauma and Pain – Mark Grant, MA, February 2024
  • Recent and Group Traumatic Episode Protocols – Connect Training & Consulting, June 2023
  • EMDR with Complex Trauma – Beyond Healing, December 2022
  • EMDR with Dissociative Clients – Janina Fisher, Ph.D., October 2022
  • Food and Mood: Nutrition for Mental Health June 2021 -Sarah Burnett, MPH, RD, Thunder Bay District Health Unit
  • Easy Ego State Interventions May 2021 – Robin Shapiro, EMDR Advanced Training & Distance Learning
  • EMDR Basic Training Dec 2020 – Dr. Mara Tesler Stein, Psy.D, Touchstone Institute
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor Training (45 hours) Aug 2019 – Craig Cashwell, UNCG – Department of Counseling and Education Development
  • Perinatal Mental Health Advance Psychotherapy Training May 2019 – Postpartum Support International (PSI), Barrie, ON
  • Rising Strong™ Workshop Oct 2018 – Mindy Bilotta, Port Carling, ON
  • Perinatal Loss – A framework for therapists. Aug 2018 – Bina Bird, LMFT, Webinar
  • Professional Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training Jan 2018 – Postpartum Support International (PSI) & 2020 Mom
  • Evidence-Based Trauma Treatments & Interventions Aug 2017 – IATP and PESI, Online Intensive Training Course
  • The 10 Core Competencies of Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss Aug 2017 – IATP and PESI, Online Intensive Training Course
  • Practice-Based Dialectical Behavior Therapy Nov 2016 – DBT & Mental Health Services, Brampton, ON
  • Elder Abuse May 2016 – SAVIS, Oakville, ON
  • Peer Counselling Training April 2016 – The Women’s Center, Oakville, ON
  • Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses March 2016 – OAITH Training, Online
  • The Essentials of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) April 2015 – DBT & Mental Health Services
  • Applied Positive Psychology Certification Feb 2012 – The Happiness Enhancement Group, Toronto, ON
  • Reiki Level 1 Certification March 2012 – Reiki Master Yolanda Janiga, Toronto, ON
  • CAN Life Coaching Certification March 2012 – Centre for Applied Neuroscience, Toronto, ON

Christina Janiga Approved EMDR Consultant  

Services Provided by Christina

EMDR Intensives, Psychotherapy, Supervision