The Brunet Method ™ Treats Trauma Related Disorders

*PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) affects 15% of people who have witnessed a traumatic event (such as accidents, aggression, or natural disasters).



Schedule of training sessions

This training session will begin on June 11st and end on June 13rd, 2020. The location of the training will be announced shortly.

Who is this program for?

  • All doctors (GPs and psychiatrists)
  • Psychologists and psychotherapists
  • Anyone locally licensed to conduct psychotherapy

The next training session will take place in Toronto in:








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* PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Accredited training:

This continuing education (CE) training offered by CABA Inc. is recognized by Quebec’s Board of Psychologists and entitles psychologists, psychotherapists and physicians to 16 hours of CE credits (accreditation number RA02729-18). The training is also recognized by the Canadian Psychological Association.

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Learn to assess PTSD and offer your patients effective treatment

The Brunet Method™ was developed by Alain Brunet, a professor at McGill University (Canada). It is considered by the scientific community as an efficient method to treat people with PTSD both quickly and effectively. The training session for this therapeutic method is being offered, for the first time, to physicians and mental health professionals.

Training offered in psychotrauma and the Brunet Method™

The next training session for the Brunet Method™ will take place in Toronto in:








Training Content and Related Services

The Brunet Method ™ training program consists of 19 hours of learning, spread over 2.5 days (16 hours of teaching and 3 hours of group supervision via video conference). It is offered to doctors (GPs and psychiatrists), psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers, and interns. Combined with a 6-hour reading program (in English), this course allows you to learn and master the Reconsolidation Therapy ™ applied to the resolution of traumas (young and old).

The training entitles you to:

  • 1) A training certificate valid for the current year
  • 2) A one-year membership at the International Association for Reconsolidation Therapy ™.
  • 3) A one-year free access to the practicing community at (a private discussion forum for trained professionals).
  • 4) A one-year registration in the Register of Professionals trained in Reconsolidation Therapy, available on the web by the public in search of a clinician.

NOTE: registration with the association must be renewed annually in order to obtain a valid stamp of the current year, and to maintain its privileges (member, access to the practicing community, and clinician registry).

The following materials are provided:

  • 1) A collection of scientific articles
  • 2) A hard copy of the course presentation slides
  • 3) A reusable diagnostic and medical evaluation module
  • 4) A detailed treatment protocol

Program Schedule

Day 1: Theory (6.5 hours)

8:00 AM
> Registration
9:00 AM
> Daily Program Introduction (30 min)

Presentations (trainer and students)
Overview of the three-day training program
Getting to know the training curriculum

> The psychotrauma diagnosis (1 hour)

Trauma as a confrontation with the real of death
Psychotrauma in the DSM-5
Psychotrauma in ICD-10
Types of trauma: assessing trauma severity
Type II Trauma (complex PTSD)
Differential diagnosis

10:30 AM
> Coffee break (15 min)
> Trauma Assessment Tools (1.15 hours)

Suicidal risk
Differential diagnosis
Complex PTSD

2:00 PM
> The theory of "disorder" (15 min)

Learning theories
The neurobiology of trauma and emotional memory

> Current treatments and limitations (15 min)


> The theory of "healing" (1hr)

Memory consolidation
Blocking the reconsolidation process
Overview of important studies

3:30 PM
> Coffee break (15 min)
> The Effectiveness of Reconsolidation Therapy (1.15 hours)

Effective studies on reconsolidation therapy
Traumatic Narrative – a writing exercise

> Video presentation (30 min)

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman

5:30 PM
> End of the day

Day 2: Practice (6.5 hours)

8:00 AM
> Registration
9:00 AM
> Daily Program Introduction (30 min)

Overview of today’s program
Q&A Period (questions/answers)

> Trauma Assessment using the CRF (role-playing, 1.15hrs)

Medical History
A list of traumatic events
Selection using the 'trauma index'
PDI: Assesses the severity of the traumatic event index
IES-R: Monitors post-traumatic symptomatology
CGI: Assesses the overall state/wellbeing of the patient being treated
The MINI-S: Assesses Comorbidity

10:45 AM
> Coffee break (15 min)
> Medical evaluation of the patient with the CRF (role plays, 1.15hrs)

Questions to ask
Determining the dosage of the beta-blocker (prop)
Medical contraindications
Drug interactions

2:00 PM
> Reconsolidation Therapy – the Session, Part 1 (role play, 90 min)

Writing the traumatic narrative – Do’s and Don’ts
The procedure of a typical session

3:30 PM
> Coffee break (15 min)
> Reconsolidation Therapy – the Session, Part 2-6 (role play, 60 min)

The procedure of a typical session
Modifying the traumatic narrative
Therapeutic challenges
Post-treatment follow-up

> Video of “Envoyé Spécial” – a French television show (1 hr)
5:45 PM
> End of the day

Day 3: Special Cases (3 hours)

> Daily Program Introduction (30 min)

Overview of today’s day
Q&A Period

> Who can benefit from Reconsolidation Therapy? (45 min)Large traumas ”T” vs. small traumas “t

Patients with multiple traumas
Treating children

> Coffee break (15 min)
> Contraindications (45 min)

Pregnant or breastfeeding women
A psychiatric, drug addict, or suicidal patient
A dissociative patient
Type II traumas
A patient with a personality disorder

> The community of practice via
> Group supervision via telephone/Skype
> Feedback
> Certification

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