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Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 2 - NEW YORK, NY
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Activate Deeper & Broader Levels of Healing with Your Clients

 Export to Your Calendar 9/12/2020 to 9/13/2020
When: Saturday and Sunday
9:00 AM until 5:30 PM
22 E. 30th Street
New York, New York  10016
United States
Presenter: David Gruder, PhD, DCEP
Contact: ACEP Executive Office

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Registration is through the New York Open Center




If you have questions regarding pricing or registration please contact:
Lesley Rodriguez at


If you have questions related to the course content or the CEP certification process, please GO HERE or contact


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Integrate more holistic, mind-body approaches into your practice.

Learn simple, powerful, evidence-supported practices to swiftly improve the functioning and well-being of your clients.


Master an integrative framework that helps you combine energy work with most conventional psychotherapy modalities.


By the end of both workshops, you will learn a comprehensive approach to energy psychology interventions, which include working with:

  • Energy Pathways - The Meridians and Related Acupoints
  • Energy Centers - The Chakras
  • Energy Systems - Biofields that envelop the body

Building on the foundation you have developed in Level 1, in Level 2 you will learn advanced applications of the 6-step CEP treatment model. You will also learn advanced approaches for working with meridians as well as advanced chakra and biofield interventions for trauma, anxiety, pain and more. You will also learn skills for self care.

Who should attend?

Mandatory Prerequisite: Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 1

The CEP workshops are designed for practitioners in helping professions that facilitate personal growth. Please only register if you have taken Level 1 and meet the following criteria:

  • A licensed mental health practitioner
  • A graduate student in a mental health field
  • A licensed medical or allied health professional
  • An unlicensed, but certified or authorized helping professional who meets one or more of the following:

    Hold an advanced degree, certification or authorization in a helping profession (e.g. healing touch practitioner, mediator, focusing trainer, educator or child care professional, holistic health practitioner, coach, career counselor, authorized hospice worker, massage therapist, reflexologist, clergy, Heilpraktikum)

    Hold a mental health-related job title working for either a governmental or non-governmental agency (e.g., crisis counselor, child custody worker, probation officer) with a minimum of two years' experience

    Have practiced a minimum of two years while marketing oneself to the public as a helping professional, using a title in which no licensure, registration or certification requirements exist in one’s location, in that specialty area.

    If you’re not sure whether you fit into one of these categories, please send your question to Leslie at  Let her know which workshop you’re interested in, and she’ll forward your question to the appropriate trainer.

  • Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 2 Overview

    You will learn

    • Advanced applications of the six-step CEP model
    • Advanced issues in addressing conscious and subconscious objections
    • Chakra / Biofield interventions for trauma, anxiety, pain, depression, addictive urges and negative feeling states
    • More advanced meridian approaches - going beyond basic acupoint combinations to customize therapeutic interventions
    • To use CEP for performance enhancement
    • About advanced issues in building personal and relationship integrity when using energy-based methods in treatment

    Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 2 Objectives

    • Identify the seven major chakras used most often in chakra-based therapies.
    • Demonstrate three alternative methods of ideomotor cuing.
    • Describe two additional techniques for treating systemic energetic interference.
    • Describe three additional centering exercises.
    • Name three additional treatment points for clearing psychoenergetic reversals.
    • Describe a method by which to choose the best intervention for a particular target problem.
    • Name two non-customized techniques for treating a target problem using chakras.
    • Identify and implement a customized treatment sequence using meridian acupoints.
    • Identify and implement a customized treatment sequence using chakras.
    • Describe a method of treating an issue using the biofield.
    • Describe five dimensions of practitioner self-care.
    • Describe three ethical issues unique to energy psychology practice beyond usual cautions in mental health practice.
Essential Skills in Comprehensive Energy Psychology Level 2 Course Outline
  • Overview of the six major treatment steps
  • The chakra system
  • The biofield
  • Step 1 review: Achieving attunement
  • Muscle testing review
    Alternative methods of muscle testing
  • Step 2 review: Preparing the energy field
    Additional methods for evaluating and correcting interferences
  • Step 3 review: Identifying the treatment focus and progress evaluation
  • Step 4: Addressing psychological reversals
    Pre-designed strategies

    Customized diagnosis and release of PRs

    Resolving PRs with meridian treatment points

    Resolving PRs with the chakras

    • Step 5: Doing one round of treatment
      Deciding on the best treatment

      The meridian system

      Building a customized meridian sequence

      Chakra treatments

      Biofield treatment

    Step 6 review: Evaluating outcomes and selecting the next treatment step,assigning homework
    Advanced ethics module

    Building right relationships

    Special considerations

    • Practitioner intentionality and self-care
    • Case management
    • ACEP certification

Trainer - David Gruder, PhD, DCEP -
psychologist and award-winning author, was ACEP’s co-founder and first president. David is the founder and CEO of Integrity Revolution, whose mission is to assist entrepreneurs, leaders and helping professionals Make Integrity Profitable™. He speaks, trains and consults worldwide.



Co-Trainer - Sarette Zecharia, PhD, DCEP,
is a licensed psychologist. She is the founder of Lighthouse Psychology LLC, and the Integrative Pain and Energy Psychology Internship/Fellowship Sites. She is an ACEP board member, Co-chair of the CEP committee and local group leader. Her primary focus is on bringing ep/medicine into mainstream healthcare.


Workshop Location:


The New York Open Center
22 E. 3oth Street
New York, NY 10016


The New York Open Center is NY's oldest and largest holistic learning center
Located between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue in the Madison Square Park North Neighborhood, above Union Square and Gramercy Park, east of Chelsea and Herald Square, and close to many subway lines. There is off-the-street parking on 30th Street and 29th Street.

Phone: 212-219-2527

Registration Deadlines and Fees:

Member $435 / Nonmembers $475
Register by July 27, 2020:  Members $355 / Nonmembers $395
Register by August 24, 2020: Members $395 / Nonmembers $435

ACEP members also get a discount! Contact Leslie Primavera, ACEP, for the promo code. or 619-861-2237

Continuing Education and Course Completion Statement

This workshop provides 12 hours Continuing Education Credits for social workers, counselors, marriage and family therapists, nurses, physicians, body workers and more.

Due to CE requirements from all major professional organizations, no CE / CME / CNE certificate for the entire workshop can be given if a person selects to leave prematurely unless prior arrangements have been made with the lead trainer.

To receive a CE certificate, attendees must be present for the full 2-Day workshop, signing in and out of each day and complete a course evaluation. No partial credit will be given. Hard copies of certificates will be distributed at the end of the second day of the workshop only to those who have attended the complete 12 hours of training.



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Instructions for requesting accommodations for disabilities:

If you require accommodations for a disability, please call (212) 219-2527


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