Kate Truitt


3:00PM – 5:00PM PT
Neuroscience Strategies for Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety & More

504 - The Havening Techniques®

The Havening Techniques® is a new cutting-edge technique that brings a suite of neuroscience-based interventions designed for fast and effective treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and other fear-based disorders such as anxiety, panic disorder, and phobias. Utilizing similar mechanisms as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), these techniques can be used in-session, at home, or on the go, so your clients can overcome difficult emotions whenever they arise unexpectedly. 

Join Havening Techniques co-developer and international trainer, Dr. Kate Truitt, for a must-see experiential session. Discover her secrets for creating a gentle, client-centered approach to trauma-informed neuroscience-based care. By adding Havening Techniques ® to your toolbox, you can create new pathways to sustainable change in your clients' lives. Take advantage of this opportunity to advance your clinical toolkit with neuroscience and help your clients achieve the future they deserve! 

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate how to utilize the Havening Touch for autonomic nervous system regulation. 
  • Utilize one Havening Techniques protocol to soothe emotional and traumatic triggers in the moment.  
  • Apply one Havening Techniques protocol to build Cognitive Resilience in-session or on the go. 

Author of Healing in Your Hands

Kate Truitt, Ph.D., MBA, is a licensed clinical psychologist, applied neuroscientist, and internationally recognized expert in the neuroscience of trauma, stress, and resilience. She is regularly sought out as a contributor for global media outlets ranging from Oprah and Medium to the BBC and Today. Dr. Kate is an international trainer and has spoken at the United Nations, the United States Department of Defense, and PESI, among others. She has dedicated her life to advancing the treatment of trauma and stress-related disorders, eliminating the stigma surrounding mental health, and empowering wellness through the dissemination of psychoeducation and self-healing tools through her speaking engagements, books, blog, and social media presence.

Dr. Kate resides in Los Angeles, CA, where she leads her flagship organization, Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates. She also serves as CEO for both the Amy Research Foundation – a nonprofit focused on advancing the role of brain science in psychotherapy and eradicating the translational lag between science and clinical practice – and the Trauma Counseling Center of Los Angeles. In 2013 she founded Viva Excellence, a training institute that provides cutting-edge trainings and seminars that bring together the newest advancements in the fields of neuroscience and mental health. Dr. Kate is honored to be recognized as one of the creators and developers of the Havening Techniques. She also serves as their global director of research and curriculum development.

Dr. Kate knows that when we choose to let every moment of adversity strengthen and empower us, we are choosing to become our strongest and most inspired selves. Her treatment model consists of three core pillars: trauma-informed, neuroscience-based, and resilience-focused care. These components, when taken together, empower individuals to become proactive participants in their transformational journey as they heal the past, create the present, and build the future.