Become a Certified Trauma Specialist Now with Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR)® 

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All Courses

Explore our online courses as well as our live training. Anyone can learn the ITR no matter their education level. The ITR courses are meant to fully inform anyone willing to learn about trauma and how the brain works with it. Begin your journey with the Accelerated Traumatology Course (ATC) 101 Live 1-Day.  


ITR Community

Anyone registered in the ATC 102 or above is automatically connected with the ITR community for free! Check your Course Library. Connect with other practitioners, ask questions and stay informed!  This community is for professionals only. You must be logged in to access the community. We are here for you and want to help. Join us!


ITR Certified™

Become an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist. Learn what it takes to resolve traumatic stress and help people thrive.

The first certification requires passing the ATC 101 Live, ATC 102 Live 2-Day, and Consultation Calls. This qualifies a person to be an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist (ITR-CTS).


100% Money-Back Guarantee

Our mission is to make the world trauma-effective and parts-informed and help ITR providers succeed in freeing people from the chains of the past. 

ITR is available to anyone wanting to learn.

We offer a 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE within 24 hours if you don't find the course you purchased completely satisfying.

The ITR Training Institute teaches Instinctual Trauma Response®. We have found with over 35 years of actual clinical results that ITR is an effective and simple approach to resolving trauma.  The ITR tool kit consists of everything a provider needs to succeed at trauma recovery with their clients, including the well-known Graphic Narrative™ and Externalized Dialogue™.

We want to partner with our ITR members and change the mental health field forever! 

Where do I start?

If you are a parent or professional wanting to understand trauma better we recommend starting with the free webinar below. then maybe a free course. If you are a mental health advocate or clinician we recommend the Accelerated Traumatology Course (ATC) 101.

Contact us through email or phone to discuss payment options. 800-214-0403


ITR Web-App

We are proud to announce the new ITR App to enhance the virtual experience.

Keep all your work in one place! It is web-based so no need to download anything on your device. 

$49/year for everyone. Give it a try for a month for free!

The ITR App is a highly secure HIPAA-compliant healthcare platform. All data is secured in transit using 256-bit AES encryption and SSL technology, which is the same level of encryption used by healthcare and financial institutions when transmitting secure information, and the US government when transmitting secret information. 
Secure HTTPS endpoints are used whenever transmitting the information. and an encrypted database, which provides encryption of all data at rest.

More Information Here

Our Free Courses

No pre-requisites or special certifications required.

FREE WEBINAR: What is Trauma

Learn about trauma, how we are all wired to have an Instinctual Trauma Response, and how to resolve it with ITR.”

FREE COURSE: Parents of Foster or Adoptive Children

Learn how trauma affects children and their behaviors. Understand how to work with them and how to help reduce stress in the family. This course is very helpful for ANY caregiver dealing with a trauma survivor. Use Gift Code: ITRFREE


FREE COURSE: Educators

This course was designed for all kinds of educators to learn how to identify trauma in children, create safe spaces, and ideas to help ground a child and keep the other children safe. Use Gift Code: ITRFREE


I love ITR. I think it will revolutionize mental health and trauma treatment. I think everyone should be trained in the ITR model. It’s effective. it’s quick, but most of all it reduces trauma symptoms and that’s what we want, these children and these adults to have healthy, happy lives."

- Danni Davis, LCSW, CCSOT, CITRI

The Instinctual Trauma Response And Dual-Brain Dynamics

(Drs. Tinnin and Gantt's book in paperback)


Instinctual Trauma Response®

Discuss opportunities with our staff. Contact us today. 800-214-0403