Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR)®


  • As a professional, heal yourself and build a successful, fulfilling business with a work/life balance.
  • As a trauma survivor, learn the protocol to get more from your work with a professional or to do some of your work yourself   
  • Watch people greatly reduce or eliminate their trauma symptoms quickly
  • Use the same duplicatable, structured trauma recovery protocol to resolve ANY kind of trauma, even preverbal
  • See how ITR is a simple but complete method based in current neuroscience and shares assumptions with popular "evidence-based" methods
  • Get long-term results with the cutting-edge approach designed by a psychiatrist and art therapist, informed by neuroscience, art therapy, narrative therapy, and parts psychology.
  • “Finish” trauma stories that are fragmented memories & without words, end triggers and release dissociative Parts 
  • See how a person does not have to remember the traumatic experience, or relive it 
  • Use ITR for individual or group therapy with children (3+ & up), adolescents, and adults
  • Empower clients to graduate from therapy and do their own work as they move on in their lives
  • As a trauma survivor, heal trauma symptoms fast and move on with your life
Get Started with the Accelerated Traumatology Course (ATC) 101 NOW!

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Explore our courses. 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.

ITR Training Institute, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #6272. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  ITR Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. 

ITR Training Institute is an approved provider with WV Board of Social Workers. #490106


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

This certification requires the ATC 101, ATC 102, and ATC 103 and the Group Consultation Calls. This qualifies a person to be an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist (ITR-CTS) or Trauma Recovery Technician (ITR-CTRT).


The Basic Science Behind ITR.

This is a 40-minute introduction to Instinctual Trauma Response for those considering training with ITR Training Institute. 

 Where do I start?

The initial course is Accelerated Traumatology Course (ATC) 101, focusing on the science of trauma and providing mental health first aid through ITR. It's open to and recommended for anyone handling individuals affected by trauma.

Contact us through email or phone 800-214-0403


No Risk 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, to live in the present and thrive in the future. 

We offer a 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE to licensed mental health clinicians within 24 hours of starting a course 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 approach to treating trauma.  The full ITR training Accelerated Traumatology 101, 102, and 103 consists of everything a person needs to become ITR Certified®.

Accelerated Traumatology Course 101 Self-Paced

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-C, CCSOT, ITR-CT

The Instinctual Trauma Response and Dual-Brain Dynamics

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


Instinctual Trauma Response®

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