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Our Therapists

All therapists are trained in our research-supported treatment approach. Our primary Retreat therapists are listed below, including information on areas of expertise, schedule options, cost, and location. A number of additional therapists are not listed, representing a greater diversity of areas of expertise as well as locations around the USA and Canada. Therapist fees range from $300/day to $2,000/day.

Policies on fees, discounts, cancellations etc. are shown on the right side of this page.

Whether you select a therapist from this list, or would like a recommendation based on your situation and criteria, the next step is to e-mail Dr. Greenwald with your phone number, or call him at (413) 772-2340.


Ricky Greenwald, PsyD, is the founder and executive director of Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute. He is a leading expert on EMDR, the developer of PC, and the developer of this therapy retreat service.

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  • Licensed psychologist since 1995
  • Location: Northampton, MA
  • Works with children, teens, and adults
  • Areas of expertise: trauma, loss, problem behaviors, relationships, diverse family structures/parenting
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (morning only)
  • Fee: $2,000/day
  • Policies: Standard

Elizabeth Davis, MS, LCAT, MFA, ART-BC, is a board certified and state licensed art therapist. She is an EMDR instructor and consultant, and a PC consultant in training. She is the director of TI & CTI’s first satellite office, in Buffalo, NY. 

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  • Licensed creative arts therapist since 2004
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • Works with children, teens, adults
  • Areas of expertise: trauma, loss, foster care, child trauma, attachment trauma
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Fee: $1,000/day
  • Policies: Standard

Bambi Rattner, PsyD, is a PC consultant in training as well as an EMDR consultant in training, and is on the TI & CTI staff.

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  • Licensed psychologist since 2001
  • Location: Northampton, MA
  • Works with children, teens, adults, elderly
  • Areas of expertise: childhood trauma, sexual abuse, physical and emotional trauma
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Fee: $800/day
  • Policies: Standard

Kym Lasser, LMHC, served nine years in the military before becoming a practitioner of meditation and yoga as well as a therapist. She is trained and certified in PC, trained in EMDR, is a PC trainer in training, and is on the TI & CTI staff.

  • Licensed counselor since 2016
  • Location: Northampton, MA
  • Works with children, teens, adults
  • Areas of expertise: trauma, loss, military/service members, perinatal emotional complications
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Fee: $800/day
  • Policies: Standard

Rebecca Chapman, PsyD, is a PC consultant in training as well as an EMDR consultant in training, a practitioner of Vipassana meditation, and is on the TI & CTI staff.

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  • Licensed since 2016
  • Location: Northampton, MA
  • Works with children, teens, adults
  • Areas of expertise: trauma, loss, substance abuse
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Fee: $800/day
  • Policies: Standard

Cindy Arnold, LPC, is a PC trainer in training and an EMDR consultant in training. She is the director of TI & CTI's satellite office in Greensboro, NC.

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  • Licensed Professional Counselor since 2010
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
  • Works with children, teens, adults
  • Areas of expertise: physical, emotional, sexual trauma, childhood trauma, complex trauma, dissociation, military and first responders
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Fee: $800/day
  • Policies: Standard

Nikki Gamache, MA, is working towards licensure under Dr. Greenwald's supervision. She is trained in PC and EMDR, and is on the TI & CTI staff.

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  • Location: Northampton, MA
  • Works with children, teens, adults
  • Areas of expertise: LGBTQIA and gender-nonconforming, trauma, loss
  • Days available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Fee: $300/day
  • Policies: Standard

For more information or to schedule a private intensive therapy retreat,

e-mail Dr. Greenwald or call him at (413) 772-2340.