IATP is a non-profit organization specializing offering
Professional Certifications in Trauma Assessment and Treatment

About Us

Our Mission and Values

  • Establishing credibility for Trauma Therapy professionals and trust for clients through certification.
  • Company Values:
    • Leadership: Be a global leader in creating professional value by delivering recognized, evidence-based certifications and solutions that satisfy both our customers’ present and future needs.
    • Innovative: We are committed to continuous innovation and improvement to ensure that we deliver relevant certifications based on evidence-based practices.
    • Awareness: We anticipate, solicit feedback and respond to the needs of healthcare professionals.
    • Integrity: We promise to honor commitments and act with goodwill, integrity and professionalism.

Our Advisors

Frank G. Anderson, M.D.
Frank G. Anderson, M.D.  
Frank Guastella Anderson, MD, completed his residency and was a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation and is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy.

Dr. Anderson is the Vice Chair, Director, trainer for the Center for Self Leadership with Richard Schwartz, PhD, and maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center at Justice Resource Center in Boston, MA.

Dr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociation and wrote the chapter “Who’s Taking What” Connecting Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and Internal Family Systems for Trauma in Internal Family Systems Therapy- New Dimensions. He co-authored a chapter on “What IFS Brings to Trauma Treatment in Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy and recently coauthored the Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.

Dr. Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA, and serves as an Advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP).
Janina Fisher, PH.D.
Janina Fisher, PH.D.  
Janina Fisher, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and instructor at the Trauma Center, founded by Bessel van der Kolk, MD. A faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an EMDR International Association consultant, past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, and former instructor, Harvard Medical School, Dr. Fisher lectures nationally and internationally on the integration of the neurobiological research and new trauma treatment paradigms into traditional psychotherapies.
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD  
Linda Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDPD, is president of Integrative Trauma Treatment, LLC, in Havertown, PA. She provides clients an integrative approach to trauma, and treats PTSD in adolescent and adult populations, including clients with eating disorders, sexual trauma, and self-injury. An international speaker on the treatment of trauma, Linda has developed, produced, and presents multi-media workshops on all aspects of psychological trauma.

Linda is the author of best selling Trauma Competency: A Clinician’s Guide (PPM, 2010) and her newest book 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions (PPM, 2013). She is the producer of the best-selling Interview Trauma series DVD’s in which she collaborated with the world’s leaders in Trauma: Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.; Peter Levine, Ph.D.; Babette Rothschild, MSW, LCS; Stephen Porges, Ph.D.; Janina Fisher, Ph.D.; and many more.

Our Team

Jeff Mares
Jeff Mares  Operations Manager
Jeff Mares brings over 4 years’ experience in developing and managing projects in the continuing education and professional certification industry. He also brings another 8 years’ experience doing everything under the sun necessary to start and run his own business. If you find Jeff outside of our office, chances are you will find him either biking through the woods or the county highways outside of Eau Claire, WI, cooking and testing up some new food idea or cheering on the USA Men’s National soccer team.
Claire Zelasko
Claire Zelasko  Certifications Manager
Claire Watson Zelasko, MBA, has over 10 years’ experience working in the continuing education industry. She specializes in working with experts in their fields to develop educational content for fellow professionals. Additionally, Claire brings years of experience in relationship building, sales, marketing and new product development to her role as Certifications Manager.

Her prior work experiences have included careers in banking and manufacturing.

Who We Are

501(c)(3) organization that promotes the highest standards in accredited certifications for today’s mental health professionals. Our certifications set the standards for excellence in their fields of practice. Certification and accreditation establishes trust and helps consumers, their families, and those who pay for behavioral health services to choose providers and programs with confidence. IATP is owned and operated by Evergreen Certifications, LLC.