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International advanced training in Oslo

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Profoundly empathic and clear minded, Marta Thorsheim is a brilliant, international IoPT trainer.

- Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert -

International advanced training in Oslo with Marta Thorsheim

Professional update according to Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert’s latest theory and method development for Trauma therapists IoPT in practice and other professionals practicing IoPT theory or/and methodology.

Welcome to our international advanced training!

Small group, weekdays, maximum 15 – 20 participants. 5 modules of 3 days each.


Dates: 2022: May 24-26/Nov 22-24
2023: Jan 31 – Feb 2/July 4-6/September 5.-7. (7.september is with Franz Ruppert, the first day of Franz seminar in Oslo)

Time schedule each day: 9 AM til 6PM

The objective of the programme is that the participants shall reach a deeper understanding of Professor Ruppert`s groundbreaking theories and concepts on Identity development and how trauma does affect it. This refers to  the development of our I and our will and all other psychic structures including the growth of our body. It will also be trained how to work with the split personality structures induced by trauma. The key method is called Self Encounter by the sentence or picture of intention, the Intention method.

The programme in Munich is with the founder of IoPT, Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert. The programme in Oslo is with Marta Thorsheim and is aligned with the programme in Munich.

For registration and more information: kindly fill in the form or contact Marta Thorsheim,

Practical information (pdf)

Warm welcome!

Main topics

The Human Psyche  and what Psychotrauma means. Definition of the basic concept, the function of the psyche, the psyche as a four-generation system, the context of the psyche as an interwoven part of the psychosomatic network. IoPT as a method of highlighting survival structures, engaging in compassionate contact with trauma parts and strengthening healthy parts of the I and the will function.

Identity, Identification and Attributions and The Trauma of Identity. The development of identity, the development of I, the Self and the Will.

Love, Bonding  and The trauma of Love. What is love? How to receive and give love without losing touch with healthy self and will. What is bonding? Different bonding patterns and how they have manifested themselves.

Sexuality and The Trauma of Sexuality. What is sexuality? Sexual abuse of children, youth and incest, its consequences, prevention and healing.

Victims and Perpetrators and the Trauma of being a Perpetrator. Definitions of victim and perpetrator, to be a victim and victim attitudes, to be a perpetrator an perpetrator attitudes, how protecting the perpetrator maintain the perpetrator dynamics, derailment and ways out of victim-perpetrator-splits. How do we end up as perpetrators of ourselves and others? And how we thus traumatise ourselves and others. Why lifelong “atonement” doesn’t help. And the way out.

Who am I in a traumatising society? How to keep in touch with a healthy self and a healthy will in a traumatising society.

When signing up, you book the complete programme.

The training is acknowledged as maintenance by The Norwegian Psychological Association (NPF) and as update by The Norwegian Traumatherapist Association (NTF). The training may be eligble for Professional Development Credits or Professional Continuing Education Credits from other professional accreditation and licensing organizations.

All dr Rupperts books are translated to English and available from all online bookstores, also

We also have the books for sale during the modules.

Certificate of Participations, stating hours and topics, in last module.

International advanced training in Oslo

From 2024 to 2025

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