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Nancy Errebo, PsyD-USA

Nancy Errebo, PsyD-USA

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Nancy Errebo, PsyD, is a psychologist at the Veteran Center in Missoula, Montana,where she also maintains a private practice.  She was the 2008 EMDRIA Conference recipient of the Elizabeth Snyker Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer for EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs.  She has been integrating EMDR treatment with clients for approximately 20 years.

John Hartung, PsyD-USA and Latinamerica

John Hartung, PsyD-USA and Latinamerica

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John Hartung, PsyD, has coordinated EMDR Institute programs for Latin America for ten years. He is especially interested in cross-cultural trauma treatment, and in applications of EMDR to performance enhancement and positive psychology -- themes he promotes as professor at the Colorado School of Professional Psychology, as executive coach with the Center for Creative Leadership, and as co-director of the Bodymind Integration Institute of Singapore.

Deany Laliotis, LICSW-USA

Deany Laliotis, LICSW-USA

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Deany Laliotis, LICSW, is a clinician in private practice in Washington, DC who specializes in the treatment of attachment disorders and developmental trauma. In addition to being a Senior Trainer, Deany offers advanced trainings in helping clinicians integrate EMDR as a comprehensive psychotherapy, particularly as it applies to attachment and relationship issues, self-esteem and complex trauma. Deany has also co-authored an article with Dr. Shapiro titled, EMDR and the Adaptive Information Processing Model: Integrative Treatment and Case Conceptualization, published in the Journal of Clinical Social Work. She is also the co-director of EMDR of Greater Washington, one of the EMDR Institute's Extended Training Programs.

Barbara Parrett, RN, MS-USA

Barbara Parrett, RN, MS-USA

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Barbara Parrett, RN, MS. Lt. Col., USAF (RET), is a specialist on military and veteran issues (particularly women in the military), peak performance, PTSD and Legal Abuse Syndrome. She combines an extensive background in the medical profession and the military with her clinical expertise.

Gerald Puk, PhD-USA

Gerald Puk, PhD-USA

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Gerald Puk, PhD, specializes in treating dissociative disorders, adult survivors of abuse, and victims of acute trauma and personal injury. He is a forensic consultant and expert witness in personal injury and motor vehicle trauma; he serves as a consultant to the New York State Education Department.

Susan  Rogers. PhD-USA

Susan Rogers. PhD-USA

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Susan Rogers, PhD, has treated war and trauma survivors since 1981 and has provided training in EMDR in the United States, Northern Ireland, Poland, Bangladesh, Russia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.  She worked with the American Red Cross in response to the 1995 Mississippi floods and tornadoes, and is co-author with Steven Silver, PhD, of Light in the Heart of Darkness: EMDR and the Treatment of War and Terrorism Survivors.

Curtis Rouanzoin, PhD-USA

Curtis Rouanzoin, PhD-USA

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Curtis Rouanzoin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociative disorders. He completed EMDR basic training in 1992 and is a founding member and past President of EMDRIA. He is a co-director of the Traumatic Stress Network of southern California which provides EMDR workshops and extended Regional Trainings. His advanced clinical specialty workshops in the use of EMDR with Complex Trauma and Dissociative Symptoms have been presented nationally and internationally.

Mark Russell, PhD-USA

Mark Russell, PhD-USA

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Mark C. Russell, PhD, CDR USN (Ret), ABPP, is a Board certified clinical psychologist by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in clinical psychology and clinical child and adolescent psychology.  A retired Navy Commander/military psychologist with 26 years of uniformed service, former research assistant to Francine Shapiro, and the first EMDR Trainer in the Department of Defense (DoD).    Co-author with Charles Figley of "Treating Traumatic Stress Injuries in Military Personnel: An EMDR Practitioner's Guide (2013), with over 20 publications to his credit including two book chapters on EMDR treatment of war trauma.  Testified before the congressionally-mandated  DoD Task Force of Mental Health regarding efforts to prevent a military mental health crisis as chronicled by USA Today, including the lack of veteran’s access to EMDR training, research, and treatment in the military.  Organized and conducted seven joint DoD/VA EMDR trainings. Awarded the “Distinguished Psychologist Award” by the Washington State Psychological Association for efforts to transform military mental healthcare.  Currently chairs the Psy.D. program at Antioch University Seattle, and is the establishing Director of the Institute of War Stress Injuries and Social Justice, dedicated to ending cyclic failure in meeting mental health needs of war veterans.

Steven Silver, PhD-USA

Steven Silver, PhD-USA

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Steve Silver, PhD, is a psychologist who served as a Senior Trainer for the EMDR Institute and was the first Programs Chair for the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs.  A veteran of both the Marine Corps and the Army, he has worked with combat veterans and their families since 1972 and for 26 years was the director of an inpatient PTSD program for combat veterans.  Co-author (with Susan Roger, PhD) of "Light in the Heart of Darkness:  EMDR and the Treatment of War and Terrorism Survivors," he has over 50 publications to his credit.  He is the recipient of the Elizabeth Snyker Memorial Award, presented by EMDR HAP, the Ronald A. Martinez Memorial Award awarded by the EMDR Institute, and the Outstanding and Sustained Service Award awarded by the EMDR International Association.  Currently, he is the primary EMDR consultant to the US Army Empirically Validated Trauma Treatment Training Program where he has provided consultation to over 400 clinicians who work with military clients and their families.

Roger Solomon, PhD-USA

Roger Solomon, PhD-USA

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Roger Solomon, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of trauma and grief. He is the police psychologist to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, and a consultant to the trauma programs of NASA, the US Senate, and several state and federal law enforcement agencies.

Kay Werk, LISW-USA

Kay Werk, LISW-USA

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Kay Werk, LISW, is manager at Community Crisis Response for Netcare Corporation. She is an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation-trained instructor and mental health director of several CISM teams. She has taught at Ohio State University and specializes in critical incident stress intervention with public safety forces, hospital personnel and civilians.

Maria Elena Adúriz, Psych-Argentina

Maria Elena Adúriz, Psych-Argentina

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Maria Elena Adúriz, Psychologist, is a Clinical Psychologist from Buenos Aires-Argentina. She specializes in treating Children, Adolescent and Families, and works with assessment and treatment of Anxiety Disorders, ADD, Attachment Disorders, PTSD and Catastrophe Intervention using EMDR. She is dedicated to working, teaching and writing about intervention in childhood trauma. Since it's creation, she has been President of “EMDR-Humanitarian Assistance Program” in Argentina, directing field work, research and teaching in catastrophe and mass trauma She is a certified trainer of trainers by the EMDR Institute, and part of the EMDR - Ibero American team.

Ruben Lescano, MD-Argentina

Ruben Lescano, MD-Argentina

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Ruben Lescano, MD, is a psychiatrist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He specializes in assessment and treating complex and acute trauma and is a consultant on dissociation. He is Co-Founder and past President of EMDRIA Latinoamerica and is conducting EMDR research in complex trauma. He is a general coordinator of the first EMDR book written in Spanish, TRAUMA y EMDR, and author of a three volume book and several papers in trauma journals. He heads the Scientific EMDR and Neurobiology Area of Argentina Society of Psychotrauma (affiliated to ISTSS and ISSD), and is the Director of CIPSE.

Pablo Solvey, MD-Argentina

Pablo Solvey, MD-Argentina

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Pablo Solvey, MD, completed his basic EMDR training in 1993. Together with his wife, Raquel, they introduced EMDR in Argentina and in Latin America. Both are in private practice - specializing in adult trauma and anxiety disorders.  As a hypnotherapist, he is the former training analyst of the IPA (International Psychoanalytic Assoc). Has presented papers about psychotherapy and EMDR at several international conferences. Coauthor of the first book written in Spanish, TRAUMA y EMDR, and coauthor of a two volume book, Terapias de Avanzada. Fluent in Spanish, English and French. Cofounder and current president of EMDRIA LATINOAMERICA, a non profit organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that brings together EMDR practitioners from all Latin America.

Raquel C Ferrazzano de Solvey, MD-Argentina

Raquel C Ferrazzano de Solvey, MD-Argentina

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Raquel C. Ferrazzano de Solvey, MD, ND, completed her basic  EMDR training in 1993. She became the one of the first Spanish speaking trainers, and with her husband, Pablo Solvey, MD, introduced EMDR in Argentina and in Latin America. She is in private practice specializing in adults, adolescents and children, in trauma, dissociative disorders and anxiety disorders. Hypnotherapist - former member of the IPA (International Psychoanalytic Assoc). Has presented papers about psychotherapy and EMDR at several International Conferences. Coauthor of the first EMDR book written in Spanish, TRAUMA and EMDR, and coauthor of a two volume book, Terapias de Avanzada. Fluent in Spanish and English. Cofounder and former president of EMDRIA Latinoamerica, a non profit Organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that brings together EMDR practitioners from all Latin America.

Sigmund Burzynski, Psych-Australia

Sigmund Burzynski, Psych-Australia

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Sigmund Burzynski, Psychologist, is in private practice in Geelong, Australia. He completed the EMDR Basic Training in 1992 and became an Institute trainer in 1998. He has conducted trainings throughout Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and other major cities, and, internationally, in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta. As a forensic psychologist for the Australian Department of Corrections, he was involved in the development of an Alternatives to Violence program for which he received an Australian award. His clinical specialties include the treatment of anxiety disorders, pain management, sexual dysfunction, anger management, performance enhancement, and dissociative disorders. Over the years he has been extensively involved in the supervision of psychologists and other health professionals.

Nick Cocco, Psych-Australia

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Nick Cocco, Psych, BSc(Psych)Hons; MA(Hons)(Clinical Psychology), has been a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists since 1994 and has over 29 years experience. Nick has specialties in the treatment of trauma related conditions ranging from single incident PTSD through to the more complex presentations of personality, dissociative and other disorders which are the sequelae of histories of repetitive child based trauma and neglect. Additionally, he has taught and trained professionals via workshops and supervision in these areas and presented his own research into the treatment efficacy of EMDR with childhood darkness phobia at an international EMDR conference (1995) and was the main author of the second ever child case study published in a peer reviewed journal, of successful EMDR treatment of PTSD (1993).

Anthony Smith, Psych-Australia

Anthony Smith, Psych-Australia

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Anthony Smith, M Psych (Clin), is in private practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Adelaide, Australia. He has extensive clinical experience in the areas of stress and trauma--an interest fed in part by his own service with an infantry battalion during Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. Currently he focuses on the treatment of anxiety disorders, including acute and chronic PTSD, sexual abuse, and unresolved grief, sleep disorders and depression. He has been involved in teaching, training and supervision of psychologists for many years. He attended Dr Francine Shapiro's first EMDR training in Australia, and, subsequently, has become a Facilitatoar and Trainer of EMDR under her guidance. He has conducted EMDR trainings throughout Australia and overseas.

Eva Munker-Kramer, PhD-Austria

Eva Munker-Kramer, PhD-Austria

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Eva Muenker-Kramer, Clinical psychologist and Psychotherapist (BT), has been trained in EMDR since 1998 and completed her trainer´s training in 2007. She is in private practice in Krems/Danube, Austria, and in the EMDR Institute Austria in Vienna (www.emdr-institut.at) , which offers EMDR trainings since 2003. She is lecturer, author, and trainer in psychotraumatology, traumatherapy, EMDR and disaster and crisis psychology for public health and emergency services, private institutions, the Austrian Academy of Psychology, the Danube University, and Webster University Vienna. She has been active since 2006 in a HAP project in Lviv/Ukraine and founder and project leader in a Council of Europe funded project "Training for Trainers“ to build up a network of Eastern European disaster and crisis psychologists. She has been head of the Austrian EMDR Association (www.emdr-netzwerk.at) since its founding in 2004  and the Austrian representative to EMDR Europe Association.

Ludwig Cornil, Psych-Belgium and France
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Ludwig Cornil, Psych-Belgium and France

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Ludwig Cornil, MA, is a clinical psychologist who works in Belgium in a hospital setting and also in private practice. He’s the president of the Belgian Institute of Psychotraumatology and EMDR. He serves on the board of EMDR-Europe and is vice-president of the Humanitarian Assistance Program in Europe, which brought him to teach EMDR in Slovakia and China. He’s also a founding board member of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation. He organizes and teaches trainings on psycho-trauma and EMDR on the French and the Flemish side of Belgium and has been invited to lecture in other French-speaking countries. To visit the website of the Belgian organisation, go to http://www.bipe.be

Esly Regina Carvalho, PhD-Brazil

Esly Regina Carvalho, PhD-Brazil

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Esly Regina Carvalho, PhD, specializes in treating adult trauma, especially those related to sexual abuse, urban violence, psychosomatic illnesses, chronic pain, phobias and anxiety. An EMDR Trainer of Trainers, she helped establish the EMDR Iberoamerica (EMDR IBA), and EMDR regional board that brings together the national associations of Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries.  She is a founding member of EMDR Brasil and EMDR Ecuador.  A Psychodrama Trainer accredited by the US Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Esly is a Psychodrama supervisor recognized by the Brazilian Federation of Psychodrama (FEBRAP), and founded the Psychodrama movement in Ecuador.  She has a long history of teaching, training, and supervision, and a career as an author and public speaker in demand in Latin America. As a Brazilian-American, she is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Silvia Guz, PhD-Brazil

Silvia Guz, PhD-Brazil

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 Silvia Guz, Psychologist and Psychotherapist, has been working as a clinician for 20 years in Brazil, specializing in the analytical approach, body psychotherapy and EMDR.  She presently combines theoretical knowledge and practical work focused on psychological trauma and its consequences. She is a Certified EMDR Therapist, Facilitator, Approved Consultant and Trainer in EMDR. She also currently holds the position of President of the EMDR Brazil, working together to organize and unite the EMDR therapists in Brazil and abroad, promoting conferences, scientific meetings, as well as the role of Brazil in the international EMDR community.

Andre Mauricio Monteiro, PhD-Brazil and Portugal

Andre Mauricio Monteiro, PhD-Brazil and Portugal

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Andre Mauricio Monteiro, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who maintains a private practice in Brasilia, Brazil, where he specializes in treating PTSD, acute trauma and psychosomatic illnesses. As a Professor at the Catholic University of Brasilia, he teaches Crisis Intervention and supervises interns. Dr Monteiro is an active participant in the EMDR Ibero-American Team and one of the founders of EMDR-Brazil.

Santiago Jacome, PhD-Ecuador

Santiago Jacome, PhD-Ecuador

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Santiago Jacome, Clinical Psychologist, presently directs the work of Campus Grupal-Fundacion Salud Alternative para el Desarrollo in Quito, Ecuador. His background is in Group Psychotherapy and in Psychodrama, and he has served on the faculty of the Ecuadorian Psychodrama Association. He is a founding member of the Ecuadorian Society of Psychotherapy and on the faculty at Universidad Central del Ecuador. He is Vice President of EMDR Ecuador and coordinates the EMDR trainings in Ecuador.

Arne Hofmann, MD-Germany

Arne Hofmann, MD-Germany

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Arne Hofmann, MD, was trained in 1991 by Dr. Shapiro and became the first EMDR trainer in Europe. He teaches at the University of Cologne and researches on complex and acute trauma disorders. He is a member of a German scientific national guideline commission on PTSD and (founding) board member of several scientific trauma societies. He heads the EMDR Institute Germany where he is teaching and consulting in English and German. To visit EMDR Institute Deutschland on the web go to http://www.emdr-institut.de.

Ligia Barascout de Piedra Santa, Psych-Guatemala

Ligia Barascout de Piedra Santa, Psych-Guatemala

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Ligia Barascout de Piedra Santa, Psychologist, is a Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist from Guatemala, Central America, who maintains a private practice in Guatemala City. She specializes in treating PTSD with children, adolescents and adults. She uses EMDR to treat sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence, kidnapping, physical pain, torture and war issues. Since 1997, she has presented EMDR trainings in 10 different countries in Latin America. At the present time, she is coordinating and giving EMDR trainings in Central America and Panama. She is a Certified Trainer of Trainers by the EMDR Institute and an active member of the EMDR-Iberoamerica Team.

Michael Paterson, PhD-UK
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Michael Paterson, PhD-UK

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Michael C Paterson, OBE, PhD, DClinPsych, CSci, AFBPsS, is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist based in Belfast, Northern Ireland; he specializes in the treatment of traumatic stress in emergency service personnel. In addition to running a private mental health clinic, Michael has published articles on stress and trauma in the emergency services. He has also presented at international conferences and lectures on traumatology to postgraduate clinical psychology students at the Queens University of Belfast. Dr Paterson was honored by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II through being made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in her 2008 Birthday Honours List. Website: http://www.emdr-training.org.

Ehud Oren, PhD-Israel

Ehud Oren, PhD-Israel

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Ehud (Udi) Oren, PhD, is President of EMDR-Europe Association.  He is the Director of the Israeli EMDR Institute and teaches at Natal, Israel's Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War. He specializes in the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, the psychological aspects of physical illness, and PTSD. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of EMDR-Israel.

Gary Quinn, MD-Israel and Asia

Gary Quinn, MD-Israel and Asia

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Gary Quinn, MD, is Director of the Jerusalem Stress and Trauma Institute and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Ohio State University. He specializes in Crisis Intervention, the treatment of Anxiety Disorders, and the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following military trauma, terrorist attacks and motor vehicle accidents. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Chariman of EMDR-Israel.

Isabel Fernandez, PhD-Italy and Spain

Isabel Fernandez, PhD-Italy and Spain

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Isabel Fernandez, PhD, is a clinical psychologist working in Milan. She has been trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and has been on the faculty of the Italian School of Cognitive Behavior for 8 years, providing specialtization training in psychotherapy. She has worked as a consultant psychologist at the psychiatric ward of Niguarda Hospital, conducting clinical research projects. She is a lecturer at the Catholic University of Milan and Rome and at the La Sapienza University of Rome. Currently, she is Director of the Psychotraumatology Research Center of Milan and has published many papers, articles and books on trauma, EMDR and other topics. She is chairman of the Italian Association of EMDR and a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Federation of Scientific Psychological Societies. She has organized interventions with EMDR in mass disasters (Milan's aircrash on Pirelli Building and Molise's earthquake) and has worked in cooperation with Civil Defense and Fireworkers to provide psychological support and trauma treatment for emergency workers. She trains graduates students and clinicians in trauma, EMDR and crisis intervention in Italy and Spain.

Masaya Ichii, MA-Japan

Masaya Ichii, MA-Japan

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Masaya Ichii, MA, is the first Japanese speaking approved EMDR Institute trainer. He is a full professor of Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, Center for Developmental and Clinical Psychology. Trauma Section. He has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years, specializing in assessment and treatment of acute and chronic PTSD, phobias, stress, anxiety disorders, and depression. He is currently president of the EMDR Association Japan, a board member of Japanese Brief Psychotherapy Association, an editorial board member of the Japanese Behavior Therapy Association and the Journal of EMDR Practice and Research. He is an invited speaker to many psychological and medical conferences in Japan and South Korea.

Lucina Artigas, MA-Mexico

Lucina Artigas, MA-Mexico

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Lucina Artigas, M.A. M.T., is an EMDR Institute Trainer of Trainers, Figley Institute Faculty Member, Resiliency Science Institutes International Affiliate Faculty, and ICISF Trained Trainer. She is Co-Founder and Executive Director of EMDR Mexico; AMAMECRISIS and International Center of Psychotraumatology. She has received the EMDRIA Creative Innovation Award, the EMDR-Iberoamerica Francine Shapiro Award and the EMDR Colombia Jaibaná Award for Humanitarian work. She is author of the Butterfly Hug and co-author of the EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents and the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol that has been applied worldwide with natural or human provoked disaster survivors. She has presented workshops in United States, Latin America and Europe and has published articles on EMDR, Crisis Intervention and Compassion Fatigue.

Ignacio Jarero, PhD-Mexico

Ignacio Jarero, PhD-Mexico

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Ignacio Jarero, Ph.D., Ed.D.,

EMDR Institute Trainer of Trainers, Figley Institute Faculty Member. Resiliency Science Institutes International Affiliate Faculty. ICISF Trained Trainer. He is Co-Founder and Executive Director of EMDR Mexico; AMAMECRISIS; International Center of Psychotraumatology; Green Cross Academy of Traumatology Mexico´s Training Site and Latin America & Caribbean Foundation for Scientific Trauma Research. He is Iberoamerica Journal of Psychotraumatology Founder and co-editor. He has received the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation International Crisis Response Leadership Award; the EMDR Colombia Jaibaná Award for Humanitarian work; the Argentinean Society of Psychotrauma (ISTSS Affiliate) Psychotrauma Trajectory Award; and the EMDR-Iberoamerica Francine Shapiro Award. He is co-author of the EMDR Protocol for Recent Critical Incidents and the EMDR Integrative Group Treatment Protocol that has been applied worldwide with natural or human provoked disaster survivors. He has presented workshops in United States, Latin America and Europe and has published articles on EMDR, Crisis Intervention and Compassion Fatigue.

Susana G Uribe Ramirez, MA-Mexico

Susana G Uribe Ramirez, MA-Mexico

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Susana G Uribe Ramirez, MA, is the Executive Director of EMDR Mexico, an EMDR Institute Facilitator, and an EMDR Ibero America approved consultant. In addition, she is a clinical psychotraumatologist for Green Cross Academy of Traumatology. She specializes in treating adult victims of trauma and complicated grief. She is a consultant in trauma, loss, and mourning processes, and an international lecturer on utilizing EMDR with trauma, loss and grief.

Maria Gabriela Ruiz, MA-Mexico

Maria Gabriela Ruiz, MA-Mexico

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Maria Gabriela Ruiz (Lozano), MA, is a board member of EMDR Mexico and AMAMECRISIS. She is in private practice in Mexico City, where she specializes in adult trauma related to depression, eating disorders, phobias and anxiety disorders. She is an international lecturer on utilizing EMDR with trauma related disorders. In addition, she gives advanced EMDR trainings on depression and eating disorders.

Kerstin Bergh Johannesson, Psych-Sweden

Kerstin Bergh Johannesson, Psych-Sweden

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Kerstin Bergh Johannesson, Psych, is a clinical psychologist and senior supervisor of psychotherapy at the Uppsala University Hospital and researcher at the Swedish National Center for Disaster Psychiatry, Uppsala University. She is President of EMDR Sweden, a board member of EMDR Europe, and served on the board of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She offers training and conducts workshops on EMDR throughout Europe. She teaches psychotraumatology and crisis intervention nationally and internationally and has contributed to book chapters.

Hanne  Hummel, Psych-Switzerland

Hanne Hummel, Psych-Switzerland

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Hanne Hummel, Psychological Psychotherapist, has been trained in EMDR since 1996 and completed her Trainer's Training in 2007. She has been in clinical practice in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, since 1993.  In 1994 she co-founded the Psychotherapeutic Institute in the Park with her husband and colleague Raimund Dorr.  The Institute offers treatment for traumatized clients, and, in addition, education and supervision of clinicians who treat traumatized patients.  She co-founded the Board of the Swiss EMDR Association in 1998 and has been a board member ever since.  Her Institute has been offering trainings in EMDR in Switzerland since 1999, and Hanne has been head of the EMDR-Institute Switzerland since 2005.  www.emdr-institut.ch   

Eva Zimmerman, Psych-Switzerland

Eva Zimmerman, Psych-Switzerland

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Eva Zimmermann is a clinical psychologist working in private practice in Fribourg, Switzerland, where she specializes in trauma treatment for complex trauma and dissociative disorders. She is past president and current board member of EMDR Switzerland and represents her country on the EMDR Europe Board. In addition, she is a board member of EMDR Europe HAP Suisse-romande. As co-founder of the Psychotraumatology Institute of the French part of Switzerland she organizes and provides training in psychotraumatology. She is also working for the Swiss Government in the disaster relief unit to provide psychological support to the rescuer.

Emre Konuk, MA-Turkey

Emre Konuk, MA-Turkey

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Emre Konuk, MA, is a clinical psychologist in Istanbul, Turkey.  He received family therapy training at the Mental Research Institute (MRI), Brief Therapy Center, Palo Alto, California.  He is the president of the Institute for Behavioral Studies-Istanbul, president of EMDR Association and EMDR-HAP-Turkey, and general secretary of Couples and Family Therapy Association-Turkey. He was a board member of the Turkish Psychologists Association, Istanbul Branch from 1990-2002. At present he is a member of the ethics committee, Turkish Psychologists Association.  After the 1999 Marmara earthquake, Mr. Konuk was responsible for bringing EMDR-HAP and EMDR basic trainings to Turkey, where more than 600 professionals were trained in EMDR.  Over the years, he has participated in EMDR-HAP projects in Thailand, Palestine, Kenya, Lebanon and Iraq. His major concern is to establish EMDR as a major therapy approach in Turkey.    

Myriam Calero Ginares, MD-Uruguay

Myriam Calero Ginares, MD-Uruguay

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Myriam Calero Ginares, MD, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist, has been working as a clinician in Uruguay for 25 years.  She has been trained in CBT and is a member of the ISSTD (International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation).  She founded and is in charge of th Psychotraumatology Unit at the Psychiatric Hospital Vilardebo in Montevideao, Uruguay.  Currently, she is President of EMDR Uruguay and organizes trainings, conferences, and scientific activities.