US REGIONAL EMDR THERAPY BASIC TRAINING

THESE COURSES INCLUDE
PART 1 & 2 PLUS 10 HOURS (REQUIRED) OF CASE CONSULTATION

The Regional EMDR Basic Training Courses offer 40 CE Credits

Presenters are EMDR Institute Trainers and EMDRIA Approved Instructors

COURSE LOCATIONS

Costa Mesa & Temecula, California

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Linda Vanderlaan, PhD
951-279-7099
lindavanderlaan@att.net

 

 

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.
Temecula
May 19-21, 2017
August 11-13, 19, 2017
Limited to 10 partiipants

Washington, DC &
Bethesda, Maryland

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Daniel Merlis, LCSW-C
202-364-3637×5
info@emdrgreaterwashington.com

 

 

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Fort Collins, Colorado

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Janet Wright, LCSW
970-224-2207
emdr.fortcollins@gmail.com

Limited to participants living within 100 miles of Fort Collins

 

 

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Pacific Northwest
Lynnwood, Washington

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Barbara Parrett, MS, RN, CNS
425-210-6865
bparrett1119@gmail.com

 

 

2017 Schedule
Saturdays & Sundays
October 14-15, 28-29
November 11-12
December 2
Please contact instructor for more information.

Pacific Northwest
Gig Harbor, Washington

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Rosalie Thomas, PhD
253-720-1620
rthom@centurytel.net

Schedule
Please contact instructor for more information.

Austin, Texas

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Information:  Katherine Scattergood
512-547-8931 or 512-451-0381
ipcd,institute@gmail.com

Instructor: Christie Sprowls, PhD
csprowls1@aol.com


 

 

2017 Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.
July 14-16
August 5-6
September 15-17

Albuquerque, New Mexico

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Peggy Moore, LISW
505-247-8915
pvmoore@unm.edu

 

2017 Schedule
July 14,15 & 21
October 19,20 & 27
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Ann Arbor, Michigan

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  Zona Scheiner, PhD
734-572-0882×3
zonags@comcast.net

Instructor:  Bennet Wolper, LMSW
734-572-0882×4
bennetwolper@comcast.net

 

 

2017 Schedule
April 20-22
June 1-2
September 7-8

2018 Schedule
April 25-27, 2018
May 31 -June 1, 2018
September 6 -7, 2018

Participants need to attend all three segments to receive credit.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Clarksville, Tennessee

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor:  EC Hurley, PhD, LMFT, BCETS
931-553-6981
ec.hurley@soldier-center.com

 

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Additional training is available to focus on treatmentfor military personnel, veterans and their families.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Orlando, Florida

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor: Reg Morrow, LMFT
407-808-9932
rdmorrow17@gmail.co

Instructor: Clair Mauer, LMHC
407-970-7915
cmauer@mindspring.com

 

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Amherst, Massachusetts

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor: Mark Nickerson, LICSW
413-256-0550
markinickerson@gmail.co

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Stamford, Connecticut

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor: Karen Alter-Reid, PhD
203-329-2701
karen.alterreid@gmail.co

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

Wyoming

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor: Jan Schaad, LCSW
307-630-4688
jaqs2003@gmail.com

 

 

 

2017 Schedule
Cheyenne
March 2-4
June 1-3Jackson
April 27-29
October 26-28
Please contact instructor for more information.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

REGISTRATION and INFORMATION
Instructor: Wendy Freitag, PhD
414-777-1757
wjfreitagphd@gmail.co

Schedule
Trainings are conducted several times a year.
Please contact instructor for more information.

40 CEU’s for the Basic Training Intensive

This format is designed for clinicians who are interested in learning to integrate EMDR therapy successfully into their clinical practice by developing and applying their skills over an extended period of time. The seminar consists of lecture, live and videotaped demonstrations, case studies, supervised practice and ongoing case consultation. Participants will have ample opportunity to discuss their cases throughout the course and evaluate how EMDR therapy can be applied. Participants will also practice EMDR therapy in small groups with direct observation and feedback from trainers. The course contains the material necessary to complete the basic EMDR therapy training requirements as set forth by the EMDR International Association.

Participants will be required to read the textbook by Francine Shapiro, PhD, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols and Procedures Guilford Press, NY, 2nd Edition, 2001.

Training Highlights

  • Psychobiological overview
  • Specialized history-taking to identify focal patterns and beliefs
  • Desensitization of traumatic memories and present anxieties
  • Installation of positive belief structures
  • Strategies for client resource development and enhancement
  • Specific EMDR Protocols and case formulation
  • Personal use for therapists to process vicarious imagery overflow from traumatized patients
  • Applications to family therapy
  • Apply EMDR therapy to a range of trauma related complaints, including applications to dissociative symptoms, somatoform disorders, phobias, natural disasters, PTSD, survivors of abuse
  • A more proactive version of EMDR therapy for full effective application
  • How to choose and prioritize targets
  • Creative strategies to deal with abbreactive responses
  • Cognitive interweave exercises to resolve “stuck” sessions
  • Practicum experience with other participants
  • Case consultation

Learning Objectives

  • Identify 3 components of the EMDR Approach designed to provide effective treatment with clients
  • Describe 3 important existing EMDR treatment research studies
  • Name 8 phases of EMDR for comprehensive treatment and how to implement the phases with clients
  • Identify the parameters treatable with EMDR therapy to safely and effectively implement with clients
  • Describe 3 aspects of the AIP Model for effective case conceptualization and treatment planning
  • List 6 types of client complaints treatable with EMDR therapy
  • Describe the criteria for client selection and how to apply to client cases
  • Describe 3 safety measures for effective and safe use of EMDR therapy
  • Describe 3 strategies to identify and resolve problem areas in the utilization of EMDR therapy
  • Describe protocol for closing down incomplete sessions
  • Describe 3 resources to use with difficult or resistant clients
  • Describe a treatment plan to choose and prioritize targets appropriate for EMDR treatment
  • Describe 2 strategies for dealing with highly emotional responses
  • Describe 2 strategies for dealing with dissociative symptoms and phobias
  • Describe 2 strategies to effectively treat more complex trauma-related disorders

Integrating EMDR Therapy with Other Approaches

EMDR therapy has become invaluable for psychotherapists of all major orientations including psychoanalysis/psychodynamic, cognitive, behavioral, experiential and Gestalt. It is a method which is readily integrated into one’s clinical practice and can be learned in a very modest period of time.

Qualifications for Attending

A clinical background is necessary for the effective application of EMDR therapy. Attendance at the workshop is limited to mental health professionals who have a masters degree or higher in the mental health field and are licensed or certified through a state or national board which authorizes independent practice.

Intern/graduate student requirements

Completion of graduate level coursework at an accredited school and be on a licensing track under state sanctioned supervision by a licensed clinician. Please submit a detailed curriculum vitae/resume and a current supervisor’s letter with his/her degree and license number.

These workshops are for clinical purposes only and will not qualify the participant to train others in the EMDR approach.