EMDR is not only an evidence-based approach for PTSD, but it’s also been shown to be extremely helpful in the treatment of some anxiety disorders. This 9.75-CE home study course introduces participants to the original 8-phase model of EMDR, and provides instructions for how to utilize EMDR skills to treat generalized anxiety, phobias, and panic.
NOTE: Our EMDR courses are not affiliated with any organization other than Mind Works Professional Education, Inc., DBA Online CE Credits and does not qualify towards EMDR “certification” with any certification entity. EMDR “certification” is provided by various entities across the US and abroad, but is not required for the competent and safe practice of EMDR skills. However, in-depth training and consultation in this modality is recommended, as it would be for any other modality (CBT, DBT, etc.).
**This course includes a post-test study guide.
a). State the 8-phase model of EMDR.
b). Identify five key areas of the brain involved in anxiety.
c). Learn and practice phase 2 techniques.
d). Learn and practice phase 4 techniques.
e). Learn and practice phase 5 techniques.
f). Learn and practice phase 6 techniques.
g). Name one difference between anxiety and trauma.
h). State at least one theory of bilateral stimulation.
i). Describe “future template” and how it can be useful in treating anxiety.
j). State two EMDR original 8-phase model modifications recommended when treating anxiety.
k). Name the components of the “3-pronged approach” to EMDR.
l). Identify one advantage of incorporating tactile stimulation when using EMDR for anxiety.
The target audience for this event includes psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed counselors, MFT’s, and other clinical mental health professionals.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Instructor(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
Material Author(s): Jennifer Sweeton, PsyD, MS, MA
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