EMDR is a set of evidence-based, powerful treatment tools for trauma and PTSD, as well as other mental health conditions. While EMDR skills have been popular for many years, training in these skills can be difficult to find, and is often cost-prohibitive. This affordable 2-day course introduces attendees to the original 8-phase model of EMDR and teaches participants how to conduct each of the eight phases.
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.).
***Follow-up Course: Advanced EMDR Skills for Complex Trauma***
Objectives for the EMDR Course:
a). Describe the history of BLS, and how it helps desensitize clients to distressing information.
b). State at least one way EMDR has been associated with healthy brain change.
c). Name five areas of the brain impacted by traumatic events.
d).Name the 8 Phases of Francine Shapiro’s Original 8-Phase Model.
e). Explain who EMDR tends to be most effective for.
f). Describe the Adaptive Information Processing Theory.
g). Define “pendulation” and “titration.”
h). State at least two EMDR strategies that help clients resource and stabilize.
i). Name one way EMDR resourcing techniques can be used to build positive cognitions (neural networks).
j). State the definition of mirror neurons and how they facilitate the therapeutic alliance.
k). Describe how attachment-based EMDR treatment for relational trauma differs from the original model.
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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