September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

What Is Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an innovative and powerful therapy used for the desensitization of PTSD and other mental health concerns. This one-day workshop will offer a primer on the theory, practice, and application of EMDR in agency and community mental health settings. You will learn about EMDR, know how it works and what contributes to its effectiveness, understand the 8 stages of the treatment process, and the use of affect management tools.

This course, includes a demonstration/role play of an EMDR session addressing the presenting image, negative cognitions, feelings and body sensations that are effectively treated with EMDR. The implementation and application of EMDR in agency settings will be explored with an emphasis on practical start-up tools for practice, written-informed consent and the use of scaling questions to enhance client feedback and treatment satisfaction.


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