EMDR THERAPY TRAINING
Irene M. Rodriguez, LMHC, REAT is an Affiliate Faculty Member of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness. This EMDR Therapy Training is a Curriculum Designed by Master EMDR Clinician & Author Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, RMT
About EMDR Therapy Training
The Institute for Creative Mindfulness is listed as a provider of Trainings in EMDR Therapy by the
EMDR International Association. Completion of our full training program is a first step in eligibility towards becoming an Certified EMDR Therapist by the EMDR International Association. Read further to learn more about our EMDR Therapy training.
Curriculum Designed by Master EMDR Clinician Jamie Marich, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, REAT,
Author of EMDR Made Simple and Many Other Books on Trauma Recovery
Discovered by Dr. Francine Shapiro, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is one of the most researched and utilized methods in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other forms of human distress connected to trauma and adverse life experiences. Whether your goal is to become an EMDR therapist as a specialty or to integrate EMDR into your existing practice, our mindfulness-infused training program will help you meet your goals. Our program equips you to work with real-world clinical presentations from day one, including how to handle complex and developmental trauma, addressing dissociation, and implementing EMDR into your current setting. Our training program in EMDR therapy originated in Dr. Jamie’s home base of Northeast Ohio and is now offered worldwide, incorporating the diverse perspectives of our growing team. The Institute for Creative Mindfulness works on an affiliate model, empowering our collaborator’s to take Dr. Jamie’s initial work into their own communities.
EMDR Therapy Training Program
Part I Training (3 Days= 21 total hours of Lecture and Practicum): In-person training that covers the basics of trauma, the adaptive information processing model, trauma-informed stabilization, and the basic methodology and mechanisms of action used in EMDR Therapy. View Part I agenda and objectives HERE. You will be able to practice EMDR with certain clients after completion of Part I.
- Part II Training (3 Days= 21 total hours of Lecture and Practicum): In-person training with enhanced practicum content, covering best practices for using EMDR Therapy with special populations and in the complex scenarios of clinical practice; advanced content on ethics and neurobiology also covered, in addition to working with the art of case conceptualization. View Part II agenda and objectives HERE.
- 10 Hours of Consultation: Spread out into two segments of 5 hours following each part of the training, working with an EMDRIA-Approved Consultant either in an individual or group format is essential to practical skill building as an EMDR therapist. Completion of consultation is required before a Certificate of Training in EMDR Therapy can be awarded. Most of our affiliate faculty members do not include the consultation in the cost of their posted trainings to allow you to work with the consultant or consultant trainee of your own choosing. All post-training consultation work can be done remotely (e.g., phone, Skype, Zoom, etc.)
Successful completion of this program constitutes completion of this EMDR Training Program allows you to practice EMDR Therapy within your clinical scope of practice. Earning the EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist distinction requires additional training and supervision that you can complete with us or another party if you wish to go on for this distinction.
Continuing education credits offered for each training course vary by each event. Please click the informational link next to each event listed on our Schedule & Registration page for more information about Continuing Education Approvals. Please also note that APA approved sponsors are accepted by many state boards, such as California BBS and major licensure boards in the state of Pennsylvania. You are responsible for filling out any pre- or post-approval forms in your state of licensure and with your board of licensure that may consider APA credits towards your continuing education.
Please be sure to watch the overview video before registering