Connecting with EMDR: Integrating Attachment Work and EMDR Therapy 

Presenter: Tamra Hughes, MA, LPC

6 EMDRIA Approved CE credits

EMDRIA EC Program Approval No.: 15013-02

6 NBCC Approved CE credits


EMDR Center of the Rockies EMDR Basic Training has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6934.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  EMDR Center fo the Rockies is responsible for all aspects of the programs.


About the Training


Understanding the role of attachment as the foundation of development is a key piece in providing the groundwork necessary for effective EMDR therapy, particularly with clients struggling with complex trauma.  In addition to learning about each of the attachment styles, this training will provide EMDR clinicians with an understanding of how to foster healthy attachment experiences in the therapeutic relationship, and how to integrate those experiences into each phase of EMDR therapy.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify 3 basic principles of each attachment style

  • Describe specific interventions for working with each attachment style using EMDR therapy

  • Conceptualize 3 ways to integrate relational work into EMDR therapy to enhance the attachment wound repair process.

  • Identify specific interweaves to increase client’s felt sense of safety and subsequent reduction of defenses

  • Identify tools for case conceptualization and target sequencing that are compatible with different attachment styles

Program level: Full EMDR Training required

Certificate of Completion of EMDRIA Approved EMDR Training required upon registration


Cancellation Policy:

Tuition will be refunded for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the first day of training. Within the two-week window prior to the start of training, and after beginning the training, no refunds will be made. Registrants that partially attend the training, or do not complete the training will not receive a refund and cannot transfer their attendance to another training.

In the event that EMDR Center of the Rockies needs to cancel the training due to under-enrollment, presenter illness or inclement weather.participants will be notified by one week prior to the training and full tuition will be refunded.