Module 1: Days 1 & 2

The Foundations Of Working With Trauma And Dissociation
Assessment of dissociative symptoms and disorders.
History and Overview of EMDR.
Model, Method, and Mechanism of EMDR.
Case formulation — Attachment theory as a foundation for EMDR treatment planning.
Principles and approaches to history taking in ASD, PTSD, Complex PTSD and DDNOS/DID.
Assessing Readiness for Reprocessing.
Preparation phase


Module 2: Days 3 & 4

Case examples of history taking and targeting sequence.
Phase three – Assessment of the target to be reprocessed.
Phase four – Desensitization
Phase five – Installation
Phase six – Body Scan
Phase seven – Closure
Selecting clients for initial clinical application of EMDR reprocessing
Standards for scope of practice during and after basic training in EMDR.


Module 3: Days 5 & 6

Phase eight- Re-evaluation
Introduction to using EMDR with children and adolescents
Maintaining and restoring effective reprocessing
Treating unconsolidated memories with the “recent events” protocol
Working with combat trauma and the military culture


Module 4: Days 7 & 8

Treating somatic disorders and chronic pain with EMDR.
Treating traumatic and complex grief with EMDR.
Treating Specific Phobias with EMDR.
Treating panic attacks with and without agoraphobia.
The DeTUR protocol for substance abuse and compulsive behaviors.
Working with survivors of incest, sexual abuse and early neglect.
Issues in working with severe DDNOS and DID.
The EMDR Community and the need for ongoing continuing education in EMDR and consultation.
Systems issues, insurance reimbursement, & adjunctive use of EMDR.
EMDRIA member code of conduct.