This course has been approved by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). This is important as there are courses being offered which do not meet the credentialing established by EMDRIA. Consequently, those courses do not teach what has been determined to be necessary for the student to master EMDR. EMDRIA approved courses are located on EMDRIA”s website. Go to emdria.org and look under training and certification.
In addition, when taking an EMDRIA approved course you are eligible to receive consultation from an approved consultant. You will also be able to work toward certification in EMDR and attend specialized training and conferences. Without an EMDRIA approved course will not be eligible for the these benefits. However, what is most important is that you learn EMDR in a way that will help you utilize it properly and effectively. Consequently, you will have more success with your clients which is the most important learning objective.
Students may be concerned about remembering all that is taught in the 3 day courses. Your manual that you will receive as part of the course has been written in such a way that it will guide you step-by-step through each phase of the EMDR.
All students are required to obtain the textbook "Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols and Procedures," by Francine Shapiro, PhD. For Part 1 chapters 1-8 should have been read before the training. For part 2, chapters 9-11 should have been read.
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