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EMDR Basic Training | Rick Levinson
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Presented by Rick Levinson, LCSW

2/12/2016 to 2/14/2016
When: 2/12/2016
Where: The Austin Centre
3809 South 2nd St
Suite A-100
Austin, Texas  78704
United States
Presenter: Rick Levinson, LCSW
Contact: Niki Doering

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Weekend 1: February 12-14, 2016

Weekend 2: April 29 - May 1, 2016


This EMDR International Association-Approved Basic Training is held over two 3-day weekends.  Additionally, a total of 10 hours of group consultation is required to assist in the integration of the training material into practice. This training includes the required 10 hours of consultation at no additional charge. Please contact the training provider for information on continuing education hours.

Participants will learn via lecture, video demonstrations, Q and A sessions, role play demonstrations, small group exercises and supervised practice sessions. Each participant will experience EMDR as both clinician and client through two practice sessions each weekend. These practice sessions are facilitated by members of the training staff.

EMDR: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures, Second Edition, by Francine Shapiro, PhD (Guilford Press, 2001).
EMDR Scripted Protocols - Basic and Special Situations by Marilyn Luber (The publisher is selling us this book at a significantly reduced rate, and it will be available for purchase at the training).

Weekend 1
Training Goal:   
Participants will learn the basic EMDR Protocol in order to begin to utilize EMDR in clinical practice within recommended limits.

Topics include:
       • History of the EMDR approach
       • Overview of EMDR research
       • Neurophysiology of information processing and trauma
       • Range of applications of EMDR therapy
       • 8 phases of EMDR treatment
       • Stabilization and self control techniques
       • Recommended limits for beginning utilization

Weekend 2

Training Goal:
Participants will learn the use of EMDR in more complex clinical presentations as well as broaden their understanding of the basic EMDR protocol.

Topics include:
       • Treatment planning using the EMDR approach
       • Parameters surrounding client selection
       • Tools for development of client resources
       • Using EMDR in treating children, adult survivors of trauma, and recent traumatic events
       • Overview of the utilization of EMDR in the treatment of addiction, phobias, couples & pain management


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