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|Mission and Values|
The EMDR International Association
(EMDRIA) is a membership organization of mental health professionals
dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR therapy.
VisionCreating Global Healing, Health and Hope.
PurposeCore Purpose: To advance the education, practice, and science of EMDR therapy.
Core Values represent the guiding principles for how we wish to conduct ourselves as professional members of EMDR International Association. The EMDRIA Board and its members endeavor to conduct themselves in the service of EMDRIA with these Core Values in mind.
Promotion of EMDR Therapy
We advocate for EMDR's broader inclusion in the mental health field.
Integrity, Professionalism & Ethics
Core Values represent the guiding
principles for how we wish to conduct ourselves as professional members
of EMDR International Association. The EMDRIA Board and its members
endeavor to conduct themselves in the service of EMDRIA with these Core
Values in mind.
While serving as representatives of
EMDRIA, we place the Mission, the Ends and the Core Values of the
Association (EMDRIA) ahead of any self-interest.
Dedication to Member Concerns
We are dedicated to understanding the
needs of our EMDRIA membership and to communicating how our Board’s
actions serve our commitment to the Mission, Ends and Core Values of our
Inclusivity, Diversity and Cultural Competence
We honor and promote diversity in our membership and value cultural competence in our organization and standards of practice for EMDR therapy.
We seek to encourage and cultivate leadership skills among our membership, Board Members, and EMDRIA Staff.
We uphold excellence as the standard
quality for our Association, and for our work related to EMDRIA. We
strive to achieve excellence through hard work, innovation, creativity
and prudent risk taking.
Teamwork, Collaboration & Cooperation
We are dedicated to working
cooperatively with one another, with our Membership and with the
Community-at-Large to accomplish the goals set before us.
We value a culture which promotes ongoing opportunities for change through learning, professional development and growth.