EMDRIA sets the standards and grants approval to individuals or organizations to provide EMDR training.
"EMDRIA Membership" and "Certification in EMDR" are separate processes. To be a member of EMDRIA, you must be working on completing your license in mental health and be working on completing the initial EMDR Training. View Membership Benefits here. Certification in EMDR is an additional credential that you can work to obtain after completing the EMDR Training. View Certification Criteria and FAQ.
If you hold both statuses, your Membership renewal is annual, and your Certification or Approved Consultant status renews every two years. Log in to your member profile to review your end dates for both.
No. EMDRIA Certification in EMDR is an additional credential beyond EMDR Training.
Only Full Members of EMDRIA receive the member benefit of being listed on our Find a Therapist directory. Associate members and non-members do not appear on this directory. If you have a Full Membership with EMDRIA and you are not listed, please contact the EMDRIA office so that we may assist you.
No. EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) is a non-profit 501(C)6 membership and credentialing association that sets the standards and requirements for EMDR Training and continuing education in EMDR. The EMDR Institute is a for-profit training organization, one of EMDRIA's Approved Training Providers, and offers several EMDRIA Approved Credit Programs (continuing education in EMDR). Trauma Recovery/EMDR HAP is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization. Trauma Recovery/EMDR HAP is also an EMDRIA Approved Training Provider and offers several EMDRIA Approved Credit Programs. The businesses of these three organizations are entirely separate and not affiliated.
No. EMDRIA provides members access to a full Online Community. Once you join a Special Interest Group (SIG), you can post clinical questions, and other members can respond with useful information. EMDRIA is also active on social media.
No. Members are only required to pay their annual dues (at their highest level of eligibility) and subscribe to EMDRIA's Code of Conduct to maintain their membership. EMDRIA requires Credits for becoming or maintaining the designation of “EMDRIA Certified Therapist” and EMDRIA Approved Consultant.
Our website, EMDRIA logo, Annual Conference logo, Go With That magazine, and Journal of EMDR Practice & Research logos are copyrighted by the association. Use of any of our content or logos is prohibited. Members may share links to our website with their clients. Members may post our “Intro to EMDR” video on their websites and there are directions on how to embed it into their site. We do have digital brochures that we can provide members access to so that you can share them with your clients. Members may also link to our website.