Charlene B. Spears

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Education & Experience

MSW-Tulane University Graduate School of Social Work1983-1992 Clinical Social Work positions with adults and adolescents and families on In-Patient Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Treatment Services; Program Director and Clinical Services Director positions in Middle Mgmt and Administrtive position as Administrator for Adult and Adolescent Psychiatric Services in rural Hospital setting.1993-Present - Private Practice Currently working with adults.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDR HAP-2012 - PresentEMDRIA-Regional Co-Coordinator for South LA EMDRIA RegionLA Assoc. of Clinical Social Workers-1988-PresentNASW-Member NASW-LAEMDR HAP Facilitator In Training

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Veterans/Military


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