Gregory D. Carson, LCSW

(He, Him, His)
Preferred Name: Greg

EMDR Trainer

About Me

I am a Consultant in EMDR, an SEP, a Certified Presence Psychotherapy Consultant, and I am trained in Coherence Therapy, Group Psychotherapy, IFS, and IFS for Couples (IFIO). I currently serve as Chair of NiP’s Clinical Affiliate Program, am Co-Founder of their Trauma Group Program, and serve on their Executive Committee. I am also Associate Instructor of the Coherence Psychology Institute and serve and have served as faculty at NiP, The Training Institute for Mental Health, and the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy (ICP). I authored a chapter on co-led group psychotherapy in the treatment of trauma in the book “Healing Trauma in Group Settings” (2020, Routledge), 2nd authored, with Michelle Lepak, the article "Presence Psychotherapy: A Novel Integrative Trauma Treatment for Thorough Memory Reconsolidation" which appears in the December 2021 Issue of the Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy, and I lead authored an article with Sandra Shaprio, Ph.D and Peggy Reubens, LCSW, entitled "Integrative Trauma Treatment: Expanding the Psychoanalytic Frame" which appears in the December 2022 Issue of The International Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy.

Education & Experience

Trained in EMDR, SE, IFS, IFIO, Coherence therapy, & Presence Psychotherapy MSW from NYU BA from Hamilton College

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDR HAP SE International Coherence Psychology Institute Presence Psychotherapy Institute

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Veterans/Military