Mr. Richard Somerset

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

Richard is an experienced psychotherapist specializing in trauma, PTSD, addictions, couples and general mental health. He has extensive training and supervision in multiple modalities that support healing and change. Richard is working toward AEDP certification and believes that this model is the most comprehensive method for supporting change and transformation with clients. Richard is a certified EMDR therapist who blends EMDR with AEDP to support lasting change with clients.

Education & Experience

Masters in Leadership Masters in Counselling AEDP Institute (USA) Level 3 Transformative Couples Therapy, Immersion (USA) Certified EMDR Therapist (CAN) Clinical Complex Trauma & Dissociative Disorder Training Level 1 and 2 with Dr. Janina Fisher, (USA) Certified Complex Trauma Professional Level 2, Intl. Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), USA Neufeld Institute, (CAN) Intensive 1 and 2 Gottman Relationship Institute (USA) Level 1 Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (USA) Hazelden FIT Addictions and Concurrent Disorder Program (USA) Hazelden Addictions training in Mindfulness, CBT, 12 step facilitation (USA) Neuropsychotherapy Institute (AUS) ACT Therapy Level 1 (AUS)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


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