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Presented by Rick Levinson, LCSW

2/23/2018 to 2/25/2018
When: 02/23/2018
Where: Courtyard Marriott Hotel
12401 Katy Freeway ( I-10 & Dairy Ashford )
Houston, Texas  77079
United States
Presenter: Rick Levinson, LCSW
Contact: Niki Doering

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Weekend 1: February 23-25, 2018

Weekend 2: May 18-20, 2018


This EMDR International Association-Approved Basic Training is held over two 3-day weekends.  Additionally, a total of 10 hours of group consultation is required to assist in the integration of the training material into practice.

Participants will learn via lecture, video demonstrations, Q and A sessions, role play demonstrations, small group exercises and supervised practice sessions. 

Each participant will experience EMDR as both clinician and client through two practice sessions each weekend. These practice sessions are facilitated by members of the training staff.

Twenty (20)  CEU's are given for each weekend.


EMDR: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures, Second Edition, by Francine Shapiro, PhD (Guilford Press, 2001).
EMDR Scripted Protocols - Basic and Special Situations by Marilyn Luber (The publisher is selling us this book at a significantly reduced rate, and it will be available for purchase at the training).

Weekend 1
Training Goal:   
    Participants will learn the basic EMDR Protocol in order to begin to utilize EMDR in clinical practice within recommended limits.

Topics include:
       • History of the EMDR approach
       • Overview of EMDR research
       • Neurophysiology of information processing and trauma
       • Range of applications of EMDR therapy
       • 8 phases of EMDR treatment
       • Stabilization and self control techniques
       • Recommended limits for beginning utilization

Weekend 2
Training Goal:
    Participants will learn the use of EMDR in more complex clinical presentations as well as broaden their understanding of the basic EMDR protocol.

Topics include:
       • Treatment planning using the EMDR approach
       • Parameters surrounding client selection
       • Tools for development of client resources
       • Using EMDR in treating children, adult survivors of trauma, and recent traumatic events
       • Overview of the utilization of EMDR in the treatment of addiction, phobias, couples and pain managemen

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