Introduction to EMDR
How EMDR was developed and the theoretical background
Overview of research in EMDR
The Adaptive Information Processing Model
Learning and practising the eight phases of treatment comprising the basic protocol of EMDR
Identifying the parameters that are treatable with the EMDR method
Learning to take a specialised history for identification of focal patterns and beliefs
Learning selection criteria and cautions necessary for the safe use of EMDR
Learning a variety of EMDR protocols for a wide range of diagnostic categories:
Learning to adequately prepare clients and give them safe ways in which to manage extreme emotions before embarking upon EMDR treatment.
Learning about Resource Development and Resource Installation with vulnerable clients
Demonstration of EMDR
Eight hours of supervised EMDR practice
PLUS one day intermediate training (Part 2) where basic protocol is reviewed, difficulties in practice of EMDR are ironed out and supervision of EMDR practice is provided.