DescriptionRoy Kiessling returns to offer an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic Training & Refresher Training Course, “Integrating EMDR into Your Clinical Practice." This is the full EMDRIA-approved 5-Day Intensive Seminar - beginning Wednesday May 19th and concluding on Sunday, May 23rd - that includes 10 required hours of basic consultation. Foundations of EMDR as well as standard EMDR procedures will be covered. The training may be taken by clinicians new to EMDR or utilized as an excellent refresher course for previously trained providers. Adaptations for ethical application in a telehealth setting are also discussed.
The Foundations of EMDR
The Adaptive Information Processing Model
EMDR’s 8 phases and 3 prongs
Belief Schema Targeting Sequence Planning
Multiple Stabilization Skills
The Processing Continuum (EMD, EMDr, EMDR)
4 Supervised Practice Sessions
4 Stabilization Resourcing Skills
EMD on Present or Future Triggers
Acute Stress or Processing using Drawings
The Standard EMDR Procedures
Building upon the techniques practiced in The Foundations of EMDR, participants will expand their knowledge and skills by learning:
Complex Targeting Sequence Planning Options
Extended Resourcing Skills
The full implementation of EMDR’s procedures, and advanced clinical interventions to use during reprocessing with:
Clients with Dissociative Tendencies
Addictions: Introduction to DeTUR & FSAP
Phobia, Grief, & Pain
4 Supervised Practice Sessions
Complex Target Sequence Planning
4 Behavior Change Resourcing Skills
2 Sessions of Standard EMDR Reprocessing
Target audience consists of Master's level mental health professionals including mental health and substance use counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school counselors and other professionals interested in this subject. Interns & Students must be enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program. Training eligibility for other healthcare professionals is considered. MDs need a medical specialty in Psychiatry, and Nurses need a Master of Science in Nursing with specialty in psychiatric nursing. Participants registering at the nonprofit/Medicaid provider/student rate must show proof at time of registration.
This course provides basic training, as the initial step in using EMDR in practice and for potential certification. For information on additional elements required to obtain formal certification through EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) see: www.emdria.org
By registering for this program, you are also authorizing MAHEC to share your contact information with EMDR Consulting, LLC so that you may receive manuals, training information and ongoing resources relating the the practice of EMDR.
Group RegistrationsRegistering 5 or more participants with one payment? Please use the paper registration form at the end of the PDF brochure. Send completed paper registrations for the full group to the Registration Team at MAHEC.
Group Rate AvailableFive or more from same agency, registering & paying at same time
For-Profit Group Rate $ 1195.00
Non-Profit Group Rate $ 1095.00
(add $15 to fee after 05/12/21)
Please use the PDF Brochure/Registration Form and send completed paper registrations for the full group to the Registration Team at MAHEC.
*For full list of registration fees, please scroll to the bottom of this page or see the pdf brochure.
Master's level professionals (mental health and substance use counselors, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and school counselors). Interns & Students must be enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program and they must already be licensed clinicians to attend this training. Training eligibility for other licensed health care professionals is considered. MDs - specialty in Psychiatry, Nurses - Master of Science in Nursing with specialty in psychiatric nursing.
Upon completion of this 5-Day workshop, participants will be able to:
- Describe the EMDR’s Adaptive Information Processing Model, eight phases and three-pronged procedures
- Explain how to integrate EMDR’s targeting sequence plan from a belief schema perspective into a clinical practice
- Demonstrate ability to practice effective, efficient and safe reprocessing of a client’s acute stress by using Restricted Processing (aka EMDR)
- Describe application of EMDR when working with acute stress, dissociative type clients, military personnel, couples and children
- Describe complex client case conceptualization (Targeting Sequence Treatment Plans)
- Practice the Extended Resourcing Procedures
- Practice using the full Standard EMDR eight-phase / three-prong treatment
- Describe EMDR’s usefulness in treating addictions, phobias, grief and somatic disorders
- Roy Kiessling, LISW, ACSW
- Sherry A. McKisson, LPC, LCAS, EMDR
Choose your method of participation:
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic & Refresher Training Course: Integrating EMDR into Clinical Practice (Webinar)
5/19 8:00 AM–5/23 5:30 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.00 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
40.000 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 40.00 Contact Hours.
40.000 NBCC Hours
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5514. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 40.00 hours
This course has been approved by MAHEC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #165445. MAHEC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Approved for 40.00 hours.
40.000 Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board as an approved Provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Licensed Psychologists. Approved for 40.00 hours Category A.