Certification in EMDR Therapy

Consultation with Dr. Robbie

Certification in EMDR Therapy:

-EMDRIA requires 20 hours of consultation.
-A maximum of 10 group consultation hours can be earned in a group setting.
-Any clinician can earn consultation hours for Certification over the telephone in group or individual sessions.
-If you organize your own group of a minimum of 4 people, group consultation can be provided over telephone, FaceTime, or GoToMeeting (at our expense).


-Case formulation and treatment planning issues.
-How to enhance outcomes during the reprocessing phases of treatment.

Advanced Topics for Case Conceptualization:

-Children – infants to adolescents
-Reverse Protocol (Adler-Tapia, 2008)
-Public Safety including firefighters, law enforcements, emergency medical professionals, and dispatchers
-Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
-Individuals with symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders
-Attachment and the dissociative sequelae across the lifespan including individuals with PTSD with symptoms of depersonalization and/or derealization


Enhancing your professional development, knowledge and skills in clinical application of standard, evidence-based EMDR therapy procedures described in Francine Shapiro’s 2001 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols and Procedures, The Guilford Press and in Leeds’ 2009 A Guide to the Standard EMDR Protocols for Clinicians, Supervisors, and Consultants, Springer Publishing Company. Screening procedures and issues of differential diagnosis for dissociative and personality disorders may also be addressed.

***Not addressed in hours of consultation toward EMDRIA Certification are modifications to EMDR therapy to those with dissociative disorders or personality disorders. To explore these more advanced consultation topics consider the advanced consultation group, an advanced custom consultation group or advanced individual consultation.