We are excited to work with you and want to provide you with more information about the upcoming training.

Dates & Times of Training

Weekend 1 – 9/20-22 2019:

Friday 11:30-5:00 (note that there is no lunch break)

Saturday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Sunday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Weekend 2 – 10/18-20, 2019:

Friday 11:45-5:00 (note that there is no lunch break)

Saturday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Sunday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Weekend 3 – 11/15-17, 2019:

Friday 11:45-5:00 (note that there is no lunch break)

Saturday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Sunday 8:15-5:00 (1 hour lunch break)

Morning and afternoon refreshments are provided; lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education

EMDR Professional Training’s Basic training is approved for 57 hours of Continuing Education Credits through Commonwealth Education Seminars. www.commonwealthseminars.com/seminar-ce-credit.html.

Upon completion of each weekend, you will be provided with a link to access your CE certificate.

Training Location

Cal State Long Beach
College of Professional and International Education (CIPE)
1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840

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Parking is $10.

Training Manuals

EMDR Professional Training’s manuals are available online and can be accessed using the sign-in information you used to register for Basic Training at https://emdr-professional-training.thinkific.com/users/sign_in.  A print version will be provided in the classroom each weekend.


Required Texts

You are required to purchase these texts prior to Weekend 1 of the training:

Required Reading

Before Weekend 1, please read:

  • Chapters 1-6: Shapiro: Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
  • Complete Text: Shapiro: Getting past your past

Before Weekend 2, please read:

  • Remaining Chapters: Shapiro:  Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
  • Articles and links in Manual 1 & 2, including hyperlinks

Before Weekend 3, please read:

  • Articles and links in Manual 3
  • Any recommended text/article in Special Population of Interest listed in Manual
  • Review material from previous weekends

If you have any questions, please contact us here.