Basic Training – Licensed (Non-Profit) Participant Resources (Pomona 1004)

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 – 6/28-30, 2019:

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

Saturday 8:15-4:30  (1 hour lunch break)

Sunday 8:15-5:30. (1 hour lunch break)

Weekend 2 – 7/26-28, 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 – 8/16-18/18, 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.

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

Training Location

Pomona College, Smith Campus Center, Room 201
170 E. 6th St, Claremont, CA  91711

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There is no cost for parking. Attendees can park anywhere that is not designated as permit parking for staff or faculty, as well as on the City of Claremont streets (being mindful of street signage relative to parking).

Approval Needed

As a Licensed (Non-Profit) participant, your Supervisor’s approval is necessary to participate in the training.  Please send this form link to your instructor/supervisor to confirm your status. (copy the link and send to your supervisor in an email letting them know that you require it to attend EMDR Professional Training Basic Training).

This is required prior to to attending class.

We will let you know once the instructor/supervisor has provided the necessary information or if we have not received it within 2 weeks.

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  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.