Have you completed training in Suicide awareness, intervention, and prevention?  

If you haven’t, it’s time to get trained now.

Build Your Awareness

Awareness is a key factor to successful work with clients who are struggling.  Here are a few quick facts:

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC.gov) in the United States:

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) also adds:

Paths to Intervention

Beyond awareness of the statistics, make intervention numbers and websites easily accessible to your clients.

Prevention Training — Start now!

Start your training now and learn how you can prevent suicide

Help clients and reduce risk with Dr. Silveria's course.
Help clients and reduce risk with Dr. Silveria’s course.

Suicide:  Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention—

Skills and Resources to Stop the Pain

an OnDemand Course with Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.

Deborah Silveria, Ph. D. presents SUICIDE:  Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention—Skills and Resources to Stop the Pain, an informative and practical course covering the demographics of suicide, including behaviors, tools for suicide risk assessment, and theories and standards for treatment.  Learn coping strategies to reduce the emotional impact of working with suicidal clients to prevent vicarious trauma PLUS strategies to minimize the risk of lawsuits and provide for safety planning.  Dr. Silveria discusses suicidal behaviors from a multi-cultural lens to provide culturally sensitive interventions to suicidal patients.  She also addresses telehealth strategies when working with suicidal clients.

As a result of this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Recall at least one part of the demographics of suicide.
  2. Identify warning signs for suicide and tools for suicide risk assessment.
  3. Identify at least two major theories of suicide and identify treatments for suicide that the meet the standard of care.
  4. Explain suicidal behaviors from a multi-cultural lens to provide culturally sensitive interventions to suicidal patients.
  5. Compare at least two coping strategies to reduce the emotional impact of working with suicidal clients to prevent vicarious trauma.
  6. Identify at least two strategies to minimize risk of lawsuits/safety planning.
  7. Recall at least one resource for practitioners and suicidal clients.
  8. Identify at least one effective telehealth strategy when working with suicidal clients.
Dr. Deborah Silveria is an EMDRIA certified EMDR therapy trainer and experienced consultant.

Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.

Take this course from one of most experienced clinicians in the field today, Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.  Dr. Silveria is a licensed psychologist and LMFT. She works at the Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa, California where she specializes in complex trauma. She has been practicing EMDR since 1996 and has traveled to areas providing EMDR after disasters (Haiti, San Bernardino terrorist attacks).  Dr. Silveria is a Trainer for EMDR Trauma Recovery Network and a facilitator for the EMDR Institute.  She is also an Approved Instructor in Critical Incident Stress Management for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  She is the EMDR consultant and program coordinator for a week-long retreat for first responders with PTSD.  Learn from the experience and wisdom of Dr. Silveria in this course.

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EMDR Chat with Curt and Michelle

Listen to our new podcast EMDR Chat with Curt & Michelle, available now on Soundcloud, Spotify, and Apple Podcasts.  In just 20 minutes per episode, Curt and Michelle share valuable insights about EMDR therapy.  Get inspired about your psychotherapy practice with these quick, EMDR therapy podcast episodes.  Clinicians and clients alike will appreciate the conversation of EMDR Chat.

Listen Now!

Get your EMDR questions answered with this ongoing discussion on EMDR therapy brought to you by our founders and co-presidents of EMDR Professional Training, Curt Rouanzoin, Ph.D. and Michelle Gottlieb, Psy.D.

In Episode #1, Curt and Michelle discuss what EMDR therapy is and why considering EMDR training may be right for you and your practice.

A quick chat — EMDR Chat

Start listening to Episode #1 or follow us, so you can listen in when each chat drops on your podcast platform.

EMDR CHAT with Curt and Michelle

EMDR Chat with Curt and Michelle
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EMDR Therapy and First Responders

EMDR Therapy helps first responders deal with the stresses that come with the job.  From the day-to-day job stress to the inherent issues of working as a law enforcement officer, fire fighter, or EMT, these needed individuals are receiving the help they need.  Thankfully, EMDR approved consultant and Select Trainer with EMDR Professional Training™, Deborah Silveria, Ph.D., works tirelessly to bring hope and healing to this population.  See her recent video from her work with police officers in Guam.


Now you can learn advanced skills in EMDR therapy helps first responders by taking the OnDemand advanced course, The Other Side of Heroes:  First Responders and Chronic Pain, presented by Deborah Silveria and Michell Gottlieb, Psy.D.  In this enlightening course, you’ll learn about the secret pain of this population and how to work with first responder clients using EMDR therapy.  Plus, you can earn 2 CEs and a wealth of insight from Gottlieb and Silveria as they outline how your work in EMDR therapy is a life saving skill for our first responder population.

Start the Healing Now–Get Trained!

The Other Side of Heroes: First Responders and Chronic Pain
The Other Side of Heroes: First Responders and Chronic Pain offers clinicians advanced training in working with the first responder population.

Interested in how you can heal lives with EMDR therapy?  If you haven’t started your basic training, see our schedule and make plans to start your EMDR training today.  EMDR Professional Training™ offers in-person, virtual, and hybrid training formats with both large and small group formats for your optimal learning.  Our 57-hour comprehensive training also includes complex issues and working with special populations.

More Advanced Training

If you are already trained in EMDR therapy, remember to take Suicide training.  Suicide:  Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention–Skills and Resources to Stop the Pain offers 6 CEs and does more than just fulfill the BBS requirement.  You’ll enjoy how Deborah Silveria presents this course with extra perspective because of her expertise with first responders and her years of EMDR therapy experience.  Silveria also presents cultural awareness and telehealth strategies as part of the therapist’s work in this OnDemand course now.

Start your learning today!  Find EMDR Professional Training™ at:  https://emdrprofessionaltraining.com


EMDR Professional Training offers training at all levels

EMDR Professional Training offers all levels of EMDR Training plus a supportive membership community.  When you become trained in EMDR therapy, you’ll soon notice that you need both education and support as an EMDR therapy clinician.  That’s why EMDR Professional Training offers you training and support at all levels of your EMDR therapy learning.  Watch this informational video to see all that EMDR Professional Training offers.

EMDR Basic Training–The First part of your Journey

EMDR Professional Training offers you all levels of educational opportunities in EMDR training and other continuing education.

First Step — EMDR Basic Training

Your first step is to take  EMDR Basic Training.  EMDR Basic Training with EMDR Professional Training is a 57-hour comprehensive training including practicums and consultations.  During your three-part training, you’ll learn the history of EMDR therapy, the essential theories behind this research-supported therapy, and the use of EMDR therapy with special populations and complex issues.  You’ll learn the essential steps and how to move through each phase with a client.  Treatment planning, an integral part of your EMDR Basic training, is addressed and practiced throughout the training, so you will feel equipped and ready to work with clients.

EMDR Certification–Your Second Step as an EMDR Therapist

It’s important that your training be an EMDRIA approved program, so you can easily move from Basic Training into your EMDR Certification.  EMDR Certification is granted by the EMDR International Association and recognizes your commitment to proper education in EMDR therapy as well as your ethical commitment.  EMDR Professional Training™ offers the required consultation program toward that certification.  We’ll make sure you’ve completed all the steps along with your needed consultation hours to get certified.

The Five Areas of EMDR Professional Training
EMDR Professional Training provides education and support for your journey in EMDR therapy.

EMDR Professional Training™ Membership–Join our Supportive Community

Our thriving community of EMDR therapy professionals continues to provide the support you need to do your valuable work well.  Our membership provides monthly online meetings, study groups, extensive resources, and a member discount on every advanced training we offer.  Members of EMDR Professional Training consistently tell us how much they appreciate the support they receive from this special community.  We’d love to have you join us!  Find out more here.

Advanced Courses at EMDR Professional Training–Your Advanced Learning Matters!

Your initial training in EMDR therapy is an eye-opening experience, no pun intended.  In fact, many participants report how learning EMDR therapy causes them to rethink just about everything in their clinical practice because “it all makes sense now.”  With this paradigm shift, many therapists find themselves in need of reviewing the basics of EMDR therapy and engaging in advanced training.  Go no further than our growing list of advanced courses, offering both professional and EMDRIA CEs.  Our advanced courses cover populations such as children, first responders, and athletes, as well as the complexities of dissociative disorders, psychosis, and addiction.

Advanced Training Modules–Go Further with EMDR Professional Training™

Some advanced practitioners have a desire to go even further in their work with EMDR therapy.  That’s why we developed our advanced training modules–for those ready to become consultants, facilitators, and eventually, trainers in EMDR therapy.  See our advanced programs if you are at this stage of your clinical work, and you’re ready for more.

So much is available for you to get started and continue your journey in EMDR therapy.  Get started today at EMDR Professional Training™.


Why should you learn early EMDR therapy intervention protocols?

The answer is simple:  Sooner or later, you’ll need them.

Spend just a few minutes observing statistics on mental health, and you’ll know that your clinical skills in the practice of EMDR therapy are needed.  Likewise, further training in intervention protocols can help you be ready for working with clients who have experienced recent trauma.

Josie Juhasz, instructor for Early EMDR Intervention Protocols:  Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol and Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (R-TEP/G-TEP) explains the background of these two protocols and invites you to become trained:

RTEP GTEP Advanced training

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Register now for this EMDR advanced training where you’ll learn the essential Recent Traumatic Episode Protocol and Group Traumatic Episode Protocol.  Plus, with this training you’ll receive special training for use of these protocols in tele-health.

RTEP GTEP Protocols can help!
The RTEP and GTEP protocols are for more than emergencies and disasters. Learn these two protocols now.

Learn early EMDR therapy intervention protocols and help your clients now.

Learn to work with clients dealing with recent trauma and possibly save them from further, more complex issues down the road.  These two protocols effectively integrate and reprocess recent traumas and build resilience during ongoing traumatic events.  Why not take advantage of this advanced training with clinical skills you will find useful in your practice.

Go to our advanced training page to find the next RTEP/GTEP training.

In just one weekend of training, you can learn and practice these two recent trauma protocols and help more clients who need the transformative healing offered by EMDR therapy.

A brighter, healthier tomorrow awaits your clients.  Help them get there.

The R-TEP/G-TEP training offers 14 professional CEs.  This program is also approved by EMDRIA for 14 EMDRIA credits for those who have completed an EMDRIA approved EMDR Basic Training.  For more information about CE credits for this course and to register, please visit us at  EMDR Professional Training.com or call (949) 445-6548.