Deborah Silveria, PhD

Deborah Silveria

Deborah Silveria, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and LMFT. She works at the Amen Clinics, in Costa Mesa, California, specializing in complex trauma. She has been practicing EMDR therapy since 1996 and has traveled to areas providing EMDR therapy after disasters (Haiti, San Bernardino terrorist attacks). Dr. Silveria is a Trainer for EMDR Professional Training in both basic and advanced courses and is also a Trainer for EMDR Trauma Recovery Network. She is an Approved Instructor in Critical Incident Stress Management for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and also serves as the EMDR consultant and program coordinator for a week long retreat for first responders with PTSD.

OnDemand Courses


First Responders and Chronic Pain

First Responders and Chronic Pain
Michelle Gottlieb, Psy.D. and Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.

Paradigm Shift

Paradigm Shift: Defense mechanisms through the EMDR therapeutic framework
Dr. Michelle Gottlieb, Psy.D. and Dr. Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.

Suicide: Assessment, Intervention, and Prevention—Skills and Resources to Stop the Pain
Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.


Oops: Common Errors, Bloopers, and Blunders When Using EMDR Therapy and How to Fix Them
Dr. Michelle Gottlieb, Psy.D. and Dr. Deborah Silveria, Ph.D.


What to do when “Go With That” does not work: Clinical Choice Points in EMDR Therapy