EMDR 2020

EMDR Therapy Online Practice

Can I practice EMDR Therapy online with my clients? Working with clients remotely using EMDR Therapy is possible! We are in new territory in mental health care.  How can we incorporate EMDR Therapy online practice with our clients now that social distancing and isolation is in effect? At EMDR Professional Training, we are finding ways to practice EMDR Therapy remotely with clients and maintain HIPAA compliance with the use of online tele-conferencing platforms. Keep a few factors in mind as you work with your clients using EMDR Therapy in an online setting. Although it’s not ideal, you can effectively practice EMDR therapy online with your clients remotely using these key points to guide your decisions. Your client is not highly dissociative or fragile. You have worked with the client before and you know how the client reacts. You can do reprocessing, using the Butterfly Hug or passing your [...]

EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children

EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children:  A Workshop with Dr. Robbie Adler-Tapia “Kids are resilient,” we often hear people say when they speak of the hardships children may face.  They bounce back from trauma, family crisis, and health challenges with relative ease. Or do they? Most of us know that children do suffer from trauma even though it may manifest differently than in adults.  That’s why we must approach the protocols of EMDR therapy with children in mind. Enter Robbie Adler-Tapia, Ph.D. Robbie Adler-Tapia is a licensed psychologist in Tempe, Arizona, where she works with children and families encountering trauma, attachment challenges, adoption, and child welfare issues. Dr. Adler-Tapia also serves forensically as an expert witness in the Juvenile and Family Courts.  She advocates for children, resilient or not. Now you can train with this expert in the field at a new workshop offered by EMDR Professional [...]