EMDR Therapy: Treating Trauma and Psychological Stress



Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is an evidence-based treatment for psychological trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The literature on EMDR Therapy has also demonstrated this treatment approach to be effective for a variety of other mental health concerns, such as depression and grief. This course provides a brief introduction to EMDR Therapy, including the three pronged protocol and the eight phases of treatment. Resources for information on becoming trained in EMDR Therapy are provided.

This presentation was originally recorded on February 18, 2016 for Northcentral University.


Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to describe EMDR Therapy.

2.  Participants will be able to name the eight phases of EMDR Therapy.

3.  Participants will be able to discuss resources for information on becoming trained in EMDR Therapy.


What's Included: Video (online) and Audio (online and MP3 download) Presentation with a 10 Question Quiz for Certificate of Completion. You will have access to the course for 30 days.


CE Credit: 1.0 Hour*
Cost: $13
* Erika Smith-Marek, PhD, LMFT is approved to offer continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (#50-24262)
Course Completions are reported to CE Broker within five days.
Dr. Erika Smith-Marek, PhD, LMFT
Course Instructor: Dr. Erika Smith-Marek, PhD is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Pensacola, Florida. She is an AAMFT Clinical Fellow and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She has fifteen years of experience specializing in the treatment of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. She is a Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. She is also an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist in EMDR Therapy. She formed and has served as the Regional Coordinator for the Northwest Florida EMDRIA Regional Network since 2015. She has provided continuing education and professional presentations since 2003. 
Disclosure: No financial or non-financial relationships exist that may influence the content of the course.
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