EMDR Consultation for Basic Training
Lynn Smith is an EMDR Institute Facilitator offering group and individual consultation for the EMDR Institute’s Basic Training weekends 1&2. Consultation is provided via Zoom. Sessions emphasize case conceptualization, learning and the integration of the 8 phase standard protocol into your practice. Clinicians learn an enhanced and thorough understanding of the Institute’s basic training model through case presentations, question and answer sessions, and group discussion of key concepts and relevant research. Ongoing consultation is available after the requirement for basic training is met.
Fees for consultation are $50 per group hour and $100 for individual.
To view calendar and schedule group consultation visit:
For individual consultation email Lynn at: [email protected]
EMDRIA Certification in EMDR therapy
Mental health clinicians are eligible to become EMDR Certified Therapists through EMDRIA if they have an advanced degree from an accredited college or university, are fully licensed in their mental health professional field for independent practice, and have two years of experience (minimum) in that field. Specific EMDR requirements include completion of an EMDRIA approved training program in EMDR therapy, a minimum of 50 clinical sessions in which EMDR was utilized, and 20 hours of consultation in EMDR by an Approved Consultant. To maintain the credential, EMDR Certified Therapists must complete twelve hours of continuing education in EMDR every two years.
Certification in EMDR is an advanced, expert level credential. As a result, the consultation process allows for clinicians to demonstrate an advanced understanding of the AIP model and all 8 phases/3 prongs of EMDR therapy. Consultees will be expected to present cases in a structured format with justification for clinical choices made throughout the process.
Consultation groups can consist of up to 8 clinicians in a 2 hour group format. A total of 5 groups (10 hours) will accumulate towards the 20 hours of certification. Cost of each group is $100 ($50 per hour).
*New group starting summer 2023, reach out for more info*
Individual hours are scheduled at the discretion of the clinician and consultant. Cost for individual consultation for certification is $125 per hour. Clinicians will be asked to present cases via session recordings and/or verbatim transcripts in order to demonstrate fidelity in all phases of EMDR therapy.
For additional information on becoming an EMDRIA Certified therapist see links below:
EMDRIA Approved Consultant
For therapists who have completed the certification process, consultation for advanced credentialing as an EMDRIA Approved Consultant (Consultant in Training) is available. For more information on the CIT process visit the EMDRIA website here.