EMDR Basic Training

October 3-5, 2024
December 5-7, 2024
Virtual Training

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Are you looking to be trained in EMDR?

 

We believe all therapists need to know how to do EMDR. EMDR as a therapy stands alone as a trauma treatment that does this beautiful thing of following the client’s brain to bring about healing. We believe that clients can benefit from this extraordinary therapy when used by a therapist who has been properly trained through Basic Training.

When you are starting out on your EMDR journey, there is an overwhelming amount of information out there. Walking through that journey alone can be difficult, uncomfortable, and intense. In our Basic Training, we strive to not only teach you the elements that you need to know, but come alongside you to guide you so you can emerge from this training feeling comfortable and confident to begin doing EMDR.

While there are many great training options available to you, our unique approach and training style sets us apart from others. Our team approach gives you as much support as possible to learn EMDR well. We have a very relational style of training and really take the time to know our trainees. We will spend our time in discussions as a group, answering your questions and interacting with the material.

We strive to honor the intersectionality of all our trainers and participants and include this lens in our training content and discussion. We actively welcome all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. Our trainers and facilitators are here to help you each step of the way.

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We exist for therapists who want to be able to do more with their clients. If you have ever been in a session and felt like you needed more tools or training to be able to actually treat the trauma your clients are experiencing, instead of just talking about it, we know how you feel!

 

We want to train every therapist to effectively treat trauma in their clients. The need for excellent trauma therapists is only growing. We are passionate about training you to be the best trauma therapist you can be!

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Listen to what other trainees have to say about us:

This was the best training I have attended and appreciate all the work put into facilitating my learning.

Hands down the best training I've attended. Rachel was extremely knowledgeable and she covered a significant amount of information in a very interactive way (which, over zoom, with 20 or so participants is incredible.)

I really enjoyed this training and Rachel's instruction. The training was engaging and informative. I especially thought Rachel did an excellent job of navigating this training in a virtual space.

Our EMDRIA* approved Basic Training includes:

 

  • 6 days of training, split into 2 separate segments (3 days each)
  • 10 hours of consultation video calls with your training cohort

 

When you finish training with us, you will have all the required hours and components you need, following EMDRIA’s guidelines. We think that is pretty important!

 

Right now this training is virtual. You will have 1.5 hours of video material to watch in preparation for the training. 

 

After that, you will join us virtually on the following schedule:

 

  • Day 1: 9-5:30 ET
  • Day 2: 9-5:30 ET
  • Day 3: 9-4:30 ET
  • Consultation Groups meet four times between training segments and a fifth time after Day 6**
  • Day 4: 9-5:30 ET
  • Day 5: 9-5:30 ET
  • Day 6: 9-4:30 ET

 

The training will include didactic teaching segments, discussion segments, practice segments. You will also break out into smaller groups in order to practice the EMDR skills learned. This means that you will experience EMDR as a client, a therapist and an observer. This component is key to learning EMDR effectively and part of the requirements of EMDRIA.

 

*For continuing education information, see our FAQs.

**Consultation Group Hours do not count towards clinical supervision hours.

In this training you will:

Learn the history, research, and neurobiology of EMDR Therapy.
Be able to apply all 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy with your clients/patients.
Be able to adapt EMDR to special populations, giving consideration to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Learn to apply EMDR with various diagnoses and symptoms.

 

We are passionate about you learning EMDR Therapy well. We want you to have these skills down to be able to do great work with your clients. Everything we do in this training is designed with your learning in mind, which is why we focus on a relationally based, interactive and experiential training. We can’t wait to get to know you and have you join us! We follow all EMDRIA guidelines for this training.

 

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Upcoming Training Options:

October 3-5, 2024
December 5-7, 2024

Early Bird Pricing Available until September 3, 2024

One Payment of

$1,625
$1,425

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3 Monthly Payments of

$542/mo.
$475/mo.

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Group discounts are available for groups with 10 or more clinicians. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Us

 

Trauma Specialists Training Institute was developed to create excellent training opportunities for clinicians who specialize in working with trauma. TSTI has a mission to equip therapists with excellent tools to treat trauma. We value inclusion, excellence, and relationships.

 

Meet the Consultants:

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Rachel Harrison, LCPC, NCC

EMDRIA Approved Consultant
EMDRIA Approved Trainer
EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer
Founder, CEO
MA, Counseling, Denver Seminary
State of Maryland, State of Delaware, and State of Colorado
EMDRIA

Rachel has trained hundreds of clinicians in EMDR therapy. She first learned EMDR in 2011 and it changed her practice so much for the better that she went on to become a consultant and trainer. Rachel believes that every therapist needs to know how to provide excellent EMDR therapy, because there is nothing else in the therapy world that can do what EMDR does! Rachel also runs Trauma Specialists of Maryland and Trauma Specialists of Delaware. She is passionate about treating trauma.

Jamie Sedgwick, LCPC, NCC

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer
Training Director & Consultant
MA, Community Counseling, McDaniel College
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. Jamie has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years and has been trained in EMDR since 2017. Jamie credits EMDR with changing her practice as a therapist and helping her be more effective in assisting clients in healing from a wide range of presenting problems. Jamie has a passion for working with Complex Trauma and a Special Interest in Personality Disorders. In addition to her clinical work, Jamie is an EMDR Consultant and acts as the Training Director for Trauma Specialists Training Institute. Jamie has experience in leading EMDR Basic Training as well as creating and facilitating EMDR Advanced Trainings. She enjoys her roles as a consultant and trainer because it allows her the opportunity to meet like-minded clinicians and assist them in learning how to implement EMDR into their own clinical practice in a way that makes the most sense to the clinician and the client.

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Jennifer Youdom, LCSW-C

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator & Consultant
Salisbury University
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Jennifer is a Licensed Certified Social Worker, Clinical (LCSW-C) and is Certified in EMDR therapy through EMDRIA. Jennifer has been in the mental health field for 10 years serving clients from diverse ages and backgrounds. Jennifer has also been trained in DBT, couples therapy, ego state therapy and IFS. She has special interest in developmental and complex trauma, attachment, and dissociation. She attributes EMDR to directing her shift in clinical practice towards a trauma informed lens and is dedicated to helping people through their healing journeys.

Shari Kim, Ph.D., C.A.A.D.C.

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
Training Facilitator & Consultant
Ph.D. / Licensed Psychologist
Fielding Graduate School
State of Pennsylvannia & Satte of Maryland
EMDRIA

Shari is a licensed psychologist and certified addictions counselor. She specializes in treatment of addictions and PTSD. She is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. She is the Chair of the Behavioral Health Workgroup for the York County Human Trafficking Task Force and the Chair of the Human Trafficking Subcommittee for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She also serves as the Disaster Response Network Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the Regional Co-Lead for Disaster Mental Health with the American Red Cross.

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Sarah Martin, LCPC, NCC

EMDR Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
Training Facilitator & Consultant
MS, Applied Psychology
University of Baltimore
State of Maryland
EMDRIA
 

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland and a Board Certified Counselor (through NBCC). Sarah has over 8 years of experience working in the mental health field. Sarah has extensive experience working with diverse individuals of all ages and families who have experienced trauma. She is passionate about helping individuals cope with medical trauma as well as helping families navigate adoption and the foster care system. Sarah is trained in EMDR, Neurofeedback, and offers Alpha-Stim treatment.

Marlee Bardenett, LPC, NCC

EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator, Consultant
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Masters of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marymount University
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Marlee is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor and has worked in the mental health field for over 7 years. She has experience with a wide range of presenting concerns including PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief, attachment concerns, self harm, and suicidal ideation. She works with children, teens, and young adults. She specializes in integrating creative approaches to support clients through resourcing and trauma processing. She is trained in Humanistic Sandtray Therapy and is EMDR certified.

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(Alternate) Dante Brown, LCPC, NCC 

EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator, Consultant
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
M.S., Counselor Education
McDaniel College
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Dante is a person-centered Trauma Specialist and EMDR Therapist who enjoys walking alongside clients as they attain the change and healing they desire. He has a wealth of experience serving clients in private practice, residential treatment settings, and school settings. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). He has an extensive background of working with survivors of trauma, both single-incident traumas and also traumas of a relational nature that unfold over time.

About Us

 

Trauma Specialists Training Institute was developed to create excellent training opportunities for clinicians who specialize in working with trauma. TSTI has a mission to equip therapists with excellent tools to treat trauma. We value inclusion, excellence, and relationships.

 

Meet the Consultants:

Rachel Harrison, LCPC, NCC

 

Rachel has trained hundreds of clinicians in EMDR therapy. She first learned EMDR in 2011 and it changed her practice so much for the better that she went on to become a consultant and trainer. Rachel believes that every therapist needs to know how to provide excellent EMDR therapy, because there is nothing else in the therapy world that can do what EMDR does! Rachel also runs Trauma Specialists of Maryland and Trauma Specialists of Delaware. She is passionate about treating trauma.

Jamie Sedgwick, LCPC, NCC

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer
Training Director & Consultant
MA, Community Counseling, McDaniel College
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. Jamie has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years and has been trained in EMDR since 2017. Jamie credits EMDR with changing her practice as a therapist and helping her be more effective in assisting clients in healing from a wide range of presenting problems. Jamie has a passion for working with Complex Trauma and a Special Interest in Personality Disorders. In addition to her clinical work, Jamie is an EMDR Consultant and acts as the Training Director for Trauma Specialists Training Institute. Jamie has experience in leading EMDR Basic Training as well as creating and facilitating EMDR Advanced Trainings. She enjoys her roles as a consultant and trainer because it allows her the opportunity to meet like-minded clinicians and assist them in learning how to implement EMDR into their own clinical practice in a way that makes the most sense to the clinician and the client.

Jennifer Youdom, LCSW-C

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator & Consultant
Salisbury University
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Jennifer is a Licenced Certified Social Worker, Clinical (LCSW-C) and is Certified in EMDR therapy through EMDRIA. Jennifer has been in the mental health field for 10 years serving clients from diverse ages and backgrounds. Jennifer has also been trained in DBT, couples therapy, ego state therapy and IFS. She has special interest in developmental and complex trauma, attachment, and dissociation. She attributes EMDR to directing her shift in clinical practice towards a trauma informed lens and is dedicated to helping people through their healing journeys.

Shari Kim, Ph.D., C.A.A.D.C.

EMDRIA Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
Training Facilitator & Consultant
Ph.D. / Licensed Psychologist
Fielding Graduate School
State of Pennsylvannia & Satte of Maryland
EMDRIA
 

Shari is a licensed psychologist and certified addictions counselor. She specializes in treatment of addictions and PTSD. She is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is an evidence-based treatment for PTSD. She is the Chair of the Behavioral Health Workgroup for the York County Human Trafficking Task Force and the Chair of the Human Trafficking Subcommittee for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She also serves as the Disaster Response Network Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the Regional Co-Lead for Disaster Mental Health with the American Red Cross.

Sarah Martin, LCPC, NCC

EMDR Certified Therapist
EMDRIA EMDR Approved Consultant
Training Facilitator & Consultant
MS, Applied Psychology
University of Baltimore
State of Maryland
EMDRIA
  

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland and a Board Certified Counselor (through NBCC). Sarah has over 8 years of experience working in the mental health field. Sarah has extensive experience working with diverse individuals of all ages and families who have experienced trauma. She is passionate about helping individuals cope with medical trauma as well as helping families navigate adoption and the foster care system. Sarah is trained in EMDR, Neurofeedback, and offers Alpha-Stim treatment.

Marlee Bardenett, LPC, NCC

EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator, Consultant
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Masters of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marymount University
State of Maryland
EMDRIA

Marlee is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor and has worked in the mental health field for over 7 years. She has experience with a wide range of presenting concerns including PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief, attachment concerns, self harm, and suicidal ideation. She works with children, teens, and young adults. She specializes in integrating creative approaches to support clients through resourcing and trauma processing. She is trained in Humanistic Sandtray Therapy and is EMDR certified.

(Alternate) Dante Brown, LCPC, NCC 

EMDRIA EMDR Consultant in Training
Training Facilitator, Consultant
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
M.S., Counselor Education
McDaniel College
State of Maryland EMDRIA

Dante is a person-centered Trauma Specialist and EMDR Therapist who enjoys walking alongside clients as they attain the change and healing they desire. He has a wealth of experience serving clients in private practice, residential treatment settings, and school settings. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC). He has an extensive background of working with survivors of trauma, both single-incident traumas and also traumas of a relational nature that unfold over time.

EMDR Basic Training

October 3-5, 2024
December 5-7, 2024


Virtual Training

 

Trauma Specialists Training Institute welcomes any clinician who is eligible for EMDR Basic Training. Our training environment is geared toward inclusivity and we welcome all ages, abilities, cultures, ethnicities, races, gender identities (including NB), sexual orientations, and religions.

 

If you have a disability that you feel may impede your ability to participate in this training, please contact us at least 3 weeks in advance of the training in order for us to provide reasonable accommodations. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

 

We ask that all trainees prioritize this training and do what they can to limit the need for rescheduling. We do, however, understand that sometimes events arise that require you to change training dates. If you require to be switched to a different training date, you will be charged a $100 administrative fee. For trainings consisting of multiple days, this fee will be applied for each training day that needs to be rescheduled. We cannot guarantee you will be able to be placed in a specific training date due to trainer limitations, so you will be added to a waiting list for the next available opening.

 

We want to provide equal access to our training. If you are in need of any kind of accommodation to attend this training, please reach out to us so we can work with you to set up any accommodations needed. Contact [email protected].

 

Confidentiality Statement: All participant identifying information will be kept confidential upon registration of this training. Each participant can choose what name and identifying information to present on their Zoom screen.

 

Trauma Specialists Training Institute, LLC maintains responsibility for all aspects of this program and its content.

 

There is no known commercial support for this program.

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Trauma Specialists Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7268. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Trauma Specialists Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 40 Clock Hours.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886869661-8886) for 40.5 continuing education contact hours. Category: Social Work

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