By Rachel Harrison, LCPC
EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer and Consultant
I am often asked the questions about how to train therapists by group practice owners or supervisors who recognize that there is a lot to learn after graduate school. Graduate school is a foundation, but then the real development happens as clinicians learn to provide therapy that is beneficial to all different kinds of clients.
Enter Trauma. Being a trauma specialist as I am and my staff are, is an added layer of training. And given that I spend a good deal of my time training therapists and training leaders, the question of how to best train in EMDR comes up frequently.
Now, I hear that not all EMDR trainings are created equal. I know first hand that is true because my very first training and the way I teach in my trainings are vastly different. Some of that is content, but a lot of that is style.
For my Training Institute, our belief is that training happens best in a...