Interpersonal EMDR: The Next Generation of EMDR’s Evolution
May 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Interpersonal EMDR: The Next Generation in EMDR’s Evolution
Roy Kiessling, LISW, EMDRIA Approved Provider and Consultant
DATE: May 6 & 7 (Thursday-Friday), 2021 a 12-hour training
TIME: Thursday 8:30 AM–4:30 PM EST ( with 3 10 minute breaks and a 30 minute break for lunch)
Friday 8:30 AM–2:30 PM (with 3 10 minute breaks and 30 minutes for lunch)
VENUE: LIVE WEBINAR
FEE: $315. early bird (until 4/1) $265
Includes technical support, handouts, and Continuing Education credits
Registration is limited and on a first-come-first-served basis
Since its inception over 30 years ago, EMDR has evolved from a treatment of single incident Post Traumatic Stress as originally developed by Francine Shapiro, to a sophisticated interpersonal form of psychotherapy. Advances in neuroscience, including neural network development and the influence
mirroring neurons have on the therapeutic relationship and treatment outcomes have expanded EMDR’s initial protocols and procedures to a holistic approach to case conceptualization and treatment. Based upon an adaptive information processing model supported by neuroscience, processing has evolved from a traumatic incident desensitization to neural network consolidation covering one’s entire lifespan. This workshop will up-date all EMDR clinicians from those having dropped using EMDR because of its rigid
adherence to protocols and procedures to the very experienced who want to expand their EMDR skills.
There is no known commercial support nor conflict of interest for this program.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the evolution of EMDR from single incident PTSD desensitization to an interpersonal form of psychotherapy
2. Describe the formulation of memory
3. Explain the Adaptive Information Process (AIP) model from a neurological perspective
4. Compare functional, isolated and frozen memories from a neurological, AIP perspective
5. Compare implicit and explicit networks and how they apply to EMDR treatment planning
6. Explain the symptom focused targeting sequence plan
7. Explain the difference between Cognitions and Core Beliefs
8. Discuss 5 different presenting complaint presentations and how to covert them to the symptom focused targeting sequence plan
9. List the differences between EMD^, EMDr, EMDR
10. Discuss the interpersonal approach to EMDR processing
11. Describe how the interpersonal approach facilitates clinical interventions (aka: cognitive interweaves)
12. Discuss how to use the interpersonal approach and the processing continuum: EMD^, EMDr, EMDR in helping clients stay within the window of tolerance
Meet the Instructor:
Roy Kiessling, LISW is an internationally known presenter in the area of trauma, specializing in conceptualizing and treating clients from a core belief focused, neural network approach. While is primary area of expertise is EMDR, his approach and intervention strategies may be applied to most forms of psychotherapy.
Continuing Education Credit (12) is pending through Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following professions: Psychologists, Social workers, Mental Health Counselors, and LMFTs. It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.
Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for these programs and their content.
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Commonwealth Educational Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #SW-0444.
EMDR CE’s via EMDRIA have been applied for and are pending.
Recommended reading to prepare for the workshop:
Bergman, U., (2020) The Neurological Foundations of EMDR Practice, Springer Publishing Company, NY NY
Ecker, B., Ticic, R., Hully, L., (2012) Unlocking the Emotional Brain, Routledge, NY, NY
Shapiro, F. (2018) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Gilford Press, NY, NY
Bergmann, Uri: Neurobiological Foundations for EMDR Practice, 2012 Springer Press, NY, NY
Target audience: Mental Health & Associated Professionals,
May 4, 2021 or until all training spaces are filled, whichever comes first.
Notification of Acceptance
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Tuition/registration payments are refundable (minus $20) until April 5th 2021. Cancellations after this date are non-refundable but registrant will be entitled to a credit towards a future training. . In this situation, we will attempt to find someone to take your slot (based on our waiting list).
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