Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
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COVID-19 Update, 25 March. ALL EMDR trainings for 2020 will be on-line, and adopt the latest 1+2 format for the Introductory training. This training was accredited by EMDR Assn of Australia in 2018 and was the first EMDR training in the world accredited for on-line delivery.
The EMDR Assn of Australia Accredited Basic Training consists of three components: an Introductory Workshop (sometimes called Level 1 or Weekend 1), an Advanced Workshop (sometimes called Level 2 or Weekend 2) and 10 hours of Case Consultation (supervision).
You can register for any of these components on their own, or register for the EMDR Comprehensive training which covers all three. Either individually or as part of the Comprehensive training, the workshops are the same. Both the Introductory and Advanced workshops as stand-alone workshops include six weeks access to Case Consultation.
The EMDR Comprehensive package includes unlimited Case Consultation from when you start training until 12 months after you have completed the Advanced Workshop. The Comprehensive package also gives you heavily discounted fees for Master Class webinars. You have 1 year after the Introductory Workshop to register (at no additional fee) for the Advanced Workshop.
Both workshops emphasise experiential skills development. You must complete the didactic knowledge component of each training prior to attending the workshop. This consists of a program of reading, recordings and videos which will be sent to you upon registration. For the Introductory Workshop allow 15 hours, allow 7 hours for the Advanced Workshop. Regular Q&A sessions are held via Internet meetings to assist you in covering this material.
UPGRADE OPTION If you have registered and attended an Introductory training and wish to upgrade to the full Comprehensive package, Click here.
In 2020 workshops will be conducted by Graham Taylor or Claire Kullack. Claire is co-director of a specialist psychological trauma clinic that has a large multidisciplinary team of therapists, the majority of whom are trained in EMDR. She has been trained and supervised by Graham, and has co-trained with him throughout 2019. She is an EMDRAA Accredited Trainer, and has the same high level of skill, knowledge and passion that Graham is known for.
Introductory Workshop alone (1+2 days) $850
Advanced Workshop alone (2 days) $645
Case Consultation alone $500
Comprehensive package (all of above) $1550 (a saving of $455, payable by 2 instalments)
Upgrade from Introductory to Comprehensive $800 ($700 for prompt upgrade after Intro level training)
Detailed Training Outline, Click here.
Comprehensive EMDR Training
Sign up for any Introductory Workshop and take the Comprehensive Training fee option. You can take any Advanced EMDR Workshop for a 1 year period after you have completed your Introductory Workshop and have had some clinical experience of using EMDR (Minimum 5 clients / 12 sessions) and some Case Consultation sessions (CC). You then select the Advanced Workshop you want and register below, using 100% discount code that we supply, so you pay nothing more. Most people are ready to take the Advanced Workshop within 3 months of doing the Introductory Workshop.
Introductory Workshop (1 + 2 days) Runs 9.00 – 5.00
All Introductory trainings have a 1+2 training format. Instead of the former 3 days in a row format, the new format will be 1 day live interactive webinar in which we cover theory and mechanisms of action, assessment, resourcing, stabilisation, case conceptualisation and treatment planning. There are 5 hours of experiential practice on this day. You can then practice using any or all of these skills with your new and existing clients. Four to six weeks later you attend a 2 day live interactive webinar to learn and practice specific EMDR skills and protocols.
As all trainings are online you can register for any workshop. They run 9.00 – 5.00 local time in the states indicated. Note: NSW / VIC / TAS go to Daylight Saving on 4 October. WA and QLD do not have Daylight Saving.
21 May, 26, 27 June 2020, WA time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
7 May, 12, 13 June 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
22 May, 19, 20 June 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
7 August, 4, 5 September NSW / VIC / TAS / QLD time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
31 August, 27, 28 September 2020 (1+2 online) QLD / NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
Note: NSW / VIC / TAS go to Daylight Saving on 4 October. QLD does not change. Participants outside these states need to adjust their start time accordingly.
14 October, 13 & 14 November 2020 Aust Eastern Summer Time Click here to register.
20 October, 22, 23 November 2020 Aust Eastern Summer Time SOLD OUT
22 October, 20, 21 November 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register.
4 November, 4 & 5 December 2020 Aust Eastern Summer Time Click here to register.
6 November, 6, 7 December 2020. Aust Eastern Summer Time Click here to register.
These next two training are for the full Comprehensive package. Registration for the Intro training alone has been discontinued because to work with anything but simple PTSD you need the full training, and most trauma work these days is of the “”complex” variety. These dates are for the Introductory component.
11 December 2020, 29 & 30 January 2021. Australian Eastern Summer Time Click here to register.
12 December 2020, 31 January, 1 February 2021 Australian Eastern Summer Time Click here to register.
Upgrade to Comprehensive Training
If you completed the Introductory Workshop and wish to upgrade to the Comprehensive package, click here. This give you unlimited access to Case Consultation for 12 months beyond your attendance at the Advanced EMDR Workshop, and free access to advanced webinars.
Advanced Workshop (2 days) Runs 9.00 – 5.00
To attend this training you must have attended an EMDR Australia Accredited Level 1 training, had clinical experience with a minimum of 6 clients, and had some Case Consultation with an EMDR Australia Accredited Consultant.
The Advanced Workshop goes well beyond the curriculum requirements of EMDRAA. You will practice advanced resourcing strategies and variations on the standard protocol for clients who are emotionally dysregulated, dissociative, have a personality disorder or an attachment disorder. If you did your Introductory (Weekend One) training with another accredited EMDR trainer, we provide a bridging program to cover material covered in our Introductory Workshop but not covered in other trainings. Access to preworkshop Q&A sessions and post-workshop consultation sessions is included in the fee.
3, 4 July 2020 AEST Click here to register. SOLD OUT
5, 6 July 2020. NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
28, 29 July 2020 NSW / VIC / QLD / TAS time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
28, 29 August 2020 WA time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
26, 27 October 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register.
30, 31 October 2020. QLD time Click here to register. SOLD OUT
1, 2 November 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register.
27, 28 November 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register SOLD OUT
29, 30 November 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register SOLD OUT
14, 15 December 2020 NSW / VIC / TAS time Click here to register.
After both the Introductory and Advanced Workshops you have the opportunity to bring clinical questions to small group Case Consultation sessions, held via Internet meetings. If you registered for the Comprehensive package, you have unlimited access from the Introductory training for up to 12 months after your Advanced training. If you registered for just the Introductory or Advanced workshops as stand-alone trainings you have access for 2 months after each workshop.
If you haven’t done either of my trainings, but just wish to have Case Consultation, you can purchase a 5 session package valid for 6 months for $350, or a 10 session package valid for 12 months for $500. Click her to register.