July 2015

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Transforming Trauma With EMDR

Advanced Clinical Workshop & Refresher Course

July 26, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Rhinebeck, NY
Laurel Parnell
Materials Fee:

We are no longer taking online registrations for this workshop.

In this workshop for licensed professionals, you have the opportunity to refresh your technique and review EMDR protocols and procedures, consult on difficult cases, watch demonstrations, and practice EMDR in small supervised groups. Instruction focuses on using EMDR with complex cases, resource development and installation, target development, and cognitive interweaves.

Through lecture, hands-on practice, and demonstrations, we learn to:

  • Cite protocols and procedures for using EMDR with a wide range of diagnostic categories
  • Identify client selection criteria and cautions necessary for safe use of EMDR
  • Practice techniques for working with blocked processing and abreactions (catharsis)
  • Employ imaginal and cognitive interweaves
  • Use EMDR with adults traumatized as children
  • Review standard protocol and procedure
  • Describe modified protocol and when to use it
  • Apply techniques for target development
  • Use techniques for resource development and installation
  • Practice the advanced use of interweaves
  • Work more effectively with complex cases
Continuing Education
  • ACCME - Physicians
  • NAADAC - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • BRN/ANCC - Nurses
  • APA - Psychologists
  • SW/MFT - Social Workers and Counselors
More Information

$25 materials fee for manual; include when you register. CE and CME are available and included in the tuition. This EMDR course is for those who have completed Parnell’s 7-day EMDR Professional Training and have received 10 hours of consultation with one of her recommended teachers, or have completed Level II or equivalent EMDR training.

You will be required to submit and bring copies of your professional license or certification; please read the faculty letter and submit all required paperwork.

Required reading for this course:

  • A Therapist's Guide to EMDR: Tools and Techniques for Successful Treatment by Laurel Parnell
  • Tapping In: A Step-By-Step Guide to Activating Your Healing Resources Through Bilateral Stimulation by Laurel Parnell

Recommended reading for this course:

  • Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma by Laurel Parnell
4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
2:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Workshop
9:00 a.m.–Noon Workshop
Noon–1:00 p.m. Check Out

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.


Laurel Parnell, PhD, executive director of the Parnell Institute, is an expert and pioneer in EMDR trauma therapy. She is author of five books, including A Therapist’s Guide to EMDR and Attachment-Focused EMDR. A meditation practitioner for more than 30 years, she brings a transpersonal perspective to EMDR. Parnell has trained thousands of clinicians in the United States and abroad. parnellinstitute.com