Gus Murray is the only EMDR Europe Accredited Trainer in the Republic of Ireland. Accreditation as a trainer is the highest standard that EMDR Europe can award.
This accreditation is awarded after applicants have completed an extensive training programme for trainers and undergone a rigorous assessment of their trainer competency.
Similarly, EMDR Training with Gus Murray is an EMDR Europe Accredited Training. This accreditation is awarded after the training programme has undergone a rigorous assessment of its content and structure. EMDR Training with Gus Murray will satisfy the training requirements to enable graduates to seek professional accreditation as an EMDR practitioner.
Facilitating trainees to learn the principles and practices of EMDR therapy and to become proficient in their use
Preparing trainees to integrate EMDR therapy into their clinical practice
10 hours Supervision-consultation
Affordable training fees
Free online access to relevant EMDR Therapy materials and resources
Towards these ends, the training includes a combination of interactive theoretical input, demonstration, skills practise, supervision and case consultation.
EMDR training comprises an integrative combination of Teaching, Supervised practice (Practicum) and Clinical Supervision. The Training is delivered in 3 modules interspersed with clinical supervision meetings as well as opportunities for practise and guided reading.
The Training is delivered in three modules interspersed with clinical supervision meetings as well as opportunities for practise and guided reading. Each module is approximately 2.5 days. In conjunction to the main training modules, trainees will receive a further 12 hours of supervision, case consultation and integration in small groups. These will take place in scheduled sessions between modules one and two and modules two and three. One final review and integration session will be scheduled after module three is completed.
The cost of the full training (including Supervision/Consultation during the training) is €990.00 which will be payable in three instalments.
Eligibility Requirements for EMDR Europe Accredited Training
In order to train as an EMDR therapist, it is a requirement that the person is a trained mental health professional with accreditation from their professional body. You will need to confirm to us that you meet one of the below criteria before we can accept your booking. We reserve the right to cancel your place if we find you are not eligible to attend.
If you are unsure if you meet eligibility criteria please email us before applying for the course.
Following guidelines from EMDR Europe and EMDR UK and Ireland Associations the following categories have been specified:
Mental Health Professionals
Core Mental Health Professionals:
Clinical Psychologists (Registered with HCPC or Psychological Society Ireland)
Counselling Psychologists (Registered with HCPC or Psychological Society Ireland)
Educational Psychologists (Registered with HCPC or Psychological Society Ireland)
Forensic Psychologists (Registered with HCPC or Psychological Society Ireland)
Psychiatrists (MRCPsych, SpR, SHO)
Clinical Nurse specialists holding a post graduate qualification in Psychology or Counselling/Psychotherapy
Registered Mental Health Social Workers with experience of working clinically in a mental health setting (HCPC or HSE)
Counsellors / Psychotherapists
MUST hold accreditation OR have submitted proof that their application is being processed
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)
Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)
Association of Christian Counsellors (Accredited – AC)
British Psychoanalytic Council
Clinical & Counselling Psychologists in final year of training are acceptable with letter of recommendation from their supervisor
Arts Therapists registered with HCPC and working within a mental health setting may be accepted but CV will need to be submitted for review.
Occupational Therapists registered with HCPC with mental health training and working within a mental health setting may be accepted but evidence of skills will need to be submitted.
General practitioners, registered with the General Medical Council (GMC), who are experienced in psychotherapy and psychological trauma and are an accredited counsellor or psychotherapist or working towards a psychotherapy accreditation.
Mental Health professionals from countries outside of the UK and Ireland
Are requested to submit a letter from their national EMDR Association agreeing to them undertaking their training in the Ireland and that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for their country of origin.
Applicants from countries with no national EMDR Association are scrutinized on a case-by-case basis and need to broadly follow our own eligibility criteria, i.e. a mental health professional accredited/registered with a governing body in their own country.
Gus Murray M.SC., M.HRD is an EMDR Europe Accredited Trainer and Consultant with 20 years’ experience in the use of EMDR therapy
Gus is a highly experienced Counselling and Psychotherapy trainer having been Programme Director and Lead Trainer at the Cork Institute of Technology for over 25 years. He is widely recognised for his capable, dynamic and interactive training style which is endorsed by repeated feedback from participants. He holds a Master’s degree (M.HRD) in Training and Development.