Introduction to EMDR Therapy

This introductory workshop aims to provide clinicians with an initial introduction to the principles and practices of EMDR Therapy in order to familiarise them with EMDR therapy and how it works.

It was developed in response to the expressed needs of individuals and service organisations who are interested in exploring EMDR Therapy and considering taking the training and or adopting it in their organisation

Learning Outcomes

Participants will learn:

  1. How traumatic and other disturbing experiences are encoded in the brain and in the body and how they intrude on current functioning.
  2. Why “talk therapy” alone is limited in its capacity to access and resolve these memories.
  3. How EMDR therapy can facilitate the effective processing of traumatic or disturbing life experiences to an adaptive resolution.
Content
  1. Illustrated presentations of relevant material
  2. Video demonstrations
  3. Questions and discussion

Your Trainer

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.

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