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Utilization of EMDR in Treating Childhood Sexual Trauma

This presentation will give a broad overview of the development and research of EMDR Therapy. It will identify the 8 Phases and 3 Prongs of EMDR Therapy and discuss application for a wide variety of mental health diagnoses. Participants will learn about bilateral stimulation and participate in an exercise using BLS. Participants will be able to assess the need for EMDR therapy and will know various resources for EMDR therapists, including EMDR trainings available to clinicians.
*This on-demand content was originally presented live in 2021
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    • Intermediate Level
    • No Prerequisites Needed
      • ASSECT & APA Approved 
      • Accessible on Mobile

        What You’ll Learn in this Course

        Define what EMDR Therapy is and what populations might benefit from EMDR Therapy.
        Explain how EMDR was discovered and developed.
        Provide research findings that support EMDR.
        Provide an explanation of trauma and how it affects the nervous system.
        Provide resources on how to find an EMDR Therapist, and EMDR basic Training.
        AASECT Certification

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        What Our Students Say

        I appreciated learning something new about a treatment modality/approach that I'm not very familiar with.
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        Licensed Clinical Psychologist
        Really knew her information and was very helpful.
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        Nurse Practitioner
        Enjoyed learning overall about EMDR.
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        —   About the Instructor

        Kimberly Ala’ilima, LMFT

        Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Certified EMDR Therapist

        Kimberly Ala'ilima is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Private Practice in Honolulu, Hawaii. She works with individuals, couples and families, specializing in anxiety, panic and trauma disorders. Kimberly is a Certified EMDR Therapist and Consultant in Training under the governing body of the EMDR International Association. 
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