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Transforming Trauma with EMDR

Advanced Clinical Workshop and Refresher Course (Part 3)

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems. Join EMDR pioneer and trainer Dr. Laurel Parnell for an advanced workshop for mental health professionals licensed to provide treatment.

In this week-long program, you will refresh your technique and review therapy protocols and procedures. Through lecture, demonstrations, and practice in small, supervised groups, you will learn to:

  • Use EMDR techniques for complex cases and for grief and loss
  • Work with patients suffering from various types of trauma
  • Employ methods for addressing dissociation during EMDR processing and interweaves for unblocking blocked processing
  • Apply theory and practice techniques for working with catharsis, as well as explore other advanced techniques to complement your practice.

Laurel Parnell, PhD

March 6 - 11, 2018
Tuesday-Sunday , 5 nights

CE Credits available

$1125 Tuition

Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing trauma-based problems. Join EMDR pioneer and trainer Dr. Laurel Parnell for an advanced workshop for mental health professionals licensed to provide treatment.

In this week-long program, you will refresh your technique and review therapy protocols and procedures. Through lecture, demonstrations, and practice in small, supervised groups, you will learn to:

  • Use EMDR techniques for complex cases and for grief and loss
  • Work with patients suffering from various types of trauma
  • Employ methods for addressing dissociation during EMDR processing and interweaves for unblocking blocked processing
  • Apply theory and practice techniques for working with catharsis, as well as explore other advanced techniques to complement your practice.

Faculty Bio

Laurel Parnell, PhD

Laurel Parnell is a leading expert on the trauma therapy Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and developer of Attachment-Focused EMDR (AF-EMDR) and Resource Tapping ™.

Founder and executive director of the Parnell Institute and an EMDR pioneer with expertise in transpersonal psychology, Dr. Parnell has immersed herself in the practice and development of EMDR since 1991. Dr. Parnell uses a holistic approach to healing trauma, informed by research in contemporary neuroscience, that integrates body, mind, and spirit.

She is author of five books on EMDR, as well as several articles and a book chapter. Considered a master clinician, she has produced several DVDs and is one of the most respected instructors of EMDR trainings and workshops. She has taught at universities and now teaches workshops internationally based on her latest book, Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma.

She also has a lifelong interest in humanitarian work that is now focused on bringing EMDR and related techniques to underserved populations worldwide.

Why Attend

  • Train with an EMDR pioneer, leader in the field, and experienced trainer to add advanced methods to your therapeutic toolkit.

  • Learn to work more effectively with complex cases and deepen your understanding of protocols and procedures for using EMDR with a wide range of diagnostic categories.

  • Expand your awareness of what is happening in the field by connecting with like-minded mental health professionals.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    Master’s degree or higher in the mental health field. Must provide a copy of license or certificate through a state or national board authorizing independent practice.

    Please send License or certificate to contact@drlaurelparnell.com.

    If you have any questions about this process, please contact contact@drlaurelparnell.com.

  • Experience Level

    Documented completion of Parnell Institute Part 1 and 2 training, such as Omega Institute’s 7-Day EMDR Professional Training, and 10 hours of consultation with a Parnell Institute consultant, or equivalent EMDRIA-approved basic training is required.

  • Recommended Reading

    Required: 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

  • Special Interest to

    Canadian registration requirements: master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology or social work. Membership in a professional association that has a written code of ethics or standards of conduct and hold professional liability insurance.

  • Special Details

    If you have any questions about this process, please contact contact@drlaurelparnell.com.

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in mid-February 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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