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Continuing Education Workshop- EMDR Training (Total Price $1,200)-CANCELLED

February 28 @ 8:30 am - March 2 @ 5:00 pm

This event has been cancelled.

EMDR Training with Carol Miles, MSW, LCSW

EMDR Basic Training

This is a two part workshop series. The first workshop will take place on Wednesday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, February 28- March 2. 

The second workshop will take place on Wednesday- Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, May 23-May 25.

This training has been approved for 42 hours in Diagnosis through LCA and 42 Clinical hours through LABSWE.

Registrants for EMDR training must pay for and complete all 6 days of training. Please read this registration information fully before submitting registration and payment.

This EMDR Basic Training has two separate training components. Each event is three days in length. These core trainings, EMDR Part I and Part II, train mental health clinicians in the standardized protocol for EMDR treatment and will meet all EMDR International Association’s (EMDRIA) requirements for basic training*.

The cost for the training is $1200, payable in full by following links, or call (504) 831-8475 x120 to register.  Each day of training will break for one hour lunch each day, lunch is not provided. Participants will receive a total of 42 CEU hours; 10 additional hours of consultation are required for certification of completion (see note below).

*For questions about EMDRIA Certification in EMDR, please contact EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)’s website, www.emdria.org directly.

Please read this registration information fully BEFORE submitting your registration application and payment.


To be accepted for the Basic Training Part One and Part Two in EMDR Therapy, you must be licensed for independent practice as a mental health clinician or on a licensure track.

Graduate students, post-graduate pre-licensed clinicians, and non-licensed clinicians must submit additional documentation with their application. Clinicians who have completed a program in the following fields may be asked to submit transcripts to EMDRIA (EMDR International Association) to determine their eligibility: Art Therapy, Christian/Pastoral Counseling, Drug/Alcohol Counseling, and Music Therapy may be asked to submit detailed information to EMDRIA about their program in order to determine their eligibility. If this is requested, then EMDRIA will determine your education and licensure status. Then please submit approval documentation from EMDRIA with your application.


Attendance: You must attend all training days and group consultation sessions in order to receive a certificate of completion for this training. Those who attend this workshop in full and complete all the appropriate evaluation forms will receive credit. After meeting all requirements (including the additional 10 hours of consultation-see below additional information regarding consultation) to complete the EMDR Therapy Training, participants are considered to be trained in Basic EMDR Therapy.

EMDR Therapy Certification: For questions about EMDRIA Certification in EMDR Therapy, please contact EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)’s website at www.emdria.org directly.

Recommended readings: To familiarize yourself with the Adaptive Information Processing Model prior to your training, it is recommended that you read the chapters 2- 11 of Francine Shapiro’s book “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures, 3rd Edition” as well as Francine Shapiro’s book “Getting Past Your Past.”

Consultation: It is required that clinicians practice the skills learned in Part 1 with clients before attending Part 2. Ten hours of total case consultation are required to complete the EMDR Therapy Basic Training. (4-6 hours of consultation are required prior to Part 2; the remainder of the 10 hours is required after Part 2.)

You should have at least two or more clinical cases available to you with whom you can apply EMDR Therapy during this training where the use of EMDR Therapy would be appropriate and possible.

Consultants may require participants 1) to prepare written summaries about their use of specific procedures, which are taught and practiced in the training; 2) and to discuss their actual clinical experiences.

Workshop fees do not include case consultation. (A list of approved consultants is available on the EMDRIA website, www.emdria.org) It may be provided by phone, video conference or in person in individual or group settings. Many consultants offer reduced fees for consultation for students and those working in non-profit.

Eligibility – Please Read Before Registering

Please read through the participant agreement form before registering. Upon registration, you will be sent one to sign before attending.

JFS EMDR Participant Agreement Form

All participants in the EMDR Therapy Basic Training must be licensed or on a licensure track. If you are not an LPC, LCSW or LMFT, please contact Katie Godshall, Intern Program Supervisor at (504) 831-8475 x169, or by email.