EMDR Training FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding EMDR Training

 

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In order to practice EMDR Therapy, you will first need to obtain an “EMDR Training Certificate of Completion.” Once you have completed the full EMDR Training, you can practice EMDR under your license. The EMDR Training offered by the Maiberger Institute will prepare you to practice EMDR Therapy. After completing EMDR Training, you may go onto become an “EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist” which requires additional client sessions, consultations, and training. You do not need to become an “EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist” in order to practice EMDR Therapy; you just need to complete EMDR Training and receive a “Certificate of Completion” to begin practicing EMDR Therapy.

Upon completion of EMDR Training, you will receive an “EMDR Training Certificate of Completion” from the Maiberger Institute. This means you have been trained to practice EMDR Therapy, and you will be able to join EMDR International Association (EMDRIA).

In order to become a “EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist,” you must also meet the following criteria:

  • Have license/certification/registration to practice independently as a mental health professional.
  • Become a member of EMDRIA – the EMDR International Association
  • Meet the requirements set by EMDRIA to become a “EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist”:
    • Completion of the EMDR Training
    • Receive 20 hours of consultation by an Approved Consultant in EMDR
      • at least 10 hours through individual face-to- face
      • the remaining 10 hours may be obtained through small groups
  • At least 50 EMDR trauma sessions with no less than 25 clients
  • Complete 12 hours of CEU’s in EMDR post the Basic Training

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The Group Consultation sessions are held during regular business hours (9am to 5pm MST) during regular business weekdays (Monday to Friday). The times and dates of Group Consultation sessions will be determined at the first weekend of training. Group Consultations are conducted call via teleconferencing, or video chat (example: GoToMeeting)

The Group Consultation sessions are held during regular business hours (9am to 5pm MST) during regular business weekdays (Monday to Friday). The times and dates of Group Consultation sessions will be determined at the first weekend of training. Group Consultations are conducted call via teleconferencing, or video chat (example: GoToMeeting)

Details about Group Consultations will be discussed during the first weekend of EMDR Training. In general, each therapist will be expected share cases utilizing EMDR Therapy in order to complete their training. Participants are required to practice EMDR Therapy with at least four different clients to complete the training.

It is highly recommended that you have a reliable pool of clients and practice people prior to or at the time of your EMDR Training. Those who take the training that currently do not have clients, must find “practice people” to complete the training. Therapist are required to practice with at least four different clients throughout the training.More details will be discussed during Part 1.

If a therapist participated in “Level 1” of an EMDRIA approved EMDR Basic Training prior to 2008 (and did not participate in Part 2), EMDRIA would not consider that therapist to be fully trained in EMDR Therapy.  The therapist would need to complete their training in order to practice EMDR Therapy. If a therapist completed both “Level I” and “Level II” EMDR Basic Training prior to 2008, EMDRIA would consider that therapist trained in EMDR Therapy. After 2008, therapist must completed EMDR Training Part 1, Part 2, and 10 hours of Group Consultation in order to be trained in EMDR Therapy. Please contact us for more information on how to complete your EMDR training through the Maiberger Institute.

The EMDRIA approved EMDR Training offered by the Maiberger Institute is a complete package which includes 2 three-day weekends of training (Part 1 and Part 2) and 10 hours of Group Consultations. The EMDR Training program must be completed as a package and cannot be split apart or mix-n-matched. If a therapist took Part 1 of EMDR Basic Training  through an EMDRIA approved provider other than the Maiberger Institute, that therapist would need contact their original provider to complete their EMDR Training and consultation hours. Please contact us for more information on how to complete your EMDR Training through the Maiberger Institute.

See EMDR Training page.

See EMDR Training page.

In the event that the Maiberger Institute needs to cancel an EMDR Training, registrants will be notified, and a full refund will be provided.

When therapists register EMDR Training, they are registering for the entire EMDR Training program as a package, which includes both weekends (Part 1 and Part 2) and 10 hours of Group Consultation. The EMDR Training program must be completed as a schedule, and cannot be split apart or mix-n-matched. Should a therapist be unable to complete the EMDR Training program in its entirety as scheduled, the therapist’s enrollment will be cancelled. There would be no refund, no transfers, and no credits.

When therapists register EMDR Training, they are registering for the entire EMDR Training program as a package, which includes both weekends (Part 1 and Part 2) and 10 hours of Group Consultation. The EMDR Training program must be completed as a schedule, and cannot be split apart or mix-n-matched. Should a therapist be unable to complete the EMDR Training program in its entirety as scheduled, the therapist’s enrollment will be cancelled. There would be no refund, no transfers, and no credits. It is recommended that therapists select an EMDR Training program they can commit to as scheduled.

If a training is filled to capacity, please look on the EMDR Calendar for another EMDR Training that may fit your needs, or subscribe to our free EMDR Training Newsletter for updates on future EMDR Trainings as they become available.

The only discounts offered are the Super Early Bird discount and the Early Bird Discount. Discounts and promos are automatically adjusted in real-time on the Registration Page of each EMDR Training package. The Registration Page of each EMDR Training package can be found on the EMDR Calendar. Student discounts, government discounts, non-profit discounts, grants, and scholarships are not available.

The EMDR Training Manual is password protected and is only accessible to registrants of EMDR Training. If you cannot find the email that was sent to you regarding access to required online training materials, please email the Community Manager for assistance.

The EMDR Training Videos are password protected and are only accessible to registrants of EMDR Training. If you cannot find the email that was sent to you regarding access to required online training materials, please email the Community Manager for assistance.

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If a therapist has completed “Level 1” of EMDR Training from an EMDRIA approved provider other than the Maiberger Institute, completing the EMDR Training with the original provider is highly recommended.

Email us  find out more about what you will need to do to complete your EMDR Training with the Maiberger Institute.

If a therapist has completed “Level 1” of EMDR Training from an EMDRIA approved provider other than the Maiberger Institute, completing the EMDR Training with the original provider is highly recommended.

Email us find out more about what you will need to do to complete your EMDR Training with the Maiberger Institute.

The Maiberger Institute will review any extraordinary circumstances that may impact a therapist’s ability to attend or complete their assigned training on a case by case basis. Unless otherwise noted, the existing terms and conditions will apply.

Please email us for questions regarding registration, payment, and cancellations.

Participants do not need to bring their books with them to the training.

Reading assignments and other homework will be sent via email.

If a Participant wishes to have their book at the training, they can purchase the books online. If they are on Amazon Prime, they should get books fairly quickly. Some of the books are available via Kindle. Participants also have the option of seeing if their local bookstore carries any of the books on their shelves.

Books will not be available for sale at the training.

 

Participants do not need to read all of the required books prior to the scheduled EMDR Training or Somatic EMDR Workshop.

Reading assignments and other homework will be sent via email as part of the training/workshop.

If a Participant wishes to have their book at the training, they can purchase the books online. If they are an Amazon Prime, they should receive books fairly quickly. Some of the books are available via Kindle.

Participants also have the option of seeing if their local bookstore carries any of the books on their shelves.

Books will not be available for sale at the training.

 

Manuals, handouts and other online materials are sent out via email about a week prior to the first day of scheduled EMDR Training or Somatic EMDR Workshop to the email address the Participant provided on their registration form.

 

If a Participant wishes to have their “Certificate of Completion” for either an EMDR Training or a Somatic EMDR Workshop reprinted, the Participant would need to email us from the original email account they used when they enrolled in the training/workshop. 

Participant would need to send an email to us  ([email protected]) with the following information:

  • Full Legal Name 
  • Mailing Address
  • Title of the training or workshop that you took from us in the past, including city, state, and dates.
  • Confirm how your name should appear on the certificate 

 

The fee to reprint a certificate is $25. Once we have received all necessary information then we will send you a payment link. Once payment is received we will print and then mail out a new copy to the mailing address you provide us with. 

* Additional information may be required in some cases including previous copies of certificate, driver’s license, graduate diploma, etc.

 

Barb is available to EMDR Therapists for consultation and group consultations. Barb is not available for therapy sessions. 

For seeking EMDR therapy from an EMDR Therapist, a list of EMDR Therapists can be found on our EMDR Therapy Directory. 

Directory: https://maibergerinstitute.com/emdr-therapist-directory/#!directory/map

The EMDR International Association (emdria.org) also has a list of available EMDR Therapist.

For a specific referral, we would recommend reaching out to any of the EMDRIA Approved Consultants that we regularly work with.

https://maibergerinstitute.com/emdria-approved-consultants/

For more tips on how to look for an EMDR Therapist, please check out our blog.

Blog Post: https://maibergerinstitute.com/how-to-find-an-emdr-therapist/

 

If the EMDR Training or Somatic EMDR Workshop you are interested in is presently full/sold-out, you have the option of either selecting another training/workshop that is presently on the EMDR Events Calendar, or you can choose to be placed on the waitlist.

The first step would be contact the Maiberger Institute ([email protected]) to pre-confirm your eligibility for the training/workshop you wish to be added.

Once your eligibility has been pre-confirmed, the next step would be to subscribe to our newsletter for either training or workshop updates. Once your subscription is confirmed, you’ll be placed on the waitlist.

Once a seat or a new training/workshop become available, those on the waitlist are contacted. Please note that being on the waitlist does not guarantee a seat in the intended training/workshop. Enrollment is first-come-first-served based on availability.

 

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