EMDR Training

EMDR Training - Maiberger Institute


EMDR Training

Learn EMDR Therapy to Help Heal PTSD and Trauma

EMDR Therapy is an evidence based treatment for working with PTSD and trauma. This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will prepare therapists to use EMDR Therapy effectively with their clients. This complete training package will include lectures, live demonstrations, videos, practica, and other EMDR Training tools and resources.

This EMDRIA approved EMDR Training will be facilitated by Barb Maiberger, MA, LPC — the author of “EMDR Essentials: A Guide for Clients and Therapists.” Barb Maiberger is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy. Barb Maiberger has personally trained over a thousand therapists in the practice of EMDR Therapy.

The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program, and its content in accordance with EMDRIA Standards.

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EMDR Training Learning Objectives

  • Applications of EMDR Therapy as an evidence based treatment for PTSD, trauma and special populations.
  • The 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy  as a psychotherapeutic modality and not just a tool in a toolbox.
  • How EMDR Therapy works and why it should be used.
  • How to create trauma-informed treatment plans.
  • How to resource clients for trauma processing.
  • How and when to use Dual Attention Stimulation for effective treatment.
  • Techniques for creating safety for clients while doing effective trauma therapy.
  • How to apply EMDR Therapy with Special Situations and Populations including children, addictions, sexual assault, anxiety, grief, and more.
  • Integration of EMDR Therapy into existing clinical settings.

This program is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please email us prior to registration and payment if special accommodations are required.


EMDR Training Package

The EMDR Training provided by the Maiberger Institute is a complete training package that is divided into 3 parts:

  • Part 1: Consists of three days — Participants will learn about the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy as a comprehensive trauma treatment. Participants will learn through didactic lectures, live demonstrations, and practica to enhance learning. Application on how to work with children will also be addressed.  Note: Participants will be required to practice with clients starting after this first weekend, and begin presenting cases during Group Consultations (see below).
  • Part 2: Consists of three days — Participants will learn how to apply EMDR Therapy with special situations and populations such as: addictions, recent traumatic events, anxiety, phobias, grief, couples, sexual abuse and more. Topics will also include how to work with dissociation and what to do when a client gets stuck.
  • Group Consultations: Consists of five 2-hour Group Consultation sessions — These Group Consultations sessions provide an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of EMDR Therapy and learn how to integrate the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy into their existing practices. Participants will be required to present and discuss cases, and discuss training material during Group Consultations. The times and dates of each group are determined during Part 1. Each two hour group is approximately one month apart, starting about two weeks after Part 1 and continues after Part 2 for continued support.
    • The Group Consultation sessions are held during regular business hours (9 am to 5pm MST) during the weekdays (Mondays to Fridays).
    • The times and dates of each group are determined during the first weekend of training, each session approximately one month apart, starting about two weeks after Part 1.
    • Participants will be required to present and discuss cases, and discuss training material during Group Consultations.
    • Groups Consultations are either conducted via video chat, teleconferencing, or phone. More information will be provided by the assigned EMDRIA Approved Consultant during the training.
    • Participants must attend the entirety of all assigned Group Consultation sessions. Additional fees may apply for missed assigned Group Consultation sessions.
    • Registrants must complete all consultation homework assignments outside of Group Consultation sessions and training weekends (e.g. reading assignments, watching videos, practice sessions, etc) in order to complete this training.

EMDR Trainers, and EMDRIA Approved Consultants will be provided by the Maiberger Institute. All EMDR Training sessions and Group Consultation hours must be conducted through the Maiberger Institute, and all training requirements must be completed as a package as scheduled. All therapists must complete the EMDR Training program as scheduled (approximately 6 months) in order to receive an EMDR Training “Certificate of Completion” from the Maiberger Institute.

The training size is limited (20 maximum) to ensure that each participant will receive individual attention. Upon completion of this 50 hour training package (40 hours of instruction and 10 hours of Group Consultation) participants will receive a “Certificate of Completion” to practice EMDR Therapy.

Please visit the Registration Page for each EMDR Training package for details on rates, dates, and locations. The Registration Page for each EMDR Training package can be found on the EMDR Events Calendar.

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EMDRIA Required EMDR Training Material

  • EMDR Training Manual: All confirmed Participants will be provided with an online copy the Maiberger Institute’s EMDR Training Manual:
    • Instructions on how to download the Manual are provided to confirmed Participants shortly before the training start date, and available only for the duration of the training.
    • All Participants are required to bring their own Manual with them to the training.
    • Participants may either choose to bring the Manual with them in PDF form to view on a laptop or tablet, or choose to print the Manual themselves.
    • Copies will not be available at the training.

Recommended Reading

Online EMDR Training Tools and Resources

  • Participants are required to access online training materials in order to complete this training. Broadband or high-speed Internet connection is recommended.
  • Instructions on how to access required online materials will be provided to confirmed Participants shortly before the start date of training.
  • Online material are copyright protected and will only be available for the duration of the training.

Certificate of Completion, Graduation, and Credits

EMDR Training “Certificate of Completion”

All therapists must complete the EMDR Training program as scheduled (approximately 6 months) in order to receive an EMDR Training “Certificate of Completion” from the Maiberger Institute. Upon meeting the training completion requirements for EMDR Training, participants will receive a “Certificate of Completion” from the Maiberger Institute, and the participants may then begin practicing EMDR Therapy (as part of their licensed practice).

In order to receive an EMDR Training “Certificate of Completion,” all training requirements must be completed through the Maiberger Institute as a training package through an instructor, or EMDRIA Approved Consultant assigned and approved by Maiberger Institute:

  • Confirmed attendance and completion of Part 1 of EMDR Training Package
  • Confirmed attendance and completion of Part 2 of EMDR Training Package
  • Confirmed attendance and completion 10 hours of Group Consultation work (including required homework, practice sessions, group sessions, evaluations, etc).

“Certificate of Completion” and credit hours will only be provided for full participation and completion of EMDR Training package for which the participant is registered. “Certificate of Completion” and credit hours will not be provided for participants that cancel, partially attend, “No Shows,” or for those that do not complete the entire training package. Members of NBCC.org will be awarded NBCC CE Hours for this training, and only members of APA will be awarded APA.org CE Hours for this training.. Non-members will be awarded general training “clock hours” on their certificates. Additional fees will apply for replacement copies of Certificates.

Please note, an EMDR Training “Certificate of Completion” is not the same as being an EMDRIA Approved “Certified EMDR Therapist.” That requires additional consultations hours, and additional credits from EMDR Advanced Trainings.

 

EMDRIA - EMDR International Association

EMDRIA  The Maiberger Institute in an EMDRIA approved provider of EMDR Trainings and EMDR Advanced Workshops – Provider #GP1504. The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program, and its content in accordance with EMDRIA standards

 

American Psychological Association - APA Approved Sponsor

APA Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours — The Maiberger Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Maiberger Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

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NBCC Credit Hours: 50 CE Hours — The Maiberger Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP – Provider #6436. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC CE Hours are clearly identified. Maiberger Institute is solely responsible for all aspect of the programs.


Eligibility Requirements for EMDR Training

All therapists must meet the minimum EMDRIA eligibility requirements for EMDR Training at time of registration and payment. Eligibility status is based on current licensure and current graduate education status. Eligibility must be confirmed prior to registration and payment. 

Please have the following ready at time of registration and payment to confirm your eligibility:

  1. State License Type and State License Number as a state licensed mental health provider
  2. Masters Level Graduate Degree Diploma
  3. Required Supervisor Approval Letter (if applicable, see Special Provisions below)

To meet the minimum EMDRIA eligibility requirements for this EMDR Training, therapists must meet both of the following two criteria at time of registration and payment:

  1. Therapist must currently be fully state licensed through their state or government credentialing board in one of the following fields:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Licensed Psychologist (LP)
    • Licensed Psychiatrist 
    • Licensed Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Therapist must have already completed a Masters Level or Doctorate Level Graduate Program (examples MSW, MFT, PsyD) within the mental health field: 
    • Social Work, Counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Psychology
    • If supervisor is a Licensed Psychiatrist and/or s Medical Doctor (M.D.), the supervisor must also be both of the following:
      1. must have specialist training in Psychiatry 
      2. also must be licensed through their state as a Licensed Psychiatrist
    • If supervisor is a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse and/or a Registered Nurses,the supervisor must also be both of the following:
      1. must have completed a Masters Level Degree in Psychiatric Nursing
      2. must be currently licensed and/or registered through their state or government nursing board as a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse

For therapists that do not meet both of the criteria above, please contact the Maiberger Institute to see if any Special Provisions are available to meet the minimum eligibility requirements for EMDR Training.

Additionally, any therapist that is on the following list below must provide additional credentials in order to be eligible for EMDR Training:

  • Any therapist currently working  with an agency, clinic, hospital, or school in any capacity
  • Any therapist currently working under supervision
  • Graduate Students/Interns working in an agency, clinic, hospital, or school
  • State Registered Psychotherapist
  • State Certified Counselors
  • Degree/License in School Counseling
  • Degree/License in Art Therapy
  • Degree/License in Music Therapy
  • Degree/License in Play Therapy
  • Degree/License in Christian/Pastoral/Community Counseling
  • Degree/License in Drug/Alcohol Counseling
  • Degree/License in Forensic Psychology
  • Degree/License as Medical Doctor
  • Degree/License as Registered Nurse
  • Provisional-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Associate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Temporary-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Candidate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Any Therapists Outside the United States

See Special Provisions below for more instructions.

Please email the Community Manager for questions regarding eligibility prior to registration and payment, and confirm the following in your correspondence:

  1. What type of state license do you presently have? What is your license number?
  2. What type of Masters Level Graduate Degree have you completed? What field? Which University? What year did you graduate?
  3. Do you presently work under supervision? Supervisor’s full name, license type/number, and graduate degree?
  4. Do you presently work in an agency, school, clinic, or hospital?
  5. Will you be abel to provide payment with your own credit card (must have your  name on it)?

The Maiberger Institute reserves the right to cancel any applicant’s registration and payment that does not meet the Eligibility Requirements for EMDR Training in accordance with the Cancellation Policy regarding ineligibility.

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Special Provisions Regarding Eligibility

The following types of therapists must contact the Maiberger Institute prior to registration and payment to confirm eligibility:

  • Any therapist currently working  with an agency, clinic, hospital, or school in any capacity
  • Any therapist currently working under supervision
  • Graduate Students/Interns working in an agency, clinic, hospital, or school
  • State Registered Psychotherapist
  • State Certified Counselors
  • Degree/License in School Counseling
  • Degree/License in Art Therapy
  • Degree/License in Music Therapy
  • Degree/License in Play Therapy
  • Degree/License in Christian/Pastoral/Community Counseling
  • Degree/License in Drug/Alcohol Counseling
  • Degree/License in Forensic Psychology
  • Degree/License as Medical Doctor
  • Degree/License as Registered Nurse
  • Provisional-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Associate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Temporary-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Candidate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Any Therapists Outside the United States

Any therapist on this list must email the Community Manager prior to registration and payment regarding the “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” (see below) in order to be considered eligible for this training. Please see Cancellation Policy regarding ineligibility.


Required Supervisor Approval Letter

The “Requisite Supervisor Approval Letter” is required as part of the Special Provisions for therapists that fall into one of the following categories:

  • Any therapist currently working  with an agency, clinic, hospital, or school in any capacity
  • Any therapist currently working under supervision
  • Graduate Students/Interns working in an agency, clinic, hospital, or school
  • State Registered Psychotherapist
  • State Certified Counselors
  • Degree/License in School Counseling
  • Degree/License in Art Therapy
  • Degree/License in Music Therapy
  • Degree/License in Play Therapy
  • Degree/License in Christian/Pastoral/Community Counseling
  • Degree/License in Drug/Alcohol Counseling
  • Degree/License in Forensic Psychology
  • Degree/License as Medical Doctor
  • Degree/License as Registered Nurse
  • Provisional-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Associate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Temporary-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Candidate-Licensed working toward full state licensure
  • Any Therapists Outside the United States

Please email our Community Manager for any questions regarding eligibility prior to registration. (see Cancellation Policy)

To be eligible for this step, the therapist applying must complete all five of the following steps prior to registration and payment:

  1. The therapist has confirmed with the Maiberger Institute that they meet one of the Special Provisions listed above
  2. The therapist is currently working under direct supervision of an eligible supervisor (see Supervisor Eligibility Requirements below)
  3. The therapist has provided a copy of the terms and conditions of the training (this webpage) to their direct Supervisor prior to registration and payment
  4. The therapist’s supervisor (or supervisors) has filled out and emailed the “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” template to the Maiberger Institute.
  5. The Maiberger Institute has confirmed receipt of the “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” and has notified the therapist to proceed to registration and payment.

If the therapist has more than one supervisor, a letter of approval is required from all supervisors.

Once the supervisor and the therapist have reviewed and agreed to terms and conditions of the training, the direct supervisor may then proceed with emailing the requisite supervisor email to our Community Manager as specified in the template below.

Here’s a template the supervisor(s) must use:

Email: [email protected]

Subject: Required Supervisor Approval Letter for [Registrant’s Full Name] –  EMDR Training – [dates and location of training]

Dear Maiberger Institute Community Manager,

I, [Supervisor’s Full Name], am the direct Supervisor of [Registrant’s Full Name], and approve of [Registrant’s Full Name] participating in the EMDR Training package offered by the Maiberger Institute in [City and State of training] on [Dates of Part 1] and [Dates of Part 2]. I can confirm that [Registrant’s Full Name] is currently licensed as a [State License Type] in the state of [State], has received a [Masters Level Degree Completed] from the [Name of University], and is currently employed with [name of Supervisor’s Agency Name]. I approve of [Registrant’s Full Name] practicing EMDR Therapy at [name of Supervisor’s Agency/Business and address of Supervisor’s Agency] and take on the legal liability and responsibility of [Registrant’s Full Name] practice with clients through [Supervisor’s Agency Name].

  • Supervisor’s Full Name [as it appears on license]
  • Supervisor’s Graduate Degree Achieved
    • Degree Type and Field/Department
    • Name of University
    • Year Graduated
  • Supervisor’s Current State Licensure Type and State License Number
  • Supervisor’s Agency/Business Name (must be same agency as applicant)
  • Supervisor’s Agency/Business Address
  • Supervisor’s Work/Office Phone Number

IMPORTANT: The “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” must be sent directly to the Maiberger Institute prior to registration and payment, and it must come directly from the supervisor’s work email account. Forwarded or attached emails cannot be accepted.

Please be sure to provide the specific training information (locations, dates, etc) as noted above to ensure that the email meets compliance requirements. The terms and conditions of the template cannot be altered, and must be accepted as is by the supervisor and registrant.

Please email our Community Manager for any questions regarding eligibility prior to registration and payment.


Supervisor Eligibility Requirements

The therapist’s direct Supervisor must meet all three of the following criteria to be eligible to provide the “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” for a therapist to participate in EMDR Training:

  1. Supervisor must currently be fully state licensed through their state or government credentialing board in one of the following fields:
    • Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW)
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT)
    • Licensed Psychologist (LP)
    • Licensed Psychiatrist 
    • Licensed Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Supervisor must have already completed a Masters Level or Doctorate Level Graduate Program (examples MSW, MFT, PsyD) within the mental health field: 
    • Social Work, Counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Psychology
    • If supervisor is a Licensed Psychiatrist and/or s Medical Doctor (M.D.), the supervisor must also be both of the following:
      1. must have specialist training in Psychiatry 
      2. also must be licensed through their state as a Licensed Psychiatrist
    • If supervisor is a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse and/or a Registered Nurses,the supervisor must also be both of the following:
      1. must have completed a Masters Level Degree in Psychiatric Nursing
      2. must be currently licensed and/or registered through their state or government nursing board as a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse
  3. Supervisor must work at the same agency as the applicant.

For supervisors that do not meet both of the criteria above, please contact the Maiberger Institute eligibility requirements for EMDR Training.


Qualifying Graduate Students/Interns

Qualifying graduate students/interns must meet all three of the following criteria prior to registration and payment in order to be eligible for EMDR Training:

  1. Currently enrolled in a Masters or Doctorate level program (first year graduate students/interns are not eligible) in one of the mental health fields: Social work, Counseling, Marriage Family Therapy, Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nursing)
  2. Currently involved in the practicum and/or internship portion of the program they are enrolled in (first year candidates are not eligible) on a licensing track working under the direct supervision of a fully state licensed mental health professional (read “Supervisor Eligibility Requirements” below)
  3. The therapist’s direct Supervisor must provide the “Required Supervisor Approval Letter” prior to registration and payment (see below).

IMPORTANT: First year graduate students/interns, and/or first year unlicensed therapists (e.g Registered Psychotherapists) are not eligible for EMDR Training. 

Please email the Community Manager prior to registration and payment if you have questions regarding the eligibility, and how to fill out the letter of approval specifically for graduate students/interns.


Registration, Payment, and Cancellation Policies

Information such as location, dates, rates, discounts, times, etc. can be found on the Registration Page of each EMDR Training package. Access to the Registration Pages can be found on the EMDR Events Calendar.

Registration Policies

  • By registering and providing payment for this training, all applicants are agreeing all the terms, policies, and conditions of this training.
  • All therapists participating in this training agree to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner during the training.
  • The Maiberger Institute reserves the right to request any Participant to leave the training if that Participant is not acting in a professional or ethical manner, and the Participant’s registration in the training will be cancelled with no refunds. (see Code of Conduct policies below.)
  • All registrations must be made online using this website.
  • The applicant, registrant, and payee must be the same person.
  • All Applicants must confirm their eligibility prior to registration and payment. If an Applicant is found to be ineligible after registration and payment is provided, the Applicant’s seat and registration will be automatically cancelled due to ineligibility, and the Applicant will be refunded their registration payment, minus a non-refundable and non-transferrable $450 Administrative Fee. (see Eligibility Requirements above and Cancellation Policy below.)
  • Applicants must use their agency/work mailing address on the Registration Page, and the billing address of the credit card bill on the Payment Page.

Payment Policies

  • Full payment is due at time of registration.
  • All payments must be made online through this website.
  • Only Visa and MasterCard credit cards will be accepted.
  • Final price quoted on the Registration Page is the full amount due at time of registration and payment, and has already been adjusted for fees, discounts, and seating availability.
  • The registrant and the payee must be the same person. The name and email address of the registrant and payee must match the name and email on the credit card bill.
  • After entering Registration Information, proceed to the Payment Page. Click on the credit card icon to update the billing information. The billing address must match the address on the credit card bill.
  • Please make sure all information is accurate prior to finalizing payment.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • All requirements, policies, terms, and conditions for this training apply to all Applicants, Registrants, and Payees.
  • Applicants may cancel their registration at any time for any reason. Only the original Applicant may request a cancellation and only for their own registration.
  • All requests for cancellation must be made and confirmed in writing, and only by the Applicant via the email account used during registration.
  • If an Applicant cancels their registration before the start date of training, the Applicant’s seat and registration will be cancelled, and the Applicant’s payment will be refunded, minus a non-refundable and non-transferrable $450 Administrative Fee.
  • Refunds can only be provided by the original means paid, and to the original payee.
  • There are no refunds on or after start date of training.
  • Any Applicant that has not checked in by start time of training will be considered a “No Show,” and the applicant’s seat, registration and credits will be cancelled.
  • Any Applicant that cannot (or chooses not to) complete the training in its entirety as schedule will be considered a “No Show,” and the Applicant’s seat, registration and credits will be cancelled.
  • There are no refunds for “No Shows,” partial attendance, for those that arrive late or leave early, or for those that do not or cannot complete the training in its entirety as scheduled.
  • Seats, registrations, payments, fees, credits, and hours cannot be transferred to other trainings, or to other persons after registration and payment is received by the Maiberger Institute.
  • If an Applicant is found to be ineligible after registration and payment is provided, the Applicant’s seat and registration will be automatically cancelled, and the Applicant will be refunded their registration payment, minus a non-refundable and non-transferrable $450 Administrative Fee. (see Eligibility Requirements above.)
  • The Maiberger Institute reserves the right to request any Participant to leave the training if that Participant is not acting in a professional or ethical manner, and the Participant’s registration in the training will be cancelled with no refunds. (see Code of Conduct policies below.)
  • If the scheduled training is cancelled by the Maiberger Institute, registrants will be notified, and a full refund will be provided to all registrants.
  • 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.
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Code of Conduct and Participation Policies

  • All Participants agree to all Terms and Conditions of this training by providing registration and payment.
  • All Registrants will be required to agree to the “EMDR Training Participant Agreement, Release and Assumption of Risk” form at time of registration and payment.
  • All Participants agree to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner during the Training. The Maiberger Institute reserves the right to request any Participant to leave the training if that Participant is not acting in a professional or ethical manner, and the Participant’s registration in the training will be cancelled with no refunds.
  • Participants are prohibited from recording training sessions by electronic devices (audio/video), or distributing the recording or any portion thereof.
  • The Maiberger Institute reserves the right to change, modify, alter, or delete any requirements, policies, terms and conditions as necessary without notice.

Hotels, Transportation, and Dining

Registrants are responsible for arranging their own travel (accommodations, transportation, dining, etc). The registration fee for this training does not cover the cost of travel. The Maiberger Institute is not liable for refunds for travel expenses due to cancellations, or otherwise.


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