This is an Hybrid Training.

Spaces are limited.

January: 19-21; 2024 & February 23-25; 2024

Training Location:

In Person trainings will be held in Soultenders

in Burbank, CA- 245 East Olive Ave. Suite 400 (4th Floor)

Burbank, CA. 91502

Course Schedule

Weekend 1:
Friday (1/19): 8:30am-4:30pm PST
Saturday (1/20): 8:30 am -4:30pm PST
Sunday (1/21): 8:30am-4:30pm PST

Weekend 2:
Friday (2/23): 8:30am-4:30pm PST
Saturday (2/24): 8:30am-4:30pm PST
Sunday (2/25): 8:30am-4:30pm PST


Each attendee must attend five 2-hour group consultation in addition to the training sessions. The cost of consultation is included with the training. Group consultations are conducted by a video conference call via Zoom. An access link will be emailed to you after registration is completed.

Required Group Consultation Sessions – Day of the Week: Friday

  • Feburary 2, 2024 // 12:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time
  • Feburary 16, 2024 // 12:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time
  • March 8, 2024 // 12:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time
  • March 22, 2024 // 12:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time
  • April 5, 2024 // 12:00pm-2:00pm Pacific Time

Attendance at the entire program is required for CE Credit. No partial credit will be awarded.

Required Reading

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures, Third Edition, by Francine Shapiro, PhD

Available for purchase at Barnes & Noble or other online retailers.

Additional Information

This EMDR Basic Training is approved by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). This Training includes an additional 10 hours of consultation. Participants will learn the EMDR psychotherapy approach, the basic eight-phase EMDR protocol, the Adaptive Information Processing Model, and how to incorporate EMDR therapy into your practice. This course will include didactic presentations, demonstrations, case consultations, and supervised practicum opportunities for all participants.

Participants must attend the full training and all five-2-hour consultation groups to receive their certificate of completion in EMDR Basic Training.

Approval of partial programs will not be granted.

APA: This training consists of 42 continue education credits. CEs are available for purchase for those interested in obtaining them. A link to purchase will be given to those who opt to have them.




• Two full weekends of EMDR Therapy Training
• Five, two-hours group consultations (10 hours total)
• AEI’s EMDR Manual
• Soultenders Providers and Soultenders referrals receive a $200 discount for this training. The cost will be $1450.00. Students and Associates receive a $300 discount. The cost will be $1350.00.

A 3.5% processing fee will be issued to all credit card payments.

Space is limited. Registrations cancelled up to 72 hours before the training will receive refund less a $75.00 administration fee. No refunds for less than 72 hours cancellation. No check payment is accepted at this time. Please do not hesitate to call if you need more information: 818.233.4319

Basic training Objectives

1. Identify the 8 phases of EMDR therapy with clients.
2. Communicate knowledge of the Adaptive Information Processing (AIP) Model
3. Describe criteria for client selection and how to apply to client cases.
4. Described 3 safety measures for effective and safe use of EMDR Therapy
5. Demonstrate ability to gather client’s history and develop effective treatment plans for clients
6. Prepare a client for EMDR Therapy
7. Identify 3 resources to use with difficult resistant clients.
8. Develop knowledge of using EMDR therapy with cultural attunement for diverse populations.
9. Develop knowledge of clinical considerations when working with more complex specialty areas
(i.e., Addictions, children, couples, Dissociation, etc.)
10. Describe the protocol for closing down an incomplete EMDR session.
11. Identify strategies for dealing with dissociative symptoms.
12. Demonstrate knowledge for more complex processing skills, such as, Cognitive Interweaves.