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EMDR Basic Training Weekend 1


Weekend 1 is September 19th, 20th & 21st. Weekend 2 training follows on December 5th, 6th and 13th. 40 CEUs.

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Lunch on your own 12 to 1 p.m. 
Location: 2418 Miles Rd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 (map)

Participants are required to read the textbook Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) by Francine Shapiro, PhD


The EMDR Therapy Basic Training (Weekend 1 and 2) is designed for licensed mental health practitioners who treat adults and children in a clinical setting. EMDR is a comprehensive psychotherapy that accelerates the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to disturbing events and present life conditions. This interactional, standardized approach has been empirically tested in over 20 randomized controlled studies with trauma patients, and hundreds of published case reports evaluating a considerable range of presenting complaints, including depression, anxiety, phobias, excessive grief, somatic conditions and addictions. EMDR therapy is guided by the Adaptive Information Processing model which addresses the unprocessed memories that appear to set the basis for a wide range of dysfunction. A number of neurophysiological studies have documented the rapid post treatment EMDR effects.

Authorized Format

EMDR therapy is a specialized approach that requires supervised training for full therapeutic effectiveness and client safety. The training consists of lecture, live and videotaped demonstrations and supervised practice. The format of this workshop has been designed by the originator of EMDR therapy, Francine Shapiro, PhD. The workshop leader, Peggy Moore, LISW, was individually selected and trained by Dr. Shapiro to provide the comprehensive information necessary for appropriate client selection and effective utilization of EMDR therapy. This is the workshop program which has been taught by Dr. Shapiro since 1990.

Integrating EMDR Therapy with Other Approaches

As an integrative psychotherapy approach, EMDR is compatible with all contemporary paradigms including, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, experiential and systemic.

Goal of the EMDR Therapy Basic Training

This experiential training will familiarize participants with a broad spectrum of EMDR therapy applications sufficient for comfortable and efficient use with a wide range patients and situations. Special attention will be given to the therapeutic needs of clients. Read more…


Workshop Leader

Peggy Moore is an EMDR Institute trainer with 25 years of experience with EMDR  and 12 years teaching experience worldwide.  This training meets the EMDRIA training requirements. Ten hours of consultation are required. Five between Part 1 and Part 2 and five after Part 2 and these hours are included in the basic training offered. Ms. Moore is generally available for consultation on the first Thursday and Friday of each month in person and by video conference.

Earlier Event: September 12
EMDRIA Conference 2019
Later Event: September 27
EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Training