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Learning Objectives:

This is an EMDR Basic Training refresher which will strengthen your knowledge and understanding of the AIP model as well as the procedural steps of the eight phases of EMDR therapy!

  • Apply the AIP theory to case conceptualization.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the eight phases of EMDR therapy.

  • Identify when to stay out of the way and when to provide a therapeutic interweave.

  • Implement the three pronged approach.

  • Explain the EMDR processing continuum as developed by Roy Kiessling.


  • 2

    Morning Session

    • EMDR History

    • Fundamentals of Memory

    • Fundamentals of Memory (continued)

    • Adaptive Neural Network

    • Frozen Memories

    • PTSD Flashback & EMDR Treatment

    • EMDR Treatment (continued)

    • The AIP Approach

    • The AIP Approach (continued)

    • 3 Stages of Trauma Treatment

    • Integrative Psychotherapy Overview

    • Preparation

    • EM BLS Demonstration

    • Extended Resourcing Procedures

    • Extended Resourcing Procedures (continued)

  • 3

    Afternoon Session

    • Exercise: Developing a Container

    • Download: Developing a Container

    • Video: Constructing a Container

    • Exercise: Securing a Space

    • Download: Securing a Space

    • Securing a Space

    • History Taking

    • Video: Still Face Experiment

    • Emotional Encoding Hierarchy

    • Developing a Target Sequence Plan

    • Target Sequence Planning w/ Children

    • Video: Dan Siegel ‘Name it to Tame it’

    • Identifying Negative Beliefs

    • Identifying Negative Beliefs (continued)

    • Negative and Positive Neural Network's

    • Processing Continuum Comparison Chart

    • The Processing Continuum

    • Restricted Processing

    • Video: Deb Restricted Processing

    • Contained Processing

    • Contained & Unrestricted Processing

    • Unrestricted Processing (continued)

    • Video: Poor Grades

    • Processing Considerations

    • Questions and Answers

    • Questions and Answers (continued)

  • 4


    • Course Evaluation

    • Accreditation Information



Clinical Director

Amy Terrell

Amy Terrell, LMHC is a therapist, agency consultant, and community educator. She is also an EMDRIA approved Certified EMDR Therapist, Approved Consultant, and EMDR Basic Trainer for Roy Kiessling’s EMDR Consulting. Amy is the co-owner and Clinical Director of EMDR & Beyond, an agency that actively enhances the growth and development of EMDR therapists in the community through training, consultation, and education.