THESE COURSES ARE FULL
must be fully licensed in their state and register for Part 1 and 2
Los Angeles, CA (38 CE credit hours)
February 9, 2018 ~ 6:30pm-9:30pm
February 10, 2018 ~ 9:00am-6:00pm
February 11, 2018 ~ 9:00am-5:30pm
February 23, 2018 ~ 6:30pm-9:30pm
February 24, 2018 ~ 9:00am-6:00pm
February 25, 2018 ~ 9:00am-5:30pm
(A training manual is included in the cost of the course)
Constance Kaplan, LMFT, Parnell EMDR Institute Faculty, Approved
Consultant and Senior Instructor
"I have personally chosen and trained Constance Kaplan, MFT, as one of
the first Parnell Institute trainers to teach for my institute.
Connie is an excellent trainer bringing her many years of
experience with EMDR and our attachment focused approach, as
well as her talent as a presenter to her trainings. I'm
certain you will benefit greatly from Connie's wisdom, compassion and
humor and learn to use EMDR with a range of clients with skill and
understanding." - Laurel
This training is limited to Mental Health
Professionals who are licensed in their state to provide treatment.
Requirements for Basic EMDR training: participants
must complete Parts 1 and 2, receive 10 hours of consultation from an
EMDRIA Approved PARNELL Consultant and then complete Part 3. Part 3 may
be taken at a minimum of 6 months following Parts 1 and 2. Those who
have taken Parts 1 and 2 at an equivalent EMDRIA Approved
Training are welcome to take our Part 3.
Required reading: Parnell, L., A Therapist's Guide to
EMDR: Tools and Techniques for Successful Treatment. Shapiro,
F., Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.
registering for this training, you acknowledge that you will be asked
to serve as a client in the service of everyone's learning. You agree
that you are physically and psychologically stable enough to take on a
client role in this setting and that you will do what is needed to take
care of yourself if any discomfort arises as a result.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
(EMDR) is a powerful therapeutic method for healing
trauma-based problems. Shedding new light on trauma survival, including
sexual and physical abuse, war, accidents surgical trauma, and grief,
EMDR is opening doors of the heart to genuine spiritual transformation.
lecture, hands-on practice, and demonstrations, we learn:
- Protocols and procedures for using EMDR with a wide range of
- Client selection criteria and cautions necessary for safe use of EMDR;
- Techniques for working with blocked processing and abreactions
to prepare a client for EMDR
- Methods for working with dissociation
- How to use EMDR with adults traumatized as children
- Methods for developing inner resources used for interweaves, ego
strengthening, and client closure.
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This course has been
approved by the EMDR International Association. In accordance with the
new standards for basic EMDR training, participants must complete Parts
1 and 2, receive 10 hours of consultation from EMDRIA-approved
consultants recommended by the instructor, and then take Laurel
Parnell's Advanced Clinical Workshop and Refresher Course in order to
complete the requirements for basic EMDR training. All three parts must
be completed with Dr. Parnell within a two- year period.
Kaplan, LMFT, is Senior Trainer and Director of Training Trainers with
Dr Laurel Parnell for the Parnell Institute. She
is an EMDRIA-approved Consultant and maintains a private practice in
West Los Angeles. With 25 years of experience, she integrates EMDR into
a full therapy tool set designed to meet the specific needs of each
individual adult client or couple. Her tools include EMDR,
Attachment-Focused EMDR, somatic modalities, contemporary object
relationís therapy, mindfulness work and a healing canine colleague.
She provides individual and group consultation to therapists seeking
EMDR Certification, Approved Consultancy and those completing their
Basic Training consultation hours. She is former founding President of
the Board of the Trauma Resource Institute and former President of the
Association for Psychoanalytic Thought of Southern California. She has
served on various trauma relief teams, facilitated TRM trainings and
provided onsite trainings to first responders and mental health
professionals around the country.