ICE Krakow Congress Centre
Marii Konopnickiej 17
30-302 Kraków

Thursday 27th June 2019 – ONLY accredited Trainers can apply for this event


Reviewing the 3rd edition of Francine’s book “EMDR: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures.” What is new and what are the implications for trainers?

09.00 Reviewing Chapters 1 to 3

(Background: The Adaptive Information Processing model as a working hypothesis, components of EMDR therapy and basic treatment effects).

Presenter: Bjørn Aasen

09.45     Panel discussion

10.00   Reviewing chapters 4 to 7

(Phase One: Client History; Phases Two and Three: Preparation and Assessment; Phases Four to Seven: Desensitization, Installation, Body Scan, and Closure, Working with Abreaction and Blocks).

Presenter: Isabel Fernandez

10.45   Panel discussion

11.00   Break

11.30   Reviewing chapters 8 to 11

(Phase Eight: Re-evaluation and use of the EMDR therapy standard Three-Pronged Protocol, standardised protocols and procedures for special situations, the Cognitive Interweave as a proactive strategy for working with challenging clients and selected populations.)

Presenter: Kerstin Bergh Johannesson

12.15   Panel discussion

12.30   Lunch

13.30   Pathogenic memories and an update on recently published articles

Presenter: Peter Liebermann

14.00   The EMDR trainer accreditation process and the role of the mentor 

(How can trainers and the Standards Committee best co-operate to improve the trainer accreditation process?)

Presenter: Richard Mitchell

14.30   Break

14.45   Small group discussion (chaired by Standards Committee members)

15.30   Feedback and conclusions

16.00     Close