Arnold (AJ) Popky was instrumental in the founding of the EMDR Institute with Francine Shapiro and Robbie Dunton, is Certified in Ericksonian Hypnosis and is a Master Practitioner of NLP. Dr. Popky specializes in PTSD and addiction. He developed the DeTUR AAIP urge protocol for addictions and dysfunctional behaviors which he has presented in workshops and conferences internationally. His work can be found in EMDR Solutions by Robin Shapiro, PhD, EMDR Tool Box by Jim Knipe, PhD and in Scripted Protocols by Marilyn Luber, PhD. He is also affiliated with Re-Boot Resort camp working with our wounded warriors. Dr. Popky presently has a private practice in Sherman Oaks, CA, and trains and consults to DoD therapists at military bases around the globe, along with several drug rehabilitation centers.
Dr. Popky is a charter member of the Marine Corps League DIV. 1277. Previously he spent 30 years in sales and marketing at high technology Silicon Valley electronics and computer companies and as a computer engineer at Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg AFB.