EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children focuses on skills in applying EMDR therapy with children. This course is for fully trained practitioners of EMDR therapy. Language of the eight phases of EMDR therapy is modified to meet a child’s developmental needs. Participants learn to create a comprehensive treatment plan and create child-oriented methods for resourcing and stabilization skills along with Cognitive and Motor Interweaves. Complex cases and special topic areas are also discussed.

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    This course is approved by EMDRIA for 12 CEs.

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    EMDR Professional Training™ Members: $299
    Regular Enrollment: $349

Instructor: Robbie Adler-Tapia, Ph.D.

Robbie Adler-Tapia, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in Tempe, Arizona, where she works with children and families encountering trauma, attachment challenges, adoption, and child welfare issues. She also works with adults with trauma histories, as well as law enforcement, fire fighters, and emergency personnel.  Forensically, Dr. Adler-Tapia serves as an expert witness in the Juvenile and Family Courts.

Dr. Adler-Tapia is a national and international speaker, has presented at EMDRIA conferences and the EMDR Europe Conference, at the ISST-D Conference on EMDR & Dissociation in children, at the Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona Conference on dissociation in infants and toddlers 0-3 years, and has presented many workshops on EMDR therapy, trauma, attachment, and dissociation.  She is also an EMDRIA-Approved Consultant.

With Carolyn Settle, MSW, Robbie co-authored the book and treatment manual, EMDR and the Art of Psychotherapy with Children and has written many workbooks with her daughter including My EMDR Workbook, I’m a KKIC (Kids Kicking Cancer), and I Live in a Foster Home. Her latest book, Child Psychotherapy: Integrating Developmental Theory into Clinical Practice focuses on developmentally grounded treatment including EMDR Therapy.

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