Introduction to Using EMDR Therapy with Kids with Ease introduces skills for working with children with EMDR therapy. This course is a beginning level advanced course for fully trained practitioners of EMDR therapy.

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  • CE Credits

    This course approved by EMDRIA for 3 CEs. This course is also approved for 3 professional CEs through

  • Course Enrollment

    EMDR Professional Training Members: $99
    Regular Enrollment: $129

Instructor: Holly Forman, LMFT, LPC

Holly Forman-Patel is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).  She utilized her skills as a therapist and program director working with children in school environments and in community mental health settings while simultaneously growing her private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. She recently relocated to Dallas, Texas, where she continues her private practice via telehealth, supporting clients in dual geographies.

Holly specializes in working with children as young as two years old to teens, young adults, parents, and adults who have experienced trauma. Holly has published two workbooks on anger management for children and teens.

In her work, Holly utilizes multiple modalities with a primary emphasis on EMDR Therapy.  She was first trained in EMDR Therapy in 2013 and immediately moved forward to certification and then to Approved Consultant. She currently facilitates at EMDR Therapy Basic Trainings with the Humanitarian Assistance Programs: Trauma Recovery and with EMDR Professional Training. She has presented various advanced trainings in EMDR Therapy, and in 2021 she joined the EMDR International Association’s (EMDRIA) Board of Directors.  Additionally, she provides the needed hours for EMDR certification and EMDR approved consulting for trained EMDR therapists.

Holly Forman-Patel talks about this course

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome and What to Expect

    2. Where to start?

    3. Synthesis

    4. Brief Review of the 8 Phases

    5. Review of the 8 Phases Video

    1. Phase 1 - History Taking

    2. Phase 2- Preparation

    3. Learning Reinforcement

    1. Phase 3 Assessment

    2. Phase 4 Reprocessing

    3. Cognitive Interweaves

    4. Learning Reinforcement

    1. Phase 5 Installation of the Positive Cognition

    2. Phase 6 Body Scan

    1. Phase 7 - Closure

    2. Phase 8 - Re-evaluation

Introduction to Using EMDR Therapy with Kids with Ease

  • $129.00
  • OnDemand Learning
  • 3 CEs

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Course Description and Objectives


Introduction to Using EMDR Therapy with Kids with Ease is for fully trained EMDR Therapy clinicians who want to learn how to begin to utilize EMDR Therapy with children. This on-demand course focuses on how to tailor the 8 phases of EMDR Therapy to fit the developmental level of child clients, along with addressing cultural concerns, common mistakes, stuck points, and use of telehealth.  Multiple instructional videos, handouts, and interactive learning assessments are included in the course, so participants may quickly apply learning to clinical work.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.  Describe how each of the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy are applied to work with children.

2.  Describe client readiness as it applies to children.

3.  Identify 3 techniques to utilize Resource Development and Installation.

4.  Demonstrate skills to utilize when reprocessing becomes stuck or blocked with children.

Eligibility and Approvals


This course is considered an advanced course for EMDR therapy clinicians.  Before enrolling in this course, participants should successfully complete an EMDRIA approved EMDR Basic Training program.

If you have not yet taken EMDR Basic Training, please go to our Basic Training schedule on our EMDR Basic Training home page at EMDR Professional Training.


This course is a 3 CE course. Participants  are responsible for checking with their state boards to verify CE requirements.

EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) CEs

EMDR Professional Training is an approved EMDRIA CE Provider (#18023), and this program is an EMDRIA approved for 3 EMDRIA Credits, Approval #18023-DL39.

TRAINING LEVEL: Beginning level

Eligibility for EMDRIA Credits is restricted to those who have completed an EMDRIA-Approved Basic EMDR Training.

Continuing Education Credit - Professional CEs

Continuing Education Credit is approved for 3 CEs through EMDR Professional Training's CE partner, See the information below for professional approvals. is approved by:

  • The American Psychological Association (APA). is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • Florida Certification Board
  • The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP. Expires 3/31/2025.
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences, BBS, recognizes relevant course work/training that has been approved by nationally recognized certifying bodies, such as APA, to satisfy renewal requirements.
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-12-174-0225. Expires 02-2025.
  • The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners – meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
  • The Texas Board of Professional Counselors – meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
  • Massachusetts Authorization Number: (TBD)
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201
  • New York Social Work Board – is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0120.
  • New York Mental Health Practitioners Board., Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.  #MHC-0260.
  • New York Psychology Board., Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0211.
  • The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2024. Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
  • The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2024.
  • This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
  • This training does not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers.
    Certificates are awarded online after completion of the workshop. Participants print their own certificate after registering at, entering a keycode, and completing an evaluation form.

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Address: 1398 SW 160th Ave, Sunrise, FL 33326, USA
Phone: 954-290-8446
Email: [email protected]

More information about taking the final exam for this course and obtaining your certificate is available in the “Quiz and CE Certificate” section at the end of the course.

Participants print their own certificate after registering at, entering a keycode, completing an evaluation form, and taking the final exam.

There is no known commercial support for this program.