An introductory workshop for fully trained EMDR clinicians to learn addiction-focused protocols and conceptualize when and how these protocols might be used. The workshop also introduces integrating IFS (Internal Family Systems) informed parts work and why it is recommended within the 8 phases of EMDR to increase safety, stabilization, and relapse prevention. This live webinar includes clinical examples, videos, and a Q & A portion to highlight concepts.

  • Live Virtual Workshop

    Live workshop
    via HIPAA compliant Zoom
    Friday, January 20, 2023
    12 - 2:30pm PST

    Check in time for Workshop:
    11:45am Pacific Time
    12:45pm Mountain
    1:45pm Central
    2:45pm Eastern

  • CE Credits

    Approved for 2 CEs by EMDRIA.
    Approved for 2 professional CEs with

  • Course Enrollment

    EMDR Professional Training Members: $64.99
    Regular Enrollment: $79


Susan Brown talks about Sobriety to Serenity

Susan Brown, LCSW, BCD, and Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC


Susan Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice since 1987 in San Diego, CA. She specializes in the treatment of trauma and addictions. Her current focus is on the integration of Internal Family Systems informed procedures within EMDR therapy. Susan was a Principal Investigator in a study for an “Integrated Trauma Treatment Program” in an adult Drug Court utilizing EMDR. She has co-authored several book chapters and articles on this topic and presents advanced specialty workshops. She has presented regularly at EMDRIA conferences. She is an EMDRIA Certified and Approved Consultant and Basic Training Facilitator for the EMDR Institute.

Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC, is a licensed clinical social worker, alcohol and drug counselor, and an EMDRIA Approved Consultant who specializes in the treatment of addiction and trauma. She has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of community mental health and addiction treatment settings and has presented in a wide range of conferences within the US and internationally.  

Hope currently coordinates a group private practice and provides training and consultation services to clinicians working in private and community settings.  She is actively involved in helping addiction focused treatment programs integrate EMDR therapy throughout all phases of their programming.  She is also the producer of the documentary Uprooting Addiction:  Healing from the ground up.


Hope Payson talks about Sobriety to Serenity

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Course curriculum

    1. Your Zoom Invitation -- From Sobriety to Serenity

    1. Handouts and Slides

    1. Course Evaluation

    1. Course Video -- Hope Payson and Susan Brown

About this course

  • $79.00
  • 2.5 hours of video content
  • 2 CEs