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Treating Habits and Addictions Training with EMDR Therapy – October Virtual Training

October 10 @ 10:00 am - October 11 @ 6:00 pm


Treating Habits and Addictions with EMDR Therapy – October Virtual Training

This training will be held virtually
10am – 6pm (Eastern Standard Time)

October 10 & 11, 2020

ADDICTIONS…habits with negative consequences where people find rewards that make it difficult to change. Frustrating to have, frustrating to help people with.

This workshop will equip EMDR clinicians with knowledge and skills to address addictive patterns directly utilizing the standard eight phase EMDR protocol. In addition, clinicians will learn methods for using specialized EMDR strategies to address motivation, defenses, and relapse.

This program is currently under the approval process for CEs.

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(To pay by check, make it out to: Jan Schaad, LCSW, PO Box 326, Cheyenne, WY 82003)

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This is an advanced workshop intended for licensed mental health professionals who have completed EMDR Therapy Training. This program has been approved by EMDRIA for 13 CEs. Cancellation fee is $60, and must be requested in writing. No refunds will be granted within 48 hours of the training. Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Included is 2 sessions of group case consultation.


  • Name the client resources needed for the re-processing of problematic habits/patterns.
  • Identify 3 strategies for expanding client stabilization and readiness for processing of addictive patterns.
  • Identify therapist strategies for determining the positive functions of defenses.
  • Name 3 questions to assess the client’s readiness to change within the AIP model.
  • Describe and use the procedures for targeting positive affect.
  • Describe the procedures for targeting urges to engage in addictive patterns.
  • Know the protocols for working with relapse.
  • Know how to use the Two Handed Interweave with addictive patterns.
  • Describe 3 ways to use future template in EMDR with addictions.


October 10 @ 10:00 am
October 11 @ 6:00 pm


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Jan Schaad