Working to progress the standing of EMDR therapy

The EMDR Association of Australia (EMDRAA) is a professional association where EMDR practitioners and researchers set standards for the clinical use of EMDR therapy for its members. EMDR is designated as an effective treatment by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Australian Phoenix Australia – Centre for Post-traumatic Mental Health, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and many other international health agencies. This powerful psychotherapy approach has helped over an estimated two million people of all ages relieve many types of psychological distress. This website provides information to the greater EMDR community including clinicians, researchers, and the public that our members serve.

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Adherence to best practice EMDR: Fidelity in the real world - Friday 22nd July at 3.00pm AEST

Fri 22 July 2022

Webinar Abstract:
This webinar focuses on developing your understanding, as an EMDR therapist, of the EMDR Fidelity Scale (Cooper et al., 2019) to enhance best practice in your clinical setting. Associate Professor Chris Lee will speak to the history, development, and validity of the EMDR Fidelity Scale. Dr Sarah Schubert will discuss the practical application of the scale, demonstrate scoring, and speak to how the scale can be utilised in a flexible way as an EMDR Therapist and an EMDR consultant. Common issues and questions relating to specific items will also be discussed.

The EMDR Fidelity Scale is on the EMDRAA website in the accredited practitioner application form: https://emdraa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/A.-Accredited-Practitioner-Application-March-2022.pdf . If you have specific questions related to the EMDR Fidelity Scale that you hope to be addressed in this webinar, please email these to sarah@drsarahschubert.com .


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