Mastering Complexity in EMDR Practice

14 – 17 NOVEMBER 2019 – SYDNEY


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ANABEL GONZALEZ – 14 & 15 NOVEMBER 2019 (9am-5pm both days)

  • EMDR with Severely Dysregulated Clients: Under-regulation, Dissociation, Disconnection and Alexithymia
  • EMDR with Severe Mental Disorders (Psychotic, Bipolar and Severe Post Traumatic Disorders)

DOLORES MOSQUERA – 16 & 17 NOVEMBER 2019 (9am-5pm both days)

  • EMDR Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • EMDR Therapy for Suicidal Clients and Self Harming Behaviour


EMDRAA members’ early bird rate (ends 31 August 2019)$495
EMDRAA members’ standard rate (from 1 September 2019)$595
Non-members’ early bird rate (ends 31 August 2019)$695
Non-members’ standard rate (from 1 September 2019)$795



Anabel Gonzalez MD. PhD. is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, trained in various orientations including Group Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Systemic Therapy and trauma-oriented therapies. She has a PhD in Medicine and a specialization in Criminology. Anabel belongs to the Board of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation (ESTD) and is Vice President in the EMDR Spanish Association. She works at the University Hospital of ACoruña (CHUAC), coordinating the Trauma and Dissociation Program, oriented to patient with severe traumatization. She is an active university lecturer and provides training on dissociative disorders, trauma, attachment and emotional regulation.

Anabel is an accredited consultant and trainer of EMDR therapy. She is a teaching collaborator in her hospital, where she coordinates the training in psychotherapy of the residents in psychiatry. She participates as a guest lecturer in the Master of EMDR Therapy in the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED). At the level of research, Anabel directs several projects in the field of trauma and dissociation and the treatment with EMDR for various disorders. She has published numerous articles on dissociation, trauma and EMDR, and is author/co-author of the books: Trastornos Disociativos, Trastorno de Identidad Disociativo, EMDR and Dissociation, the Progressive Approach, and EMDR and BPD. Her last book is I am not myself: Understanding Complex Trauma, Attachment and Dissociation. A Guide for Patients and Therapists.


Dolores Mosquera is a psychologist and psychotherapist specializing in severe and complex trauma, personality disorders, and dissociation. She is an accredited EMDR Europe Trainer and supervisor. Dolores is the director of the Institute for the Study of Trauma and Personality Disorders (INTRA-TP) in A Coruña, Spain¬—a 3-clinic private institution initially founded in 2000. She collaborates with two different Domestic Violence Programs, one focused on Women Victims of DV and another one on Males with Violent Behavior. She belongs to the Spanish National Network for the Assistance of Victims of Terrorism, and also collaborates with an organization aiding victims of emergencies, accidents, violent attacks, kidnapping and other traumatic incidents.

Dolores has extensive teaching experience leading seminars, workshops, and lectures internationally. She has participated as a guest speaker in numerous conferences and workshops throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and North, Central, and South America. She has published 15 books and numerous articles on personality disorders, complex trauma, and dissociation, and is a recognized expert in this field. She also teaches in several Universities and collaborates supervising Clinical Psychologists in postgraduate training programs in Spain. She received the David Servan-Schreiber award for outstanding contributions to the EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Processing) field in 2017 and was made a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation in 2018, for her important contributions to the trauma and dissociation field.



In the heart of Sydney’s CBD, five-star Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney offers 415 spacious guest rooms with separate bath and shower, along with a service that sets the standard for Sydney hospitality. An easy walk from Circular Quay, The Rocks, Barangaroo, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, and only a few minutes from Wynyard train station makes Amora one of the most desired locations for those travelling on either business or leisure.

The hotel amenities include 10 meeting spaces that cater for 4 to 370 people, along with a new restaurant and bar. Amora’s indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, day spa, and 24-hour room service makes the hotel an ideal business and leisure destination.

The Amora Jamison Sydney Hotel would be delighted to offer 10% off from their Best Available Rate at the time of booking request (Subject to availability).

Delegates can contact the Hotel Reservation Team directly via phone (02) 9696 2500 or email and mentioning that they are attending this event by quoting the code EYE121119.

You’ll find helpful information about Sydney HERE


Come and join your EMDRAA colleagues for a three course dinner in a relaxed venue serving rustic style Italian food.

Jamie’s Italian Sydney is the first Jamie Oliver Restaurant in Australia. It is located in the heart of Sydney CBD at 107 Pitt Street, only a five minute walk from the Amora Jamison Hotel.

Dinner will commence at 6.30pm on Saturday 16th of November 2019.

Price is $52 per person for a delicious dinner.

Select and pay for the dinner on your online Sydney workshop registration form.



Cancellations must be notified in writing to

The Workshop Organising Committee reserve the right to alter, amend or cancel all or any of the arrangements contained in the program. It is a condition of acceptance of registration that an administration cancellation fee of AU$50 including GST will be incurred for any cancellations received in writing prior to Friday 18 October 2019. Any cancellations after this date will forfeit 100% of the registration fee. A substitute delegate may be nominated prior to the Workshop. If the substitute delegate is not an EMDRAA member, the non-member registration fee will apply.


The Workshop Organising Committee reserve the right to cancel or vary optional social functions if minimum numbers are not reached. Regrettably, optional social functions and additional tickets cannot be refunded if participants cancel, however you may nominate an alternative attendee(s).