This is a 12 hour Home Study DVD training program of a live 2 day workshop delivered by the presenters, that allows you to learn from the comfort of your own home and get the EMDRIA credits needed for recertification.  Go to  for detailed information. Cost is $267 USD

Disc One:Presented by Nancy NewportEMDR in the
Treatment of
Acute Trauma
  Disc Two:Presented by Tracy Ryan KiddEMDR in the
Treatment of
Complex Trauma

In this highly practical, skill building DVD workshop, the presenter will provide an overview of assessment for and treatment of Acute Trauma of all kinds.Techniques/strategies to stabilize people in a crisis response (including first responders) will be discussed and demonstrated. Recent Events Protocol will be reviewed thoroughly and discussed using case studies and video examples. We will make the reprocessing of recent or unconsolidated trauma come alive through discussion in depth of actual cases.Learning Objectives:


  • Identify a crisis response
  • Learn six key actions to take as a first responder
  • Review of Acute Stress Disorder: criteria, symptoms
  • Practice five Stabilization/grounding strategies that can be initiated immediately following a crisis response
  • Review of Recent Events Protocol: case studies of survivors of rape and other acute trauma to vivify the protocol
  • Identify blocks to processing, discuss possible intervening strategies and cognitive interweaves
  • Become familiar with several treatment strategies with children using EMDR including creative ways to produce ABS
  • Watch video segments of actual cases to demonstrate the use of EMDR with acute trauma

Nancy Newport, LPC maintains responsibility for this program and its contents in accordance with EMDRIA standards.

  In this highly practical, skill-building DVD workshop, the presenter will provide an overview of how to use EMDR within each of the three stages of trauma work.Stage 1 stabilization methods will be emphasized with several practical methods taught. Knowing when to move into Stage 2 reprocessing and how to handle problems that arise will also be covered. Experiential learning techniques and video of actual sessions in all 3 stages will be presented.Learning Objectives:


  • Review Criteria for Complex PTSD
  • Identify several strategies for preparation including containment and self-soothing
  • Practice 15 methods for grounding in the preparation phase
  • Learn a protocol for affect regulation skill development in the preparation phase
  • Review 11 signs of readiness to proceed to trauma processing; phases 3-8 of EMDR
  • Become familiar with 8 methods of ordering targets
  • Review over 10 different methods of addressing blocked processing including the use of cognitive interweaves, titration, and how to handle dissociation
  • Review how to use the future template to build missing developmental skills such as boundary-setting, assertiveness, interpersonal skills

Tracy Ryan Kidd, LCSW maintains responsibility for this program and its content in accordance with EMDRIA standards.