Deeper Connections: EMDR with Couples and Families

Deeper Connections: EMDR with Couples and Families

105.00 115.00

September 5, 2018

Early Bird: $105 (expires July 31, 2018)
General Admission: 
$115 (deadline August 30, 2018)

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This one-day EMDR Specialty workshop will assist you in integrating EMDR therapy with couples and families. You'll learn to apply the AIP theory to relational and systemic issues, identify relationship and attachment deficits with couples and families, and develop collaborative positive resources. 



Bismarck, North Dakota


8:30   -  9:00 Registration
9:00   -  9:15 Welcome, Introduction, Agenda
9:15   - 10:30 EMDR with Couples and Families Therapy
10:30 - 10:40 Break  
10:45 - 12:00 Incorporating EMDR’s 8 phases
12:00 -  1:00 Lunch
1:00   -   2:30 Preparation and relationship based resiliency building
2:20   -   2:30 Break
2:30   -   3:45 Collaborative resources and healing past negative experiences
3:45   -   3:55 Additional trainings and information, questions, wrap-up
3:55   -   4:00 Evaluations


Course Objectives: 

  • Identify relationship and attachment deficits with couples and families.

  • Learn multiple collaborative relationship-based resources.

  • Recognize two ways to integrate EMDR therapy with couples.

  • Recognize two ways to integrate EMDR therapy with families.

  • Recognize common systemic cycles for conflictual couples for processing.


This will boost your skills in:

  • Integrating EMDR into couples and family counseling

  • Strengthening relationship-based resiliency building

  • Evoking empathy in clients for each other in therapy

  • Providing healing of past negative experiences


About the Presenter: 

Kenya Rocha M.S., LMHC, NCC, ACS is an EMDR Certified Therapist, Approved Consultant and Basic Coach with expertise in couples and family therapy. Through her years of clinical experience, she has gained specific knowledge of systemic interactions and the challenging relationship issues occurring with couples and families. She is fluent in Spanish and English and provides treatment with different culturally diverse populations.  

Kenya is Director of Mosaic Family Counseling Inc., a well-known family, trauma and EMDR agency in the Des Moines area. Her systemic expertise and commitment to treating trauma with EMDR has allowed healing to occur for many individuals couples and families.


Cancellation Policy:

We will allow refunds up to 7 days prior to workshop minus a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations within 7 days of the workshop will be non-refundable. 



6 hours of EMDRIA Credit
6 hours CE’s through CE Classes: is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists, social workers and other licensed professionals through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Licensed professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Provider #: 1142,
Expires: 1/5/2020

The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC)
Provider #: OS-12-174-1116
Expires: 11-2018

The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling
Provider #: 852 BAP
Expires: 3/31/2019

The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education
Provider #: 5674
Expires: 4/30/2019

The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education
Provider #: 1622
Expires: 2/28/2019

Authorization Number: (TBD)*

*Please contact us if you are a licensed professional in Massachusetts when considering this course.

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Provider #: RCST031201
Expires: 5/31/2019

The Florida Board of Nursing
Provider #: 50-4896
Expires: 10/31/2018* 

*Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.

The California Board of Registered Nursing
Provider #: 15647
Expires: 11/30/2018

New York Social Work Board NYSED
Provider #: 120