Deeper Connections: EMDR with Couples and Families

Deeper Connections: EMDR with Couples and Families


Bloomington, MN - September 4th, 2019

(registration deadline August 30, 2019)

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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, develop collaborative positive resources.

This workshop is open to all EMDR clinicians who have completed Pt. 1 of EMDR Basic Training.



Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South
1201 West 94th St.
Bloomington, MN 55431


September 4th

8:30   - 9:00 Registration

9:00   - 9:15 Welcome, Introduction, Agenda

9:15   - 10:30  Overview: Incorporating EMDR with Couples and Families Therapy

10:30 - 10:40 Break

10:45 - 12:00 Incorporating EMDR’s 8 phases with couples and families therapy

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   - 4:00 Information and Additional Trainings, Questions & Wrap Up, Evaluations


Course Objectives: 

1.  Identify relationship and attachment deficits with couples and families.

 2. Learn at least 2 collaborative relationship based resources.

 3. Recognize 2 appropriate ways to integrate EMDR therapy with couples.

 4. Recognize 2 appropriate ways to integrate EMDR therapy with families.

5. Recognize common systemic cycles for conflictual couples for processing.  


About the Presenter: 

Kenya Rocha M.S., LMHC, NCC, ACS is an EMDR Certified Therapist,Approved Consultant,  and EMDR Consulting Basic Trainer 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. Kenya is completing certification in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) to add to her expertise in couples work.  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 and EMDR/trauma 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.




6 hours of EMDRIA Credit
6 hours CE’s through CE Classes:

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*Accreditation is currently under review.

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. 


ADA Assistance:

This event is held in a facility that is compliant with the Americans Disabilities Act.

Please contact if special accommodation is required.