Basic EMDR Training Part 2

Location : Victoria, BC
Date : March 6, 2019 - March 9, 2019
Trainer : Sue Genest
Language(s) : English
Info or registration : or email:

EMDR Training Session One and Two

Presented by Sue Genest, BA (Hons), MSc. CCC. RCC.

November 14-16, 2018 & March 6-9, 2019

Extra Practicum: Nov. 17, 2018

Early Bird Date: August 1, 2018

Victoria, BC Fall 2018

Part 2: March 6-9, 2019

To register please visit or send an email to


This EMDRIA approved training includes 2 x 3 day sessions, consisting of 42 hours of presenting content including lecture, demos, video, and discussion; 20 hours of practicum, a pre study taking approximately 12 hours; as well as 10 hours of consultation (In group before the 2nd session and via the online forum). A secure online forum is provided with numerous resources and case consultation opportunities. An extra practicum (3hrs) is optional at the end of session one for those wanting to deepen their skills, observe more demos, practice the skills in triads, and clarify material.


The course instructor, Sue Genest, specializes in EMDR and complex trauma. She is a senior EMDR Certified Therapist, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and EMDRIA Training Provider. She has a extensive background in body psychotherapies including Hakomi Body Psychotherapy and Psoma Therapy. Sue has taken many advanced trainings in dissociation, ego state work, IFS, structural dissociation, working with attachment wounds, EMDR early trauma protocol, etc. She has had the privilege of learning  from Dakota, Cree, Ojibwa, and Blackfoot Elders and has been given a Dakota name and blessings from Blackfoot Elders to teach in their territories. Sue is also a Reiki Master, Shaman, and incorporates years of mental health work in the Children’s hospital, Medical Faculty, Corrections, and teaching in University, in her practice and teaching approach. The diversity of humanity is welcomed and celebrated in her trainings. Trainees are encouraged to develop personally and professionally to advance their understanding of EMDR and non violent clinical practice.


Brochures and registration information is available on Sue Genest’s website with all prices included. There are no hidden costs.


Pre Study

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • EMDR Introduction & EMDR Research
  • Psychometrics & History Taking
  • EMDR Resources

Session 1 is sufficient for work with uncomplicated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in most clients.

  • EMDR History
  • EMDR Basic Protocol (History, Treatment Planning, Preparation, Assessment, Desensitization, Installation, Body Scan, Closure, Re-Evaluation)
  • Adaptive Information Processing
  • Understanding and Accessing the Associative Network
  • Resource Development and Installation; Resourcing; Self Soothing Strategies
  • Practicum I
  • Blocked Processing and Titration Strategies
  • Practicum II
  • Special Populations: Illness, grief, recent events protocol, couples, self use, Children

Online Forum (Between sessions & 2 months after training)

  • Extensive resources, articles, links, video, protocols, etc.
  • Case Consultation between sessions and after training

Group Consultation between sessions

Session 2 is necessary for working effectively with more complex cases, special populations and more severe, longstanding, or complicated psychopathologies.

  • Protocol Reviews: Basic & Recent Events Protocols
  • Cognitive Interweaves
  • Practicum III
  • Practicum IV
  • Special Populations: Pain, Phobia, Addiction, Children
  • Overview strategies for Dissociation and complex trauma