EMDR Therapy Training in Arcadia, CA

Embassy Suites, 211 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA


May 3-5 and June 7-9, 2019

Course Trainer: DaLene Forester, PhD, LMFT, LPCC

EMDR International Association Approved Consultant and Trainer

Registration starts at 8:15 am on the first day of training. Training starts promptly at 8:30 am.

Training schedule:

Friday      8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Sat.            8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Sun.           8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Each attendee must attend five 2-hour group consultations in addition to the training sessions.  Group consultations are conducted by Zoom video conference call (except when held during the training). An access link will be emailed to you along with instructions for first time users.

Zoom.us Consultations (choose either Tuesday or Thursday consultation times by calling 530-245-9221)

Time: May 14 or May 16, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

Time: May 21 or May 23, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Time: May 28 or May 30, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

Time: During the training June 7-9, 2019 (Lunch time Consultation)

Time: June 18 or June 20, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

Embassy Suites, 211 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA

Cost:  $1550.00 (Interns/post-graduate/pre-licensed or working directly with Military qualify for an additional $100 discount, call 530-245-9221 for discount code)

*This price includes both weekends, five 2-hour consultations and the AEI EMDR Therapy manual. Please be sure to make your own accommodations, lunch is on your own. 

This is the complete EMDR Basic Training approved by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), formerly known as Level I and Level II, including an additional 10 hours on consultation.  Participants will learn the EMDR psychotherapy approach, the basic eight-phase EMDR protocol, the Adaptive Information Processing Model, and how to incorporate EMDR into your practice.  This course will consist of didactic presentations, demonstrations, supervised practicum, and case consultations.  Participants must attend the full training and attend five 2-hour consultation groups to receive a certificate of completion in EMDR Basic Training. If other dates or times are needed to make up for the consultation hours, attendees can either schedule separate consultation time with the trainer (or any EMDRIA approved Consultant with prior approval of the trainer) at the attendee's cost. Approval of partial programs will not be granted. 

Required Reading: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic principles, protocols, and procedures, 3rd edition, by Francine Shapiro, PhD, EMDR originator. 

About the Trainer:  DaLene Forester, PhD, LMFT, LPCC is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Trainer.  She has a successful private practice in Redding, California, supervises interns, and specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and PTSD.  In addition to her psychotherapy practice, DaLene is a CAMFT Certified Supervisor, a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and a approved Continuing Education provider with the California Board of RN’s, EMDRIA, APA, and NBCC.  For more information, call 530-245-9221.


Continuing Education

NBCC: AEI (and DaLene Forester, PhD) is approved by NBCC to provide continuing education (ACEP #6657). EMDR Basic Training consists of 52 clock hours of continuing education.

APA: AEI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for Psychologists. AEI maintains sole responsibility for this program and its content. This course meets the qualifications for 52 Continuing Education credits for psychologists.

Attendance at the entire program is required for CE Credit.  No partial Credit will be awarded.

Please register early and arrive before the scheduled start time.  Space is limited.  Registrants canceling up to 72 hours before the workshop will receive a tuition refund less a $50.00 administrative fee.  No refund for less than 72 hours cancellation.  A $25.00 service charge applies to each returned check.  All trainings by DaLene Forester, PhD, MFT are held in facilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If special accommodations are required, please notify DaLene Forester, PhD, MFT 72 hours in advance.  Note temperatures in meeting rooms are variable, please dress in layers. 

Effective 12/31/07 EMDR training will no longer be split into Level I and Level II.  There will only be the Complete Basic Training (Level I and II combined with 10 hours of consultation).

If you need more information please, do not hesitate to call: 530-245-9221.