EMDR Therapy Training - Spring 2020

Redding, CA

January 31-February 2, 2020 and February 28-March 1, 2020

Course Trainer: DaLene Forester, PhD, LMFT, LPCC
EMDR International Association Approved Consultant and Trainer

Training starts promptly at 8:30 am.

Course 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 a video conference call. An access link will be emailed to you along with instructions for first time users.

Zoom.us Consultations

Required Group Consultation Sessions:

Day of the Week - Wednesday

Time: Feb 12, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

Time: Feb 19, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Time: Feb 28 and Feb 29, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (during the second weekend of the training) 

Time: March 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Time: March 18, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 




Training Location: Park Marina Center for Wellbeing, 353 Park Marina Circle, Redding, CA96001

Cost:  $1550.00  (Interns/post-graduate/pre-licensed or working directly with Military qualify for an additional $100 discount.)

*This price does include both weekends. Please be sure to make your own accommodations and meal planning as the training does include a light breakfast and snacks, but not lunch or dinner. 


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, third 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 BBS, California Board of RN’s, EMDRIA, APA, and NBCC.  For more information, call 530-245-9221.

Continuing Education for Psychologists and Masters level mental health professionals

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 for Lic. Clinical Social Workers, Lic. Marriage and Family Therapists and Lic. Professional Clinical Counselors.

APA: AEI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. This training is approved for 52 continuing education credits. AEI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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 included).

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