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EMDRIA – Approved EMDR Therapy Training

EMDRIA – Approved EMDR Therapy Training

Weekend 1:  February 9, 10, & 11, 2018

Weekend 2: April 20, 21, & 22, 2018

8:30 am  – 4:30 pm Each Day

Continental Breakfast and Snacks included (Lunch on your own)


This is your opportunity to become fully trained in EMDR.  EMDR is the most advanced and effective method in the treatment of PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Performance Anxiety, Eating Disorders and more.  This training meets the requirements of the EMDR International Association (  The training includes 40 hours of training, plus 10 hours of required consultation.  It involves two, 3-day workshops filled with dynamic presentations, instructional videos, and supervised practicum. Additionally, it includes five, 2-hour case consultations by teleconference between training weekends to support the learning process.  At the end of this training you will be prepared to integrate EMDR into your practice and see dramatic results in the individuals you treat.


About the Presenters:

Hector Matascastillo, MSW, LICSW, LSSW is EMDRIA Certified, Approved Consultant and an EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer.  Since his original training in 2010, he has specialized in working with Veterans and helped established the Veterans Resilience Project of Minnesota, developed the first manualized batterer intervention program for Veterans which also included EMDR as the evidence based practice for the project and is a published author and speaker on many subjects.


Qualifications for Attendance:

A clinical background is essential for effective application of EMDR.  Attendance at the training is limited to mental health professionals who have a master’s degree or higher in the mental health field and are licensed or certified through a state or national board, which authorizes independent practice.  Interns and student must submit verification of completed graduate coursework at an accredited school (must be in practicum and/or internship portion of the program), vitae, licensing track, supervision by a licensed clinician, and submit a letter from their supervisor with his/her degree and license number.


Location:                   Life Development Resources

7580 160th Street W

Lakeville, MN  55044


Cost:                                  $1,500.00   *NOTE* Cost includes both weekends and the group phone consultation hours.  There are no additional costs, except for the required book


CEU’s:                               50 Hours –   Participants must attend the full training and participate in five, 2-hour phone consultation groups to receive a certificate of completion.


Registration:                  Contact Jeanine Nelson @ or (952) 564-6095

Registration Form


Required Reading:              “Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing:  Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures,” 2nd edition by Francine Shapiro, PhD, EMDR originator


Registrants cancelling by start of business the Monday before the training will receive a tuition refund less a $50.00 administrative fee.  No refund for cancellation after 8:00 am (CST), September 18, 2017.  A $30.00 service charge applies to each returned check.