Life Development Resources, PA
EMDRIA-Approved EMDR Therapy Training
Weekend 1: February 7, 8, & 9, 2020
Weekend 2: April 17, 18, & 19, 2020
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.

Life Development Resources
7580 160th Street W
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 898-1133

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

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

Contact Hannah Daggett at or (952)898-1280

Required Reading:
“Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: Basic Principles, Protocols, and Procedures,” 3rd edition by Francine Shapiro, PhD, EMDR originator

Registrants canceling 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), April 10, 2020. A $30.00 service charge applies to each returned check.

Space is Limited – Register Soon!

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Though our physical locations are closed, Life Development Resources (LDR) provides Telehealth (online-like Facetime or Skype) services. Therefore, current clients of LDR can use such services so that there is no interruption of their care during a time of social distancing to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. We also continue to accept new clients as long as we have availability.

As part of our commitment to the health and wellbeing to our staff, clients, and the larger community, our clinic continues to monitor local, state and federal agencies and are observing their recommendations.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our main office at 952-898-1133. Stay healthy and safe.