Upcoming Workshops

  • Upcoming workshops in Orlando and Central Florida of interest to the EMDR Therapy  community are listed here.

Greater Orlando EMDRIA Regional Network presents

Simplifying Complex Trauma: A Somatic and Attachment Approach to Complex Cases 

PRESENTER: Deb Kennard, M.S.
DATE: Friday, November 8, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Saints Peter & Paul Church
5300 Old Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792
Ministry Center – This is the new building closest to Old Howell Branch Road.
COST: $130

This 6 hour virtual training focuses on how to successfully navigate working with complex cases.

We discuss how to conceptualize complex presentations and how to understand complex trauma. Specific tools will be shown for identifying what is needed and how to provide the healing experience. You will learn how the body plays a role and the specific ways of working somatically. In understanding and working with your own attachment issues, it will allow you to be more present in the therapeutic process.

This training provides EMDRIA Credits. This course is eligible for professional continuing educational credits. CEU’s are optional and available for purchase through R. Cassidy Seminars.

Connect EMDR presents:

R-TEP/G-TEP Refresher

DATE: Friday, December 6, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Saints Peter & Paul Church
5300 Old Howell Branch Road
Winter Park, FL 32792
Ministry Center – This is the new building closest to Old Howell Branch Road.
COST: Free

This half-day Recent Traumatic Episode and Group Traumatic Episode Protocol Refresher is being offered in response to Hurricane Dorian and its impact on our neighbors and friends in the Bahamas. It is intended to increase your confidence and competence in working with survivors of recent trauma both individually and in groups. We are offering this Refresher free of charge for those who have signed up with our local Trauma Response Network in hopes that they will volunteer their time and expertise to assist those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, Pulse, and/or other natural and man-made disasters.

Participants Will Review How to:

  • Identify when Early EMDR Intervention is appropriate.
  • Compare the EMDR standard protocol and EMDR R-TEP protocol.
  • Apply Early EMDR clinical skills with additional measures for containment and safety.
  • Describe EMD, EMDr, EMDR and how each is applied.
  • Identify key features and concepts for the R-TEP protocol.
  • Use key procedures for the R-TPEP protocol.
  • Identify and comprehend key features and concepts of the Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP).
  • Demonstrate the bilateral movements within the G-TEP protocol utilizing the G-TEP worksheet.
  • Use key procedures for the G-TEP protocol.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP) in their clinical practice.
  • Evaluate the significance of the G-TEP and Early Intervention.
  • Identify resources for further support in the application of R-TEP/G-TEP.

Prerequisite: Participants must have completed EMDR Basic Training and the full EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP training with an EMDRIA-approved provider.

Participants must be registered as volunteers with the Orlando, FL Trauma Response Network or another Florida TRN.

How to Apply to be a TRN member:

  1. Go to www.emdrhap.org
  2. Go to the “TRN” tab and select “New Trauma Recovery Network Member Application”
  3. If you meet the requirements check the box “Volunteer Confirmation” and click continue
  4. You can check to see if you have already signed up by entering your Log in and password. If you do not remember your password select “Forgot password.”
  5. If you are not already a member complete the Volunteer registration and make sure to select that you are joining the Orlando, FL TRN.

*For current members please log in to update your license(s) and insurance expiration dates.

About The Presenter

Bill Brislin has been a psychotherapist in the Orlando area for over thirty years. His interest in anxiety, trauma and complex trauma began during his fifteen years as a counselor at a local AIDS support agency. An EMDR Certified Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Bill enjoys unlocking the potential for EMDR Therapy with anxious clients who have often had prior experiences with therapy and are seeking more permanent relief. A graduate of the Catholic University of America and the University of Notre Dame, he is committed to ongoing learning and formation. Bill holds memberships in the EMDR International Association, the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. Additionally, Bill is an EMDR Basic Trainer for Trauma Recovery/HAP and is an EMDR R-TEP/G-TEP trainer.

Connect EMDR’s training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact us at (407) 970-7915.