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EMDR International Association Announces Newly Certified EMDR Therapists

EMDR International Association is pleased to announce that one hundred and fifty individuals have obtained certification in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) from January – June 2012.


Austin, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/11/2012 -- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma.

EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

A clinician who is EMDRIA Certified in EMDR has been licensed or certified in their profession for independent practice and has had a minimum of two year’s experience in their field. They have completed an EMDRIA approved training program in EMDR, have conducted a minimum of fifty clinical sessions in which EMDR was utilized and have received twenty hours of consultation in EMDR by an Approved Consultant. In addition they must complete twelve hours of continuing education for their initial certification and then 12 hours of continuing education during each 2 year certification renewal period thereafter.

For more details about the EMDR Certification process, please visit http://www.emdria.org and click on the Training & Certification tab. A list of all current EMDRIA Certified Therapists can be found at www.emdria.org.


Shelly Teske-Hulan, R.Psych.

British Columbia
Kate Blassnitz, MSW, RSW

New Brunswick
Rejeanne Benoit, MA, Ps., L.Pysch


Kampong Bugis
Geraldine Koempel, MA, Psychologist


Melissa C. Vann, LPC
Jackie A. Williams, LCSW

Sharon Lynn Adams, MC, LPC
Paula A. Roze, LCSW
Bonnie L. Beebe, MC, LPC
Mel Gardner, MC, LPC
Cassandra M. Gorman, LCSW
Linda Burns Kynaston, Ph.D.
Kelly M. Finn, MSW, LCSW, LISAC

D. Bernice Taylor, LMHC
Price Marshall, LMFT
Deborah Sweet, Psy.D.
Sharon M. Norman, MA, MFT
Lynette L. Torres, LMFT
Bernie B. Soon, MA, MFT, SEP
Sondra Plone, Ph.D.
Michelle R. LeValley, Ph.D.
Vicki McDonald, LMFT
Colleen Ann Phalen, PMH NP-BC
Kim cookson, Psy.D.
Deborah Jean Nielsen, MA, LMFT
Douglas Cyr, LMFT
Brenda Lee DiGruccio, LCSW
Pennisue M. Hignell, Ph.D.
Robert C. Connerley, Ph.D.
Maya Elyashkevich, Psy.D.
Cynthia J. Winn, MA, MFT
Lynette J. McDonald, LCSW
Dana Davis, MA, LMFT
Michael F. Thaden, MS, MFT, ATR
Christina A. Mettert, MA, MFT
J. Thomas Burns, Psy.D.
Robert M. Miller, Ph.D.
Wendi S. Svoboda, LCSW

Corie Cole Beckmann, MA, LPC, LLC
Andrea L. Holt, LMFT, CAC III
David N. Ridinger, MA, LPC
Elizabeth McPherson Botts, Psy.D.
Melissa Ann Luzzi, MA, LPC
Jenny Arnold Glick, MA, MSC, LMFT
Ivette Lopez Bledsoe, LCSW
Rebecca K. Wilson, LCSW
Ashley Davis, MA, LPC
Leigh M. Hardin, LCSW

District of Columbia
Hannah Braunstein, LICSW, MHA

Larenda Ann Duley, Ph.D., LCSW
Jennifer Pattison, MA, LMHC
Maureen Mary Corbett, Ph.D.

Sara McMillan, MS, LMFT
Kathryn H. Hedican, LMHC, RPT
Susan G. Schmitz, MSW, LISW
Elizabeth Wade, MA, LMHC

Jill K. Hicks, LCPC
Lucia M. Sandoval, MS, LPC, NCC, RN

Samuel P. Moreno, Ph.D.
Ann Shine Duck, Ph.D., LCPC
Jonna Mogab, LCSW
Maureen B. Garvey, MA, LCPC
Janette Dingee, LCPC
Felice L. Block, MA, LCPC
Harry J. Nozicka, LCSW
Cheryl E. Arata, LCSW
Linda L. Harper, LMFT, LCPC
Kirsten Belzer, MA
Pamela J. Bell, LCSW
Lawrence Todryk, Psy.D.

Christine Turo-Shields, LCSW
Robin L. Maglinger, LCSW, LCAC
James A. Akin, MSW, LCSW, LCAC
Cynthia Brizius, MSW, LCSW, ACSW

Michelle K. Callahan, LCSW, LSCSW

Deborah Dawson-Crain, LCSW
Dawn Pendleton, MA LMFT

Carol Miles, LCSW

Adele Marcus, LICSW
Linda (Tori) Bell, LICSW
Patricia J. Doherty, MSW, LICSW
Anna Kogan, MSW, LICSW
David W. Stringham, Ph.D.
Bonita M. Bradley, LMHC
Peter Bottéas, LMHC
C. Teresa Delgado, LICSW

Linda T. Ullom, MSW, LCSW-C
Debra Taylor Ross, LCMFT
Paul R. O’Keeffe, LCSW-C

Elizabeth M. Andersen, LCSW

Jana M. Sczepanski Palkert, LMFT
K. Olivia Janis, LPCC
Craig S. Allen, MA, LMFT
Dolores Josephine Johnson, LMFT
Phyllis A. Owens, MA, LP
Kathleen A. Mathews, MSW, LICSW
Michelle A. Kosmak, MSW, LICSW
Rori J. Johnson, Psy.D., LP
Nancy Blume, MA, LP
Claire, H. Corey, Ph.D.
Christine Wheeler Doe, MA, LMFT

Alynn Schmitt McManus, MSW, LCSW
Paul D. Hendricks, MS, LPC

North Carolina
Catherine M. Cope, MA, LPC
Cynthia Shealy, LCSW
Yael Gold, Ph.D.
Joy Anne Butler, LCSW-R

North Dakota
Tina M. Nordaune, MSW, LICSW

Jill C. Archer, LMHP

New Jersey
Marni Neuburger, LLC, LCSW
Laurie M. Robbins, LCSW
Michelle Deering, Ed.D.

New York
Marilyn Sulzbacker, LCSW-R
Maureen McSweeney, Ph.D.
Laurie A. Storm, LCSW, CASAC
Emily Levin, LCSW-R
Sarah A. Smith, ACSW, LCSW-R
Rena C. Schwartzbaum, Psy.D.
Eva J. Usadi, MA, BCD
Daniel T. Rosen, LCSW
Lindsay Farrar, LMHC
Gina Campbell, LCSW
Gene D. Palmer, LCSW

Linda C. Gould, MA, PCC-S
Kevin J Becnel, MA, LPCC
Laura L. Dekle, LPCC-S

Ontario, Canada
Lise M. Preston, MSW, RSW
Irene Bergman, MSW
William F. Mole, Ph.D.

Randi H. Hansen, LCSW
Dorothy J. Holloway, LPC

Sandra M. Turinski, LCSW, RPT
Ann L. Schelbe, LCSW

Candi R. Kaatz, LMFT

Karen M. Oliphant, MS, LPC
Jennifer Madere, MA, LPC-S
Michele A. Malooly, LPC
Lynn A. Freeman, MA, LPC-S
Peggy J. Nix, M.Ed., LPC

Timothy Shea Enniss, LCSW, MSW
Linda J. Mabey, APRN
Phuong Nguon Le, LCSW

W. Stephen Kelly, Ph.D.

Camille Zeiter, LICSW
Lisha Song, LMHC
Nancy Lieurance, MSW, LICSW
Elaine Ortman, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC

Daniel J. Fisher, LPC

Formed in 1995, the EMDR International Association is a professional association where EMDR practitioners and EMDR researchers seek the highest standards for the clinical use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

EMDR is an accepted psychotherapy by leading mental health organizations throughout the world for the treatment of a variety of symptoms and conditions. For more information about EMDRIA, visit http://www.emdria.org or call 866.451.5200 (Toll Free US & Canada).