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Understanding EMDR Therapy: An Overview

 February 5, 2021,9:00 AM - 11:30 AM CT

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Carol Miles

Presented by: Carol Miles, MSW, LCSW

This program has been approved by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners for 2.5 Clinical continuing education credit hours for social workers through Tulane School of Social Work. This program has been approved for 2.5 continuing education clock hours in Diagnosis by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

About Carol Miles

Carol Miles MSW, LCSW, a clinical social worker specializing in individual, and family psychotherapy, maintains a private practice in Covington and New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, with adolescent and adult clients. She also provides training and consultation for therapists developing skills in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR Therapy). A graduate of LSU School of Social Work, Carol specializes in Clinical Social Work, with over 30 years of experience as a social worker in clinical, administration, and marketing with the public and private sectors. Among her areas of expertise are working with clients who have eating disorders and trauma. She is certified in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy) by EMDRIA (EMDR International Association) and has additional training in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). Carol has often presented at state wide conferences and to general audiences on topics ranging from Eating Disorders, Assertiveness, EMDR Therapy, DBT and Developing a Private Practice. She has taught as an adjunct professor at the Tulane School of Social Work since 1998. Additionally, she is an EMDRIA Certified Therapist, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and an EMDRIA Approved Provider of EMDR Therapy BasicTraining. She has been a member of EMDRIA since 2008, shortly after being trained in EMDR Therapy. As a volunteer for EMDRIA, she served as a member of the Conference Committee and chair of the University Special Interest group. She founded and is currently the Co-Coordinator of the South Louisiana EMDR Regional Network. In 2017 she was elected to serve on the EMDRIA Board of Directors, 2017-2021. She served as the President of EMDRIA, 2019-2020. She currently serves at Past President.

About the Workshop

This effective, thought-provoking workshop teaches providers working with trauma to learn new ways to help clients. “Big T” traumas like war or sexual trauma, or “Small t” traumas like neglect or struggling with how to develop relationships can be better resolved when clients have positive neural networks. This can speed up the healing process. Neurons that fire together, wire together (Neuropsychologist Donald Hebb first used this phrase in 1949 to describe how pathways in the brain are formed and reinforced through repetition). The speed of EMDR therapy does not contradict the helpfulness of other types of more traditional psychotherapies which can build coping skills and enhance self-understanding. EMDR therapy can, however, deliver more immediate symptom relief and release from negative “looping”. In this brief training, you can have the opportunity to learn techniques that you can use with your clients right away.After learning about EMDR therapy you may wish to get fully trained. Please visit https://www.carolmiles.com/three-rivers-training-center/ for more details. 

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Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the indicators of trauma.
  • Examine ways to work with trauma.
  • Develop EMDR Therapy techniques to use with trauma survivors and with people who have experienced chronic stress.

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Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions!

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