For School Therapists


You’ll receive the full EMDRIA-Approved EMDR Basic Training along with substantial information on EMDR Treatment delivery in schools. You’ll also receive hours of consultation with expert child and adolescent clinicians.


Join us in exploring the intricacies of the human mind and reach new depths of understanding and expertise in your clinical practice. The EMDR Basic Training is the beginning of your journey!!

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Unhealed and unresolved trauma impact the child’s capacity to learn. The child’s emotionally and physiologically activated nervous system does not have the capacity for learning. EMDR therapy can support children in finding healing and creating the space necessary for learning!


OUR EMDR Basic Training meets EMDRIA standards and offers 16 additional hours on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents in school settings, for a total of 66 hours of training! If you work with clients across the lifespan, you will still receive the information on EMDR therapy for adults required by EMDRIA.

We’ll provide a safe learning and relational environment that will enhance your overall experience.

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We will work within a "school delivery continuum" from capacity building and preparation-based treatment to full EMDR treatment including trauma processing.
Based on where you are on the continuum and the focus of your school practice, you will develop the skills to utilize partial or the complete eight phases of EMDR treatment and utilize procedural steps while guided by case conceptualization and moment-to-moment decision-making markers founded on the Adaptive Information Processing model (AIP) (Shapiro).

You’ll also learn how to work with trauma-related symptomatology from a depathologizing and deshaming approach that embraces diversity and the uniqueness of each individual across the lifespan!

Basic Training Content

 Your full EMDR basic training consists of:

  • 20 hours of theory
  • 20 hours of practice
  • 12 hours of specialized training on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents in school settings
  • 4 hours of pre-recorded training videos on neurosciences, attachment theory, and additional specialized training on using EMDR therapy with children and adolescents in school settings!
  • 10 hours of consultation with expert child and adolescent clinicians
  • A total of 66 hours and 52 CEs

Our trainings bring together adherence to Shapiro's Model with the latest findings in neurosciences, interpersonal neurobiology, attachment theory, trauma and complex traumatization, the polyvagal theory and more!

Your basic training is delivered in two parts. Each consists of 10 hours of theory and 10 hours of practice plus 8 hours dedicated to teaching you the art of providing EMDR therapy to children and adolescents in school settings. Each part is delivered over four days for a total of 28 hours of training, plus 5 hours of consultation. The consultation hours will be broken into two meetings of 2.5 hours each with groups of 9 or 10 participants guided by child and adolescent expert companions and facilitators. 

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4 hours of prerecorded trainings on the latest literature addressing attachment, regulation theory and additional information on the delivery of EMDR therapy in school settings.

This training is organized only by request. If you are a clinician, a clinical director, or a leader in a school district, come and talk to us. We will organize the training for your group of clinicians.


Mornings will be dedicated to learning the EMDR methodology and procedural steps through lectures, videos, vignettes, visual aids and group discussions where moment- to-moment  decision-making markers are explored. This will give you a very tangible experience!

Afternoons are dedicated to giving you the opportunity to practice and experience the power of EMDR therapy as a clinician, client and observer while supported by our faculty of expert companions.

The fourth day is completely dedicated to learning how to deliver EMDR treatment to children and adolescents in school settings.


  • Utilize and develop case conceptualization skills using principles of the AIP model 
  • Utilize EMDR therapy with a wide range of clients’ symptoms 
  • Understand and apply concepts from attachment, dissociation and polyvagal theory in your therapy sessions.
  • Utilize and apply EMDR therapy and its eight phases of treatment with adults, children and adolescents and be ready to implement them in school settings.
  • Use case conceptualization skills and decision-making markers in the delivery of EMDR treatment as a comprehensive approach based on practices sensitive to race, culture and gender. 
  • Understand and utilize EMDR therapy with clients dealing with addictions, grief, somatic symptoms and more.
  • Deliver EMDR treatment to children and adolescents utilizing a wide range of protocols, strategies and procedural steps that are child friendly

In addition to the use of EMDR Treatment individually, you will learn a systemic approach to EMDR Therapy with children, adolescents, and their parents.


Once you register, you will have access to a learning management system where you will find detailed information and guidance as you embark this journey!!


You will have access to an EMDR manual designed to support your learning experience, full of color, illustrations, graphics, a case board and diversity sections throughout the manual.

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EMDR Therapy will support your clients in developing a new relationship with their unique stories and with themselves.


EMDR Therapy embraces the wisdom of the moment, where past, present, and future coexist in a single embodied mind.


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This training is for:

  • Licensed mental health professionals with master’s degrees, such as professional counselors, social workers and qualifying registered advanced-practice mental health nurses.
  • Pre-licensed mental health professionals who hold master’s degrees and are actively pursuing mental health licenses through their state boards.
  • Mental health master’s or doctoral students who have completed their core graduate academic coursework and are doing their practicum/internship.

See an in-depth description of who’s eligible to attend this training at EMDRIA


Click on the button that says “register” and thoroughly read the eligibility criteria to make sure you qualify. If you have questions or are unclear if this training is for you, please email us at info@anagomez.org


  • Full refunds are available if cancellation is made within 48 hours of registration. Otherwise, there is a $100 USD processing fee.
  • No refunds will be provided if cancellation is made within 15 days of the training. The fee will be transferred to a future training minus the $100 processing fee.
  • Once the training begins, no refunds or transfers will be granted unless there are extenuating circumstances.
  • We reserve the right to cancel, and fees will be refunded or forwarded to a future training.


No partial credits are granted. This training must be taken in its totality
Walk with us into a field of extensive healing possibilities for your clients through EMDR therapy!

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