This course is for practitioners who focus on children and adolescents.

This is a unique experience designed for child and adolescent clinicians that offers the full EMDRIA-Approved EMDR basic training along with substantial information on EMDR therapy with children and adolescents

Training in EMDR treatment for children and adolescents. You’ll also receive hours of consultation with expert child and adolescent clinicians.

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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!

Training Overview

OUR EMDR Basic Training meets EMDRIA standards and offers 16 additional hours on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents, 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.

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
  • 4 hours of pre-recorded training videos on neurosciences, attachment theory and the adaptive information processing model (AIP), with additional information on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents!
  • 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. Each part is delivered over four days for a total of 28 hours, plus 5 hours of consultation after you complete each part of the training. Five  consultation hours will be provided in groups of 9 or 10 participants guided by child and adolescent expert clinicians.

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Prerecorded Training

4 hours of prerecorded trainings on attachment theory, regulation, and more.

Training Organization

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 the art of delivering EMDR treatment to children and adolescents.

After the training, you will be able to:

  • 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.

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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!!

Our Manual

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

Eligibility Criteria

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

How to Start Your Journey

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

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