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Introduction to Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

November 16 @ 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This webinar will introduce professionals to Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, an evidence-based approach that was developed by Francine Shapiro in 1987.  EMDR has many applications, including treating trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, phobias, and low self-esteem. Through case examples, attendees will learn how EMDR is used and the benefits it can have with clients.


Vivian Levi, LCPC, Trained EMDR Therapist, Owner of Rockville Psychotherapy Associates

Vivian Levi is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC), EMDR International Association member and an EMDR trained therapist.  Through her work in the field of family violence, she has gained a great understanding of trauma and the needs of families. She regularly uses evidence-based techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR) to treat trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as anxiety and depression. Levi works closely with the legal system and is a trained mediator, focusing on helping couples to effectively continue to co-parent their children, after separation and divorce.

Health Facilities Association of Maryland LogoHFAM is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education learning activities and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for 1.5 Category 1 continuing education units.