Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful scientifically proven psychotherapy to help people recover from traumatic events in their lives which have led to poor mental health.

EMDR Association UK is the professional body for EMDR clinicians and researchers seeking the highest standards of clinical practice in the United Kingdom.

EMDR therapy is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Why become a member of the EMDR UK Association?

Membership of the EMDR UK Association comes with a range of benefits, including:

  • Professional support & accreditation
  • Newsletter & journal subscription; reduced event fees
  • Access to peer supervision and online member area
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Back 2 Basics – Ian Plagaro – 12.09.2024

9:00 am, 12 Sep 2024–12 Sep 2024

12th September 2024 – 09.00am – 16.30pm INTRODUCTION: When Ian trained as an EMDR Training Facilitator he found that going back to basics was invaluable to his own practice, despite being an experienced Consultant.  Consequently, he developed this workshop which reviews the fundamentals of EMDR.  Feedback from participants who have previously attended Ian’s workshop has […]

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Clinician Toolbox for Adaptation of EMDR Therapy to People with Intellectual Disability – Joseph C. Yaskin, MSS, LCSW – 08.11.2024

2:00 pm, 8 Nov 2024–8 Nov 2024

8th November – 14.00pm – 17.00pm INTRODUCTION: People with intellectual disability (ID) experience neglect and abuse at much higher rates than the general population. They also suffer trauma consequent to social exclusion and stigma. This vulnerable population suffers unequal access to mental health care, in part because of “diagnostic overshadowing,” where treatable psychiatric disorders are […]

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