Consultation is a super important to becoming competent and effective in the use of EMDR protocol with children. Once you complete EMDRIA Approved Basic Training & the initial 10 hours of case consultation, you are considered EMDR Trained!
Are you interested in EMDR Certification? After becoming EMDR trained, the process of becoming certified in EMDR requires an additional 20 hours of consultation with an Approved Consultant or Consultant-in-Training. More info can be found on www.emdria.org!
Christine is the founder of EMDR for Kids. She is an EMDRIA approved Consultant & advanced trainer. She is the author of EMDR Workbook for Kids and is the lead trainer at EMDR for Kids. Christine’s professional experience has included working in non-profit, child welfare, juvenile justice, community mental health, school-based mental health and higher education settings. Working in these various settings over the years has deepened her knowledge and understanding of complex trauma but has also exposed her to some of the most beautiful stories of healing and resilience. Christine is also a perinatal mental health certified therapist and loves working with expecting and new mamas! She provides a variety of EMDR consultation services & training and welcomes EMDR clinicians to join her offerings below!
If you are a therapist who is interested in working towards EMDR certification with Christine, please complete the
"Request to become an EMDR Consultee"
All EMDR therapists are welcome to join monthly drop-in EMDR consultation groups by registering below!
EMDR FOR KIDS CONSULTANTS-In-TRAINING
Monica McNeely, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who graduated from New York University with a Master of Social Work in 2011. Monica received her EMDR basic training from the EMDR Institut in 2018. She has worked with adults, adolescents, children, families, caregivers, and parents for over 10 years. Monica has her own private practice, works at a group practice providing EMDR therapy to first responders and complex trauma, and works at an EAP with clientele who are professional adults looking to manage stress, adult ADHD, balance their life, or overcome trauma. She also provides clinical supervision for licensed and pre-licensed clinicians. Monica uses an integrated approach to treatment to meet the individual needs of clients including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and other evidence-based approaches and practices. Monica is passionate about supporting clients through difficult life transitions/events and self-care! She is a certified EMDR therapist and an EMDRIA-approved consultant in training (CIT) and provides group and individual consultation.
Tanya Kaplow, LMFT is a Certified EMDR therapist and Consultant-in-Training . She specializes in EMDR therapy for those suffering from complex trauma, PTSD, addiction, anxiety, and depression. She previously worked in school-based settings and has extensive experience in working with children and teens. Currently, Tanya is a Facilitator-in-Training with the EMDR Institute. Tanya is additionally trained in immediate stabilization and early intervention protocols within EMDR and a clinical volunteer with the EMDR Trauma Recovery Network, Humanitarian Assistance Programs.