Participants from last year’s EMDR training and our Bessel van der Kolk workshops report that Dr. van der Kolk claims that EMDR is so effective for trauma patients that not having it in your toolkit is akin to malpractice. Dr. van der Kolk is known for his emphatic manner of speaking and while it is clear that EMDR is not appropriate for all clients, the fact remains: 20 controlled studies show that EMDR is effective in eliminating or decreasing symptoms from PTSD in the majority of clients.

EMDR 101: click here for what it is and how it works.

Interested in learning EMDR? Roy Kiessling presents his 5-day Basic EMDR Training in Toronto and in Vancouver this year.