EMDRIA Professional Requirements

 Our Training & Consultation Meet and Exceed EMDRIA Requirements.

EMDR International Association Requirements

The following information explains the requirements of the EMDR International Association, the governing organization for EMDR Therapy.

The first step is to complete an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Therapy Training Course (formerly Part 1 & 2 Basic Training) which includes the 10 hours of follow-up consultation.  Upon completion, you may market yourself as an EMDR Therapist and join the EMDR International Association.

Levels of EMDRIA Expertise



Levels of EMDR Expertise TrainingRequirements  Hours of TherapistConsultation Cumulative     EMDR Clients CumulativeEMDR Sessions     Hours of CIT     Consultation
EMDR Therapist  EMDRIA Approved EMDR Therapy Training (formerly Part 1 & Part 2 Basic Training) 10 hours (included in price of our training)      
EMDRIA Certified Therapist Additional 12 EMDRIA Training credit hours Additional 20 hours 25 50  
EMDRIA Approved Consultant     75 300 20


Please Note:  The requirements for Consultation are not cumulative.  All requirements of each level must be completed in order.   This IS NOT a comprehensive list of the EMDRIA requirements.

Please visit EMDRIA.org for the most complete and up-to-date information.