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Approved EMDR Training

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a clinically-proven evidence-based psychological therapy. It is especially effective in the treatment of both PTSD and phantom limb pain and has been endorsed by numerous international organizations and government bodies.

Training in EMDR is offered through the British Columbia School of Professional Psychology (BCSPP), an approved EMDRIA training site. Marshall Wilensky, Ph.D., teaches the current recommended curriculum, which provides a thorough grounding in the use of this therapeutic tool. Though the BCSPP is based out of Vancouver, BC, trainings are offerred throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon, and Washington. See our webpages on EMDR training in Metro Vancouver, BC, and other locations).

See our About EMDR page for more info.

Instructor: Marshall Wilensky

Marshall Wilensky, PhD, is an EMDRIA approved consultant and trainer and has facilitated EMDR trainings in both Canada and the US since 1998. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and has more than 15,000 hours of experience with EMDR (since 1993). He has been endorsed as a board certified expert in traumatic stress by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and was an EMDR Institute Facilitator from 1996-2006.

Since 1980, Marshall has also had a Private Practice in Vancouver, and has taught Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology for Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia School of Professional Psychology, and the University of British Columbia.

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