EP106: EMDR Therapy Training for Social Workers

Deany Laliotis

EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) is a form of psychotherapy designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories. What do social workers need to know about EMDR?

Deany Laliotis, LICSW, is an internationally recognized trainer, consultant, and psychotherapist who teaches EMDR therapy using a relational approach to treating complex trauma. She is the founder and director of The Center for Excellence in EMDR Therapy.

Elisabeth Lamotte

Our host for this episode is NASW member Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW, founder of the DC Counseling and Psychotherapy Center and author of "Overcoming Your Parents’ Divorce." She serves on the Board of Advisors of her graduate school, the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, the Trustees' Council of Penn Women, and the board of NASW’s Private Practice Section Committee.

Posted Sept. 6, 2023

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About Deany Laliotis

Deany Laliotis is the Founder and Director of The Center for Excellence in EMDR Therapy. She offers a continuum of trainings from the basic through master courses in Relational EMDR Therapy℠. 

She was awarded the Francine Shapiro Award for Outstanding Service and Clinical Excellence by the EMDR International Association in 2015. She has authored and co-authored several book chapters and articles on EMDR and is writing a book on Relational EMDR℠. 

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