EMDR Training for DoD and VA Therapists
and others who work with the military and veterans
Dr. Hurley's training include modules on using EMDR therapy to treat
moral injury, military sexual trauma, and suicidality during dissociation.
Information regarding EMDR training for therapists serving military and veteran population can be obtained by contacting Dr. Hurley at Soldier Center (931) 553-6981, or emailing email@example.com.
Ten hours of phone consultation is included with the EMDR basic training provided by Dr. Hurley. Five hours are provided following EMDR part 1 and five additional hours are provided following the EMDR part 2 training.
Additionally, Dr. Hurley provides individual and group consultation to EMDR trained clinicians who have been previously trained and seek speciality consultation in treating military and veteran populations using EMDR therapy.
Training Therapists who provide for our Veterans
& Veterans Care
As noted on the left, Soldier Center is listed as one of three EMDR treatment and training resourses in the U.S. in EMDR: The breakthrough therapy for overcoming anxiety, stress and trauma.
p. 270, Basic Books, 2016
by Francine Shapiro and Margot Forrest
E. C. Hurley, PhD, presents at the EMDR International Conference (EMDRIA), Minneapolis, Atlanta, and Bellevue (Seattle).
We provide a full range of EMDR clinical development programs ranging from EMDR basic trainings, EMDR advanced trainings, consultation, an EMDR-focused externship and certification as an "EMDR Military Specialist." - at a center whose staff specializes in treating cleints in EMDR therapy.
A Veteran EMDR Trainer for those who serve the military and veteran population
E. C. Hurley, PhD, was selected and trained as an EMDR trainer by Francine Shapiro, PhD, the psychologist who developed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
A U.S. Army OIF veteran with PTSD, chronic depression and moral injury describes his successful treatment with EMDR therapy
As a retired Army Colonel with over 33 years of military experience, ranging from enlistment during the Vietnam era to the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), his EMDR trainings intregrate the standard EMDR basic training with his understanding of the military and veteran cultures and years of clinical experience using EMDR therapy to treat a wide range of clinical issues including combat trauma, military sexual trauma and moral injury issues. He is the founder and executive director of SOLDIER CENTER, a psychotherapy center with a staff dedicated to providing effective treatment to military personnel, veterans and their families, assisting them to reclaim their lives. Dr. Hurley demonstrates his EMDR training with video presentations of his work treating military personnel and veterans daily since 9/11. His trainings are designed to prepare participants to begin treating their military and veteran population including those with complex PTSD. Additional information regarding E. C. Hurley, PhD, as an EMDR military and veteran trainer can be found on the following webpage: E.C. Hurley, PhD. Registered as a US Federal Contractor with the System for Award Management (SAM) Registration.
EMDR Advanced Training - by E. C. Hurley, PhD
18 CEUs available - trainings throughout U.S. and Canada
Registration and information: https://www.nova-emdr-workshops.com/
Separate training at Soldier Center, Clarksville, TN
Jan 24-26, 2020
EMDR Basic Training - 2020
Feb 7-9 EMDR Basic Pt 1 TN Disaster MH Strike Team Providers (Closed Group)
Part 2 =Mar 20-22
Mar 9-13 EMDR 5-day Veteran-Focused Basic (Parts 1 & 2)
(Providers who treat military/veterans)
Mar 20-21 EMDR Basic (Part 1); May 29-31 (Part 2)
June 26-28 EMDR Basic (Part 1); Aug 14-16 (Part 2)
Sep 11-13 EMDR Basic (Part 1); Nov 6-8 (Part 2)
EMDR therapy basic trainings are focused on military and veteran issues. The trainings are available to all clinicians working with those who have served. E. C. Hurley, PhD, has been providing EMDR basic training to psychotherapists in the Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Armed Forces for the last ten years at American military installations world-wide. Dr. Hurley served as the EMDR Institute's instructor for the U.S. Army Medical Command for four years, after which he prepared four AMEDD in-house EMDR trainers to continue the programs. He regularly provides training for mental health professionals serving in the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and Department of Veterans Affairs. With over 30 years as a licensed mental health provider, he has treated 8-10 soldiers a day, 5 days a week with EMDR therapy since 9-11 and the beginning of OIF and OEF 1. As a seasoned military officer, retired from active duty and active in training mental health professionals, he is committed to insuring training participants receive training necessary to effectively treat military and veteran personnel with complex trauma both from combat and military sexual assault.
A new book to be published by Springer Publishing 2020
A Clinicians Guide to Treating Military and Veterans
with EMDR Therapy
E. C. Hurley, DMin, PhD
COL, USA (Ret) - author
Book includes chapters covering: Military Culture, EMDR Phases 1-7, and special topics: Using EMDR therapy to treat:
PTSD and TBIs with EMDR Therapy
Military Sexual Trauma
Moral Injury and EMDR Therapy
Military and Veteran Suicidality
When EMDR therapy does not work with some
EMDR Early Intervention with Military and Community
We provide a range of EMDR training from EMDR basic training, advanced training and even a certificate in EMDR Military Specialist Certificate
EMDR ADVANCED CLINICAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT - SPECIALIST DESIGNATION
NEW BOOK BY DR. HURLEY - A CLINICIANS GUIDE FOR TREATING MILITARY AND VETERANS WITH EMDR THERAPY (in press)