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EMDR and Dissociation: The Progressive Approach, Dolores Mosquera Book Study (12 CEUs)


This Home Study Program offers an opportunity to earn 12 credits (EMDRIA, MSW LMFT, LMHC, LPC and other masters-level NBCC approved clinicians) by demonstrating that you have gained knowledge by reading this book. The book is the educational content of this program.

The book is not included in the purchase of this CE program. To purchase a copy of the book, click HERE or HERE.

EMDR and Dissociation: The Progressive Approach

by Dolores Mosquera and Anabel Gonzalez
book purchased separately

Learn some of the basic aspects that therapists must understand in order to adequately apply EMDR in the more severe cases, including dissociative disorders, personality disorders and different types of complex traumatization.

After many early cautions about the potential dangers of using EMDR with individuals suffering from dissociative disorders, limited proposals have been offered for adapting EMDR procedures to this specific population. Based on these early cautions, EMDR is still considered by many clinicians as offering interventions that are limited to the treatment of traumatic memories in high functioning dissociative clients and only after a long preparation phase that depends on other treatment modalities. From this conceptualization, the use of EMDR is strongly limited and many survivors of severe traumatization are seen as unable to benefit from EMDR and, if at all, only much later in the treatment process.

Gonzalez & Mosquera (2012) have developed and articulate in this book their progressive approach model for treating complex trauma and dissociation. Using this model, clinicians can safely utilize a wide range of EMDR interventions from early in the preparatory phase of treatment for patients with dissociative disorders. Numerous clinical case examples illustrate interventions with EMDR for dissociative clients following this model allowing clinicians to safely utilize a wide range of EMDR interventions from early in the preparatory phase of treatment for patients with dissociative disorders. EMDR therapists will learn new interventions to implement at different phases of treatment.

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Dolores Mosquera is a psychologist and psychotherapist. She is the director of the Institute for the Study of Trauma and Personality Disorders (INTRA-TP), a private institution where she has worked with EMDR for many years on cases related to severe traumatization. She is an EMDR Europe Consultant and Facilitator. She has extensive teaching experience, leading seminars, workshops and lectures internationally. She has published many books and articles on personality disorders, complex trauma and dissociation and is a recognized expert in this field.


Anabel Gonzalez, MD, PhD, works as a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in the Public Mental Health System and in private practice. She heads the Trauma and Dissociation Program included in the Severe Mental Disorders Unit at the University Hospital of A Coruña, Spain. She has broad clinical experience with dissociative and psychotic disorders. Trained in different psychotherapeutic approaches, she is an EMDR Trainer and Consultant. She offers regular advanced trainings with the Spanish EMDR Association, and has presented several workshops on EMDR interventions in dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and psychosis. She is a board member of the ESTD and Vice-President of the Spanish EMDR Association. She is the author of several articles, presentations, and books about EMDR, complex trauma, and dissociation.

Key Features:

* Expands what is possible with EMDR Therapy * Groundbreaking innovative thinking
* Collaboration of many experts in EMDR Therapy and complex traumatization * Skillful integration of theory and practice
* Insights into the struggles and needs of those impacted by chronic traumatization * Numerous case vignettes
* Practical tools explained with detailed steps to apply with clients
  1. This Online Program (book needs to be purchased separately): $99.00
  2. Purchase a copy of the book by CLICKING HERE or HERE.

Purchase of this online program includes:
1. Home CEU Course – Downloadable PDF
2. 12 NBCC approved masters level professional CEUs (including LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, LPC, and more) and 12 EMDRIA CEUs

Instructions for Purchase:
1. After completing your purchase, you will receive an email receipt verifying your purchase with a link to a quiz based upon the book’s content.
2. To earn your CEUs, you must answer the quiz questions online.
3. For your convenience, you will be provided a downloadable PDF version of the quiz to use while you read. You must submit your answers online to receive your CEUs!

When you complete and pass the quiz, you will be issued a downloadable certificate for EMDRIA and NBCC approved Masters Level professional CEUs.

The book is not included in the purchase of this CE program. To purchase a copy of the book, click HERE or HERE.

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