Useful Links

EMDR Institute, Inc (
• Training institute in USA, founded by Francine Shapiro, PhD, the developer of EMDR therapy
• All EMDR Institute instructors have been personally trained and approved by Dr Shapiro
• International trainings
• Listing of EMDR-Institute trained clinicians
• Free internet-based Discussion List for Institute-trained clinicians


Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs (Trauma Recovery/HAP) (
• Non-profit organisation set up in 1995, USA
• Network of volunteers coordinated to serve communities around the world for disaster relief
• Resource and bookstore
• Lower fee EMDR Therapy Basic Trainings for non-profit agencies/organisations
• Provides the initial training manual for Basic Trainings conducted by EMDR Asia trainers


EMDR Asia (
• Regional EMDR association to collaborate with and support the development of EMDR national associations in the Asia-Pacific region
• Initiated in 2008 with the help of EMDR-Europe, HAP-Europe, HAP-USA, EMDRIA, and Trauma Aid
• EMDR Asia Conferences – 2010 (Bali, Indonesia); 2014 (Manila, The Philippines); 2017 (Shanghai, China); 2020 (Bangkok, Thailand)
• Sets minimum standards and accredits Asian trainers and consultants for Basic Training


EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) (
• Non-profit professional association that maintains standards for EMDR Basic and Advanced trainings in the United States
• Offers certification for practitioners, consultants and training programmes
• Host annual EMDR International Association Conference
• Peer-reviewed Journal of EMDR Practice & Research
Special Interest Internet Discussion Groups (SIGs)
Francine Shapiro Library (


EMDR Europe (
• Regional EMDR association governing standards of EMDR practice, research and education throughout Europe
• Made up of 32 member countries including Israel, Turkey and Azerbaijan


EMDR Global Alliance ( 


EMDR Research Foundation (
• Offers funding to high quality EMDR therapy research worldwide
• Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) articles
• Subscribe to bimonthly clinical newsletters / monthly military-in-action newsletters
• Use the EMDR Fidelity Rating Scale (ERFS) to monitor treatment integrity in research, treatment sessions, or to facilitate consultation