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EMDR Basic Training: Session One and Two

March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am - March 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm



Session One: March 26-28th, 2015  (Thurs & Fri 9-5 pm; sat 9-4 pm)

Session TWO: June 24-27th 2015  (4hr consultation Wed 4-8 pm) (Thurs & Fri 9-5 pm. Sat 9-4 pm)




COST: $2,100

Two part Basic training Course which includes 10 hrs of group and individual consultation with an EMDRIA approved consultant; textbook; and manuals.

($2000 if non-refundable deposit received before FEB 6, 2015)

The non-refundable deposit to hold your spot for training is $600 with the balance paid by the first day of training.


Thibodeau & Thibodeau Inc Inc. Presents:

Basic Training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)


This course is approved by the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA) and follows the current recommended curriculum (as of July 1, 2007) and is in 3 parts: two 3-day Sessions including practica, plus 10-hours of Consultation. Registrants must take both Session 1 and Session 2. Consultations may be taken as part of this course or privately.


Prerequisites: Qualified applicants will have a minimum of a Master’s level training in a mental health discipline and must belong to a professional organization with a code of ethics, or be a graduate student having completed their core graduate academic coursework and be in their practicum/internship portion of their graduate program.

Graduate students must be on a licensing track and working under the supervision of a fully licensed mental health clinician. If you will be unable to practice EMDR with clients between the two sessions you will be unable to complete the training. Formore detailed information please visit www.suegenest.ca, EMDR Basic Training, and scroll down to the Course Outline.



  • lecture, discussion, demonstration, video (20 hours)
  • supervised practice (20 hours)
  • consultation (10 hours) with certified EMDR consultant


10 hrs of consultation must be completed to get your basic training certificate as mandated by EMDRIA. Consultation can only be obtained through a certified EMDRIA consultant as is provided in your basic training. Consultations as part of this course take place online and in-group following Session 1 and 2.



SueSue Genest, 1st class honors BA, MSc. CCC. is a certified EMDR therapist and consultant with EMDRIA. She has been working in health care for over 22 years. She has specialized in trauma work using EMDR, Hakomi body psychotherapy, and various methods to address the whole person.


She works with individuals, couples, and groups addressing trauma (eg., abuse, car accidents), addictions, grief, anxiety, stress, depression, self-esteem, health, and relationship issues. She has worked with the

following populations: individuals struggling with various mental health issues (eg. PTSD, Depression, Bipolar, Schizophrenia), individuals with varying disabilities; minorities (e.g. Aboriginal, gay/lesbian, immigrants), correctional offenders (e.g. Childhood trauma, personality disorders, military trauma); cancer patients, general public, student populations, and corporate professionals (E.g. EnCana, Enmax).


She is a provisionally registered psychologist in Alberta and a Canadian Certified Counsellor. She graduated from The University of Calgary with her 1st class Honors BA in Psychology and her Master of Science degree in Counselling Psychology. She has won numerous awards for her academic work and taught several classes at the University including counselling skills, lifespan development, mind/body/spirit medicine, qualitative

research; and sexuality. She has publications and presentations in the area of counselling, pediatrics, qualitative research, and sexuality.


Send registration form with deposit to

Thibodeau & Thibodeau Inc.

813 3rd Ave S Lethbridge AB T1J 0H8


REGISTER and pay by phone:

Call 403-849-7827 or thibodeau.inc@gmail.com



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March 26, 2015 @ 8:00 am
March 28, 2015 @ 5:00 pm


LifeSTAR Alberta / Lethbridge Institute of Family Therapy
402 2 Ave. South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0C3 Canada
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