EMDRIA Approved Basic


A Developmentally Grounded Training in EMDR Therapy for Treating Psychotraumatology in Clients from Infants to Adults including Pediatric

EMDR Therapy

Part 1 - July 19-21

Part 2 - November 15-17

Sign in is at 8:00 am with training from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm daily


Registration Fee Includes:

  • Training manual and worksheets

  • Continental breakfast and snacks

Already Completed Part 1?

  • Part 2 only $695; $495 for non-profit/interns (includes 5 hours of group consultation)

Already Have Basic Training Complete?

  • Update your skills by attending the entire course: Part 1 & 2: $595; only $495 for non-profit/interns (does not include group consultation hour).

Need Consultation Hours?

  • Purchase 5 Hours of Group Consultation for $125.00


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Dr. Robbie Adler-Tapia


–National Registered Health Psychologist
–EMDR Consulting Trainer
–EMDR Trauma Recovery – HAP Trainer
–EMDRIA Approved Consultant/Certified Therapist
–Tapia Counseling and Psychological Services, LLC

Dr. Adler-Tapia is a licensed psychologist who has worked with individuals impacted by trauma for more than 30 years. Dr. Adler-Tapia’s work as a psychologist, educator, researcher and writer has taken place in community mental health and child welfare settings. As the Clinical Director at Childhelp’s Children’s Center, she worked with an interdisciplinary team at a national non-profit center for children who are victims of crime with services funded by VOCA. Robbie has published on EMDR Therapy with Children: Adler-Tapia, R.L. & Settle, C.S. (2008). EMDR and the art of psychotherapy with children. N.Y.: Springer Publishing; and, Adler-Tapia, R.L. (June 2012). Child psychotherapy: Integrating developmental theory into clinical practice. N.Y.: Springer Publishing, along chapters and journal articles.

Currently in private practice she provides counseling, consultation and psychological services for children and families referred by child welfare, law enforcement and the legal system. She works with law enforcement professionals and firefighters both locally and nationally as a presenter for the National Fallen Firefighters’ Foundation’s Taking Care of Our Own Program. She is the Mental Health Consultant to PISTLE (Post Incident Stress and Trauma in Law Enforcement) a Peer Support Program for Law Enforcement Professionals. In a forensic role, Dr. Adler-Tapia has served as an expert witness in the Juvenile, Family, and Criminal Courts.

Dr. Adler-Tapia has published on mental health services for public safety: Adler-Tapia (2013). Early Mental Health Intervention for First Responders/Protective Service Workers Including Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Professionals. In M. Luber, (Ed), Implementing EMDR Early Mental Health Interventions for Man-Made and Natural Disasters: Models, Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets. Springer, New York, N.Y. Her workshops include: “Haunted: EMDR Psychotherapy for First Responders and Protective Services Personnel,” and, “The Trauma After the Trauma: Betrayal Trauma Experienced by the Military and Public Safety.”



A Developmentally Grounded EMDRIA Approved Training for Treating Clients from Children to Adults.

This training offered in partnership between Waters Edge Counseling & Play Therapy & Tapia Counseling and Psychological Services, Inc.

Licensed Professionals should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

*Up to 40 CEUs provided (EMDRIA and APA approval

Part 1: July 19-21, 2019

Part 2: November 15-17, 2019




Waters Edge Counseling & Play Therapy 204 S. 24th St. Rogers, AR 72758

Registration fee: Training plus 10 hours of group consultation $995 - Non-profit/community mental health/interns

$1,395 - Private practitioner/for-profit agency employees