In the December 2009 Newsletter, EMDRIA’s Board of Directors released its updated Definition of EMDR. EMDRIA’s Definition of EMDR effects our requirements for EMDRIA Approved trainings, continuing education and more. As a result of the implications of this change, and the fact that EMDRIA is an EMDR authority, we feel it is important to share this new definition with the entire EMDR community. These changes mark the first updates to the EMDRIA Approved Clinical Definition of EMDR since 2003.
There are many opinions as to what the EMDR definition should consist of, and the new definition has been welcomed with open arms by some, and disliked by others. We welcome your feedback and comments — please share your thoughts with us!