For Indian resident participants ONLY

EMDR Association, India and EMDR Asia in collaboration with EMDR Institue and Trauma Recovery-Humanitarian Assistance Program, USA is announcing virtual on-line training.

DATES: 21st– 22nd & 28th– 29th June, 2024
TIME: 9.00am – 5.00 pm Indian Standard Time (IST)

EMDR Association, India and EMDR Asia in collaboration with EMDR Institue and Trauma Recovery-Humanitarian Assistance Program, USA is announcing virtual on-line training.

About EMDR Psychotherapy Training

EMDR Psychotherapy Basic/Standard Training has 2 parts of training (20 hours lectures, 20 hours practice and 10 hours supervision/consultation) which includes lectures, video demonstrations and supervised practice in small groups.

Five hours of case consultation with an approved EMDR consultant after each part of the Basic/Standard Training is a requirement for receiving the certificate of completion.

Training Team

Dr. Sushma Mehrotra, Dr. Parul Tank, Dr. Dushyant Bhadlikar, Mr. Chintan Naik, Dr. Deepak Gupta, Dr. Usha Verma Srivastava

Trainers in Training/ co-trainers:

Dr. Mrinalini Purandare, Ms. Nithya Mohan, Ms. Karishma Savla Shah, Ms. Kruti Shah, Fr. Chilton George Fernandez, Mr. Syam Ravindran, Ms. Sonali Tanksale & Ms. Tripti Vaid

Facilitators/ Consultants:

Dr. Deepak Gupta, Dr. Usha Verma Srivastava, Mr. Chintan Naik, Dr. Mrinalini Purandare, Fr. Chilton George Fernandez, Ms. Karishma Shah Savla, Ms Kruti Shah, Ms. Nithya Mohan, Ms. Sonali Tanksale, Ms. Tripti Vaid, Mr. Syam KR & Dr. Nabanita Sengupta

EMDR Association President and training in charge:

President EMDR Association: Dr. Parul Tank,

Training Chair: Dr. Sushma Mehrotra,

Training Co-Chair: Dr. Mrinalini Purandare,

For further enquiries: Ms. Riya Shah,

21st– 22nd & 28th– 29th June, 2024


  • Part 1: The candidates who are enrolling should be post graduates of regular courses from mental health or social science faculties including psychology, psychiatry, human development and psychiatric social work from a UGC recognized University. Individuals completing their PG courses from private institutes or a university that is not recognized by UGC and the PG Course without internship and practical experience should not apply. Selection will be at the discretion of the panel of expert based on academic performance at post graduate level.
  • EMDR Therapy Training involves practice for the understanding of EMDR Therapy procedures, the participants work on their own issues/ symptoms/memories, which is not a role play. At times it can lead to a mild to moderate level of disturbance. EMDR Association draws your attention to the following: “if you have been/are currently under medical and/or psychological care, kindly consult your treating doctor/therapist about your readiness for undergoing EMDR Therapy Training”.
  • Part 2: The candidates should complete Part 1 and 5 hours of consultation from an EMDR Asia recognized and assigned consultant.


Important: Attending the complete course with theory, practicum and supervised consultation are mandatory requirements for receiving the Certificate. The Certificate of Completion will be given after completing the supervised practicum with satisfactory supervision criteria. The certification of completion will be issued only after part 2 of basic standard training is attended and 5 hours of case consultation along with written case reports are submitted and approved by the facilitator.

The participants unable to complete the course requirements within 2 years after the training will not receive the Certificate of Completion and will have to repeat the entire Basic/Standard EMDR Training.

This EMDR Basic/Standard training and completion certificate are recognized and accepted in the geographical limitations of Asia only.

Candidates residing outside India need to ask permission from their local EMDR association to apply for this training.


INR 32,000/- Paid for only Part – 1 (payment for Part 2 training can be made separately later). Payment is inclusive of course materials, postage within India and consultation of 5 hours


INR 60,000/- Paid for both Part 1 & Part 2 together- inclusive of course materials, postage within India and 10 hours of consultation (5 hours after Part 1 and 5 hours after Part 2)

*Please Note: Additional courier charges will be applied for the participants outside of India for the postage of the course material, based on actual expenditure.


For registration, please refer to the registration process and form.

Registration process for participating in the training

  1. Kindly fill the Application form given below in this brochure and send by email to the addresses mentioned there. Please also attach a scanned copy of your highest degree of education which meets the eligibility criteria for this training.
  2. Please wait for the confirmation of your application acceptance.
  3. Only after confirmation of your application acceptance, make the payment of INR 32,000 for the EMDR Psychotherapy Part 1 training or INR 60,000 for both Part- 1 and Part-2 combined. Kindly email the electronic copy of the payment to the email address given in the application form. You will receive confirmation once the payment has been received.
  4. Payment will be accepted by electronic transfer only. (Bank transfer details shared in this brochure)
  5. Refund policy:  50% of the amount, 2 weeks prior to training. No refunds possible thereafter.

Application deadlines: (since training material has to be couriered to participants prior to the training dates)

Last day to complete the payment:

For individuals residing outside of India– 5th June 2024.
For individuals residing in India– 9th June 2024.

PLEASE NOTE: There are limited seats available for the training; please apply as soon as possible.

Payment Details

Payment will be accepted by electronic transfer only.

Please send the registration payment to:
Account Name: EMDR Association
Account  Number 922020067152383
Account type Current
Bank Details Axis Bank Limited, Nariman Point Branch, Ground Floor, G-1, Maker Chambers IV, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400021, Maharashtra (MH), India
IFS Code UTIB0000173
Swift Code AXISINBB173

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