For Indian resident participants ONLY

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

DATES: 8th- 9th March & 15th- 16th March, 2024
TIME: 9.00am – 5.00 pm Indian Standard Time (IST)

EMDR Association, India and EMDR Asia in collaboration with 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. Mrinalini Purandare,

Training in Charge:

Dr. Sushma Mehrotra,

For further enquiries:

Ms. Riya Shah,

8th- 9th March & 15th- 16th March, 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 without 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 caregiver about your readiness of undergoing the 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 the mandatory requirements for receiving Certificate.

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.

Candidate applying outside from India, residing in Asian countries which have EMDR Associations, need to take prior written permission from the local EMDR Associations for applying this training.


INR 32,000/- Paid for only Part – 1 (payment for Part 2 training can be made separately later) it 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 in the 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. Kindly 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– 25th February 2024.
For individuals residing in India– 29th February 2024.

(Part 2 to be announced later. Please note: The possibility of off-line training to those living in Mumbai or those willing to travel.)

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

*Please do not make payment on our old Account Number. Kindly make sure to pay on the account number mentioned in the brochure.

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