COVID-19 NOTICE: No face-to-face trainings will be held until the COVID-19 threat has substantially passed. EMDRIA has approved an online EMDR Part II training on May 15-17 for people who have already taken Part 1. Approval to offer on-line Part 1 trainings is under consideration by EMDRIA, but it is likely to be at least until June if approval is granted.



Flash Technique Workshops

Live in the UK

London - April 22, 2020

London - April 23, 2020

Birmingham - April 24, 2020

Cost £159 including, lunch, handouts and refreshments.

6 EMDR CPD points have been applied for and awarded previously.

Flash Technique & Dyadic Resourcing Three-Day Workshop

Live in Belgium

April 27-29, 2020

EMDR Video Course

Two Sessions of Trauma Processing

FREE Online Course

1 CE credit available for purchase ($15)

About Dr. Manfield 

Dr. Manfield has been licensed as a marriage and family therapist since 1975. He has authored or edited five books about psychotherapy and the use of EMDR. An international trainer, he has taught in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. In January, 2001, he was honored to be featured in the book, "3 Minute Consultations with America's Greatest Psychotherapists." (Jason Aronson, Publishers) He is currently Northern California Regional Coordinator for the EMDR International Association. Click here for information about the 2019 Regional Meeting (Mini-conference) at Preservation Park on March 30, 2019.


Basic Training in EMDR

Fresno, CA

Part 1: May 29-31, 2020

Part 2: September 18-20, 2020

Trainer: Philip Manfield, Ph.D.

Schedule: 6-9:30pm Fri, 9-6:15 Sat & Sun  

Location: St.Agnes Hospital Education Center

Berkeley, CA

Part 1: March 6-8, 2020

Part 2: May 1-3, 2020

Trainer: Philip Manfield, Ph.D.

Schedule: 6:00pm-9:30pm Fri, 9:00am-6:15pm Sat & Sun 

Location: UC Berkeley Faculty Club

Portland, OR

Part 1: March 13-15, 2020

Part 2: May 15-17, 2020

Trainer: Philip Manfield, Ph.D.

Schedule:6:00pm-9:30pm Fri, 9:00am-6:15pm Sat & Sun 

Location: Portland Airport Hilton Garden Inn



This technique is used during the preparation phase of EMDR, and allows clients to reduce the disturbance associated with extremely painful memories without actually feeling the pain.


April 4, 2020