For therapists who have been through the Basic EMDR
Training Weekends 1 & 2.
A review of resourcing skills and client preparation for therapists who have completed basic EMDR training. This workshop will cover a selection of resourcing skills to be used in preparation for EMDR processing, as well as a review of how to explain EMDR to your client in a clear and concise manner.
1. Participants will be able to explain the EMDR therapy process in a concise, client friendly manner.
2. Participants will receive a review of resourcing skills and how to introduce bilateral stimulation with resourcing.
3. Participants will be able to comfortably use at least two resourcing skills presented.
Presented by: Reannon Ketabian, LMFT & Josh Garcia, LCSW
Reannon Ketabian, LMFT (CA LMFT #93397) has been working as a therapist since 2011. She has worked in a variety of crisis settings, as well as private practice focused on brief trauma informed therapies. She received her EMDR training in 2014 and became a, EMDRIA Certified Therapist in EMDR in 2018. Additionally, Reannon is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant in Training; as such she dedicates a portion of her time to training and educating other therapists in the practice of EMDR therapy. Reannon has an extensive background working with traumatic stress, including survivors of intimate partner violence, those suffering from chronic illness, first responders, and victims of crime. Additionally, she is a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. Reannon has an online based private practice serving residents of California.
As a former Psychiatric Emergency Response Team Clinician (PERT) with the Carlsbad Police Department and San Marcos Sheriff’s Department (2010-2014), he has experience working alongside Law Enforcement and other First Responders in providing critical clinical interventions and support.Experiences with the PERT Team have instilled the importance in recognizing and treating trauma in the community, in order to help those most in need, and to preserve public safety.
Josh concurrently works with Kaiser Permanente in providing therapy, psychosocial assessments, and group facilitation. He is also working toward completion of training as a Certified Disaster Mental Health Response Specialist (CDMHRS). Additional clinical experience includes serving as a PsyCare Therapist (2009-2017), and as a former County of San Diego Qualified Mental Health Professional at the Polinsky Children’s Center Day Rehab Program (2005-2010).
Prior to this assignment, Josh worked with the County of San Diego as a Protective Services Worker in the American Indian Specialty Unit (2000-2005). During his Master’s Degree training, Josh interned with the Escondido Youth Encounter STEPS Program for trauma-reactive youth, and the Oceanside Family to Family Unit. These experiences have contributed to a solid foundation in cultural competence, respect, open-mindedness, compassion and the appropriate use of humor as cornerstones to Josh’s work.