• Friday, October 11, 2019


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The Practical Application of EMDR and Brainspotting in an Inpatient Addiction Treatment Setting

New York, NY

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October 11
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

Hazelden Betty Ford
322 8th Ave., 12th Fl.
New York, NY 10001 

A FREE light lunch is provided
2 CEs applied for.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is seen to be a highly effective treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Explore the effectiveness of EMDR over a five-year period in an inpatient addiction treatment setting, primarily for those suffering from PTSD or symptoms of trauma. 


  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of EMDR through the eight stages    
  • Explore how EMDR and Brainspotting (BSP) can be used in an inpatient setting 
  • Identify the range of issues that can be addressed and subsequent follow-up treatment 
  • Discuss criteria for success


11 a.m. Check-in
11-11:30 a.m. Networking and light lunch 
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Presentation


George Koren, MEd, COPD, LCADC, CMS, LPC 

For more than 30 years, George Koren has worked with patients, clients and families struggling with substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, development disabilities and relationship issues. As a specialty therapist at Seabrook House in New Jersey, Koren treats patients with substance use disorders for trauma, grief and anxiety through EMDR psychotherapy techniques. He is a certified mental illness chemical abuse specialist with a master's of education degree in counseling.



Questions or ADA request? Please contact Chris Usher by email or at 1-203-895-6238.

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