N. California EMDRIA Regional Meeting
March 17, 2007 at Oakland's Preservation Park
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Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning for EMDR Therapists
Presenter: Ricky Greenwald
how to do EMDR is of little use without knowing how to get ones client
to the point of being willing and able to do EMDR successfully. Trauma-informed case
formulation and treatment planning enable the therapist to systematically pursue treatment
activities that help the client to (a) understand why trauma resolution is important, (b)
have the motivation to do it, and (c) develop the affect tolerance and coping skills to
About Dr. Greenwald:
Greenwald, PsyD, is the founder and Executive Director of the Child Trauma Institute. He
was previously Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr.
Greenwald is a pioneer in EMDR treatment and training. He is the author of numerous
professional articles as well as several books, including EMDR in Child & Adolescent
Psychotherapy (1999), Trauma and Juvenile Delinquency (editor; 2002), Child Trauma
Handbook (2005), and EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-informed Treatment (in press).
His work has been translated into over a dozen languages.