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EMDR 2.0 – London

29th November 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


EMDR 2.0

Presented by Ad De Jongh and Suzy Matthijssen

Monday 29th of November 2021
London and Online (Hybrid Event).

LIVE EVENT ONLY – there will be no recording available after the event.

6 CPD points and certificate awarded on completion of course.

Ad De Jongh

Ad de Jongh Pasfoto (3)

Ad de Jongh, Ph.D. is clinical psychologist and professor of Anxiety and Behavior Disorders at the University of Amsterdam. Further, he is honorary professor in psychology at the School of Health Sciences of Salford University in Manchester, at the Institute of Health and Society of the University of Worcester, and at the School of Psychology of Queen’s University in Belfast. In 2015 Ad de Jongh was involved in establishing the Psychotrauma Expertise Center (PSYTREC), a mental health institution in the Netherlands that uses a short, and highly intensive treatment program for Complex PTSD, where he is a member of the board of directors. He is approved trainer for the EMDR Europe association. He is an expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders, and involved in research on the efficacy of evidence-based treatments for a wide variety of patient groups, including traumatized children, people with intellectual disabilities and other complex psychiatric conditions such as psychosis. He (co-)authored more than 400 articles/book chapters and 6 books on his areas of expertise.

Suzy Matthijssen


Suzy Matthijssen Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist-psychotherapist, senior researcher, cognitive behavioural therapist, psychotraumatherapist NtVP, NRGD registered pro justice reporter, EFT therapist, EMDR supervisor in training and is a lecturer at university and post-doctorate psychology specialization programs. The focus of her research is on the optimization of trauma treatments. She works at the Altrecht Academic Anxiety Centre where she is head of an intensive trauma treatment program and she is expert leader on PTSS. She is affiliated with Utrecht University. She is involved in research on the enhancement of trauma therapy, intensive trauma treatments and working mechanisms of trauma therapy. She is on the scientific committee of the Dutch and the EMDR Europe association and is a member of the Council of Scholars; the Future of EMDR project.

EMDR 2.0

This course is now a hybrid course, you can choose to either attend in person or via online webcast. LIVE EVENT ONLY  please note, there will be no recording available after the event.

Registration and Coffee /Tea: at 8am to 9am

Workshop: 9am to 5.00pm

Certificate and CPD Points: 6 CPD points and certificate awarded on completion of course.

Venue: Broadway House, London

Course Outline:

EMDR therapy prospers in a climate that supports innovation but insists upon corroborating research to validate findings. This workshop explores scientific interest in the working memory theory, which states that the effects of EMDR therapy can be attributed to dual taxation of a clients limited working memory capacity while recalling aversive memories. Specifically, research has shown that greater working memory taxation is more effective than lesser taxation.

This workshop presents multiple ways in which this knowledge can be integrated to better activate trauma memories, and to maximize the working memory load to enhance the beneficial effects of EMDR therapy. Consistent with this theory is the necessity of efficiently. The EMDR 2.0 package contains effective new applications that vary from modality-specific working memory-taxing techniques, and other bold techniques to destabilize trauma memories, such as the “EMD bomb”. The purpose of this workshop is to teach new methods for the treatment of patients with Complex PTSD who display high levels of anxiety and dissociation and have shown limited treatment effects. Case examples, video clips and live demonstrations will portray Innovative techniques. Participants will have practice opportunities and will receive a toolkit filled with new techniques.


Course cost £154.80


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29th November 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Broadway House, Tothill Street
Westminster, London SW1H 9NQ United Kingdom
0207 222 7777


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