Andrew M. Leeds, Ph.D. is Director of Training for Sonoma Psychotherapy Training Institute, offering basic and advanced EMDR training internationally. He is author of A Guide to the Standard EMDR Therapy Protocols, journal articles and book chapters. He completed EMDR training in 1991 and served on the EMDRIA Board 2003-2005. He is an inaugural member of the Journal of EMDR Editorial Board. He was awarded the 1999 Ronald Martinez Memorial Award from Francine Shapiro, the 1999 EMDRIA award for creative innovation and the 2013 EMDRIA Francine Shapiro Award. He maintains a private practice as a Psychologist in Santa Rosa, California.