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  • 01 Feb 2024
  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 1501 International Parkway Lake Mary, Florida 32746
  • 21


  • Valid until November 1st 2023
  • Valid until November 1st 2023

Description: Are you a therapist who attended Basic Training but feel rusty with your skills and knowledge of EMDR Therapy? Or after your training and consultation calls, you would like to have more instruction and practice. Join Sandra B. Stanford, Approved Consultant and Advanced Trainer, as she teaches the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy and explains through lecture, video and practicum the beauty of this therapy and how to implement it in the counseling room.

EC Program Approval Number: #19011-04

EMDRIA Credits: 6.5

CE Broker Tracking #: 20-1092242

This event is sponsored by FMHCA, an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider. FMHCA NBCC Provider# 2058. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the history of EMDR Therapy.
  2. Describe the 8 Phases of EMDR Therapy.
  3. Describe AIP model.
  4. Describe Phase 1 Intake.
  5. Describe Phase 2 Calm Place and Container.
  6. Identify 10 best/hardest memories for the client.
  7. Describe and demonstrate Phases 3-7.
  8. Explain phobias and demonstrate the protocol.
  9. Describe blocking beliefs.
  10. Explain Cognitive Interweaves.
  11. Demonstrate Phase 2 Gathering Team.
  12. Demonstrate Phase 8 Reevaluation.
  13. Demonstrate Future Template.

About the Speaker:

Sandra B. Stanford, MA works as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor at Charis Counseling. Center’s satellite office in Titusville, FL. Sandra earned her Master’s Degree in Psychological Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Sandra’s therapeutic style is collaborative in nature where her goal is to help clients recognize, define, and achieve growth and healing in their hearts and homes.

Sandra and her husband, David, have been married over 30 years and have two adult children, Jonathan and Anna Beth, a son in love, Christopher, grandsons, Ashton and Elliot, along with 2 Airedale grand-dogs, Sherlock and Weta. Sandra is certified in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which is a powerful psychotherapy approach that has helped an estimated two million people of all ages relieve many types of psychological distress. She is an approved CEU provider for EMDR Therapy. 

Additionally, Sandra enjoys working with couples and is certified in the Prepare & Enrich program, she is trained in Emotional Intimacy which teaches couples how to connect on a deeper level and has a specialty focus on those couples who desire healing from an affair. Sandra is the founder of Our Marriage Matters and offers faith-based weekend intensive retreats and groups for couples.

She is also a Certified Daring Way ™ Facilitator utilizing the work of Brene’ Brown offering one day workshops and processing groups. Sandra is an active member of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Get In Touch


(407) 314-4192




1067 Cheney Highway

Titusville, FL 32780


Counseling Hours: Monday 11-8 through Wednesday 11-8

Telehealth for individuals

EMDR Consultation Hours: Thursday 10-7; Saturday mornings

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