Deany Laliotis, LICSW

Plenary Speaker

Deany Laliotis is an internationally recognized trainer, consultant, and psychotherapist who teaches EMDR therapy using a relational approach to treating complex trauma.  As the Founder and Director of The Center for Excellence in EMDR Therapy, Deany offers a continuum of trainings from the basic through master courses in Relational EMDR Therapy℠.  Deany was awarded the Francine Shapiro Award for Outstanding Service and Clinical Excellence by the EMDR International Association in 2015. She has authored and co-authored several book chapters and articles on EMDR and is currently writing a book on Relational EMDR℠.  She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and fellow EMDR trainer, Daniel Merlis.