Genaro Sandoval, LCDC


Genaro Sandoval, LCDC, is a Bilingual (Spanish and English) Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor trained in a range of modalities including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Gottman Therapy method. His educational background includes an M.A. in Counseling from St. Edwards University, a B.A. in Sociology and minor in psychology from United States International University. Genaro is currently a Research Project Manager with the Austin Police Department where he co-facilitates a controlled field research study with staff psychologist, Dr. Carol Logan, Vanderbilt University, and University of Texas LBJ school of social policy.


Session 212: Delivery of EMDR in a Metropolitan Police Department: A Pilot Program

Presented by Christie Sprowls, Psy.D., Carol Logan, Ph.D., Genaro Sandoval, LCDC, Peggy Brewer-Dowling, Ph.D. in Intermediate at 11:00 AM on Sunday, September 27th.

Session Description: There is currently an urgent situation within our nation’s police force: police officers are suffering increased psychological symptoms and sometimes suicidal risk. At the same time, there is a rising public outcry against police ‘excessive use of force’, or ‘police brutality‘. Recent groundbreaking research in neurobiology illuminates the root cause of this crisis.…