Steven Silver, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker

Steven Silver, Ph.D., trained with Francine Shapiro in 1991 and became an EMDR Institute Senior Trainer. He was EMDR-HAP’s first Programs Chair. A Marine and Army veteran, he worked with veterans since 1972 and directed an inpatient PTSD Program. He led EMDR teams to Bangladesh, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Northern Ireland. Co-author, with Dr. Susan Rogers, of “Light in the heart of darkness,” he has over 50 publications. He received EMDR-HAP’s Elizabeth Snyker Memorial Award, the EMDR Institute’s Ronald A. Martinez, Ph.D., Memorial Award, and EMDRIA’s Outstanding and Sustained Service Award. He has been a consultant to over 800 EMDR clinicians.


Session 221: Ethics and EMDR: A Review for EMDR Clinicians, Consultants, and Trainers

Presented by Steven Silver, Ph.D. in Advanced, Intermediate, Introductory at 1:30 PM on Sunday, September 27th.

Session Description: EMDR shares with other psychotherapies ethical issues. Two additional areas emphasize the need for a clear understanding of ethical conduct. The first is EMDRIA’s use of ethical codes provided by professional organizations a member may also be a part of and, when a member has no other affiliations providing such a code, making…