EMDR Therapy via Telehealth

This will be a 30-minute zoom meeting with a panel of experienced EMDR therapists who will respond to questions from participants around using EMDR therapy via Telehealth. Attendees will submit questions via chat. The panelists will be live and take turns responding to participant questions.

Sunday - September 18, 2022 - 11:45a.m. - 12:15p.m. CT



Ann Beckley-Forest, LCSW, RPT-S

Ann Beckley-Forest, LCSW, RPT-S, has a private practice in Buffalo, New York specializing in attachment and child trauma, and she also works with adult survivors. She is a Registered Play Therapist and supervisor and Approved Provider of play therapy continuing education, an EMDRIA-Approved Consultant, and a faculty member of the Child Trauma Institute, in addition to serving as the training chair for the EMDRIA Special Interest Group for children and adolescents. She has given trainings around the US and Asia. Her primary interest is in the intersection of play therapy and EMDR and has previously published on this topic.


Lisa Hayes, MSW, LISW-S

Lisa Hayes, MSW, LISW-S is a Clinical Social Worker based in Columbus, OH. Lisa’s clinical experiences include work with complex trauma; anxiety; panic disorders; interpersonal relationship health; inpatient psychiatric hospitalization; significant life transitions; ethnic and race based trauma; LGBTQIA+ specific support needs; depression; complex dissociation; Military Veteran experiences; sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse. Lisa is currently employed by The Ohio State University, maintains a part-time private practice, is co-owner of The Ohio Institute for Trauma & Wellness and serves as the Director of the EMDR Therapy Training Program for BIPOC Clinicians with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness.


Rachael Miller, LCPC, NCC

Rachael is EMDR Certified and an Approved Consultant currently serving on the EMDRIA Board of Directors and on the Research, Education, Standards, and Credentialing Committee.
Rachael is a co-founder and the Managing Partner of Clinical & Health Innovations at Impact Alchemy and the owner and clinical director of Chicago Counseling. She is a Board Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and Pastoral Counselor. Rachael worked as an adjunct professor at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois and Wesley Institute in Sydney, Australia.
Her work in has had global impact through the development of dozens of innovative community programs, education seminars, and intervention optimization projects across several countries.


Sharon Rollins, MS, LPC-S, NCC

Sharon directs Waco Family Medicine Counseling where she provides EMDR therapy to underserved populations. She completed Dr. Shapiro’s 2000 EMDR basic training, Certification (2002), and Approved Consultant (2004). She trains with Rick Levinson and teaches EMDR therapy at Baylor University. She served EMDRIA as Heart of Texas Regional Coordinator and Standards & Training Committee volunteer. She served two EMDRIA Board terms (2007-2010, President 2009, 2018-2020). As Co-chair (2019)/Chair (2020) of the Virtual Training and Therapy Task Force, she helped develop Virtual EMDR Therapy Guidelines and Virtual Training Standards. She was awarded Outstanding Contribution and Service to EMDRIA in 2015.