Maximum 30 Participants

We regret that we are not able to accept international participants for virtual training events at this time.

Thrive Training & Publications is an EMDRIA Approved training provider, and therefore, this training is EMDRIA Approved. Thrive Training & Publications was founded in Fayetteville, NC by Chris Floro, LMFT, and is listed under the state of North Carolina on EMDRIA’s list of Approved Training Providers.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be an associate of a nonprofit organization, an associate of a community health provider, an enrolled graduate student, active duty military, or a military veteran to purchase this course at the discounted rates.


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Lead Trainer

Christopher Floro

Chris is a Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in trauma treatment as well as individual, couples, and family therapy. He has over 24 years' experience as a pastoral counselor, military chaplain, and marriage & family therapist. His areas of expertise are treating post-traumatic stress, acute stress, sexual abuse, and physical abuse. As an interactive EMDR trainer, his approach is to provide energetic and enthusiastic training designed to help you integrate EMDR into your clinical setting and modality. Chris has trained over 1,000 clinicians in the use of EMDR since 2015. He has been married since 1986 and has 5 adult children and 3 grandchildren. He is the founder & owner of Thrive Counseling & Consultation, PLLC and Thrive Training & Publications, LLC.


Patricia Hanley

Patricia T. Hanley, MA, LCMHC-S, NCC was trained in EMDR in 2014, became EMDRIA Certified in June 2015, and became an Approved Consultant in May 2018. She has coached multiple EMDR trainings and has Certified many clinicians in EMDR. Patricia is not only an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, she has also been an EMDR client, which profoundly changed her life professionally and personally. She has been licensed for 10 years and specializes in treating adults and teens with depression, grief, anxiety, panic, post-traumatic stress, relationship issues, family of origin issues, deployment issues, adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, anger, low self-esteem, adjustment issues, and multicultural issues, and serves LGBTQIA*, military and civilian populations.


This is a Virtual/Online Training

This event will be conducted as a LIVE online webinar for Parts 1 & 2. Thrive uses Zoom as its primary video conferencing platform. You will need a high-speed internet connection and a laptop equipped with a webcam, speakers, and microphone. Many headphones or earbuds incorporate microphones.  

If you have technical questions about participating in video conferencing, please  email kfloro@thrive-pllc.com.


Have questions? Here's who to ask:

Program Manager

Alainya Pierce

833.576.3637 M-F 9:30am - 5:00pm