Maximum 30 Participants

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.


Angela Brettschneider

Angela has been in private practice since 2003 and has worked with a wide array of clients over her career. In 2018 she attend an EMDR training and loved it so much that she began specializing in EMDR therapy to treat her current client population. Very quickly her clientele shifted to those struggling with trauma, c-ptsd and ptsd. She has since gone on to become certified in EMDR and recently finished her hours to become an EMDR approved consultant. Angela has attended many hours of specialized training in treating trauma related disorders, has become a level 1 Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, and is working toward level 2. Angela has a unique interest in treating dissociation and dissociative disorders and continues to seek additional trainings and consultation to expand her knowledge and expertise in this area. In her free time Angela enjoys spending time with her two adult children, friends, and being outdoors.


Riverbluff Community Church

5421 Riverbluff Parkway

North Charleston, SC 29420   

Phone: 843-266-6328


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Program Manager

Alainya Pierce

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