Maximum 20 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 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 13 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.

Co-Trainer Suzanne Mikkelson

Suzanne E. Mikkelson, Ph.D., LMFT, has been an EMDRIA Approved Consultant since 2011. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Suzanne is in private practice with her husband David, a retired US Army Chaplain, LMFT, and AAMFT Approved Supervisor in Lynchburg, VA. Their practice, Hill City Counseling and Consulting, LLC focuses on training and supervising a clinical team of licensed practitioners, residents, and graduate interns. Suzanne’s clinical expertise is trauma, couples and families, and working with military and missionary clients. Suzanne is an international speaker and presenter on trauma, military issues, empathy, and emotion regulation. She and David have 3 adult sons and 6 fabulous grandchildren. She loves to travel the world, hike, read, ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and spend time with family and friends. She is honored to be part of Thrive’s EMDR instructional team.


This is a Virtual/Online Training

This event will be conducted as a LIVE online webinar. 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 [email protected].


Have questions? Here's who to ask:

Program Manager Alainya Pierce

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