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 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.

Bethany Matheson

Bethany graduated from Vanderbilt University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and is currently practicing in TN as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher. She specializes in complex trauma work with children and adults using somatic-based therapy and EMDR. Her EMDR journey began when she was in grad school, so she’s never been a therapist without it! She loves helping other therapists move through their own anxiety about using EMDR with clients, and she is a great fit for those looking for a somatic focus with all ages.


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