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CPD events: News

Since 2013, the EMDR North West Regional Committee has organised annual or bi-annual workshops and training events. These have all been approved for content and quality and awarded CPD points by the Association.

We welcome ideas and suggestions for future learning events.  

Next Event:

     17th September 2022


Caroline van Diest

EMDR Therapy and Neurodiversity


Learning objectives:

  1. To increase knowledge, confidence and skill in offering EMDR to Neurodiverse individuals for trauma and comorbid psychological needs

  2. Consider Neurodiversity, trauma and comorbidity with implications for EMDR therapy

  3. Conceptualise with the 3 pronged approach and AIP model

  4. Identify challenges to standard protocol and how to address them whilst keeping fidelity to the EMDR model

  5. Case discussion, EMDR supervision questions and development


Caroline began her career as a Registered Learning Disability Nurse working in private services.  She moved to the NHS to develop her career and became trained in CBT.  Caroline worked in the NHS for 16 years alongside running her own business, which she now operates full time.

Within the Psychological Therapies department in Shropshire she was instrumental in helping develop a primary care CBT service and later supporting the implementation of an IAPT Service.

Caroline has a keen and special interest in the area of Autistic Spectrum Disorderand provided a number of in-house presentations on adapting CBT and EMDR for this client group, as well as presenting at conferences.  She became and EMDR Trainer in 2017.

Tickets available at:

Registration from 8.30am for a 9am start!!

PLEASE NOTE: No refunds available from the 10th September 2022

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