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Founder’s Month – Celebrating Dr. Francine Shapiro

“The past affects the present even without our being aware of it.” –Francine Shapiro, PhD Dr. Francine Shapiro founded Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs nearly 30 years ago with the vision to bring hope and healing to those suffering the effects of emotional trauma through EMDR therapy. Her vision continues to guide the...

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Basic EMDR Training Scholarship Fund

We are excited to begin a new Scholarship Fund Program in 2023! The purpose of the Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to master’s level (or higher) students that are interested in working in Community Mental Health. Trauma Recovery/HAP will award approximately twenty (20) scholarships per calendar year. The scholarship application process...

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Specialty Training Raises Funds to Benefit Ukraine

In late January, Trauma Recovery/HAP sponsored a specialty training with Dr. Roger Solomon titled, “Ukraine War: How EMDR is Helpful with Trauma and Grief.” The goal for this training was not only to educate EMDR therapists on trauma and grief in the context of war, but also to raise much needed funds for our colleagues in Ukraine. Over...

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Call to Support Turkey

Dear Friends and Colleagues, In 1999, Trauma Recovery/HAP responded to the large earthquake in Turkey by organizing the first EMDR trainings in that country. The therapists we trained in EMDR were immediately able to offer EMDR treatment to the earthquake survivors and have built a strong EMDR community in Turkey. Now the unthinkable has occurred...

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2022 EMDR Walk in the Park Recap

The inaugural EMDR Walk in the Park took place Sunday, August 14, 2022 with nearly 100 participants. Those individuals who joined the walk in-person gathered Sunday morning at East Rock Park in New Haven, CT to walk a scenic 2 mile course winding through the park and along the Mill River. Participants also had the opportunity to register as virtual...

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EMDR China Completes EMDR Basic Training

Trauma Recovery/HAP in collaboration with EMDR Asia and EMDRIA, are proud to support EMDR China in providing EMDR Basic trainings in Beijing, China. Although the pandemic delayed the delivery of the Part II training for nearly two years after the Part I, the training did successfully take place virtually in November 2021, marking the first virtual...

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MI-Tri County TRN Supports the Oxford High School Community

TRN Fosters Community Healing in the Wake of the Oxford School Shooting November 30, 2021 is a day that forever changed the community of Oxford Township, MI with a mass shooting at Oxford High School that claimed the lives of four people and injured many more. Right away, members of the MI-Tri County TRN knew they wanted to respond and address the...

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Founder’s Month – Celebrating Dr. Francine Shapiro

Dr. Francine Shapiro founded Trauma Recovery, EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs more than 25 years ago with the vision to bring hope and healing to those suffering the effects of emotional trauma through EMDR therapy. Her vision continues to guide the work of Trauma Recovery/HAP to this day. Each June during Founder’s Month, we take time to celebrate...

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