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Banner image with text 2024 HAP Conference Enhancing Community Recovery and Response with EMDR. Dates are August 23 through 25, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA.

Save the date! You won’t want to miss our annual, in-person conference back for the 2nd year! 

2024 HAP Conference: Enhancing Community Recovery and Response with EMDR

Dates: August 23-25, 2024

Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1200 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

In-Person | Anticipated 200+ Attendees | Expanded to 3 Days

Keynote Speakers

Ana M Gómez, MC, LPC

Ana M Gómez, MC, LPC is the founder and director of the AGATE Institute in Phoenix, AZ. She is a psychotherapist, author, and an international speaker on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents with complex and developmental trauma as well as generational wounds and dissociation. She has led workshops and keynote presentations around the world to thousands of clinicians. Ana is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).

Ana is the author of EMDR Therapy and Adjunct Approaches with Children: Complex Trauma, Attachment and Dissociation and several book chapters and articles on the use of EMDR therapy with children and adolescents. In addition, she is the author of multiple children’s books and therapeutic tools. Ana has developed numerous intensive training programs and protocols that include the EMDR-Sandtray Protocol and The Systemic, EMDR- Attachment Informed Program to Heal Intergenerational Trauma & Repair the Parent-Child Attachment Bond. Ana was the recipient of the 2023 “Francine Shapiro Award” from EMDRIA, the 2011 “Distinguished Service Award” from the Arizona Play Therapy Association, and the 2012 Sierra Tucson “Hope Award.”

Additional keynote speakers to be announced!

Registration opening March 2024.

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

1200 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Call for Presentations

October 13, 2023
Call for Presentations Opens

January 2, 2024
Call for Presentations Closes


Early Bird Pricing
March 4 – April 15, 2024

April 16 – August 22, 2024

August 23 – 25, 2024

Thank you to our 2024 Title Sponsor:

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About Our Annual Conference

Presented by Trauma Recovery/HAP, the HAP Conference provides EMDR therapists and Trauma Recovery Network (TRN) volunteers an opportunity to network, build community, and expand their skills and knowledge. Relevant keynote speakers, workshops and breakout sessions make for a dynamic, engaging two-day, in-person event.

Intended Audience: EMDR trained clinicians
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate

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