Consultation Details and Expectations

The structure of the consultation group will involve case consultation and practice (time permitting). Participants will get the most out of this consultation group by arriving with questions and case material (process notes are encouraged). Come prepared to engage in hands-on, collaborative practice of EMDR in a collegial, judgment-free zone.  

Dr. Alpern is an EMDRIA-approved consultant and participants will receive documentation of completion of 1.5 hours of group consultation to apply toward EMDRIA certification. 

Note* If you plan to request a recommendation letter to apply for EMDRIA certification, please note that I require a minimum of 6 hours of individual consultation and work samples of all 8 Phases and 3 Prongs of standard EMDR therapy, in addition to evidence of correcting any concerns prior to writing a recommendation letter for EMDRIA Certification. My role as your consultant is to evaluate your proficiency and fidelity to the standard EMDR therapy and your awareness of situations in which modifications to standard EMDR therapy are necessary in order to safely and effectively treat the client.



Pria Alpern, PhD

Dr. Alpern is a licensed clinical psychologist, an EMDRIA-approved EMDR therapist, and an EMDRIA-approved consultant. She is the founder and director of Center Psychology Group in New York City, a psychotherapy practice that specializes in treating trauma within the adult and perinatal populations. Outside of her clinical practice, Dr. Alpern creates mental health content providing psychoeducation and raising awareness about EMDR and trauma-informed psychotherapy on her Instagram and TikTok platforms. She has been quoted in Glamour UK, Rolling Stone, NPR, and The New York Times.