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Dr. Hurley as developed a new LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS)  for persons who attend our trainings as well as those who seek EMDR consultation - which provides vidoes of EMDR basic training modules as well as clinical demonstrations of common clinical issues of EMDR applications during his EMDR consultions.  This allows those who attend our trainings to have access of training videos 24/7 for their own clinical skills development by a senior EMDR clinician and EMDR approved trainer.

Soldier Center, Clarksville, TN - founded by E. C. Hurley, PhD - is recognized as an EMDR treatment and training center as listed in "EMDR: The breakthrough therapy for overcoming  anxiety, stress, and trauma" by Shapiro, F., & Forrest, M. (2016) 2nd Edition, p. 270.

We provide EMDR basic and advanced professional trainings.  All our staff are full-time therapists who specialize in providing EMDR therapy. When Dr. Hurley is not providing EMDR training he is either consulting or in the treatment room.  In addition to weekly sessions, we provide EMDR daily intensive treatment.  Our clients travel from through out the U.S. to utilize our treatment programs including military personnel referred for our intense EMDR therapy from Alaska to the Carolinas and Texas to New York.

New  -  We designed this resource for persons attending our   EMDR Therapy Basic Trainings - you have access to our training PowerPoint and videos 24/7 for review.

    New research authored by Dr. Hurley at 
    Soldier Center
published in Frontiers   
    Psychology Journal (August 2018)

    We provide EMDR training - research - and          
    therapyCaring for present needs while   
    preparing mental health professionals for
    continuing clinical skill development!

New research from Soldier Center has been  published in Frontiers Psychology Journal,

E. C. Hurley, PhD author


We provide opportunities for you to develop your EMDR clinical skills with programs ranging from EMDR basic trainings, EMDR advanced trainings, consultation, and externships

We not only train you in EMDR basic training - we offer opportunites for your continued skill development!

Basic Training Schedule - Tennessee  - check our 2019 EMDR Basic Training page

April 13-14, 2019   open to EMDR trained mental health professionals

Interested in (click on line below):

     -  EMDR Basic Training (2019)
     -  EMDR Advanced Training
     -  EMDR Externship
     -  Certification as "EMDR Military Specialist"

Dr Hurley and staff at Soldier Center 
    -  Julia Waskiewicz, MA, LMFT
    -  Angela Childers, MA, LPC-MHSP
present a full-day workshop at this year's
EMDRIA Conference, Orange Grove, CA
September, 12, 2019


EMDR Basic Training

We offer EMDR Trainings in Tennessee by E. C. Hurley, DMin, PhD
   - Dr. Hurley,  trained as an EMDR trainer by Francine Shapiro, PhD - the developer of EMDR therapy

   - Served as the EMDR Institute's trainer to the U.S. Army Medical Command

   - Approved EMDR trainer by the EMDR Institute and EMDRIA

   - Provides pre-training education and support and post-training consultation

   - Published author on EMDR therapy both online and book.

Dr. Hurley trained this group of law enforcement  providers who assist the South Carolina Law Enforcement community.   Hosted by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program, Eric Skidmore, Program Director.

We support first-responders!


     Fall 2019 (two 3-day weekends)

     Pre-Training Preparation with online classes begins when you   
     register - online study of basic EMDR with Dr. Hurley

    Part 1 - August 9 - 11, 2019
    Part 2 - September 27 - 29, 2019

                        Next EMDR Trainings

                   Our Presentation at this years upcoming EMDRIA Conference



Advanced trainings by E. C. Hurley, PhD throughout the U.S. and Canada


18 CEUs available

One-day Pre-confence Workshop - EMDRIA Conference

Thursday, September 12