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Upcoming Training Dates

Only trainings that are approved by the EMDR NZ Association are advertised on this website.  Currently we have authorised EMDR Institute trainers. The EMDR Institute trainings are identical across the world and recognised by all participating countries.  The EMDR Institute website ( gives more information about their trainings as well as general information about EMDR therapy. EMDRNZ welcomes applications from other internationally accredited  trainers to conduct training in NZ.


Search for upcoming training by entering the location or type of training (Basic 1, Basic 2, or Masterclass) into the search box and hit return.  All training corresponding to your search criteria will be displayed.

The EMDRNZ Board is excited to announce a pilot subsidy scheme to encourage Māori applicants to complete Part 1 of EMDR therapy training. 

This $500 subsidy applies only in 2024 to Basic Training part 1 with an EMDRNZ accredited trainer or Year 1 in the Otago University EMDR Special Topic paper


Applicants will apply to the trainer in the usual manner, and once accepted into a training program the trainer will invoice EMDRNZ directly for the subsidy. 


For those enrolled in Year 1 of Otago University Special Topic Year 1 please contact EMDRNZ to arrange reimbursement of the subsidy.


Applicants are required to provide the following information in their application to EMDRNZ (emailed to

  • Iwi they whakapapa to

  • The dates of the training and the trainer's name

  • Workplace/ Organisation / Employment / Self-employed

  • How they heard about the subsidy

  • Confirmation of the enrolment if enrolled at Otago University

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