Information regarding EMDR training for therapists serving military and veteran population can be obtained by contacting Dr. Hurley at Soldier Center (931) 553-6981, or emailing


Ten hours of phone consultation is included with the EMDR basic training provided by Dr. Hurley.  Five hours are provided following EMDR part 1 and five additional hours are provided following the EMDR part 2 training.

Additionally, Dr. Hurley provides individual and group consultation to EMDR trained clinicians who have been previously trained and seek speciality consultation in treating military and veteran populations using EMDR therapy.

E. C. Hurley, PhD, presents at the EMDR International Conference (EMDRIA), Minneapolis,  Atlanta, and Bellevue (Seattle).

A U.S. Army OIF veteran with PTSD, chronic depression and moral injury describes his successful treatment with  EMDR therapy

As a retired Army Colonel with over 33 years of military experience, ranging from enlistment during the Vietnam era to the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), his EMDR trainings intregrate the standard EMDR basic training with his understanding of the military and veteran cultures and years of clinical experience using EMDR therapy to treat a wide range of clinical issues including combat trauma, military sexual trauma and moral injury issues.  He is the founder and executive director of SOLDIER CENTER, a psychotherapy center with a staff dedicated to providing effective treatment to military personnel, veterans and their families, assisting them to reclaim their lives.  Dr. Hurley demonstrates his EMDR  training with video presentations of his work treating military personnel and veterans daily since 9/11.  His trainings are designed to prepare participants to begin treating their military and veteran population including those with complex PTSD.  Additional information regarding E. C. Hurley, PhD, as an EMDR military and veteran trainer can be found on the following webpage: E.C. Hurley, PhD.  Registered as a US Federal Contractor with  the System for Award Management (SAM) Registration.


A new book to be published by Springer Publishing 2020

A Clinicians Guide to Treating Military and Veterans
with EMDR Therapy

E. C. Hurley, DMin, PhD

COL, USA (Ret)  -  author

Book includes chapters covering: Military Culture, EMDR Phases 1-7, and special topics: Using EMDR therapy to treat:

   PTSD and TBIs with EMDR Therapy
   Military Sexual Trauma
   Moral Injury and EMDR Therapy
   Military and Veteran Suicidality

   When EMDR therapy does not work with some       

   EMDR Early Intervention with Military and Community

We provide a full range of EMDR clinical development programs ranging from EMDR basic trainings, EMDR advanced trainings, consultation, an EMDR-focused externship and certification as an "EMDR Military Specialist."  - at a center whose staff specializes in treating cleints in EMDR therapy.


EMDR Basic Training is now available online  -  (includes 10 hours consultation, 40 CE credits and manuals).   Courses on psychotraumatology and EMDR therapy applications in telehealth are included. 


A Veteran EMDR Trainer for those who serve the military and veteran population

E. C. Hurley, PhD, was selected and trained as an EMDR trainer by Francine Shapiro, PhD, the psychologist who developed Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.  

His military career spands 33 years of military service both active and reserve.

Pre-Order from Amazon

To be published Oct 28, 2020
366 pages - hard copy and digital

Now, from the security of your home or office you can learn this effective model of psychotherapy.

EMDR Online Basic Training:  3, 2-day format


Part 1   Sep 13-14, 2020

              Oct 11-12, 2020
Part 2    Nov 1-2,  2020


This training includes the 10 hours group phone/Zoom consultation in the one price listed.  This training provides everything you need to be considered EMDR basic trained including 10 hours group phone consultation, training manuals, and 40 CE credits - all online!


        EMDR Basic Training    -  2020

                                                                                      Now ONLINE|

            Due to the pandamic, all EMDR basic trainings are now offered online .  The next six-day basic
            training is offered during three 2-day periods:

                                                                            September 13-14, 2020

                                                                            October 11–12, 2020
                                                                            November 1–2, 2020


E. C. Hurley provides EMDR basic and advanced trainings approved by a number of professional organizations for continuing education.  Advanced trainings, preparing therapists to treat first-responders, military, veterans and their families are listed here.


At  the request of EMDR therapists who treat veterans with C-PTSD, Dr. Hurley developed this webinar to assist in clinicians in developing clinical approaches in  providing effective treatment of C-PTSD using EMDR telehealth.

Other webinars offerd by Dr. Hurley

Three courses as a group (Click here) for group listing website.  ($550.00)  Total 18 hours CE credits

    The Dissociative Sprectrum from Acute Stress to Complex PTSD   (Oct 9-10, 2020)

     Treating Shame, Guilt and Moral Injury with EMDR Therapy   (Oct 23-34, 2020)

     Addressing Dissociative Exhibitions and Suicidality with EMDR Therapy  (Nov 13-14, 2020)

Individual courses available at $200 per course

     The Dissociative Sprectrum

     Treating Shame, Guilt and Moral Injury

    Addressing Dissociative Exhibitions and Suicidality

Coming in January 2021

     The EMDR Clinic: a 12-month EMDR Clinical Skills Development Course (monthly, two hours).
     (More information to follow).


       Our EMDR Training programs include . . .

        -  Online EMDR basic training

        -  Online EMDR advanced training programs

            *  Webinars

            *  Videos of Dr. Hurley's EMDR advanced trainings

            *  EMDR advanced consultation in treating military, veterans and first-responders

            *  EMDR Clinic -  A special two-hour monthly training with videos and case studies
                             for developing advanced clinical skills

            * Advanced Consultation for treating complex PTSD via EMDR Telehealth begins               August 13.