“EMDR & Mindfulness Weekend Retreat” in Abilene, Tx


“EMDR and Mindfulness Weekend Retreat: Strategies for Integrating Mindfulness and EMDR Therapy”

Location: Abilene Christian University (ACU), 1949 ACU Dr., Second Floor of the Hunter Welcome Center, Lynay Room Abilene, TX – Nov 10, 11, 2023

This event is intended for EMDR trained therapists and must be attended in-person.


The EMDR & Mindfulness Weekend Retreat Has been Cancelled

Workshop Presenter

Jose Carbajal, PhD, LCSW

Jose Carbajal, Ph.D.is a licensed clinical social worker. He served in the U.S. Army; after his military service, Jose attended Baylor University, where he received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in social work, and a master’s degree in theological studies. He completed his Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. Jose has several publications, and he has conducted many professional presentations and workshops. Jose’s research focus is on the interventions clinicians use to treat trauma, neuroscience and social work practice, faith, and trauma, and social disparity. Jose has over 10 years of clinical experience; his clinical specialties are trauma, sexual abuse recovery, domestic violence, substance abuse, and interpersonal relationship issues. Dr. Carbajal is an EMDR Trainer and Consultant.

EMDR & Mindfulness Teaching Objectives

Describe the eight phases of EMDR therapy.
Define and describe mindfulness.
Describe the current literature on mindfulness, EMDR, and neuroscience.
Identify and explain how mindfulness could be integrated to clinical practice.
Strategize how to integrate mindfulness strategies to help clients manage affect in between session and increase distress tolerance.
Apply and demonstrate mindfulness strategies to clinical practice.
Summarize strategies implemented during lecture and practicum and integrate EMDR and mindfulness into practice.

Location, GPS, Dates and Time, Lunch, and Continuing Education

Location: Abliene Christian University (ACU)
ACU Graduate School
1850 Teague Blvd
Abilene, TX 79699

Nearby Hotels: (Near the intersection of Ambler and I-20)Courtyard by Marriott, Abilene Northeast.

Homewood2 Suites by Hilton, Abilene.

Residence in by Mariott, Abilene.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Abilene.

GPS InstructionsNavigate to "Jacob's Dream" Statue. Park in the lot in front of the statue. The Biblical Studies building is in front and to the right
Days and TimesFriday, November 10th, 2023
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Lunch IncludedLunch on Saturday from 12:00 to 1:30 at the World Famous Bean is included in your tuition.
Continuing Education:12 EMDRIA Credits and 12 Texas LPC, MFT and LSW

Retreat Schedule

Registration Information

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Tuition:  The tuition rate is $189 until October 31, 2023  after which it is $219.00.

Meals:  Lunch on Saturday at the Bean is included.

Continuing Education Credits:  12 EMDRIA Credits, 12 Texas LPC, MFT and LSW.

Cancellation/Refund Policy is as follows:

Refundable less $25.00 admin fee up to 14 days (2 weeks) prior to the workshop date.  13 days or less, no refund is given.