Types of Members:

Full Member:

Membership Requirements:

  • To be an Iraqi citizenor or Arab countries .
  • To have completed an approved Basic EMDR Training Course and received a “Certificate of Completion”.
  • To have a minimum of academic eligibility which is a Master’s degree in a mental health field  (Psychology, Counseling, or Psychiatry).
  • To have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a therapist after receiving the Master’s degree. 
  • To accept the rules and regulations of the Association and work to achieve its goals.
  • Must have his/her civil rights and not be convicted of any offense or crime.

Membership Benefits:

  • Become well informed, supported, and accompanied while following the required steps to become an Accredited EMDR Therapist/Consultant/Trainer.
  • Get free/ reduced fee to EMDR workshops and training.
  • Be listed on the “Find a Therapist” section on the website of EMDR Iraq Association after the approval of the Standards Committee.
  • Get a reduced membership fee to EMDRIA / EMDR Europe Associations
  • Get access to the resources present in the private area section on this website.
  • Get information updates on new developments in EMDR therapy.
  • Take part in the advancement of spreading awareness of EMDR therapy to the community.
How to Apply to Become a Member?

If a practitioner wishes to become a member in EMDR Iraq Association, he/she needs to send the following:

  • Fill the membership application (Membership Application).
  • Curriculum Vitae CV.
  • A photocopy or a scan of ID.
  • A photocopy or scan of the highest university degree.
  • A photocopy or scan of the license from the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health to practice as a clinical or educational psychologist or a psychiatrist.
  • A letter of reference or recommendation that proves that he/she has a minimum of 2 years of experience in therapy after the Master’s degree.
  • A photocopy or scan of the “Certificate of Completion” of the Basic EMDR Training Course.
  • A photocopy or scan of the license to practice as a clinical or educational psychologist or a psychiatrist.
  • Send forms to membership:

Membership Fees:

The EMDR Iraq Association membership fee is 100$
The yearly cycle of the membership is from the 1st of April to the 31st of March of the next year.
How To Pay The Fee?
By Cash At EMDR Iraq Association Building.
By Zain Cash Through Sending the Amount to the Number 0780 459 8398