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Online Training for Clinicians of Color



August 2, 2021
6:30pm EST


Online Training
via Zoom


FREE for paying COCOA members


Are you looking for creative interventions that may be effective with clients who struggle with anxiety and depressive disorders? Emotional Freedom Techniques such as tapping are becoming increasingly popular in professional mental health circles—but do they work? In this course, we will explore what Emotional Freedom Techniques are and what the research literature says about whether they can help us help our clients. Finally, we will look at some of the implications of using Emotional Freedom Techniques with BIPOC clients.


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Lillian Ramey

Lillian Ramey has 20 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is an EMDRIA-Approved Trainer and Consultant with the Rivers Edge Institute. Lillian currently has a private practice in Durango, CO where she specializes in treating complex issues and trauma. She has been using EMDR and DBT as primary treatment modalities for the past 12 years with all ages.

Sheerah Neal, EdS, (FL), LPC (MS), NCC, Registered Play Therapist Sheerah Neal is a creative clinician who is National Board-Certified and independently licensed to practice in Florida and Mississippi. She co-owns New Day Counseling & Wellness, LLC along with two other amazing and accomplished Black Women. Sheerah has clinical experience serving a variety of populations, including adults who have survived complex childhood trauma, women dealing with postpartum depression, individuals addressing sexual assault survivorship, individuals addressing human trafficking survivorship, and those struggling to manage everyday life challenges. Sheerah is especially passionate about serving children and specializes in play therapy. She is actively engaged in research focused on improving wellness for BIPOC individuals, as well as others in the global community.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the payment options?

You will be able to either:

  1. Pay in full today
  2. Pay in automatic 30 day installments of 311.66

Do I need to attend all six dates?


What if I pay and can’t attend on the dates of the training?

We will issue no refunds but can apply your payments to the next upcoming EMDR training.

Who will provide the zoom link for the training?

Lillian Ramey, the trainer from Rivers Edge

When will I get my CEU certificate?

Lillian will award the certificate upon completion of all six days.

Who arranges the consultations?

Lillian will arrange them at the end of the training.

How much does this event cost?

This event costs $25

Does this training offer CEUs?

There will be no CEUs for this event.

When will I get the zoom link for this training?

You will get the Zoom link before the training begins. If you have any questions, you can email us academy@cliniciansofcolor.org

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