Jim Knipe, PhD, has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in Colorado since 1976 and has been using EMDR since 1992. He is an EMDR-HAP Trainer, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Instructor, and was designated a "Master Clinician" by EMDRIA in 2007. He was a Keynote speaker at the 2010 EMDRIA conference, and was an invited guest speaker at the 2006 and 2007 EMDRIA Annual Conferences, the 2006, 2008 and 2012 EMDR-Europe Annual Conferences, the 2010 EMDR Asia Conference, and national EMDR conferences in Denmark, Germany, Scotland, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Spain, The Netherlands, Turkey, and Japan. He has been involved with the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, serving on the Board of Directors and as Research and Training Director, and has also been involved in HAP programs in Oklahoma City, Turkey, New York (following 9/11), the Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. In addition, he is a co-author of published outcome research documenting the effects of EMDR with survivors of 9/11 and with those traumatized by the 1999 Marmara earthquake in Turkey. Dr. Knipe has contributed chapters to EMDR Casebook (2002), EMDR Solutions, Volumes I and II (2005, 2009), Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation (2007), EMDR Scripted Protocols: Special Populations (2009), and EMDR and Dissociation (2012).
Praise for the first Edition:
"[R]eading this book has given me a whole host of new ideas about working with complex and dissociative clients... Clear and engaging, peppered with relevant case histories, this book would make an important addition to anyone's EMDR-related book collection.""- Dr. Robin Logie, EMDR UK & Ireland;
"A brilliant and accessible book...[T]he information in this book will revolutionize EMDR treatment with complex trauma/dissociated clients."- Carol Forgash, LCSW, BCD;
"This book is a jewel for EMDR clinicians. It is also recommended for any professional interested in the treatment of complex disorders... Jim Knipe is a highly gifted professional and this is the result of many years of experience and practice."- Dolores Mosquera, MS, Amazon Review