Dr. Laurel Searcy, LPC has been doing therapy for over 20 years. In 2002, Laurel received her first (of many) EMDR trainings and was immediately impressed with Francine Shapiro’s discovery. EMDR therapy made a significant difference in healing and helping resolve trauma. Laurel graduated with her doctorate from Alaska Pacific University and did her dissertation on using EMDR therapy with children on the autism spectrum. In 2017, Laurel presented a poster about her dissertation at the EMDRIA conference in Seattle, Washington. She is a Certified EMDR therapist and consultant. She is also a Certified Brainspotting therapist.