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Susan Brown, LCSW, BCD

Susan Brown is a licensed clinical social worker, board-certified diplomate in private practice in San Diego, CA.  She specializes in the treatment of co-occurring trauma and addictions, and has extensive experience using a treatment approach known as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.  She led a pilot study using an Integrated Trauma Treatment Program (ITTP) in an adult drug court combining Seeking Safety© and EMDR therapy. She has presented nationally on the use of EMDR with complex trauma and addiction. Brown is a certified approved consultant through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and a basic training facilitator for the EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program and the EMDR Institute.  She currently conducts two-day workshops for EMDR trained clinicians on the use of EMDR therapy with addictions and compulsive behaviors.

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