Susan Schaefer PhD, LP
Co-Founder: Midwest Center For EMDR Training and Therapy
Co-Owner: The Midwest Center for EMDR Training and Therapy
Susan has been using EMDR extensively with children and adults over the past 25 years. She is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Trainer and for 12 years was an EMDR Institute Facilitator. Susan has an extensive background in working with addictions. She has provided training nationally and internationally on specialty topics related to addiction and helped design one of the first women's chemical dependency treatment programs in the country. She served as Co-coordinator for the EMDRIA-MN Regional Network for nine years. Susan has provided consultation to the Fairfield County Trauma Network and therapists treating first responders of the Newtown massacre and EMDR Therapists post Hurricane Katrina. She also provided services to numerous survivors of the 1-35 Bridge collapse. Susan has provided pro bono consultation and small group training through the Trauma Recovery/EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program.
Patti Miller MA, LP
Co Founder: The Midwest Center for Trauma and Emotional Healing
Co Owner and Training Director: The Midwest Center for EMDR Training and Therapy
Co-Developer and Trainer for Adaptive Internal Relational (AIR) Trainings
Patti has been in practice for over 20 years working with adolescents and adults, specializing in the treatment of complex trauma and PTSD. She has had extensive training in EMDR, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy, Narrative and Competency based therapies. She provides consultation to other professionals both individually and through professional consultation groups. She is Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Midwest Center for Trauma and Emotional Healing LLC. She is also Co-Founder of a non-profit organization designed to help trauma survivors who might otherwise not be able to afford therapy services.