During her 30+ years of practice, Reg has delighted in working with other therapists to create a more resilient and connected community.
Reg trained in EMDR in 1995 and completed rigorous EMDR Trainer Training with Dr. Francine Shapiro in 2008. She went on to become an EMDR Institute Trainer before co-founding Connect Training + Consulting. Reg has helped healing professionals across the country master EMDR Therapy through her work as an EMDRIA Approved Basic Trainer, Recent & Group Traumatic Episode (R-TEP/G-TEP) Trainer, EMDRIA Consultant, and Greater Orlando EMDRIA Regional Network Co-Coordinator.
Reg was a co-presenter at the EMDR Early Intervention Summit focusing on building Community Response Networks (CRNs) and expanding ways to incorporate EEI into diverse practice settings and populations. She currently serves on the leadership team of the national Community Response Network assisting TRN’s, TRT’s & CRN’s to create & stabilize their organizations.
Reg supports Elan Shapiro’s Recent & Group Traumatic Protocols International Network of Trainers and Researchers.
In response to COVID in 2020, Reg wrote Levels of Care for the Coronavirus. In M Luber’s (ed.), EMDR Resources in the Era of COVID-19. She also co-developed the Core Competencies of EMDR Therapy (2015) copyrighted 6.5.2016 .
She has presented at multiple EMDRIA conferences on the topics of EMDR Consultation, Early Intervention, and Disaster Response. She currently has a book in press with Springer Publishing; a ground-breaking edited volume on Group EMDR Application and Interventions.
Reg has been active in AAMFT nationally and locally since graduate school, serving as president of both her student MFT group and the local Orlando, Florida chapter.
She now maintains a virtual practice in Cape Canaveral, FL focusing on individuals and couples recovering from trauma and helping to strengthen relationships.