Irene M. Rodriguez, M.S., LMHC, REAT

Experience Instructor

Irene M. Rodriguez, M.S., LMHC, REAT, is the founder and director of Mindful Journey Center. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT), and Certified Laughter Yoga Facilitator. She is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Trainer. She began practicing in community mental health settings, going on to train extensively in addiction, trauma, EMDR, mindfulness and expressive arts as well as specializing in compassion fatigue. Rodriquez started her private practice in 2012 and is recognized for her skill in engaging trainees and consultees by fostering their skills through compassionate relationships and guidance.


Session E4: Dancing Mindfulness: Journey of Gentle Awareness into Expressive Healing

Presented by Irene M. Rodriguez, M.S., LMHC, REAT at 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 18th.

**No CE Credits** Dancing Mindfulness, a journey of gentle awareness without judgment, serves as whether a doorway to personal growth and balanced living. Its paths are diverse, just like its applications. Dancing Mindfulness embraces movement as a way to explore mindful awareness. By moving through seven core mindfulness aspects - breath, sound, body, story, mind,…

Session P1: Trainer Session: Enhancing the EMDR Basic Training Experience

Presented by Mark Nickerson, LICSW, Hope Payson, LCSW, LADC, Christie Sprowls, Psy.D., Carol Miles, MSW, LCSW, Irene M. Rodriguez, M.S., LMHC, REAT in Advanced at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, April 17th.

EMDR trainers provide guidance, support, and mentorship to those therapists who are beginning their journey as EMDR providers. They facilitate skill development, case conceptualization, and help trainees gain confidence in using EMDR and the AIP model in their clinical practice. Through theoretical instruction and practical exercises, EMDR trainers equip therapists with tools to help clients…