Certificate of Expressive Arts Therapy Graduates

The following professionals have successfully completed the required educational and supervisory hours prescribed by the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) through The Institute for Creative Mindfulness program. Listing on this website verifies successful completion of the requirements, it does not imply direct endorsement by Dr. Jamie Marich or any of the team members training with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness.

Irene M. Rodriguez

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Phone: 954-376-0496 Link: Mindful Journey Center

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) with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She is an EMDRIA approved consultant and senior faculty of the Institute for Creative Mindfulness. She is also Certified Laughter Yoga Facilitator, Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) Facilitator/Trainer and certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator/Trainer affiliated to The Institute for Creative Mindfulness.  She is known for her ability to meet trainees where they are as they learn new concepts by building relationships with trainees that foster skills development with compassion and guidance. Irene 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. Her background in community mental health and trauma therapy translates to workshops and training that foster a sense of community, fun, and invite trainees to let go judgments in developing the necessary skills to help others.


Consultant Specialties: EMDR Therapy for new trainees/ general EMDR therapy practices issues, integrating expressive arts into EMDR therapy, mindfulness, meditation, addiction, attachment-focused EMDR, and complex trauma. Fluent in Spanish (native speaker)

EMDR Individual Consultation Rates

Certificate of EMDR Therapy with ICM (initial 10 hours of required consultation): $50/hour for individual consultation

Certified EMDR Therapist/Consultant in Training: $80/hour

EMDR Group Consultation Rates

Certificate of EMDR Therapy with ICM (initial 10 hours of required consultation) : $50/two-hour group consultation. Maximum of 8 participants/group.

Certified EMDR Therapist/Consultant in Training: $100/2-hour group consultation. Maximum of 4 participants/group.


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  • LMHC
  • REAT