EMDR Faculty

Faculty members are licensed to offer ICM’s EMDRIA Approved EMDR Therapy Training courses. Registration for their trainings is offered through their own websites. ICM directly offers EMDR Therapy Training courses through Dr. Jamie Marich and other approved faculty members as indicated on our Schedule & Registration page.

Dr. Layla Asamarai

Link: The Luminous Mind


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Layla Asamarai, Psy.D., LP is a licensed Clinical Psychologist based in Minnesota. She has practiced EMDR therapy since 2006. Dr. Layla has extensive experience working with trauma survivors including refugees and survivors of torture, as well as individuals with complex trauma and dissociation. In addition to her work in the Twin Cities, she has over 8 years of clinical experience in Dubai UAE where she led a psychology department for nearly 5 years and was in private practice for over 3 years. She provides direct service to clients and also enjoys teaching and providing training and consultation to mental health professionals.  She is an EMDRIA Certified Therapist and Approved Consultant, and is an affiliate faculty member with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness.

Consultation Schedule and Info

Consultant Specialties: Fluent in Arabic (native speaker); EMDR therapy with refugee populations and victims of torture; complex trauma/general EMDR therapy practice issues


  • $95/hour for individual consulting
  • $47.50/hour for 2-hour group consultation