Antiracism Resources

Resources for Mental Health Professionals

Below is a selection of resources thoughtfully compiled by members of the EMDRIA Diversity, Community & Culture online community. The full resource list can be found here.


  • Identity, Bias, and Cultural Humility: Connecting to Ourselves and Others. McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research. New York University: View Resource →

  • Legacies of Pain and Resilience: Clinical Implications for Understanding Historical Trauma and Race. McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research. New York University View Resource →


Courses and Trainings

  • Create Meaningful Change in Your Community: African American Multi-Generational Trauma & Implementing Models of Change. Dr. Joy Degruy: View Resource →

  • Culturally and Racially Attuned Workshops, Training and Supervision. Mary Pender Greene: View Resource →

  • Hey, White Therapist, Here’s Where We Start. Clearly Clinical: View Resource →


Select videos from the 2020 EMDRIA Annual Conference

  • EMDR Therapy with an Afrocentric Critical Race Perspective. Wendy Ashley & Allen Lipscomb: View Resource →

  • Racial Trauma, Neurons, and EMDR: The Path Towards an Anti-Racist Psychotherapy. David Archer: View Resource →

  • EMDR Diversity & The Spectrum of Trauma Prevention. Rocio Hernandez: View Resource →


Webinar Recordings

  • Racial Trauma in America. Panel discussion about racial trauma with an application to mental health treatment and clinical supervision: View Resource →

    • Panelists: Dr. Makungu Akinyela, Dr. Harrison Davis, Dr. Karla Sapp, Dr. Carla Smith

    • List of resources recommended by panelists and attendees: View Resource →

  • Treating Mental Health in the Black Community. Simple Practice.  View Resource →



  • Connectfulness. Episode 10: Mending Racialized Trauma: A Body Centered Approach with Resmaa Menakem. Rebecca Wong: View Resource →

  • Healing from Systemic Racism using EMDR and Brainspotting with David Archer. Karen Millon: ​​View Resource →

  • On Being. Resmaa Menakem ‘Notice the Rage; Notice the Silence.‘ Krista Tippett: View Resource →

  • The Breakdown. Dr. Earl Turner: View Resource →

  • Therapy for Black Girls Podcast. Dr. Joy Harden Bradford: View Resource →

Resources For Organizations

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